(March 1950)

Hillman, 1947 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
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 ongoing series

["Hey, Big Ed.... you never told me.... how did'ja ever get t'be such a successful big shot??"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Big Ed
Reprints:

["All-in-one cigarette lighter and full-pack case"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Canarsie Bullet (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Stormy Ramsey; Sergeant Kelly; Rocket Erbler; Pete Drabney; Steve; Spindles Grandel; Louie Mencken
Synopsis:
Sergeant Kelly hunts the men who killed his friend Stormy.

Indexer Notes

Based on an actual case.

Pencil ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Clown (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lawrence Dresser
Inks:
Lawrence Dresser
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; historical
Characters:
Queen Eleanor; Jacques
Synopsis:
As a reward for his performance the queen gives a jester a sceptor and if he does not marry for 15 years she will make him the baron of Erehwon.

Indexer Notes

Set in 16th Century France.

Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Box 39 (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Danny Fleagle; Jake Fleagle; Luke Fleagle; Pop Fleagle; Charlie; Doctor Taylor; E. Collyer; Lafe; Daniels; Pinky Andrews
Synopsis:
After a bank robbery in Lamar, Colorado, the FBI hunts down the Fleagle brothers.

Indexer Notes

Building sign in splash has "Mastroserio" on the front.

Based on an actual case.

Raffles Rafferty, Gentleman Crook (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; crime
Characters:
Raffles "Bulge" Rafferty; "Feet" Fergusen; Mrs. Vandervan; Mr. De Cleave; Louie the Lug
Synopsis:
"Bulge" Rafferty reads about Raffles and decides to try to be a gentleman crook.

The Man with the Big Heart (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Johan Felix; William Nelson; Charles MacPherson; Haggerty; Moran; Robert O'Reilly
Synopsis:
Johan is convinced to gamble money in a horse-racing scam.

["America's smartest cottons"] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Boy from the Country (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Leo Morey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Alvin Williams; Ely Tonkin; Jeff Tonkins; Mike Fancher; Mr. Fairchild; Patsy; Tom O'Brien; Muggsy Sloan; Biff Ransome
Synopsis:
Alvin gets duped into driving trucks for crooks.

Indexer Notes

Based on an actual case.

Inker ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Exit to Danger (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos [as Roussos] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos [as Roussos] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Richard Roe; John Smith ["Little Dynamite" Jack Tango]; Tim Heaphy; George Brann; Abe Zakar; Benny Sick; Hans Cooperman; Kaye; Varian; Dopy Wanzel
Synopsis:
Richard Roe hires a man who turns out to be a gang leader.

Indexer Notes

Based on an actual case.

[Motor's Auto Repair Manual] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Novelty Mart] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["A memorial to your loved one"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Have a slimmer, youthful, feminine appearance instantly!"] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)