(August 1941)

Hillman, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1941-05-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Editing
?
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Conqueror / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; war
Characters
The Conqueror [David Lyons]; the Nazis
Reprints
Keywords
planes; tanks; World War II

[The Coming of the Conqueror] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Conqueror / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Everett

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Conqueror [David Lyons] (introduction); Rimonovich (introduction, Damoran Premier); General Eitel (villain, introduction); Varna Bari (villain?, introduction); Franz (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
The Conqueror works feverishly to defeat Nazi attempts to assassinate the Premier of Damora Republic, that would pave the way for a rather bloodless capitulation of that small nation.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2012-3-14. The Conqueror's origin is begun in a text story in this issue.

Flaming Death (Table of Contents: 2)

Bomber Burns / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Nathaniel Nitkin (credited)
Pencils
Edd Ashe, Jr. [as Edmund Ashe, Jr.] (signed)
Inks
Edd Ashe, Jr. [as Edmund Ahse, Jr.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Firebrand [Jack "Bomber" Burns] (Intro; Origin); Dave Matten (Intro; Death); Baron Von Siedoroff (Villain; Intro); Nazis (Intro)

[Lt. E. V. Isaacs, U.S.N.] (Table of Contents: 3)

Famous Heroes of the U.S. Armed Forces / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war

The Dungeon of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

Sergeant Flagg / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Piazzo (signed)
Pencils
John Daly (signed)
Inks
John Daly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
Sgt. Flagg (Intro); Col. Marshall (Intro); Bob Baxter (Intrl); The Japanese (Villain)

[Hank Joins the Horse Marines] (Table of Contents: 5)

Homicide Hank / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (signed)
Pencils
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (signed)
Inks
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Homicide Hank (Intro)

The Conqueror Confesses (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert James
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
The Conqueror (Origin part 1); Professor James Norton (Intro)

Death in the Deep Sea (Table of Contents: 7)

The Steel Shark / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Quinn (credited)
Pencils
Harry Anderson [as Anderson] (signed)
Inks
Harry Anderson [as Anderson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
Lt. Bob Steel (Introduction); Nazis (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Steel Shark is an American sub, not related to the strip in ROCKET COMICS.

The Queen of Hearts (Table of Contents: 8)

Spade of the Secret Service / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Campbell [as Harry Francis Campbell] (signed)
Pencils
Harry Campbell [as Harry Frances Campbell] (signed)
Inks
Harry Campbell [as Harry Frances Campbell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Spade (Intro); General Briggs (Intro); Franklin D. Roosevelt (Guest Appearance); Queen of Hearts (Villain; Intro); General Briggs Imposter (Villain; Intro)

The Light Calvary Tank (Table of Contents: 9)

Mechanized Warfare of the United States Army / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Hamilton ?
Inks
Ed Hamitlon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

Diagram of tank with tank crew.

Mechanized Death (Table of Contents: 10)

Private Parker / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Kapitan (credited)
Pencils
Emil Gershwin (credited)
Inks
Emil Gershwin (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
Private Parker (Intro); Corporal Crumb (Intro); Ian (Villain; Intro); Otto (Villain; Intro); Otto's accomplice (Villain; Intro)

The Graydon Castle Mystery (Table of Contents: 11)

The Crusader / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Laura Baker (signed)
Pencils
George Mandel (signed)
Inks
George Mandel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
The Crusader (Intro); Ruth Graydon (Intro); Carl Meyer (Villain; Intro)
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Conqueror
  2. 1. [The Coming of the Conqueror]
    The Conqueror
  3. 2. Flaming Death
    Bomber Burns
  4. 3. [Lt. E. V. Isaacs, U.S.N.]
    Famous Heroes of the U.S. Armed Forces
  5. 4. The Dungeon of Death
    Sergeant Flagg
  6. 5. [Hank Joins the Horse Marines]
    Homicide Hank
  7. 6. The Conqueror Confesses
  8. 7. Death in the Deep Sea
    The Steel Shark
  9. 8. The Queen of Hearts
    Spade of the Secret Service
  10. 9. The Light Calvary Tank
    Mechanized Warfare of the United States Army
  11. 10. Mechanized Death
    Private Parker
  12. 11. The Graydon Castle Mystery
    The Crusader
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin