Airboy Comics #v5#6 [53]
(July 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)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne] (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

The Blood Red Ruby of Karton (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

[Chu Fang, Bandit Gunrunner] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[The Ugly Murders] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Nanette (death); Nanette's un-named boyfriend (death); Henri (villain)
Synopsis
Hounded from the time he was young for being ugly, Henri tries to withdraw from the world until a beautiful young girl shows him kindness. But when he discovers that she is taking advantage of him because of his wealth, he kills her and her boyfriend......then a string of others. Why? Because they were ugly! However, when he meets and tries to kill someone uglier than himself....the Heap......his mind cracks and he goes insane.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit revised from ? to Infantino and inker credit revised from ? to Starr by Craig Delich 2013-4-27, per Volume 2 of the Heap.

The Striped Terror (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Leroy Beachboy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold it, Gloria - wow - this is gonna be a pip!
Genre
humor

Swivel-Gun Leslie (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

True Story

Crazy Corner (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four single-panel gag cartoons.

Hustler Burns, Soldier of Fortune (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. The Blood Red Ruby of Karton
    Airboy
  3. 2. [Chu Fang, Bandit Gunrunner]
    Flying Fool
  4. 3. [The Ugly Murders]
    The Heap
  5. 4. The Striped Terror
  6. 5. ["Hold it, Gloria - wow - this is gonna be a pip!"]
    Leroy Beachboy
  7. 6. Swivel-Gun Leslie
  8. 7. Crazy Corner
  9. 8. Hustler Burns, Soldier of Fortune
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose