(May 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

The Death Merchants of the Air! (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Death Merchants of the Air (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 Wind Drinkers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerald McCann
Inks:
Gerald McCann
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Youth and the Sword (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Iron Terror (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Annapolis Toe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports

[The Harvester] (Table of Contents)

Heap / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Prince Banquo Di Fondi; the Prince's un-named mother; Rudolfo (Di Fondi servant); Maria (village girl); Tania (Gypsy girl); un-named Gypsy Queen (villain, death); Tartar (villain, strong man/wrestler, death); The Harvester [aka The Kidnapper] (villain, death)
Synopsis:
The Heap watches intently as a caravan of Gypsies enter a local village and onto the grounds of Di Fondi Castle, and the local children are fascinated by a mysterious box that carries a curse attached to it. In the company of these Gypsies is a man known as the Harvester, who is reputed to kidnap both young and old, and gets away with it. Trouble begins when the young Prince, going against the wishes of his late father, decides to kick the Gypsies off his property.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Di Fondi Castle

Indexer Notes

The story occurs in immediate post-WW1 Italy.

Captain Splint's Hairy Helper (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
Keywords:
pirate
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Death Merchants of the Air!
    Airboy
  2. 1. The Death Merchants of the Air
    Airboy
  3. 2. The Wind Drinkers
  4. 3. The Youth and the Sword
  5. 4. Iron Terror
  6. 5. The Annapolis Toe
  7. 6. [The Harvester]
    Heap
  8. 7. Captain Splint's Hairy Helper
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gene Reed
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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