(1944)

Hillman, 1944 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60 ?
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Edward Cronin
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Oriolo
Inks:
Joe Oriolo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Punch; Pinkie the Pony; Bobo the Clown; Fatsy McPig

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Ger Apeldoorn.

["There is an old toy-maker whom the children call Tony."] (Table of Contents)

Punch and Judy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Oriolo (signed) [as J. Oriolo]
Inks:
Joe Oriolo (signed) [as J. Oriolo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Punch; Judy Jones; Uncle Tony
Synopsis:
Puppet Punch was brought to life by toymaker Tony, using the "Perfume of Life." Punch tries to impress Judy by making a "monkat" puppet (monkey + cat) and spraying it with the magical perfume.

["Do you think you don't get enough of good things?"] (Table of Contents)

Fatsy McPig / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt (signed)
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fatsy McPig

["Aye, many a tale has been told of the sea"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Codfish and His Tales of the Deep / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Golden (signed)
Inks:
Tom Golden (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Captain Codfish

Humpty Dumpty (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt ? (signed) [as "Lou"]
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt ? (signed) [as "Lou"]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Humpty Dumpty

Ella the Elephant (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sophie Ferstadt
Letters:
Typeset

["He liked music so much that he once took piano lessons"] (Table of Contents)

Peanuts the Monkey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Milt Stein (signed) [as M. Stein]
Inks:
Milt Stein (signed) [as M. Stein]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peanuts the Monkey

Skinny McGinty Says (Table of Contents)

Skinny McGinty / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Di Preta (signed)
Inks:
Tony Di Preta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; war
Characters:
Skinny McGinty

Indexer Notes

One page comic strip promoting waste-paper salvage for the war effort.
Signed "Di Preta" in bottom left corner.

["Have you ever seen a pink pony?"] (Table of Contents)

Starry Eyes and Her Pal "Pinkie" / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Orestes Calpini ?
Inks:
Orestes Calpini ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Starry Eyes; Pinkie the Pony; Mr. McMeany; Bobo the Clown
Synopsis:
Circus performer Starry Eyes tries to find an apple for her pony Pinkie, but Mr. McMeany has cornered the market.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Bails. There is a signature in the lower-left corner of the splash page but it is illegible.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["There is an old toy-maker whom the children call Tony."]
    Punch and Judy
  3. 2. ["Do you think you don't get enough of good things?"]
    Fatsy McPig
  4. 3. ["Aye, many a tale has been told of the sea"]
    Captain Codfish and His Tales of the Deep
  5. 4. Humpty Dumpty
  6. 5. Ella the Elephant
  7. 6. ["He liked music so much that he once took piano lessons"]
    Peanuts the Monkey
  8. 7. Skinny McGinty Says
    Skinny McGinty
  9. 8. ["Have you ever seen a pink pony?"]
    Starry Eyes and Her Pal "Pinkie"
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