(March 1947)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume:
4
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:
Dan Barry
Inks:
Dan Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]
Keywords:
Birdie

[The Theft of Birdie] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]; the Capistrano Monks; Brother Martier (introduction); Misery (villain); Black Tamerlane (villain); Hirote [Hirota] (villain); Black Ace (villain)
Keywords:
Birdie

Indexer Notes

This is the 3rd appearance of the Capistrano monks.

[The Smugglers' Octopus] (Table of Contents)

The Heap / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy [as Peddy] (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs [as Sachs] (signed)
Colors:
Bill Woolfolk ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Rickie Wood; Mrs. Wood; Winnie (friend of Rickie); Roger Garmen; Mr. Borden; Mr. Clark; Cookie (villain, ship's cook); Ethyl (villain, an octopus, death); Manuel (villain, jewel thief, death)
Synopsis:
A jewel thief is using an octopus named Ethyl to hide gems on that he has been stealing. However, when Rickie and his friend Winnie come aboard the boat Manuel works on, Manuel gets the idea of having Ethyl kill al of them in their sleep.....until the Heap intervenes.
Reprints:

[1st story] (Table of Contents)

Model Builders With Airboy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur F. Peddy
Inks:
Arthur F. Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]
Keywords:
activity

The Case of the Lonesome Corpse (Table of Contents)

mystery / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

The Whisp and Airboy (Table of Contents)

Airboy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]; the Whisp (villain)

Safari Will Not Rest In Peace (Table of Contents)

Rackman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

1st Rackman app. in Airboy; last app. in Clue Comics V. 1 #12

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Baron Buckskin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Colors:
Art Helfant
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [The Theft of Birdie]
    Airboy
  3. 2. [The Smugglers' Octopus]
    The Heap
  4. 3. [1st story]
    Model Builders With Airboy
  5. 4. The Case of the Lonesome Corpse
    mystery
  6. 5. The Whisp and Airboy
    Airboy
  7. 6. Safari Will Not Rest In Peace
    Rackman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Baron Buckskin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jim Van Dore
  • James Ludwig
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose