(January 1948)

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:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Racket King Deported Today (Table of Contents)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

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

The Card Edged In Black (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Link Thorne; Wing Ding; Riot O'Hara

[The Instrument Panel] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]

The Prize Was Darkness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Keywords:
pirate

Big Man's Head: A True Story (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[The Island of Dr. Drake] (Table of Contents)

The Heap / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle [as Bolle] (signed)
Inks:
Leonard Starr [as Starr] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman, given as Ulric in this story]; Dr. Edmund Drake (eccentric botanist); Joyce Drake (Drake's daughter); un-named ship's captain; Sparks (villain, radioman aboard the "Whitecap", death); Mr. Abel (villain, death); Jack (villain, death); Slim (villain, death); Al (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Dr. Drake comes upon the Heap on a sandy beach and takes him back to his lab, and believes that the Heap is not suited to live on the island, determining that the habitat in South America is more suitable. So he and his daughter decide to transport the creature to that locale via a ship.....a ship, unknown to him, that is smuggling drugs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Whitecap
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. Racket King Deported Today
    Airboy
  3. 2. The Card Edged In Black
    Flying Fool
  4. 3. [The Instrument Panel]
    The Model Builders With Airboy
  5. 4. The Prize Was Darkness
  6. 5. Big Man's Head: A True Story
  7. 6. [The Island of Dr. Drake]
    The Heap
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