(February 1957)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Raid on Blackhawk Island! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Olaf; Chop Chop; Stan; Andre; the Question Mark
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The Avalanche King (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Stan; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Chop Chop; Andre]; Dr. Ramon Vicaro; Maria Vicaro
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks are called to Chile, where avalanches have destroyed several national defense sites. They discover that a scientist, Dr. Vicaro, is causing them, but his daughter helps them defeat her criminal father.
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["Ah, nature -- sweet nature!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

Winter Sports Champions of the World (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Synopsis:
highlights of the 1956 Winter Olympics

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Blackhawk the Sorcerer (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Chuck; Andre; Stan; Olaf; Hendrickson; Chop Chop]
Synopsis:
An uncharted island in the Pacific is home to an ancient Norman colony descended from shipwreck survivors who landed there in the eleventh century. Blackhawk tries to convince them that he has magical powers in a bargain for the freedom of his team.
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["Imagine! Professor Zilch lived one whole year..."] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
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Strangest Citizen of the Sea (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Raid on Blackhawk Island (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk [also as The Question Mark]; Chuck; Andre; Olaf; Chop Chop; Stanislaus; Hendrickson; Blackie]
Synopsis:
When Blackhawk appears to have been killed, the rest of the team must face the War Wheel, the Flying Tank and Killer Shark's octopus, all under the control of the Question Mark, without their leader. But Chuck realizes the Question Mark is Blackhawk in disguise, and Blackhawk reveals that his ruse was a test to see who could best lead the Blackhawks in his absence.
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["I've got the afternoon off!"] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Cannonball / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Charlie Cannonball
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Raid on Blackhawk Island!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. The Avalanche King
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. ["Ah, nature -- sweet nature!"]
    Shorty
  4. 3. Winter Sports Champions of the World
  5. 4. Blackhawk the Sorcerer
    Blackhawk
  6. 5. ["Imagine! Professor Zilch lived one whole year..."]
    Professor Eureka
  7. 6. Strangest Citizen of the Sea
  8. 7. The Raid on Blackhawk Island
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. ["I've got the afternoon off!"]
    Charlie Cannonball
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