(June 1951)

Hillman, 1944 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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

Issue Notes

There was an almost 4-year gap between Vol. 3 #2 (December 1947) and Vol. 3 #3 (June 1951).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Punch; Judy; Uncle Tony

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

Punch and Judy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're in Uncle Tony's toyshop once again...
Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Punch; Judy; Uncle Tony; Dr. De Vision; Subtractor; Mr. Aerial
Synopsis
Punch demands a role on the Iddy-Biddy-Kiddy Hour television program, but his ego and incompetence get the best of him.

Indexer Notes

Tentative art credit from Bails' Who's Who.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Marty Taras ?
Inks
Marty Taras ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're just in time to see the rich Earl taking his daily 'walk'.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Earl; Wentworth the butler; McSnargle
Synopsis
Earl orders the construction of swimming pool for the local children, but his envious neighbor McSnargle complains.

Indexer Notes

Artwork is more stylized and "modern" than previous stories of this funny-animal strip. Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr's index card in scanned copy online suggests possibly Taras. It also slightly resembles the work of John Stanley.

Punch Fights the A.B.C.'s (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Punch

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

Bummer, the Little Dutch Drummer of Old New York / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bummer was a little Dutch drummer boy who lived in old New York...
Genre
humor; historical
Characters
Dirk de Bummer; Peter Stuyvesant; Antony van Corlaer
Synopsis
The cowardly Bummer manages to inadvertently help Governor Peter Stuyvesant and the Dutch defeat the Swedish forces.

How the Camel Got Two Humps (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Ali Bey

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, here we is, cousin Fatsy McPig.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fatsy McPig; J. Moneywell McSwine; Grits; Burlap; Nothing
Synopsis
Fatsy enlists his country cousins Grits, Burlap and Nothing in a scheme to allow his rich uncle McSwine to participate in a fake "wild boar hunt."

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr's index card included in online scanned copy.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Punch and Judy
  2. 1. ["We're in Uncle Tony's toyshop once again..."]
    Punch and Judy
  3. 2. ["We're just in time to see the rich Earl taking his daily 'walk'."]
    Earl the Rich Rabbit
  4. 3. Punch Fights the A.B.C.'s
    Punch and Judy
  5. 4. ["Bummer was a little Dutch drummer boy who lived in old New York..."]
    Bummer, the Little Dutch Drummer of Old New York
  6. 5. How the Camel Got Two Humps
  7. 6. ["Well, here we is, cousin Fatsy McPig."]
    Fatsy McPig
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • David Wilt
  • Nick Caputo
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