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Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) comic books 1938-1955

  • Issue #1
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 1
    • 6" cumulative spine split, heavy oxidation, some splitting through pages and corner chipping.

    Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Fred Kida, Tony DiPreta, A.H. Young, Art Helfant and Maurice Whitman. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #25. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #1 in indicia. Skinny McGinty first job as mayor of Hamtown is to solve a donut-related crisis. Iron Ace, an aviator who wears medieval armor, pursues an infamous London doctor and murderer who's escaped from prison. Heroic aviator the Flying Dutchman seeks the mysterious "Fliers' Grail." Also featuring a vintage ad for the Glow in the Dark Necktie ("Girls Can't Resist!"). Airboy; Sky Wolf; Skinny McGinty; The Jonah; Iron Ace; Flying Dutchman. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 2
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #0344637004

    Stories and art by Maurice Del Bourgo, Tony DiPreta, John Giunta, Art Helfant, Ezra Jackson and Maurice Whitman. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #26. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #2 in indicia. Airboy investigates a lost Incan city and the mysterious Fog That Kills. Flying Dutchman battles the mysterious Black Reaper and his plane that can lay waste to miles of farmland. Sky Wolf takes on the aerial gangsters known as the Skykillers and their private air force of fighter planes. Unusual, action-packed cover, possibly by Fred Kida, features an Olmec Head. Airboy: The Jewels of the Americas; SkyWolf: Killers Take to the Air; Skinny McGinty; Iron Ace; Flying Dutchman; Baron Buckskin; The Killer Plane. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 4

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    Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Maurice Del Bourgo, Tony DiPreta, and E. Dorris. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #27. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #4 in indicia.(There was no Vol. 3, issue #3.) Airboy investigates when blinded pilots stumble on a bandit's golden hoard. Flying Dutchman meets the Little People after crashing in Rip Van Winkle country. Sky Wolf learns a mad scientist has revived his old foe The Heap and used it for murder. This story served as a "backdoor pilot" for The Heap, launching a backup series in Airboy featuring comics' original muck-monster adventurer. Airboy; Skinny McGinty; Iron Ace; Flying Dutchman; The Man Who Forgot; Sky Wolf: The Return of the Heap. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 5

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    Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Fred Kida, Tony DiPreta, and Art Helfant. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #28. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #5 in indicia. Airboy goes into action when gangsters take over the monastery where he was raised as an orphan. Flying Dutchman gets caught up in a chase for the ancient plans of the very first helicopter. Sky Wolf confronts the mysterious Captain Skywolf aboard his airborne prison dirigible. Also featuring a vintage ad for war surplus Office of Civilian Defense gas masks, marketed as kids' toys! Airboy; Skinny McGinty; Iron Ace: The Fortune of San Luis De Obispo; Flying Dutchman; Pilots Don't Quit; Alfie and Ralphie; SkyWolf; Baron Buckskin; Henry the 8th. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 6

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    Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Fred Kida, Dick Wood, Tony DiPreta, C. W. Winter and Art Helfant. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #29. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #6 in indicia. Airboy finds himself in the middle of a strange medieval drama with his old pal, the beautiful Valkyrie. Flying Dutchman battles The Murder Club. Iron Ace meets the mysterious Landro the Magician. Terrific action-girl cover featuring Valkyrie by Fred Kida. Airboy: An American Legend; Skinny McGinty; Iron Ace; Flying Dutchman; An Airboy Idea; Facts and Fun: The Amoeba; SkyWolf; Baron Buckskin; Henry the 8th. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 7

    Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Fred Kida, Si Wells, Tony DiPreta, Alden McWilliams and Art Helfant. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #30. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #7 in indicia. Airboy is ambushed by militant Luddites who dress and act like Colonial-era New Yorkers and hate modern technology. Sky Wolf investigates rumors of an atomic munitions plant in the Canadian wilderness. Iron Ace, an aviator in medieval armor, sets out to rescue a cosplayer in a suit of armor who gets mixed up in a bank robbery. Airboy; Skinny McGinty; Iron Ace; Flying Dutchman; Blind Baggage; Fetlock Groans; Alfie and Ralphie; SkyWolf; Baron Buckskin; Henry the 8th. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 8

