(March 1947)

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

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

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh dear...old Chief Wood-Pile thinks he's wild again.
Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Punch; Judy; Uncle Tony; Chief Wood-Pile
Synopsis
Uncle Tony animates wooden Chief Wood-Pile with his perfume of life, and the Indian flees. Punch and the Boy Scouts, along with Judy and the Brownies, try to recapture the fugitive.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Juicy carrots so firm and big
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fatsy McPig; Mrs. Weedpatch
Synopsis
Rabbits steal Fatsy's crop of carrots.

Indexer Notes

Other than panel 1, the lettering in this strip is typeset.

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

Horsefeather and Pantywaist the Indians / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yippeee! Hang on, Pantywaist!
Genre
children
Characters
Horsefeather; Pantywaist
Synopsis
Horsefeather and Pantywaist ride their horse into a transport plane to escape a storm, and wind up in New York City.

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

Billy Boy and Fancy Horse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ohhh!! -- Look at that little boy ridin' a wooden horse!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Billy Boy; Fancy Horse; Father; Mother
Synopsis
Billy Boy makes friends with the magical merry-go-round horse Fancy. When the carnival moves to another town, Billy Boy goes in search of Fancy.

Punch's Magic Show (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Punch

Indexer Notes

The second page of this story is missing from the online copy of this comic book.

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

Earl the Rich Rabbit / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bah!--I hate this rich rabbit who lives next door!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Earl; McSnargle; Jeepers the butler
Synopsis
McSnargle drinks some of Earl's super-carrot juice and his eyesight improves to a horrifying extent.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Leo, why don't you go over and play with Bobby?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Leo; Bobby; Mother

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

Bucky the Mule / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And why is Bucky so sad as he trails along behind Starry Eyes
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bucky; Starry Eyes; Bobo the Clown; Pinky the Pony
Synopsis
Bucky the Mule feels unappreciated at the circus so he runs away to Meanville, but is mistreated by the nasty people who live there. He escapes and returns to the circus.

Indexer Notes

This comic strip was usually called "Starry Eyes" but for several issues it was re-titled "Bucky the Mule."

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

Dippy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will it be a steady job?
Genre
humor
Characters
Dippy; store owner
Synopsis
Clumsy Dippy gets a job in a glassware shop.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Punch and Judy
  2. 1. ["Oh dear...old Chief Wood-Pile thinks he's wild again."]
  3. 2. ["Juicy carrots so firm and big"]
    Fatsy McPig
  4. 3. ["Yippeee! Hang on, Pantywaist!"]
    Horsefeather and Pantywaist the Indians
  5. 4. ["Ohhh!! -- Look at that little boy ridin' a wooden horse!"]
    Billy Boy and Fancy Horse
  6. 5. Punch's Magic Show
    Punch and Judy
  7. 6. ["Bah!--I hate this rich rabbit who lives next door!"]
    Earl the Rich Rabbit
  8. 7. ["Leo, why don't you go over and play with Bobby?"]
    Little Leo
  9. 8. ["And why is Bucky so sad as he trails along behind Starry Eyes"]
    Bucky the Mule
  10. 9. ["Will it be a steady job?"]
    Dippy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • James Ludwig