(July 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

[no title indexed] (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 Oracle of Iberia] (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]; the Oracle of Iberia (villain)

First International Shooting Match (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

True Story

The Dakota Kid Cashes In (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The 'Copter Kid (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[The Black Swan of Ree Po] (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]; Lin Po (Ree's grandfather, death); Ming Ta (a Sage, death); Ree Po (villain, death); Chang (villain, Ree's hatchetman, death)
Synopsis:
Ree Po scoffs at the ancient Chinese legend that for every man there is a swan.....a swan which makes its way to heaven when the man dies. When Ree captures Ming Ta's white swan and attempts to kill it, the Heap intervenes, freeing the swan and allowing the old Sage to go to heaven. Enraged, Ree Po, while trying to elude the muck monster, runs into a black swan.....Ree's own swan, which he kills, thus killing himself in the process!
Reprints:

Pop Warner's Carlisle Indians (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [The Oracle of Iberia]
    Airboy
  3. 2. First International Shooting Match
  4. 3. The Dakota Kid Cashes In
  5. 4. The 'Copter Kid
  6. 5. [The Black Swan of Ree Po]
    Heap
  7. 6. Pop Warner's Carlisle Indians
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  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Tony R. Rose