(February 1948)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume:
5
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; S.S. Whitecap

Airboy Meets the Mechanical Pirate (Table of Contents)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

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

[The Energy Pills] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
The Flying Fool [Link Thorne]; Riot O'Hara; Ruff Lee

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

High-Speed Herbert / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[The Man-Eating Plants in the Sacred Acre] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle ?
Inks:
Leonard Starr ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman, aka Urlich von Emmelman] (flashback); Dr. Edmund Drake; Senorita Estella Marguerita Lopez-O'Reilly; un-named Padre; Juan Rodrigo Alvarez (Constable); Pablo; Mike (villain, death); Delos Lopez-O'Reilly(villain, Estella's cousin, death); Frankie (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Now in South America, the Heap and Dr. Drake come ashore and settle down as the creature takes in nourishment from the soil. Meanwhile, young Estella Lopez-O'Reilly assumes control of the rancho once owned by her late grandfather and father when her cousin arrives from Chicago to assume contyrol of the rancho. But the Heap appears on the scene and takes care of the villains, feeding some to man-eating plants.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits added by Craig Delich 2013-1-7.

[Helicopters] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]

The Knife Thrower (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Rough-Riding Sailor of the Pony Express (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. Airboy Meets the Mechanical Pirate
    Airboy
  3. 2. [The Energy Pills]
    The Flying Fool
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    High-Speed Herbert
  5. 4. [The Man-Eating Plants in the Sacred Acre]
    The Heap
  6. 5. [Helicopters]
    Model Builders With Airboy
  7. 6. The Knife Thrower
  8. 7. Rough-Riding Sailor of the Pony Express
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