Airboy Comics #v7#12 [83]
(January 1951)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume
7
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
Ernest Schroeder
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

Indexer Notes

Both Zolnerowich and Schroeder were doing Airboy covers for Hillman at this time.....pencil and ink so the Who's Who says.

[The Monument] (Table of Contents: 1)

Airboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernest Schroeder
Inks
Ernest Schroeder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]

Indexer Notes

I: Capt. Randolph Nelson (Airboy's grandfather)

Hannibal's Last Battle (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

True Story

Baskets By the Dozen (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

The Pigeons of Paris (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[Skulduggery At a Ski Lodge] (Table of Contents: 5)

Swifty Chase / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Gun Grows Up (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

True Story

[The Hands of La Manchez] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Heap / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernest Schroeder
Inks
Ernest Schroeder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Pablo Rameriz (blacksmith, flashback); Ramon Rameriz (Pablo's son, flashback); Aristo (bull fighter); Aristo's mother; Aristo's sister; Lopez; The Duke of La Manchez (villain, death, flashback); The Duke of La Manchez's son (villain, death)
Synopsis
When the Duke strikes the blacksmith's son, the father decides to challenge him to a combat duel, which he loses. When the Duke then tries to make an example of poor Pablo, a trick of fate takes the Duke's life, but his ghostly hands seek revenge. Years later, the specter of those hands causes villagers to live in fear, and it's the Heap who will help dispense justice.....justice on the son of the Duke!
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [The Monument]
    Airboy
  3. 2. Hannibal's Last Battle
  4. 3. Baskets By the Dozen
  5. 4. The Pigeons of Paris
  6. 5. [Skulduggery At a Ski Lodge]
    Swifty Chase
  7. 6. The Gun Grows Up
  8. 7. [The Hands of La Manchez]
    The Heap
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose