(February-March 1950)

Hillman, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
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 Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
historical
Reprints

The Sea Witch (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Captain Sharpe (pirate); Ketch (pirate); Julian (pirate)
Synopsis
It was about 1680 when the Spanich Main was the nesting place of the foulest pitates in the western hemisphere, that Captain Sharpe brought in a captured rich prize to the harbour of Tortuga.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on a true story
Suchorsky is credited to "The Sea Witch" by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and also "Alpha the Slave" and "Frogman" for Hillman, and comparing the art in these stories, this is his work. His fine drawings can be recognized by the faces with many lines, rounded lower lips and ears.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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...
Genre
historical
Characters
Alpha (galley slave); Gaius; Tribune Cincanus; Demos (galley slave)
Synopsis
After a storm wrecks the galley, Alpha and the other slaves fights their way to freedom.

Indexer Notes

Suchorsky is credited to "Alpha the Slave" by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and also "The Sea Witch" and "Frogman" for Hillman, and comparing the art in these stories, this is his work. His fine drawings can be recognized by the faces with many lines, rounded lower lips and ears. Oleck is also credited to this feature by Bails.

Captain Roberts Boy Pirate (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical

Indexer Notes

Based on a true story.

Long Ben Avery (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical

The Viking Terror (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on a true story.

All-Time Super-Teams (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Synopsis
Original Celtics, Cleveland Barons and Cincinatti Reds are pictured.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We are back in the time of Columbus
Genre
historical
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Sea Witch
  3. 2. ["It was a time when the colorful galleys..."]
    Alpha the Slave Pirate
  4. 3. Captain Roberts Boy Pirate
  5. 4. Long Ben Avery
  6. 5. The Viking Terror
  7. 6. All-Time Super-Teams
  8. 7. ["We are back in the time of Columbus"]
    Philip Ashton Boy Pirate Fighter of the Old World
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