(September October 1952)

Hillman, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
A Hillman Publication
Editing
Edward Cronin
Color
Color
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Daring Exploits With Today's Fish-Men... (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art ID from JVJ. Suchorsky is credited to G.I. Joe in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Build a Fine Business... (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Mason Shoe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Saturday Afternoon Frogman (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Aamodt ?
Pencils
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks
Bill Ely (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Spinner Monks (frogman); Com. Elton; Connors (frogman)
Synopsis
Frogmen riding T.N.T. Kiddie Cars are going to blast an underwater submarine pen on some enemy island.
Reprints

Underwater Lighthouse (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Aamodt ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Mort Lawrence
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; spy
Synopsis
A group of frogmen have been sent to the icy Arctic on a mission that is listed as Top Secret.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art ID from JVJ. Lawrence is credited to war at Hillman 1952-53.

Objective Sam (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Aamodt ?
Pencils
Al Eadeh ?
Inks
Al Eadeh ?; John Daly ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Dan Sully (frogman); Wade Corey (frogman); Sam Kuyako (agent)
Synopsis
Frogmen are attempting to get out an agent from enemy territory.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art ID from JVJ. Daly is credited to war at Hillman 1952-53.

The Twenty-First Cave (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Aamodt ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Pete Larkin; Radarman Jolly Remson; Cmd. Monroe
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Aamodt is the only writer credited to Frogman 1952-53, but there may have been others.

Newest Records (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Hit Tunes Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gulf Stream Riddle (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Aamodt ?
Pencils
Lorence Bjorklund
Inks
Lorence Bjorklund
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Medic Joel Farnum
Synopsis
Bubonic Plague alarm somewhere on a small island in the Gulf Stream.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bjorklund is credited to war stories at Hillman in 1952-53, can be recognised by his faces with marked jaw and thin inklines, and large earlobes. He drew Tex Granger for Parents Magazine.

The Pirate Frogman (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Aamodt ?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Abel Lemaire [Frog]; Lt. Richard Piyon
Synopsis
In 1750 pirates with barrels tied to their backs for air, raid ships in harbour.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Meskin is credited to war stories at Hillman in 1952-53 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and he can be spotted by his flimsy inklines and faces. Also JVJ has him credited.

Make Extra Money (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get These Dresses (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Harford Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Scram! You Skinny Scarecrow! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Draw the First Day (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Daring Exploits With Today's Fish-Men...
  2. 1. Build a Fine Business...
    Mason Shoe
  3. 2. Saturday Afternoon Frogman
  4. 3. Underwater Lighthouse
  5. 4. Objective Sam
  6. 5. The Twenty-First Cave
  7. 6. Newest Records
    Hit Tunes Company
  8. 7. Gulf Stream Riddle
  9. 8. The Pirate Frogman
  10. 9. Make Extra Money
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  11. 10. Get These Dresses
    Harford Frocks, Inc.
  12. 11. Scram! You Skinny Scarecrow!
    Jowett Institute
  13. 12. Draw the First Day
    Norton Products
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