Airboy Comics #v3#10 [33]
(November 1946)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1946-09-16
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

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernard Sachs [as Sachs] (signed)
Inks
Bernard Sachs [as Sachs] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[The Return of Airboy's Father] (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Bernard Sachs (signed)
Inks
Bernard Sachs (signed)
Colors
Dick Wood
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; James Nelson (introduction, Davey's father)
Keywords
Birdie

[Chaos At the Carnival] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Heap / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils
Arthur Peddy ?
Inks
Bernard Sachs ?
Colors
Bill Woolfolk?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman, aka "The Martinique Man-Eater"]; Rickie Wood; Mr. Rogers (grocer); Mae (carnival performer); Chuck Parkin (carnival stunt flyer, ex-fighter pilot); Mr. Carter (villain, carnival owner)
Synopsis
Rickie buys some food and takes it to the Heap, then the two happen to go by a carnival where two of the performers are threatening to quit if they don't get more money. When the Heap steps in, Carter hits the heap over the head and then puts him on the billing as "The Martinique Man-Eater", saved only at the last moment by Rickie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brief origin re-cap in text on splash page.

[First-Rate Cupid] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Man Wanted (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

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

Georgie and Gran'pa / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray Houlihan
Pencils
Ray Houlihan
Inks
Ray Houlihan
Colors
Ray Houlihan
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Gramp...
Genre
humor

[Smokey Akalaris, the Smoke King] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Frank Giacoia?, but this is nothing like his style.

Napoleon (Table of Contents: 7)

Pass to the Present / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
C. W. Winter (signed)
Pencils
C. W. Winter (signed)
Inks
C. W. Winter (signed)
Colors
C. W. Winter
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[The Maharajah's Diamonds] (Table of Contents: 8)

SkyWolf / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
aviation
Characters
SkyWolf [Larry Wolfe]

Indexer Notes

Last Sky Wolf solo feature. Next Sky Wolf feature in Airboy (Eclipse, 1986 series) #9.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Baron Buckskin / 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
Bah! You blighter!
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [The Return of Airboy's Father]
    Airboy
  3. 2. [Chaos At the Carnival]
    The Heap
  4. 3. [First-Rate Cupid]
    Skinny McGinty
  5. 4. Man Wanted
  6. 5. ["Hey, Gramp..."]
    Georgie and Gran'pa
  7. 6. [Smokey Akalaris, the Smoke King]
    Flying Fool
  8. 7. Napoleon
    Pass to the Present
  9. 8. [The Maharajah's Diamonds]
    SkyWolf
  10. 9. ["Bah! You blighter!"]
    Baron Buckskin
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