(November 1942)

Hillman, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-09-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Editing
Ed Cronin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Volume 37, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number 565589.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Biro
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; Sky Wolf [Larry Wolfe]; Iron Ace [Captain Robert Britain]; Black Angel [Sylvia Manners]; Flying Dutchman
Reprints
Keywords
Birdie

[The Origin of Airboy] (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Biro; Dick Wood
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II] (introduction, origin); Brother Francis Martier (introduction, death); monk of Capistrano [Cartwell] (introduction); Amelia Earhart; Billy Mitchell; Wiley Post; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Colin P. Kelly; Lt. Black (death); Kress Sessler (introduction, death); Mr. Johnson (introduction); Hirote [Hirota] (villain, introduction)
Reprints
Keywords
Birdie (origin)

Indexer Notes

Storyline is continued in the next issue.

[The Coming of SkyWolf] (Table of Contents: 2)

SkyWolf / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Stein
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
Mort Leav
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
SkyWolf [Larry Wolfe] (introduction); Cocky Roche (introduction); Turtle (introduction); Judge (introduction); Goro (introduction); Frisco (seeming villain, introduction); Baron Von Tundra (villain, introduction); Adolf Hitler (villain); Hermann Goering (villain); Joseph Goebbels (villain); Heinrich Himmler (villain)
Reprints

[The Origin of the Iron Ace] (Table of Contents: 3)

Iron Ace / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Iron Ace [Captain Ronald Britain] (introduction, origin); un-named French resistance members; Doctor Lafarge (introduction, death); the Nazis (villains)
Reprints

Fire Over Benghazi (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Nathaniel Nitkin
Letters
typeset

Reprints

[The Baroness Blood] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Black Angel / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Cassone
Inks
John Cassone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Black Angel [Sylvia Manners] (introduction); Lady Lawton (introduction, Sylvia's Aunt); French freedom fighter (death); Baroness Blood (villain, introduction); the Nazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis
After saving the Wembley Airplane Factory from Nazi attack, the Black Angel overhears some Nazi agents aboard a train tell about a raid on an Allied Convoy #607 by a secret Nazi submarine base. Unknown to the Angel, Baroness von Blood is behind the plan of attack.
Reprints
Keywords
Wembley Airplane Factory

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Wun Wing Spin / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Jaffe
Inks
Al Jaffe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

The Lifeless Invaders (Table of Contents: 7)

Bald Eagle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Harry Sahle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Bald Eagle [Jack Gatling] (introduction); Japanese Army [General Kari (dies)]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Morgenthal, Jr. (credited)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A special message to the boys and girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury
Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
The publishers donated this space, on behalf of the U.S. Savings Bonds and War Stamps campaign, to published a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthau, Jr., encouraging the boys and girls of America to buy at least one 10 cent Savings Stamp each week to help the war effort.

[The Coming of the Dutchman] (Table of Contents: 9)

Flying Dutchman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Flying Dutchman [Jan] (introduction); Nazis [Colonel Voss (introduction)]; Dutch patriots [Helga Maanen (introduction)]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [The Origin of Airboy]
    Airboy
  3. 2. [The Coming of SkyWolf]
    SkyWolf
  4. 3. [The Origin of the Iron Ace]
    Iron Ace
  5. 4. Fire Over Benghazi
  6. 5. [The Baroness Blood]
    The Black Angel
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wun Wing Spin
  8. 7. The Lifeless Invaders
    Bald Eagle
  9. 8. ["A special message to the boys and girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury"]
  10. 9. [The Coming of the Dutchman]
    Flying Dutchman
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