Airboy Comics #v5#5 [52]
(June 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 Zolnerowich [as Zolne] (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

Battle of the Magicians (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Kida [as Kida] (signed)
Inks
Fred Kida ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

Five Hundred Dollars a Head (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

w/ Riot O'Hara

[King of the Head Hunters] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Inks
Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Ruger Strank (villain, death); Smiley Reidon (villain, death); Head Hunters (pseudo villains, Chief dies)
Synopsis
Two escaped prisoners make their way into head hunter country and their pursuers give up the chase. When one of the two kills the leader of the head hunters, it creates a backlash against all white men in the area, as the head hunters bring the riches of those they killed to Ruger and Smiley. The two men then turn on one another over the loot, leading to........an encounter with the Heap!
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Indexer Notes

The Baron's last name is also spelled Emmelmann in this story.

One Night in China (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
adventure

The General Loses a Town (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

True Story

No Waiting (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Boomerang Arrow (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. Battle of the Magicians
    Airboy
  3. 2. Five Hundred Dollars a Head
    Flying Fool
  4. 3. [King of the Head Hunters]
    The Heap
  5. 4. One Night in China
  6. 5. The General Loses a Town
  7. 6. No Waiting
  8. 7. The Boomerang Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Keith Chandler
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose