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Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) comic books 1938-1955

  • Issue #1
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 1

    Stories and art by Dick Wood, Carmine Infantino, John Belfi, Dan Zolnerowich, Art Helfant, Bob Q. Sale, 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 #36. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #1 in indicia. Doris Parker dons a pair of power-gloves to avenge her father's murder, and becomes the crimefighter known as Iron Lady. Rickie uses a working model of Airboy's plane - and his friendship with The Heap - when he is stalked by murderous thugs who want the Emmelman Pearls. Iron Ace connects a murdered night watchman with a vanished nightclub performer pursued by a Far East Tiger Cult. Heart-wrenching, action-packed cover, possibly by Flash Gordon's Dan Barry. Airboy; Skinny McGinty; The Heap; Iron Lady; Detective on Horseback; Baron Buckskin; Henry the 8th; Iron Ace; A Tale of Darkness. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 2
    • 5" cumulative spine split. 7-1/2" cumulative interior spine split through multiple pages.

    Cover by Dan Barry. Stories and art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, Frank Giacoia, 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 #37. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #2 in indicia. Airboy is framed and his plane is stolen, but now the thief finds himself facing all of Airboy's old enemies. The Heap must intervene when Rickie and Winnie are threatened by a jewel thief and his trained octopus named Ethyl. Little person Craig Mansfield invents telescopic stilts to make himself tall, and uses them to fight crime as the superhero Rackman. Action-packed cover by Flash Gordon's Dan Barry. Airboy; Model Builders With Airboy; The Heap; The Case of the Lonesome Corpse; The Whisp and Airboy; Rackman: Safari Will Not Rest In Peace; Baron Buckskin. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 3

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    Cover by Dan Barry. Stories and art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, Carmine Infantino, Dick Hall and Jules Steiner. 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 #38. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #3 in indicia. Airboy faces controversy after he loans his good name to a aircraft manufacturing concern. A visit to a cursed hotel turns The Heap and his sidekick Rickie against each other in a dangerous aerial showdown. Airboy shows how to build a balsa-wood glider, in an early episode of the popular and long-running Model Builders feature. Unusual cover by Flash Gordon's Dan Barry. Airboy; The Heap; Model Builders with Airboy; Life's Chips; Rackman; Real (Crazy) Estate; Little Slugger; The Tale of the Black Mary. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 4

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, Carmine Infantino, Claude Dunnagan and Fred Kida. 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 #39. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #4 in indicia. Airboy visits the diamond coast of Africa, where the beaches are literally full of diamonds, but criminals can't be far behind. A German opera singer with a hypnotic voice causes The Heap to become dangerously agitated, and not even Rickie can stop him. When a copper magnate begins acting strangely, Craig puts on his stilts and investigates as Rackman. Classic cover by Captain America creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Airboy; The Heap; Model Builders With Airboy; Bad Man; Rackman; Johnny Halfbuck. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 5

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    Cover by Arthur Peddy and Bernard Sachs. Stories and art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, Carmine Infantino, Dick Wood, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 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 #40. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #5 in indicia. Airboy is drawn into the strange tale of the drum that only some people can hear, calling him and two others to witness The American Miracle. Paul von Emmelman, son of the man who became The Heap, visits America, but he and Rickie are abducted by kidnappers. Flying Fool meets his beautiful rival, flier Riot O'Hara, in a story with art by Captain America creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. The American Miracle, Part 1; The Heap; Model Builders with Airboy; Bad Man; Rackman; Flying Fool; Mean Life-Saver. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 6

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    Cover by Arthur Peddy and Bernard Sachs. Stories and art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, Art Helfant, Dick Wood, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 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 #41. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #6 in indicia. Airboy is tricked and abducted by a pair of debonair assassins, in Part 2 of "The American Miracle." A man who witnessed the creation of The Heap is driven into a murderous rage when forced to confront the memory. Flying Fool and his rival, the beautiful Riot O'Hara, fight with fists and dynamite , in a story with art by Captain America creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Dynamic cover by Arthur Peddy and Bernard Sachs. The American Miracle, Part 2; The Heap; Model Builders With Airboy; Baron Buckskin; Rackman; Flying Fool: Dynamite; Frozen To the Sky. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 7
    • 3" spine split from base of comic.

    Stories and art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, Art Helfant, Dick Wood, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 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 #42. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #7 in indicia. Airboy surrenders to whip-happy spoiled rich kid Master Charles in order to free his captive father. The castle that belonged to The Heap's German barony is moved to the U.S., but it brings misery to all who come in contact with it. Flying Fool's little sister visits Shanghai, but now she's all grown up, in a story with art by Captain America creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Airboy; The Heap; Model Builders with Airboy: U. S. Army P-80 Shooting Star; Alfie and Ralphie; Rackman; Flying Fool: You Can't Beat Cupid; The Rap. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 8
    • Paper: Off white
    • A must have for any bondage cover collector, but you can't read the great story inside because the comic is slabbed!
    • Label #1245504002
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($75.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1571261002

    Cover by Arthur Peddy and Bernard Sachs. Stories and art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, C. W. Winter, Carmine Infantino, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 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 #43. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #8 in indicia. Airboy gives chase when action-girl Bonnie Easter returns and is promptly kidnapped. A small-time hood who owes money to the mob decides to capture The Heap for the reward. Flying Fool battles Mordecai Grumm, who believes flying planes are unnatural and blasphemous, in a story with art by Captain America creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Propeller bondage elements on the cover (or as one bad guy puts it, "givin' da girl friend a whirl.") Airboy; The Heap; Model Builders With Airboy; Buckbite Brothers; Rackman; Flying Fool: His Brother's Keeper; Inside Man. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 9

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    Stories and art by Dan Barry, Bernard Sachs, Art Helfant, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 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 #44. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #9 in indicia. Airboy encounters lunatic yokel Lennie Sholes, who proves to be homicidal after learning how Birdie works. At the Council of the Roman Gods, Jupiter challenges the nature goddess Ceres to transform The Heap into a force for good. Flying Fool matches wits with Riot O'Hara and Mother Hubba, in a story with art by Captain America creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Airboy; The Heap: Kill or Be Killed - The Survival of the Fittest; Model Builders with Airboy; English Henry: A True Story; Baron Buckskin; Flying Fool: Larceny in Old Lace; Bashful Baskum; Johnny Halfbuck. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 10

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Cover by Arthur Peddy and Bernard Sachs. Stories and art by Dan Barry, Bernard Sachs, Art Helfant, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 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 #45. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #10 in indicia. Airboy encounters old foe Valkyrie pretending to be involved in a friend's flying school. The Heap gets caught up in the war over the famed Black Tashmal, as part of a wager between the Roman gods Ceres and Mars. Flying Fool confronts the Face in the Storm, in a story with art by Captain America creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Airboy; The Heap; Model Builders with Airboy; Mouse Trap Dept.; Flying Fool: The Face in the Storm; Saved By the Bell; Johnny Halfbuck. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 11
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing, interrupts art and story.

    Cover by Dan Barry. Stories and art by Dan Barry, Bernard Sachs, Arthur Peddy, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 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 #46. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #11 in indicia. The Capistrano Monks and Bonnie Easter return, and the history of the Martier family is revealed, as Airboy seeks the Treasure of the Martiers. The Heap's peaceful island paradise is invaded by fortune hunters, greedy for priceless black pearls. Flying Fool explores a lost paradise that causes people to age rapidly, in a story with art by Captain America creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Airboy; The Heap; Model Builders With Airboy: World's Fastest Plane?; Crime Doesn't Pay...Much; Flying Fool: Peril Paradise; Johnny Halfbuck. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 12

    Cover by Arthur Peddy and Bernard Sachs. Stories and art by Dick Wood, Fred Kida, Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, Frank Bolle and Leonard Starr. 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 #47. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #12 in indicia. Airboy seeks the lost fortune stashed by an exiled mobster. Eccentric botanist Dr. Drake and The Heap board a ship for South America, but unfortunately, so do drug smugglers. Flying Fool is invited to the funeral of Shanghai gangster Kilroy by Kilroy himself. Airboy: Racket King Deported Today; The Heap; Model Builders with Airboy; The Prize Was Darkness; Flying Fool: The Card Edged in Black; Big Man's Head: A True Story. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.