Airboy Comics #v4#5 [40]
(June 1947)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1947-04-21
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.


[The American Miracle] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Arthur F. Peddy [as Peddy] (signed)
Inks
Bernard Sachs [as Sachs] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; President Abraham Lincoln (image); President George Washington (image)
Keywords
U.S. Capitol building

The American Miracle (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Arthur F. Peddy
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
Dick Wood
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

Indexer Notes

This is Part 1 of the storyline and is continued in the next issue.

[Enter: Riot O'Hara] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Joe Simon?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Link Thorne; Riot O'Hara (introduction); Wing Ding (introduction)
Reprints

[Mustang Plans] (Table of Contents: 3)

Model Builders / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Arthur Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Family Ties: The Prequel] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Heap / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils
Arthur F. Peddy [as Peddy] (signed)
Inks
Bernard Sachs [as Sachs] (signed)
Colors
Bill Woolfolk ?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Count Paul von Emmelman (introduction, son? of the Baron); Rickie Wood; Mike; Fritz (villain, friend of the Count's); Charles (villain, death?); Felix (villain, death?)
Synopsis
Paul von Emmelman comes to America to claim an $8 million inheritance, and from the time he shows up, mysterious things begin to occur that could have taken his life. He meets Rickie at a model airplane show and is attracted to him because of a German plane model he has. The two leave the show and are immediately accosted by crooks wanting to hold him for ransom. The Heap happens by and sees the "family" ring on the Count's hand and takes on the crooks.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only appearance of Paul Von Emmelman (see also Airboy #38 from Eclipse).

Mean Life-Saver (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[Assembly Line Assassination Attempt] (Table of Contents: 6)

Rackman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
John Mansfield; Craig Mansfield; Hal Sherman; Mr. Bedlam
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The American Miracle]
    Airboy
  2. 1. The American Miracle
    Airboy
  3. 2. [Enter: Riot O'Hara]
    Flying Fool
  4. 3. [Mustang Plans]
    Model Builders
  5. 4. [Family Ties: The Prequel]
    The Heap
  6. 5. Mean Life-Saver
  7. 6. [Assembly Line Assassination Attempt]
    Rackman
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