(August 1950)

Hillman, 1948 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
A Hillman Publication
Editing
Edward Cronin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Find Out Free! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Institute of Applied Science / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Good Man to Have Around (Table of Contents: 2)

Buckskin Benson / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buckskin Benson [Rusty Benson]; Captain Trumbull; Lieutenant Carter
Synopsis
Benson and the captain are not getting along very well when riding with a troop of cavalry through Indian territory.

Indexer Notes

This is Prentice's work by the look of faces, hands and horses.

Nine Eyes and Colonel Plug (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Nine Eyes Wilson; Colonel Plug; Jake; Matt
Synopsis
Not all highwaymen worked on the roads; some of the busiest were river pirates whose hangouts were caves along streams like the Ohio River.

Indexer Notes

This artwork matches Dressler's Classics Illustrated story Master of Ballantrae. Penlines, ears and faces, and lack of action are marks of Dressler.

.44 Calibre Typewriter (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Floyd Torbert ?
Inks
Floyd Torbert ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Stewart; Cole Younger
Synopsis
After killing a defenseless mail clerk, the Younger Brothers go after the reporter who wrote about it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The artwork has similarities to some work by Torbert in The Perfect Crime (Cross, 1949 series) #20.

Better schools make better communities (Table of Contents: 5)

The Public Schools / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Fasano (signed)
Inks
Jerry Fasano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

One page comic strip about schools and education.

Funny Frankie's Revenge (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sheriff Ben Cates; Frankie Lee (Funny Man); Terrible Tex Tyler
Synopsis
How a Funny Man brings Terrible Tex to justice by ventriloquism.

The Battle of the Woolies (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Brink Crawford (gunman); Jeremiah Booth (sheepherder)
Synopsis
War between hired cattle gunmen and sheepherders.
Reprints

Comics That Lead all the Rest... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Hillman Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Son of the Shotgun (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Morgan Ames (stage guard); Tom Ames; Sheriff
Synopsis
The shotgun rider had a son who liked to fool around with outlaws, a thing which worried the old stage guard.

Fun for All! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Blackheads Pet Hate (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Vacutex / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bunk! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Find Out Free!
    Institute of Applied Science
  3. 2. A Good Man to Have Around
    Buckskin Benson
  4. 3. Nine Eyes and Colonel Plug
  5. 4. .44 Calibre Typewriter
  6. 5. Better schools make better communities
    The Public Schools
  7. 6. Funny Frankie's Revenge
  8. 7. The Battle of the Woolies
  9. 8. Comics That Lead all the Rest...
    Hillman Comics
  10. 9. Son of the Shotgun
  11. 10. Fun for All!
    Novelty Mart
  12. 11. Blackheads Pet Hate
    Vacutex
  13. 12. Bunk!
    Charles Atlas
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