(June 1947)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand:
A Hillman Publication
Editing:
Ed Cronin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[The American Miracle] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]; President Abraham Lincoln (image); President George Washington (image)
Keywords:
U.S. Capitol building

The American Miracle (Table of Contents)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood
Pencils:
Arthur F. Peddy
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
Dick Wood
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

This is Part 1 of the storyline and is continued in the next issue.

[Enter: Riot O'Hara] (Table of Contents)

Flying Fool / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Link Thorne; Riot O'Hara (introduction); Wing Ding (introduction)
Reprints:

[Mustang Plans] (Table of Contents)

Model Builders / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[Family Ties: The Prequel] (Table of Contents)

The Heap / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Arthur F. 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]; Count Paul von Emmelman (introduction, son? of the Baron); Rickie Wood; Mike; Fritz (villain, friend of the Count's); Charles (villain, death?); Felix (villain, death?)
Synopsis:
Paul von Emmelman comes to America to claim an $8 million inheritance, and from the time he shows up, mysterious things begin to occur that could have taken his life. He meets Rickie at a model airplane show and is attracted to him because of a German plane model he has. The two leave the show and are immediately accosted by crooks wanting to hold him for ransom. The Heap happens by and sees the "family" ring on the Count's hand and takes on the crooks.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only appearance of Paul Von Emmelman (see also Airboy #38 from Eclipse).

Mean Life-Saver (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[Assembly Line Assassination Attempt] (Table of Contents)

Rackman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
John Mansfield; Craig Mansfield; Hal Sherman; Mr. Bedlam
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The American Miracle]
    Airboy
  2. 1. The American Miracle
    Airboy
  3. 2. [Enter: Riot O'Hara]
    Flying Fool
  4. 3. [Mustang Plans]
    Model Builders
  5. 4. [Family Ties: The Prequel]
    The Heap
  6. 5. Mean Life-Saver
  7. 6. [Assembly Line Assassination Attempt]
    Rackman
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