(April 1951)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume:
8
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand:
A Hillman Publication
Editing:
Ed Cronin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Airboy Meets the Living Fuse! (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernest Schroeder ?
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Airboy Meets the Living Fuse! (Table of Contents)

Airboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

The Man Without Notches (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Terrible Terry (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Raab
Inks:
Charles Raab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

Off the Orkney Islands (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lady of the Forest / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle ?
Inks:
Ed Smalle ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

featurette (Table of Contents)

Great Moments In Football / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Vulture Vincent / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[The Giant Lizards of Count De Flon] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Captain Josef Helk; Mrs. Helk; Helder Helk (Josef's son); Major Forsney; Count de Flon [aka the Mad Hermit] (villain, death?)
Synopsis:
A military Captain is stripped of his rank, all because his only son deserted from the Army. That son, who deserted because he was afraid that he would die or be wounded, is on the run, heading toward a neutral country. Hiding in an animal cart, Helder Helk arrives at the Dark Chateau, the home of the mysterious Count de Flon, all the while being watched by The Heap.....and it's the Heap who discovers the strange goings-on inside that castle.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is set in the period right after WW1.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Airboy Meets the Living Fuse!
    Airboy
  2. 1. Airboy Meets the Living Fuse!
    Airboy
  3. 2. The Man Without Notches
  4. 3. Terrible Terry
  5. 4. Off the Orkney Islands
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Lady of the Forest
  7. 6. featurette
    Great Moments In Football
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Vulture Vincent
  9. 8. [The Giant Lizards of Count De Flon]
    The Heap
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gary L. Watson
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