Airboy Comics #v3#11 [34]
(December 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:
Dan Barry ?
Inks:
Dan Barry ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]

The Easter Egg (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood
Pencils:
Dan Barry ?
Inks:
Dan Barry ?
Colors:
Dick Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]; Bonnie Easter (introduction)

[Pursuit of the Plane] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk ?; Patricia Highsmith ?
Pencils:
Arthur F. Peddy ?
Inks:
Bernard Sachs ?
Colors:
Bill Woolfolk ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Rickie Wood
Synopsis:
Rickie gets a telegram informing him that his German model plane's blueprints have been accepted by the National Model HQ, and he is invited to enter their contest. The Heap, still infatuated by that model, watches as Rickie leaves on a train bound for New York with the model, and follows him to the Big Apple. Police bring the creature down and they attempt to chop him up with axes, but the beast arises and escapes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Highsmith's habit of referring to a World War as "World War #1" or "World War #2" is used in this story, which raises suspicions she could have written it.

[The Happy Hunting Ground Undertaking Parlor] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

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

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! I found a nickel!
Genre:
humor

[The Timberland Arson Racket] (Table of Contents: 5)

Flying Fool / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Captain's Curse (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

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

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:
Ralphie, it's a post-card from Phil...
Genre:
humor

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

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:
The tie, Baron!
Genre:
humor

[The Submarine Crooks] (Table of Contents: 9)

Iron Ace / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman ?
Inks:
Ezra Jackson ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Iron Ace [Captain Robert Britain]
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. The Easter Egg
    Airboy
  3. 2. [Pursuit of the Plane]
    The Heap
  4. 3. [The Happy Hunting Ground Undertaking Parlor]
    Skinny McGinty
  5. 4. ["Look - Ralphie! I found a nickel!"]
    Alfie and Ralphie
  6. 5. [The Timberland Arson Racket]
    Flying Fool
  7. 6. The Captain's Curse
  8. 7. ["Ralphie, it's a post-card from Phil..."]
    Alfie and Ralphie
  9. 8. ["The tie, Baron!"]
    Baron Buckskin
  10. 9. [The Submarine Crooks]
    Iron Ace
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose