Airboy Comics #v4#10 [45]
(November 1947)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume
4
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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So long, Valkyrie...the boys at the airfield will be surprised to see me come in this way!!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; Valkyrie
Reprints
Keywords
parachutes; skydiving

[Valkyrie's Viking Flying Club] (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; Valkyrie [Liselotte von Schellendorf] (villain); Valkyrie II [Anna Mahlman] (villain, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

6th appearance of Valkyrie; 1st appearance of Valkyrie II in revisionist version (see Eclipse's Valkyrie! #3).

[The Wager of Ceres and Mars] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Heap / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Barry (signed)
Inks
Dan Barry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Ceres; Mars; Chief Oehab (of Razam); Alf (villain); Treck (villain, death)
Synopsis
After Ceres transforms The Heap into a peaceful creature, Mars wagers her that if he places the creature into a conflict of some sort, The Heap will revert to a creature of destruction. So, The Heap becomes a tool of ruthless men who are bound and determined to obtain rights to the famed Black Tashmal, and who have destroyed the revered unicorn statue in order to cause desert tribal warfare.
Reprints
Keywords
Black Tashmal (world's richest oil field); Goodwill Oil Company

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Mouse Trap Dept. / 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
Help! A mouse!
Genre
humor

The Face in the Storm (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Characters
Link Thorne; Wing Ding
Reprints

[Trip To White Sands] (Table of Contents: 5)

Model Builders With Airboy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

Saved By the Bell (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[Horsing Around] (Table of Contents: 7)

Johnny Halfbuck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Sachs [as B. Sachs] (signed)
Inks
Bernard Sachs [as B. Sachs] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["So long, Valkyrie...the boys at the airfield will be surprised to see me come in this way!!"]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [Valkyrie's Viking Flying Club]
    Airboy
  3. 2. [The Wager of Ceres and Mars]
    The Heap
  4. 3. ["Help! A mouse!"]
    Mouse Trap Dept.
  5. 4. The Face in the Storm
    Flying Fool
  6. 5. [Trip To White Sands]
    Model Builders With Airboy
  7. 6. Saved By the Bell
  8. 7. [Horsing Around]
    Johnny Halfbuck
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