(August 1946)

Hillman, 1944 Series
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Volume
2
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Punch and Judy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Hudson ?
Inks
Bill Hudson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Punch; Judy; Uncle Tony

Indexer Notes

Art credit suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

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

Punch and Judy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Hudson ?
Inks
Bill Hudson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Uncle Tony -- look!!
Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Punch; Judy; Uncle Tony; Herman Snaffle
Synopsis
Punch becomes angry at the way he's portrayed in the comics and visits the publishing company, but the editor and artists refuse to turn him into a superhero character. Punch hires elevator boy Herman Snaffle to be the new artist on his adventures, but Herman's work is terrible.

Indexer Notes

This story has numerous caricatures of what one assumes to be editor Edward Cronin and various comic book artists.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fatsy, please run down to the store and bring back a pound of onions!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fatsy McPig; Mother McPig; Amos T. Sullen
Synopsis
Fatsy is angry that his mother wants him to run an errand. He asks Mr. Sullen, the meanest man in the world, to teach him to be mean. Sullen takes him to the Grouch Box, inhabited by nasty-tempered people, and Fatsy realizes he doesn't want to be that way.

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

Little Horsefeather the Indian / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Pantywaist, birds sure are lucky!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Horsefeather; Pantywaist; Indian Elf
Synopsis
Little Horsefeather wishes he had wings like a bird. An Indian Elf grants his wish, but Little Horsefeather learns he wasn't meant to fly.

Punch and the Dragon (Table of Contents: 4)

Punch and Judy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Punch; Judy; Uncle Tony

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dumb Bunny and Officer Hippo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Solomon (signed)
Inks
Ben Solomon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy! Look at that sign, Hippo!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumb Bunny; Officer Hippo; Basher Bones
Synopsis
Dumb Bunny convinces Officer Hippo to wrestle gorilla Basher Bones in order to win $50.

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

Thorny the Cactus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles W. Winter [as C. W. Winter] (signed)
Inks
Charles W. Winter [as C. W. Winter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jiminy, Mama, I'm lonesome!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Thorny; Mama Cactus; Peter Porcupine; Grandpa Tortoise

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dig faster!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Captain Codfish; Hammerhead the Shark; Captain Suey
Synopsis
Captain Codfish and his young friends dig a hole all the way to China to visit Codfish's friend Captain Suey. Hammerhead the Shark follows to cause mischief.

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

Little Leo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray Houlihan (credited)
Pencils
Ray Houlihan (credited)
Inks
Ray Houlihan (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I say little boy -- can you tell me how to get to Elm Street?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Leo; man; policeman
Synopsis
Little Leo helps a man find Elm Street only to get lost himself.

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

Starry Eyes / comic story / pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the story of three little mules
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Starry Eyes; Bobo the Clown; Bucky the Mule; Pinky the Pony; Fortune Teller
Synopsis
Bucky the Mule doesn't like Starry Eyes calling her magic shoes "mules," so he steals them, only to be cast into a magical world from which he needs to be rescued.

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

Waddles the Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles W. Winter [as C. W. Winter] (signed)
Inks
Charles W. Winter [as C. W. Winter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, a little toy duck!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Waddles the Duck
Synopsis
Waddles tries to elude a toy wind-up duck that has been following him, and jumps into a pond, only to remember he can't swim. The toy duck saves him.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Punch and Judy
  2. 1. ["Hey, Uncle Tony -- look!!"]
    Punch and Judy
  3. 2. ["Fatsy, please run down to the store and bring back a pound of onions!"]
    Fatsy McPig
  4. 3. ["Gosh, Pantywaist, birds sure are lucky!"]
    Little Horsefeather the Indian
  5. 4. Punch and the Dragon
    Punch and Judy
  6. 5. ["Oh boy! Look at that sign, Hippo!"]
    Dumb Bunny and Officer Hippo
  7. 6. ["Jiminy, Mama, I'm lonesome!"]
    Thorny the Cactus
  8. 7. ["Dig faster!"]
    Captain Codfish
  9. 8. ["I say little boy -- can you tell me how to get to Elm Street?"]
    Little Leo
  10. 9. ["This is the story of three little mules"]
    Starry Eyes
  11. 10. ["Gee, a little toy duck!"]
    Waddles the Duck
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