Airboy Comics #v5#2 [49]
(March 1948)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1948-02-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand:
A Hillman Publication
Editing:
Ed Cronin [as Edward 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

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 2, Part 2, Number 1, Periodicals, January-June 1948. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B121083.


The Wild Horse of Calabra (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Barry
Inks:
Dan Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]
Keywords:
horses; skeletons

The Wild Horse of Calabra (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]

[Incident At Port Barrios] (Table of Contents: 2)

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]; Bill (prospector; Ned (villain, prospector, death); Jerry (villain, death); Al (villain, death)
Synopsis:
The Heap, now in a Costa Rican jungle, comes upon two prospectors that have hit the mother load in a jungle stream. He watches as Ned attempts to drown his pal in a quicksand pit in order not to have to share the new-found wealth and leaves, then unbeknownst saves him. But Ned is too free a talker in town and two other thugs hear and take Ned to the site of the strike. It's then that Ned learns that there is no honor among thieves.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Port Barrios

Indexer Notes

The writer of this story does not use the seemingly new first name (Urlich) for the Emmelman personna in the introduction.

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

Right On Time / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Ruff Lee and Swing Hi] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Wing Ding & Riot O'Hara app.

[The Navy Mechanics] (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]

Horsethief (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Golden Altar of Panama (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Keywords:
pirate
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wild Horse of Calabra
    Airboy
  2. 1. The Wild Horse of Calabra
    Airboy
  3. 2. [Incident At Port Barrios]
    The Heap
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Right On Time
  5. 4. [Ruff Lee and Swing Hi]
    Flying Fool
  6. 5. [The Navy Mechanics]
    Model Builders With Airboy
  7. 6. Horsethief
  8. 7. The Golden Altar of Panama
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