(May-June 1950)

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

["Pssst, Benny - a cop!!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Benny
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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

["Can you solve this crime?"] (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:
Prof. Zeigler; Dr. Willie Schmidt; Dr. Anna Kopf
Synopsis:
In 1920's Vienna the police recieve 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:

["Amazing all-over rain-cover bargain U.S. gov't surplus"] (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.

["Mail order guide"] (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.

["Hopalong Cassidy western steerhide belt"] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Which of these 2 one time weaklings paid only a few cents to become an "all-around" he-man at home?"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Bad skin?"] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Reduce fat!"] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)