(March 1940)

Hillman, 1940 Series
Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sky Wizard / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Kressy
Inks:
Norman Fallon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sky Wizard
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist credits revised from Emile C. Schurmacher by Craig Delich 2011-30-11 per article by Will Murray in the pages of Alter-Ego #2, specifically about the character of Sky Wizard and WRITER (not artist) Emile C. Schurmacher (also spelled Schnurmacher) from Schurmacher's article in the February, 1940 issue of "Writer's Digest". In article, Ed Kressy is stated to be the penciler and Norm Fallon the inker of the Sky Wizard strip.

[The Unholy One: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Sky Wizard / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Emile C. Schurmacher
Pencils:
Ed Kressy
Inks:
Norman Fallon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sky Wizard; Unholy One (villain); Hawk Armand (villain); Vera (villain); Butch (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from ? to Emile C. Schurnmacher and artist credits revised from Emile C. Schurmacher by Craig Delich 2011-30-11 per article by Will Murray in the pages of Alter-Ego #2, specifically about the character of Sky Wizard and WRITER (not artist) Emile C. Schurmacher (also spelled Schnurmacher) from Schurmacher's article in the February, 1940 issue of "Writer's Digest". In the article, Ed Kressy is stated to be the penciler and Norm Fallon the inker of the Sky Wizard strip.

[The Thermite Bomb Formula] (Table of Contents)

K-7 / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Emile C. Schurmacher
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
K-7; Prof. Schmidt (introduction); Charlotta Sandro (villain, introduction, death); Hircon (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from ? to Schurnmacher by Craig Delich 2011-30-11. Schurnmacher was a writer only, verified by himself in article in Alter-Ego #2 (Autmn, 1999). For that reason, the art credits, credited to him, have been changed to a ?.

Spies Without Eyes (Table of Contents)

Dash Dixon / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dash Dixon; The Eyes (villain, introduction); Switch (villain, introduction); Finger (villain, introduction); Trusty (villain, introduction)

For Valor: Hero of the Month (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A group of three 11 year olds in Norwalk, OH build a sand cave which then collapses. One of the boys runs for help while the other holds back the avalanche with his own back and uncovers the head of his trapped friend until help arrives.

Indexer Notes

Sequence and synopsis from Paul Moore.

[The Captive Crooner] (Table of Contents)

Scorpion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Emile C. Schurnmacher [as Carl Sherman]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Scorpion [Hal Ward]; Bill Phelps (introduction); Gus Zenda and his gang (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from ? to Emile C. Schurnmacher by Craig Delich 2011-30-11. Alter-Ego #2 (Autumn, 1999) features an article on Schurnmacher, stating he was a writer only, not an artist, thus the art credits were changed from Schurnmacher to ? as well.

[Gala the Usurper] (Table of Contents)

Blanda / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Blanda; Gala (first appearance; villain; death)

Indexer Notes

nude scene

[Rescue On Banks Island] (Table of Contents)

One Minute To Live / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman
Inks:
Jack Alderman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

true adventure story

[The Gorilla's Rampage] (Table of Contents)

Dusty Doyle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Dusty Doyle (last appearance); Hank Wilkins (first appearance; villain)

Hot Silk (Table of Contents)

Pinkie Parker / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman
Inks:
Jack Alderman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pinkie Parker

Boomerang (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John H. Compton
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sky Wizard
  2. 1. [The Unholy One: Part 2]
    Sky Wizard
  3. 2. [The Thermite Bomb Formula]
    K-7
  4. 3. Spies Without Eyes
    Dash Dixon
  5. 4. For Valor: Hero of the Month
  6. 5. [The Captive Crooner]
    Scorpion
  7. 6. [Gala the Usurper]
    Blanda
  8. 7. [Rescue On Banks Island]
    One Minute To Live
  9. 8. [The Gorilla's Rampage]
    Dusty Doyle
  10. 9. Hot Silk
    Pinkie Parker
  11. 10. Boomerang
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin