(November 1950)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume:
7
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:
Ernest Schroeder
Inks:
Ernest Schroeder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit revised from Schroeder ? to Schroeder, and inker credit added by Craig Delich 2013-4-28. Art credits verified by Roy Thomas.

[The Malobia Monkeys] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Roy Thomas.

The Jockey's Dream (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports

[Franz Bartos, Werewolf] (Table of Contents)

The Heap / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman] (origin re-cap with added details]; Baron von Emmelman (flashback, death); Count Bartos (death); Franz Bartos (villain, son of the Count, a werewolf, death)
Synopsis:
Count Bartos is angry at his son because he will not go out and hunt wolves as he has done before. However, Franz claims the wolf they are after is a werewolf! Franz agrees to the hunt and faces the creature which bites him before the werewolf is killed. A few years later, the Baron and Franz are in the same air squadron, and Franz, at first, refuses to fly because of a full moon. When he does and crashes, the Baron sees a wolf at the controls.....and seconds later is shot down. Many years later, the Heap is drawn to Hungary and seeks out the Count's son, and later destroying him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First name of Von Emmelman given as "Eric" in this story. The Baron's death date given as May 10, 1917 in this story. Writer credit by Roy Thomas.

The Zurich Flyer (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Gotch and the Big Indian (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Floyd Torbert [as Torb.] (signed)
Inks:
Floyd Torbert [as Torb.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Frank Gotch (wrestler); Motonic (Indian strong man)

Indexer Notes

Signed in first panel left. Torbert is credited to Hillman sports 1949 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[Zadlo's Plastic Spray Gun] (Table of Contents)

Swifty Chase / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
John Prentice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Swifty Chase; Mr. Brotton; Mr. Madock; Mr. Zadlo (villain)

Indexer Notes

Prentice is credited to "Swifty Chase" by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and he is spotted by his sober faces with tight mouth and long chin, and excellent hands. He is most known for his work on Rip Kirby.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [The Malobia Monkeys]
    Airboy
  3. 2. The Jockey's Dream
  4. 3. [Franz Bartos, Werewolf]
    The Heap
  5. 4. The Zurich Flyer
  6. 5. Gotch and the Big Indian
  7. 6. [Zadlo's Plastic Spray Gun]
    Swifty Chase
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Steinar Ã…dland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose