Airboy Comics #v4#12 [47]
(January 1948)

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)

Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; Valkyrie
Keywords
Birdie

Racket King Deported Today (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

The Card Edged in Black (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
aviation
Characters
Link Thorne; Wing Ding; Riot O'Hara

[The Instrument Panel] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

The Prize Was Darkness (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Giacoia?
Inks
Frank Giacoia?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Keywords
pirate

Big Man's Head: A True Story (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[The Island of Dr. Drake] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle [as Bolle] (signed)
Inks
Leonard Starr [as Starr] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman, given as Ulric in this story]; Dr. Edmund Drake (eccentric botanist); Joyce Drake (Drake's daughter); un-named ship's captain; Sparks (villain, radioman aboard the "Whitecap", death); Mr. Abel (villain, death); Jack (villain, death); Slim (villain, death); Al (villain, death)
Synopsis
Dr. Drake comes upon the Heap on a sandy beach and takes him back to his lab, and believes that the Heap is not suited to live on the island, determining that the habitat in South America is more suitable. So he and his daughter decide to transport the creature to that locale via a ship.....a ship, unknown to him, that is smuggling drugs.
Reprints
Keywords
Whitecap
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. Racket King Deported Today
    Airboy
  3. 2. The Card Edged in Black
    Flying Fool
  4. 3. [The Instrument Panel]
    The Model Builders With Airboy
  5. 4. The Prize Was Darkness
  6. 5. Big Man's Head: A True Story
  7. 6. [The Island of Dr. Drake]
    The Heap
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