(January 1947)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Hillman Publication
Editing:
Ed Cronin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
Fred Kida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]; Valkyrie [Liselotte von Schellendorf]; Black Tamerlane
Reprints:
Keywords:
Birdie

The Wind of Battle (Table of Contents)

Airboy; SkyWolf / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood
Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
Fred Kida
Colors:
Dick Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]; SkyWolf [Larry Wolfe]; Valkyrie [Liselotte von Schellendorf]; Black Tamerlane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the 5th appearance of Valkyrie and the 2-part story is the first and only Hillman cross-over. Last Golden Age appearance of SkyWolf. Only appearance of Black Tamerlane. Next appearance of SkyWolf is in Airboy (Eclipse, 1986 series) #2. Next chronological appearance of SkyWolf is in Airboy (Eclipse, 1986 series) #48.

Nature's Prank! (Table of Contents)

The Heap / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Arthur F. Peddy ?
Inks:
Bernard Sachs ?
Colors:
Bill Woolfolk ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Rickie Wood; Chief Kendel (Policeman]; Joseph (theater stage door watchman); Cora (female high-wire artist); Carl von Munchen (film producer, death)
Synopsis:
While Rickie and the Police Chief attempt to locate the Heap, a down-on-his-luck film producer, wanting to make a movie with a monster more horrible than King Kong, suddenly runs into the Heap. His find, however, threatens the high-wire artist and he perishes saving her from the beast.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In the next-to-last panel of the story, Rickie is laying in bed with a copy of Airboy Comics on the end table next to his bed.

No Trespassing! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[Cinderella--With a Twist] (Table of Contents)

Skinny McGinty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Man By the Kitchen Door / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Hall
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
Dick Hall
Colors:
Dick Hall
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Model Plane Murders] (Table of Contents)

Iron Ace / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman ?
Inks:
Ezra Jackson ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Iron Ace [Captain Robert Britain]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. The Wind of Battle
    Airboy; SkyWolf
  3. 2. Nature's Prank!
    The Heap
  4. 3. No Trespassing!
  5. 4. [Cinderella--With a Twist]
    Skinny McGinty
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Man By the Kitchen Door
  7. 6. [The Model Plane Murders]
    Iron Ace
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose