Airboy Comics #v3#9 [32]
(October 1946)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
A Hillman Publication
Editing
Ed Cronin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]
Keywords
Birdie

[Gil Parker, Phony Ace] (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; Gil Parker
Keywords
Birdie

Advice for Sale (Table of Contents: 2)

Skinny McGinty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[Enter: Rickie Wood] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Heap / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino ?
Inks
Carmine Infantino ? ; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
Bill Woolfolk?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman] (also flashback with origin recap); Rickie Wood (introduction); Mr. Wood (Rickie's father); Kelly (Policeman)
Synopsis
The Heap's origin is briefly retold and he meets Rickie Wood for the first time when the lad's errant, motorized German airplane is caught by the Heap in the woods. The two then become almost inseparable because of the German airplane.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

5th appearance of the Heap, 1st actual Heap story in his own strip.

Inks here look more like Giacoia than Infantino.

Sealed in Lead (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack M. Greene
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Leo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Houlihan
Pencils
Roy Houlihan
Inks
Roy Houlihan
Colors
Roy Houlihan
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! It's finished!
Genre
humor; children

[Attack of the Army Ants] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Last Flying Dutchman story

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

Windy and Tug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Hall
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Colors
Dick Hall
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Awk! ...Where are you taking me, Windy!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Alfie and Ralphie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Colors
?
Letters
Art Helfant

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y'know Ralphie, some people take all kinds of dangerous chances...
Genre
humor

[The "Grandma" of Smuggling] (Table of Contents: 9)

SkyWolf / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alden McWilliams
Inks
Alden McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
SkyWolf [Larry Wolfe]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Alfie and Ralphie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Colors
?
Letters
Art Helfant

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Ralphie! Food!!
Genre
humor
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [Gil Parker, Phony Ace]
    Airboy
  3. 2. Advice for Sale
    Skinny McGinty
  4. 3. [Enter: Rickie Wood]
    The Heap
  5. 4. Sealed in Lead
  6. 5. ["Ah! It's finished!"]
    Little Leo
  7. 6. [Attack of the Army Ants]
    Flying Dutchman
  8. 7. ["Awk! ...Where are you taking me, Windy!"]
    Windy and Tug
  9. 8. ["Y'know Ralphie, some people take all kinds of dangerous chances..."]
    Alfie and Ralphie
  10. 9. [The "Grandma" of Smuggling]
    SkyWolf
  11. 10. ["Look, Ralphie! Food!!"]
    Alfie and Ralphie
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