(May-June 1950)

Hillman, 1948 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-03-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
A Hillman Publication
Editing
Edward Cronin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1950, page 36, registration number B237702.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pssst, Benny - a cop!!
Genre
crime
Characters
Benny
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Later redrawn for Streamline's Secret Missions #1 (1951).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Bull Gets Wings (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; crime
Characters
Jesse Erskine; Bull Mason; Trent; Nick Sabin; George Moore; Mike Blaine; Callahan; Bruiser; Saunders; Knight
Synopsis
Bull Mason decides to use an airplane dropping bombs in his protection racket.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Lock of Hair (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
crime
Characters
Professor Zeigler; Dr. Willie Schmidt; Dr. Anna Kopf
Synopsis
In 1920's Vienna the police receive a hank of woman's hair and a note saying, "Stop me, fools... if you can. Ha! Ha!"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Man with the Firestick (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Peters ?; Paul Cooper ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime; jungle
Characters
Dirk Nalon; Gree; Karengula; Hector Wayburn
Synopsis
In the Belgian Congo, Dirk Nalon kills natives convinced he'll never be caught.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Nickel Napoleon (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Swifty Ward; Frankie the Fence; Fingers Folsom; Dave the Dip; Gilt-Edge Gilroy; Collette
Synopsis
Swifty is in Monte Carlo to unload stolen bonds.

Ball Point Homer (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; crime
Characters
Hamilton S. Bullion; Homer Haskins; Gladys Simpson; Jerry; J. Drexel Simpson; Mamie Simpson; Bolton; Joe
Synopsis
Homer meets a sweet-talking girl who likes the finer things in life, so he starts taking advances on his bank job to buy them for her.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Poetry on a Cash Basis (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Dan Cobalt; Merle Johnson; Mr. Rogers; Walter Crane; Mrs. Midston; Joe; Mike
Synopsis
A man is committing robberies and leaving taunting poems at the scenes of the crimes.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Under the Robe (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lawrence Dressler
Inks
Lawrence Dressler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; historical
Characters
Alessi Corsi; Dono Corsi; Michael Botello
Synopsis
A jewel merchant tries to take some valuable jewels to Florence disguised as a troubadour.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Pssst, Benny - a cop!!"]
  2. 1. ["Can you solve this crime?"]
  3. 2. The Bull Gets Wings
  4. 3. The Lock of Hair
  5. 4. The Man with the Firestick
  6. 5. Nickel Napoleon
  7. 6. Ball Point Homer
  8. 7. ["Amazing all-over rain-cover bargain U.S. gov't surplus"]
  9. 8. Poetry on a Cash Basis
  10. 9. ["Mail order guide"]
  11. 10. Under the Robe
  12. 11. ["Hopalong Cassidy western steerhide belt"]
  13. 12. ["Which of these 2 one time weaklings paid only a few cents to become an "all-around" he-man at home?"]
  14. 13. ["Bad skin?"]
  15. 14. ["Reduce fat!"]
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