(January 1949)

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

The Rat Army Captures Airboy! (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Airboy and the Rats [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernest Schroeder
Inks:
Ernest Schroeder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]; The Rat Army (villains)

Indexer Notes

Story continued from last issue.

[The Queen of Karelia] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Flying Fool [Link Thorne]; Alex

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Leonard Starr in Alter Ego #110 (June 2012).

Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Orioles Flew High (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[The Family Business] (Table of Contents)

Amby, Junior Boogey-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

[The Rebuilding of Elda] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clement Weisbacker
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman] [aka Ulric] (origin re-cap); Baron von Emmelman (flashback); Ceres [as Mother Nature] (cameo); Kurt Zenner (flashback); Hans Elde (Uncle to Klaus); Hans Elde's un-named lawyer (death); Erik (refugee); Carl (refugee boy); Klaus (villain, nephew of Hans, death); Hans' father (villain, death)
Synopsis:
The fortune and castle of Hans Elde is to go to either von Emmelman or Kurt Zenner for the purpose of rebuilding the village of Elda by refugees that will be re-inhabiting the area. However, the greedy nephew of Elde decides this will not be and has plans to flood the area, killing all the refugees, which includes Kurt Zenner, recently released from a concentration camp. Things seem to go well until the Heap becomes involved.
Reprints:
Keywords:
castles; Village of Elda

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Hames Ware via a private e-mail to Roy Thomas (22 March 2013).
Kurt Zenner is incorrectly called Hans Zenner in one panel.
The story title is taken from the table of contents of Roy Thomas Presents the Heap (PS, 2013 series) #2.

Wilderness Victor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

True Story

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Rat Army Captures Airboy!
    Airboy
  2. 1. Airboy and the Rats [Part 2]
    Airboy
  3. 2. [The Queen of Karelia]
    The Flying Fool
  4. 3. Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg
  5. 4. The Orioles Flew High
  6. 5. [The Family Business]
    Amby, Junior Boogey-Man
  7. 6. [The Rebuilding of Elda]
    The Heap
  8. 7. Wilderness Victor
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