Airboy #1

Published
1953
Page count
24?
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (190mm x 280mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Stanley Pitt, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Compare
United States
Airboy Comics (Hillman, 1945 series) v8#10 (November 1951)
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Airboy) Comic story, 14 pages

"It is one night in 1890… an express thunders across the lonely western plains… when suddenly…"

Featuring

Feature
Airboy
Genre
Adventure; aviation
Characters
Airboy [David Nelson II]; giant ants (villains, all die)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ernest Schroeder, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ed Cronin, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Airboy Comics (Hillman, 1945 series) v8#10 (November 1951)
The Giant Ants
Show/hide 2. Untitled (The Heap) Comic story, 8 pages

"An angry sea pounds the ancient towering rocks at a lonely spot along the wild Irish coast…"

Featuring

Feature
The Heap
Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; O'Connor (fisherman); Squire Dunnegin (villain, death)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ernest Schroeder, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ed Cronin, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Airboy Comics (Hillman, 1945 series) v8#11 (December 1951)
The Sea Serpent of Galleon Bay

Synopsis

While making his way along the Irish Coast, the Heap spots a fisherman struggling against angry waves at sea.......and an approaching sea monster, and so decides the rescue the man, and an egg of that serpent. This all plays into the hands of the village Squire, who, along with his gang, use the fear of the people to plunder a treasure ship just off shore.

Show/hide 3. Every Boy's Adventure Omnibus Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Just released! A book you must not miss. Yours for only 8/6. Announcing: The new style Picture Story Book which is unsurpassed in value. Six complete stories with breathtaking action. Five brilliant complete stories in comic style."

Details

Printed
1952? to 1953?
Genre
Adventure
More...
Every Boy's Adventure Omnibus

Notes

Associated General Publications Pty. Ltd.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Jim Lesniak

AusReprints ID

  • 59765

Entry created

  • 30/03/2011

Cover added

  • 30/03/2011

Index completed

  • 02/04/2021

Last updated

  • 02/04/2021