Air Fighters Comics #v2#5 [17]
(February 1944)

Hillman, 1941 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1943-12-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman Periodicals Inc.
Editing
Ed Cronin (credited as Edward Cronin) (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Kida ?
Inks
Fred Kida ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blast 'em, Airboy!
Genre
war; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; SkyWolf
Keywords
American flag; United States flag

[The Liberation of the Mayans] (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in Central America, where Indian ruins seem to speak of ancient glories...
Genre
aviation

The Air-Force of the Underground (Table of Contents: 2)

Sky Wolf [SkyWolf / Skywolf] / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Barry ?
Inks
Dan Barry ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation; war

[Skinny's Indian Adventure] (Table of Contents: 3)

Skinny McGinty / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta (signed as T. DiPreta)
Inks
Tony DiPreta (signed as T. DiPreta)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership on page 6.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Phil Keenan (credited) (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the bottom of page 6 of the previous story.

War of Nerves (Table of Contents: 5)

Iron Ace / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane ?
Inks
Gil Kane ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation; war

Indexer Notes

Art signed "CLI" or "ELI"; Kane's real name is Eli Katz

Benny the Bomber (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Hodges
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo ?
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Li-Wong and the Vigilantes] (Table of Contents: 7)

Bald Eagle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation; war

Indexer Notes

Last Bald Eagle story

[The Tomb of Napoleon] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Black Angel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Cassone ?
Inks
John Cassone ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation; war

Indexer Notes

Napoleon (or his ghost) app.

[Mission in Berlin] (Table of Contents: 9)

Flying Dutchman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani (signed as B. Fuje)
Inks
Bob Fujitani (signed as B. Fuje)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation; war
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Blast 'em, Airboy!"]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [The Liberation of the Mayans]
    Airboy
  3. 2. The Air-Force of the Underground
    Sky Wolf [SkyWolf / Skywolf]
  4. 3. [Skinny's Indian Adventure]
    Skinny McGinty
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. War of Nerves
    Iron Ace
  7. 6. Benny the Bomber
  8. 7. [Li-Wong and the Vigilantes]
    Bald Eagle
  9. 8. [The Tomb of Napoleon]
    The Black Angel
  10. 9. [Mission in Berlin]
    Flying Dutchman
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Keith Chandler
  • Del Gruber
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky