(March 1940)

Hillman, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1940-02-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman-Curl, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Second class permit. Copyright number 445562.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sky Wizard / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Kressy
Inks
Norman Fallon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sky Wizard
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist credits revised from Emile C. Schurmacher by Craig Delich 2011-30-11 per article by Will Murray in the pages of Alter-Ego #2, specifically about the character of Sky Wizard and WRITER (not artist) Emile C. Schurmacher (also spelled Schnurmacher) from Schurmacher's article in the February, 1940 issue of "Writer's Digest". In article, Ed Kressy is stated to be the penciler and Norm Fallon the inker of the Sky Wizard strip.

[The Unholy One: Part 2] (Table of Contents: 1)

Sky Wizard / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Emile C. Schurmacher
Pencils
Ed Kressy
Inks
Norman Fallon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sky Wizard; Unholy One (villain); Hawk Armand (villain); Vera (villain); Butch (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from ? to Emile C. Schurnmacher and artist credits revised from Emile C. Schurmacher by Craig Delich 2011-30-11 per article by Will Murray in the pages of Alter-Ego #2, specifically about the character of Sky Wizard and WRITER (not artist) Emile C. Schurmacher (also spelled Schnurmacher) from Schurmacher's article in the February, 1940 issue of "Writer's Digest". In the article, Ed Kressy is stated to be the penciler and Norm Fallon the inker of the Sky Wizard strip.

[The Thermite Bomb Formula] (Table of Contents: 2)

K-7 / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Emile C. Schurmacher
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
K-7; Prof. Schmidt (introduction); Charlotta Sandro (villain, introduction, death); Hircon (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from ? to Schurnmacher by Craig Delich 2011-30-11. Schurnmacher was a writer only, verified by himself in article in Alter-Ego #2 (Autmn, 1999). For that reason, the art credits, credited to him, have been changed to a ?.

Spies Without Eyes (Table of Contents: 3)

Dash Dixon / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dash Dixon; The Eyes (villain, introduction); Switch (villain, introduction); Finger (villain, introduction); Trusty (villain, introduction)

For Valor: Hero of the Month (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A group of three 11 year olds in Norwalk, OH build a sand cave which then collapses. One of the boys runs for help while the other holds back the avalanche with his own back and uncovers the head of his trapped friend until help arrives.

Indexer Notes

Sequence and synopsis from Paul Moore.

[The Captive Crooner] (Table of Contents: 5)

Scorpion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Emile C. Schurnmacher [as Carl Sherman]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Scorpion [Hal Ward]; Bill Phelps (introduction); Gus Zenda and his gang (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from ? to Emile C. Schurnmacher by Craig Delich 2011-30-11. Alter-Ego #2 (Autumn, 1999) features an article on Schurnmacher, stating he was a writer only, not an artist, thus the art credits were changed from Schurnmacher to ? as well.

[Gala the Usurper] (Table of Contents: 6)

Blanda / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Blanda; Gala (first appearance; villain; death)

Indexer Notes

nude scene

[Rescue On Banks Island] (Table of Contents: 7)

One Minute To Live / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman
Inks
Jack Alderman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

true adventure story

[The Gorilla's Rampage] (Table of Contents: 8)

Dusty Doyle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dusty Doyle (last appearance); Hank Wilkins (first appearance; villain)

Hot Silk (Table of Contents: 9)

Pinkie Parker / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman
Inks
Jack Alderman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Pinkie Parker

Boomerang (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John H. Compton
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sky Wizard
  2. 1. [The Unholy One: Part 2]
    Sky Wizard
  3. 2. [The Thermite Bomb Formula]
    K-7
  4. 3. Spies Without Eyes
    Dash Dixon
  5. 4. For Valor: Hero of the Month
  6. 5. [The Captive Crooner]
    Scorpion
  7. 6. [Gala the Usurper]
    Blanda
  8. 7. [Rescue On Banks Island]
    One Minute To Live
  9. 8. [The Gorilla's Rampage]
    Dusty Doyle
  10. 9. Hot Silk
    Pinkie Parker
  11. 10. Boomerang
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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