Airboy Comics #v4#8 [43]
(September 1947)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-08-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
A Hillman Publication
Editing
Ed Cronin (credited)
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
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, hotshot!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; Bonnie Easter
Keywords
bondage

[The Kidnapping of Bonnie Easter] (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; Bonnie Easter

Indexer Notes

2nd appearance of Bonnie Easter.

His Brother's Keeper (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Flying Fool [Link Thorne]; Wing Ding; Riot O'Hara
Reprints

[How the Air Force Does It] (Table of Contents: 3)

Model Builders With Airboy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

Indexer Notes

Page count corrected per Len Wolinski, January 2009.

[The Sins of Scratch Robbins] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Heap / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Rickie Wood; Mr. Keats (villain, death); Scratch (villain, death); "Big Bob" Miller (villain, mentioned but never seen); Pete (villain, death)
Synopsis
Scratch is given $10,000 to pay off the debts that his boss, Mr. Keats, owes to Bob Miller, but, greedily, he decides to stop into a gambling club to use that money to win even more. When he loses the entire bankroll, Scratch decides to leave town and he stays at Rickie Woods' home on false pretenses. But when the Heap appears at Rickie's home, Scratch decides to capture or kill the beast, collect the $20,000 reward and pay back Keats.
Reprints
Keywords
2 by 4 Club

Inside Man (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[High Society] (Table of Contents: 6)

Buckbite Brothers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

[Malice In Minature] (Table of Contents: 7)

Rackman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed) [as Infantino and Sachs]
Inks
Bernard Sachs (signed) [as Infantino and Sachs]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rackman [Craig Mansfield]; Mr. Bedlam
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Okay, hotshot!"]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [The Kidnapping of Bonnie Easter]
    Airboy
  3. 2. His Brother's Keeper
    Flying Fool
  4. 3. [How the Air Force Does It]
    Model Builders With Airboy
  5. 4. [The Sins of Scratch Robbins]
    The Heap
  6. 5. Inside Man
  7. 6. [High Society]
    Buckbite Brothers
  8. 7. [Malice In Minature]
    Rackman
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