(August 1947)

Hillman, 1944 Series
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Volume
2
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 ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Punch--aren't you going to see the baseball game with Judy and me?
Genre
humor
Characters
Punch; Judy; Uncle Tony; Shoestring; hobo
Synopsis
Punch reluctantly participates in a baseball game and wins the game by catching a long fly ball.

[Wanderer's Lust] (Table of Contents: 2)

Lockjaw the Alligator / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

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

Earl the Rich Rabbit / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I feel like seeing a bull fight, Jeepers.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Earl; Jeepers the butler; McSnargle
Synopsis
Earl the rich rabbit decides to stage a private bull fight for his amusement, which enrages his poor human neighbor, McSnargle.

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

Fatsy McPig / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Mother! I don't want to go to work!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fatsy McPig; Mother; J. Moneywell McSwine
Synopsis
Lazy Fatsy is compelled to get a job with his rich uncle McSwine.

Punch in the Saddle (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Punch; Uncle Tony; Judy

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Bobo--look!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bucky; Bobo; Starry Eyes; Pinky; Birdbrain; Boss
Synopsis
Two crooks steal the animals from Bobo's circus, intending to "make funny freaks of them" using a machine that combines animals into weird hybrids, and then "sell them to a foreign circus." Bucky the mule rescues his friends, runs them through the "Funny Freak-Making Machine" to restore them to normal, and pushes the two crooks inside. The crooks are converted into human-table and human-chair freaks and put on display in the circus.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Bails Who's Who, which reproduces one page of the original art, although the issue is mis-identified as vol. 2 #11.
http://www.bailsprojects.com/showscan.aspx?scale=100&scan=0279CalpiniOre...

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

Henry the 8th / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Pop! Did you bring me something?
Genre
humor
Characters
Henry; George his father; Mother

The Mystery Crooner (Table of Contents: 8)

Toby and His Band / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Punch and Judy
  2. 1. ["Punch--aren't you going to see the baseball game with Judy and me?"]
    Punch and Judy
  3. 2. [Wanderer's Lust]
    Lockjaw the Alligator
  4. 3. ["I feel like seeing a bull fight, Jeepers."]
    Earl the Rich Rabbit
  5. 4. ["But, Mother! I don't want to go to work!"]
    Fatsy McPig
  6. 5. Punch in the Saddle
    Punch and Judy
  7. 6. ["Oh, Bobo--look!"]
    Bucky the Mule
  8. 7. ["Hello, Pop! Did you bring me something?"]
    Henry the 8th
  9. 8. The Mystery Crooner
    Toby and His Band
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