(February-March 1950)

Hillman, 1950 Series
| Next Issue >
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
A Hillman Publication
Printer
Printed in the United States of America
Editing
Ed Cronin (credited as Edward Cronin) (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Schroeder ?
Inks
Ernie Schroeder ?
Colors
?

Genre
historical
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Sea Witch (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Captain Sharpe (pirate); Ketch (pirate); Julian Gault (pirate); Jean
Synopsis
Captain Sharpe brings in a captured, rich prize to the harbor of Tortuga.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on a true story.

Suchorsky is credited with "The Sea Witch" by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Alpha the Slave Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a time when the colorful galleys of the mighty Roman Empire plied the seas...
Genre
historical
Characters
Alpha (galley slave); Gaius; Tribune Cincanus; Demos (galley slave)
Synopsis
After a storm wrecks the galley, Alpha and the other slaves fight their way to freedom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Suchorsky's fine drawings can be recognized by the faces with many lines, and rounded lower lips and ears.

Script credit suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

Captain Roberts Boy Pirate (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jon Small (signed)
Inks
Jon Small
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Bartholomew Roberts; Mr. Roberts; Cortillo
Synopsis
How a young boy became a ruthless pirate.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on a true story.

Long Ben Avery (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical
Characters
Long Ben Avery; Gibson
Synopsis
Avery's life of piracy.

The Viking Terror (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Rholf; King Alfred; King Charles; Grisela; William the Conqueror
Synopsis
How a Viking became the Duke of Normandy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on a true story.

All-Time Super-Teams (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Floyd Torbert
Pencils
Floyd Torbert (signed as Torb)
Inks
Floyd Torbert (signed as Torb)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

Original Celtics, Cleveland Barons and Cincinatti Red Stockings are pictured.

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

Philip Ashton Boy Pirate Fighter of the Old World / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Ulmer (signed as Ulmer)
Inks
Allen Ulmer (signed as Ulmer)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We are back in the time of Columbus, and we're aboard an English ship that nears the seacoast of Spain...
Genre
historical
Characters
Philip Ashton; Riviera; Don Grinaldo; Dona Inez; The Sack [Abad]; Don Ivizco; King Ferdinand; Queen Isabella
Synopsis
Philip goes to his Spanish uncle's place and is captured by pirates.
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

MOTOR's Auto Repair Manual / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["New medical evidence shows hair can be saved!"]
  3. 2. The Sea Witch
  4. 3. ["It was a time when the colorful galleys of the mighty Roman Empire plied the seas..."]
    Alpha the Slave Pirate
  5. 4. Captain Roberts Boy Pirate
  6. 5. Long Ben Avery
  7. 6. The Viking Terror
  8. 7. All-Time Super-Teams
  9. 8. ["We are back in the time of Columbus, and we're aboard an English ship that nears the seacoast of Spain..."]
    Philip Ashton Boy Pirate Fighter of the Old World
  10. 9. ["Now it's fun to reduce"]
  11. 10. ["Glows in the dark lucky skull ring"]
  12. 11. ["New! Bob West's amazingly easy 'picture method'"]
  13. 12. ["Now you can 'breeze through' any auto repair job!"]
    MOTOR's Auto Repair Manual
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Keith Chandler
  • Guy Budziak
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • James Ludwig