(Fall 1945)

Hillman, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Edward Cronin ? [as E. C.] (signed)
Inks
Edward Cronin ? [as E. C.] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Punch; Judy; Fatsy McPig; Buttons the Rabbit

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

Punch and Judy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Tony makes all sorts of wonderful things in his toy shop
Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Punch; Judy; Uncle Tony

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

Captain Codfish / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Cronin ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a knock on my door
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Captain Codfish; Mermaid Anne

Indexer Notes

The artwork is signed but the signature is illegible. Credit-- "Story by E.C."
Mermaid Anne is topless but her long hair is drawn to cover her bare chest.

How to Make Your Own Puppets (Table of Contents: 3)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

The art in this feature is more "realistic" than the comic stories. Kirby is identified as penciler in The Jack Kirby Checklist. Nick Caputo doubts Kirby's involvement.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Buttons the Rabbit and Officer Hippo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Cronin ?
Pencils
Edward Cronin [as E. Cronin] (signed)
Inks
Edward Cronin [as E. Cronin] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Uncle Buck Rabbit
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Buttons; Officer Hippo; Uncle Buck Rabbit

The Biggest Flag in the World (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin ? [as Uncle Ed]
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

"Uncle Ed" may be editor Edward Cronin.

The Magic Shoes (Table of Contents: 6)

Fatsy McPig / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Di Preta (signed)
Inks
Tony Di Preta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fatsy McPig

The Waste Paper Giant (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Promoting waste-paper salvage to help the war effort.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Old Jack-in-the-Box (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Horse Feathers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Novo; Stuart
Inks
Novo; Stuart
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Horse Feathers

Indexer Notes

Splash panel signed "Novo & Stuart." Bails lists both names (although spelling it "Struart") but does not have first names or other info on them.

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

Starry Eyes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orestes Calpini
Inks
Orestes Calpini
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Little Bucky the Mule wanted to see the big city
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Starry Eyes; Pinkie the Pony; Bucky the Mule

Indexer Notes

Signed on splash panel as "Ore Cal". Art credit per Jerry Bails.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Uncle Tony makes all sorts of wonderful things in his toy shop"]
    Punch and Judy
  3. 2. ["There's a knock on my door"]
    Captain Codfish
  4. 3. How to Make Your Own Puppets
  5. 4. ["Hello Uncle Buck Rabbit"]
    Buttons the Rabbit and Officer Hippo
  6. 5. The Biggest Flag in the World
  7. 6. The Magic Shoes
    Fatsy McPig
  8. 7. The Waste Paper Giant
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Old Jack-in-the-Box
    Little Horse Feathers
  11. 10. ["Little Bucky the Mule wanted to see the big city"]
    Starry Eyes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • James Ludwig