Airboy Comics #v9#2 [97]
(March 1952)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume
9
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
Ernest Schroeder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; the Valkyrie
Reprints
Keywords
Birdie

Indexer Notes

Valkyrie's name is spelled "Valkerie" on the cover.

[Valkyrie Strikes Again] (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]; Valkyrie (villain); Valkyrie II [Anna Mahlman]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

7th and last appearance of Valkyrie and 2nd appearance of Valkyrie II (Anna Mahlman) in revisionist version (see Eclipse's Airboy)> Her name is mis-spelled "Valkerie" throughout story and on cover.

A Man's Best Friend (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

The Faceless American (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks
Bill Ely (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

One-Inch Gamble (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

You've Got to Keep Driving (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

The Killer "Croc" (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Thing from Urania] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Heap / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Richards (space ship crew member, death); Nicholson (space ship crew member, death); Professor Grenley (space ship designer); Uranian monster (villain, death)
Synopsis
A two-man crew rocket blasts off the Earth, destined to land on the Planet Urania and return to Earth under its own power. Several days later, the rocket returns to Earth with only a wounded Richards on board, who warns them to watch out for the missing pilot and one of the planet's strange inhabitants.
Reprints
Keywords
Planet Urania
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [Valkyrie Strikes Again]
    Airboy
  3. 2. A Man's Best Friend
  4. 3. The Faceless American
  5. 4. One-Inch Gamble
  6. 5. You've Got to Keep Driving
  7. 6. The Killer "Croc"
  8. 7. [The Thing from Urania]
    The Heap
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