(October 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
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
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Tony the old toymaker is trying to work.
Genre
humor
Characters
Punch; Judy; Uncle Tony; Skyscraper; Wilbur
Synopsis
Punch "helps" a group of construction workers, led by Skyscraper, erect a building, with predictably dire results.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Martin ?
Inks
Vic Martin ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Africa is full of wild animals.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Earl; Wentforth the Butler; Mr. McSnargle' Mrs. McSnargle
Synopsis
Earl goes on an African safari and his neighbor McSnargle stows away on the trip. Earl uses McSnargle as bait to capture numerous wild animals.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card included with online scanned copy of comic. Bails' Who's Who also credits Martin on this feature in this period.

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

Burp the Buffalo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No other Western outlaw is as bad as Burp the Buffalo.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Burp the Buffalo
Synopsis
Burp steals a load of winter coats meant for his fellow buffaloes, but they track him down and retrieve the goods.

Punch the Plumber (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Punch; Mr. Piper the plumber; Dr. Doolittle; Mr. Bates; Uncle Tony

The Totem Pole (Table of Contents: 5)

Tom, Dick, and Harry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Martin ?
Inks
Vic Martin ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Tom; Dick; Harry; Big Bill Buffalo
Synopsis
Big Bill Buffalo convinces diminutive Indians Tom, Dick, and Harry to form a human totem pole and serve as a traffic signal for the herds of buffalo, promising they will receive money from "traffic" violations.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card included with online scanned copy of comic. Bails also credits Martin on this feature in this period.

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

Bummer, the Little Dutch Drummer of Old New York / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once upon a time New York was full of Dutchmen.
Genre
humor; historical
Characters
Bummer; Peter Stuyvesant; Antony; Max
Synopsis
Bummer is assigned to guard New Amsterdam's pigs, but the animals are stolen by local Native Americans.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Punch and Judy
  2. 1. ["Uncle Tony the old toymaker is trying to work."]
    Punch and Judy
  3. 2. ["Africa is full of wild animals."]
    Earl the Rich Rabbit
  4. 3. ["No other Western outlaw is as bad as Burp the Buffalo."]
    Burp the Buffalo
  5. 4. Punch the Plumber
    Punch and Judy
  6. 5. The Totem Pole
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  7. 6. ["Once upon a time New York was full of Dutchmen."]
    Bummer, the Little Dutch Drummer of Old New York
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • James Ludwig