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    Stories and art by Carmine Infantino, Tony DiPreta, Art Jaffe and C. W. Winter. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #31. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #8 in indicia. Airboy deals with a circus fire and a kidnapped woman in Africa. The debut of Link Thorne, aka the Flying Fool, a daredevil air courier in the Far East, whose adventures have a distinct Terry and the Pirates flavor. Iron Ace battles The Texas Sky Pirates. Airboy; Skinny McGinty; Iron Ace; Murder Plays Golf; Wun Wing Spin; Flying Fool; SkyWolf; Josie Jive. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 9

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    Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Carmine Infantino, Tony DiPreta, Jack M. Greene, Roy Houlihan, Dick Hall, Alden McWilliams and Art Helfant. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #32. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #9 in indicia. Airboy is the only one who knows that a supposed war hero is a fraud. The debut of the Heap's solo series, as comics' original muck-monster bonds with sometime-sidekick Rickie Wood, when the boy's model German biplane reminds Heap of his past as a human aviator. Flying Dutchman battles the Army Ants in his final adventure. Airboy; Skinny McGinty: Advice for Sale; The Heap; Sealed in Lead; Little Leo; Flying Dutchman; Windy and Tug; Alfie and Ralphie; SkyWolf. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 10
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch. 1" spine split from bottom (taped). Tape within interior. Mold.
    • Interior complete, full length spine split (stapled). Brittle paper.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1" cumulative spine split with splitting through some wraps.

    Cover by Bernard Sachs. Stories and art by Dick Wood, Bernard Sachs, Tony DiPreta, C. W. Winter, Roy Houlihan, and Art Helfant. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #33. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #10 in indicia. Airboy, who always believed he was an orphan, deals with the apparent return of his father. The Heap is captured by a carnival and put on display in a sideshow, until teen sidekick Rickie intervenes. SkyWolf seeks the Maharajah's Diamonds in his final adventure. Airboy; Skinny McGinty; The Heap; Man Wanted; Georgie and Gran'pa; Flying Fool; Napoleon; Baron Buckskin; SkyWolf. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 11
    • 1" Spine split from top of comic.

    Stories and art by Dick Wood, Frank Giacoia, Tony DiPreta, and Art Helfant. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #34. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #11 in indicia. Airboy meets action girl Bonnie Easter, and immediately helps her out of a tight spot. When teen Rickie wins a model airplane contest, the Heap ill-advisedly follows him to New York City, which reacts predictably to the monster in their midst. Flying Fool takes on the Timberland Arson Racket. The Airboy story and cover feature possible art by Flash Gordon's Dan Barry, while the Heap storyline may be the work of mystery novelist Patricia Highsmith, who worked in comics at this time. Airboy: The Easter Egg; Skinny McGinty; The Heap; Alfie and Ralphie; Flying Fool; The Captain's Curse; Baron Buckskin; Iron Ace. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Airboy Comics Vol. 03 (1946 Hillman) 12

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    Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Dick Wood, Fred Kida, Tony DiPreta, and Dick Hall. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #35. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #11 in indicia. When Airboy and Valkyrie are captured by mind-controlling atomic-powered medieval conqueror Black Tamerlane, only fellow Hillman air hero Sky Wolf can save them, in a rare crossover story. The Heap is pursued by a movie producer who sees it as the next great movie monster. Iron Ace investigates The Model Plane Murders. Airboy and Sky Wolf: The Wind of Battle; Skinny McGinty; The Heap: Nature's Prank!; No Trespassing!; Man By the Kitchen Door; Iron Ace. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.