(August-September 1951)

Hillman, 1949 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
Ed Cronin
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-26. Credits per Nick Caputo, March 2014.

At the Snap of Her Finger (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
romance
Characters
Cora; Eloise; Hunt Maxwell; Bill Biggs; Mr. Gander
Synopsis
Cora works in the bookshop owned by her cousin Eloise. Eloise warns Cora that author Hunt is dating her so he can use her as a character in his next novel. Cora and Hunt fall in love but she catches him kissing Eloise and decides to leave town. She reads Hunt’s new novel and sees herself in there, favourably portrayed. After tracking him down at a book-signing event, Cora and Hunt are reunited.

Girl of Baltimore (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
biography; historical; romance
Characters
Edgar Allan Poe; Virginia
Synopsis
Edgar Allan Poe is admired by his young friend Virginia. When she grows up, they marry and he writes the poem “Annabel Lee” in her honour.

My Own Private Dream... (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Krigstein] (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Krigstein] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Brad Larsen (engineer); Dick Whitehead (expert test pilot); Cathy Folsom; Will (SXIII designer); Marcia (Cathy's friend)
Synopsis
Two pilots, one "by-the-book" and another "a reckless stunt flyer", go head to head to win the affections of Cathy Fulsom, and it doesn't help that she likes Brad over Dick.
Keywords
Kincaid Aircraft; the SXIII

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-26.

A Familiar Face (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

The other one-third of the page is an advertisement.

Gloria Maltby's Style (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer ?
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
romance
Characters
Sally Shaw; Gloria Maltby; Jimmy Burke; Hilary Boston
Synopsis
Sally is famous society columnist Gloria’s secretary. Gloria convinces Sally to let her sell Sally’s stories with Gloria’s name on them. Sally learns--from Jimmy, who works for the magazine that bought the stories—that Gloria is not giving her the full amount earned for them. Sally decides to submit stories under her own name but is accused of imitating Gloria. Jimmy threatens to quit unless his magazine forces Gloria to confess the truth. Sally and Jimmy embrace.

Intermission (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Lovers (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical; romance
Characters
Peter Abelard; Heloise; Uncle Fulbert
Synopsis
Abelard and Heloise fall in love but are separated by her uncle. Their love letters to each other are still famous today.

My Wonderful - Yet Forbidden... (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Characters
Eve Jameson; Jessica Jameson; Mrs. Jameson; Dr. Eric Wakeley
Synopsis
Jessica’s sister Eve is selfish, lazy and a liar. When their mother suffers a heart attack, Eve tells Dr. Eric it was Jessica’s fault. However, he soon discovers the truth. Eric and Jessica fall in love, and Eve’s mother tells Eve she’s going to have to pull her own weight around the house from now on.

A Sure Sign (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

One-third of the page is an advertisement.

Father Dear Father (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jules Steiner (signed)
Inks
Jules Steiner ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Dinnie; Bixby; Casey; Judge
Synopsis
Dinnie's date Bixby accidentally locks her in the trunk of his beat-up car and is mistaken for a kidnapper. Bixby's bad luck continues, since Dinnie's father--who doesn't like Bixby--is a night-court judge.

Indexer Notes

Bixby is spelled "Bixbie" in the text box of the splash panel.

His Kind of Love (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Charles "Chuck" Larner; David Lloyd; Dusty Cameron; Boyd Dillon; Martha Dillon
Synopsis
City-slicker insurance salesman Charles arrives in Wyoming and is assigned to sell a policy to rancher Boyd. Charles and Boyd’s daughter Martha fall in love, although ranch foreman Dusty also loves her. When Charles panics and flees from a range fire, he gets a reputation as a coward. Dusty trains Charles--now called "Chuck"--to be an expert cowboy and gives up his claim on Martha.

Indexer Notes

Prentice credit per Nick Caputo, March 2014.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. At the Snap of Her Finger
  3. 2. Girl of Baltimore
  4. 3. My Own Private Dream...
  5. 4. A Familiar Face
  6. 5. Gloria Maltby's Style
  7. 6. Intermission
  8. 7. The Lovers
  9. 8. My Wonderful - Yet Forbidden...
  10. 9. A Sure Sign
  11. 10. Father Dear Father
  12. 11. His Kind of Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • David Wilt
  • Jay Kinney
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mickey Coalwell