Airboy Comics #v5#1 [48]
(February 1948)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume
5
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
Dan Barry ?
Inks
Dan Barry ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]
Keywords
Birdie; S.S. Whitecap

Airboy Meets the Mechanical Pirate (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

[The Energy Pills] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
The Flying Fool [Link Thorne]; Riot O'Hara; Ruff Lee

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

High-Speed Herbert / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry Betsy - we wanta get an early start for the country!
Genre
humor

[The Man-Eating Plants in the Sacred Acre] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle ?
Inks
Leonard Starr ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman, aka Urlich von Emmelman] (flashback); Dr. Edmund Drake; Senorita Estella Marguerita Lopez-O'Reilly; un-named Padre; Juan Rodrigo Alvarez (Constable); Pablo; Mike (villain, death); Delos Lopez-O'Reilly(villain, Estella's cousin, death); Frankie (villain, death)
Synopsis
Now in South America, the Heap and Dr. Drake come ashore and settle down as the creature takes in nourishment from the soil. Meanwhile, young Estella Lopez-O'Reilly assumes control of the rancho once owned by her late grandfather and father when her cousin arrives from Chicago to assume contyrol of the rancho. But the Heap appears on the scene and takes care of the villains, feeding some to man-eating plants.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits added by Craig Delich 2013-1-7.

[Helicopters] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

The Knife Thrower (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Rough-Riding Sailor of the Pony Express (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. Airboy Meets the Mechanical Pirate
    Airboy
  3. 2. [The Energy Pills]
    The Flying Fool
  4. 3. ["Hurry Betsy - we wanta get an early start for the country!"]
    High-Speed Herbert
  5. 4. [The Man-Eating Plants in the Sacred Acre]
    The Heap
  6. 5. [Helicopters]
    Model Builders With Airboy
  7. 6. The Knife Thrower
  8. 7. Rough-Riding Sailor of the Pony Express
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose