(July 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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne] (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Blood Red Ruby of Karton (Table of Contents)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Carmine Infantino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

[Chu Fang, Bandit Gunrunner] (Table of Contents)

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

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

[The Ugly Murders] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Nanette (death); Nanette's un-named boyfriend (death); Henri (villain)
Synopsis:
Hounded from the time he was young for being ugly, Henri tries to withdraw from the world until a beautiful young girl shows him kindness. But when he discovers that she is taking advantage of him because of his wealth, he kills her and her boyfriend......then a string of others. Why? Because they were ugly! However, when he meets and tries to kill someone uglier than himself....the Heap......his mind cracks and he goes insane.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit revised from ? to Infantino and inker credit revised from ? to Starr by Craig Delich 2013-4-27, per Volume 2 of the Heap.

The Striped Terror (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Leroy Beachboy / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Swivel-Gun Leslie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

True Story

Hustler Burns, Soldier of Fortune (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. The Blood Red Ruby of Karton
    Airboy
  3. 2. [Chu Fang, Bandit Gunrunner]
    Flying Fool
  4. 3. [The Ugly Murders]
    The Heap
  5. 4. The Striped Terror
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Leroy Beachboy
  7. 6. Swivel-Gun Leslie
  8. 7. Hustler Burns, Soldier of Fortune
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose