Airboy Comics #v4#11 [46]
(December 1947)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1947-10-20
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aha, Airboy! ---- If I can hit zat rope just once again!!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

[The Treasure of the Martiers] (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II] (origin retold with new details); Capistrano Monks; Brother Martier (flashback); Bonnie Easter

Indexer Notes

4th appearances of the Capistrano Monks.

The history of the Martier family is revealed.

Peril Paradise (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
?

Characters
Link Thorne; Wing Ding

[The Black Pearls of Langeen] (Table of Contents: 3)

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; King Ona Koona; Tole [aka the son of Torra-Kiki, god of Fire] (villain, death); Rainier (villain)
Synopsis
Ceres leads the Heap to the Island of Langeen, a cool and peaceful place where the Heap can find an adequate supply of food. All is well until two ruthless men conspire to get the Black Chest of Langeen, which contains a fortune in black pearls, away from a native tribe and blame it on the Heap.
Reprints
Keywords
Black Chest of Langeen; Langeen

World's Fastest Plane? (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

Crime Doesn't Pay...Much (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[Double Your Trouble Back] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Sachs
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Aha, Airboy! ---- If I can hit zat rope just once again!!"]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [The Treasure of the Martiers]
    Airboy
  3. 2. Peril Paradise
    Flying Fool
  4. 3. [The Black Pearls of Langeen]
    The Heap
  5. 4. World's Fastest Plane?
    Model Builders With Airboy
  6. 5. Crime Doesn't Pay...Much
  7. 6. [Double Your Trouble Back]
    Johnny Halfbuck
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