(Fall 1945)

Hillman, 1944 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Edward Cronin
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Edward Cronin ? [as E.C.] (signed)
Inks:
Edward Cronin ? [as E.C.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Punch; Judy; Fatsy McPig; Buttons the Rabbit

["Uncle Tony makes all sorts of wonderful things in his toy shop"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Punch; Judy; Uncle Tony

["There's a knock on my door"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Codfish / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Cronin ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Captain Codfish; Mermaid Anne

Indexer Notes

The artwork is signed but the signature is illegible. Credit-- "Story by E.C."
Mermaid Anne is topless but her long hair is drawn to cover her bare chest.

How to Make Your Own Puppets (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

The art in this feature is more "realistic" than the comic stories.
Kirby identified as penciler in The Jack Kirby Checklist.

["Hello Uncle Buck Rabbit"] (Table of Contents)

Buttons the Rabbit and Officer Hippo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Cronin ?
Pencils:
Edward Cronin [as E. Cronin] (signed)
Inks:
Edward Cronin [as E. Cronin] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Buttons; Officer Hippo; Uncle Buck Rabbit

The Biggest Flag in the World (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Uncle Ed
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Could "Uncle Ed" be editor Edward Cronin?

The Magic Shoes (Table of Contents)

Fatsy McPig / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

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

The Waste Paper Giant (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Promoting waste-paper salvage to help the war effort.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Old Jack-in-the-Box (Table of Contents)

Little Horse Feathers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Novo; Stuart
Inks:
Novo; Stuart
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Horse Feathers

Indexer Notes

Splash panel signed "Novo & Stuart." Bails lists both names (although spelling it "Struart") but does not have first names or other info on them.

["Little Bucky the Mule wanted to see the big city"] (Table of Contents)

Starry Eyes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Starry Eyes; Pinkie the Pony; Bucky the Mule

Indexer Notes

Signed on splash panel, might be "Ore Cal" but very hard to read. Art credit from Bails.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Uncle Tony makes all sorts of wonderful things in his toy shop"]
    Punch and Judy
  3. 2. ["There's a knock on my door"]
    Captain Codfish
  4. 3. How to Make Your Own Puppets
  5. 4. ["Hello Uncle Buck Rabbit"]
    Buttons the Rabbit and Officer Hippo
  6. 5. The Biggest Flag in the World
  7. 6. The Magic Shoes
    Fatsy McPig
  8. 7. The Waste Paper Giant
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Old Jack-in-the-Box
    Little Horse Feathers
  11. 10. ["Little Bucky the Mule wanted to see the big city"]
    Starry Eyes
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