Airboy Comics #v3#12 [35]
(January 1947)

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
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; Valkyrie [Liselotte von Schellendorf]; Black Tamerlane
Reprints
Keywords
Birdie

The Wind of Battle (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy; SkyWolf / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; SkyWolf [Larry Wolfe]; Valkyrie [Liselotte von Schellendorf]; Black Tamerlane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the 5th appearance of Valkyrie and the 2-part story is the first and only Hillman cross-over. Last Golden Age appearance of SkyWolf. Only appearance of Black Tamerlane. Next appearance of SkyWolf is in Airboy (Eclipse, 1986 series) #2. Next chronological appearance of SkyWolf is in Airboy (Eclipse, 1986 series) #48.

Nature's Prank! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Rickie Wood; Chief Kendel (Policeman]; Joseph (theater stage door watchman); Cora (female high-wire artist); Carl von Munchen (film producer, death)
Synopsis
While Rickie and the Police Chief attempt to locate the Heap, a down-on-his-luck film producer, wanting to make a movie with a monster more horrible than King Kong, suddenly runs into the Heap. His find, however, threatens the high-wire artist and he perishes saving her from the beast.
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Indexer Notes

In the next-to-last panel of the story, Rickie is laying in bed with a copy of Airboy Comics on the end table next to his bed.

No Trespassing! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[Cinderella--With a Twist] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

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

Man By the Kitchen Door / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shucks!! Just my luck...
Genre
humor

[The Model Plane Murders] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. The Wind of Battle
    Airboy; SkyWolf
  3. 2. Nature's Prank!
    The Heap
  4. 3. No Trespassing!
  5. 4. [Cinderella--With a Twist]
    Skinny McGinty
  6. 5. ["Shucks!! Just my luck..."]
    Man By the Kitchen Door
  7. 6. [The Model Plane Murders]
    Iron Ace
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose