(September 1958)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

Killer Shark's Secret Lair! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk; Chop Chop; Hendrickson; Andre; Stanislaus; Olaf; Killer Shark

The Vengeful Bowman (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Chop Chop; Hendrickson; Olaf; Andre; Stanislaus; Chuck]; Roger Hart
Synopsis:
Roger Hart is the descendant of a long line of master archers who wants to prove that the bow and arrow are still mightier than modern weapons, but the Blackhawks turn his own weaponry against him.

Know Your Pet (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Lou Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Jimmy tries to treat his dog like a poodle, not realizing that different pets need different care.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["Stop, thief!"] (Table of Contents)

Dexter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dexter

The Blackhawk Gladiators (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Stanislaus; Olaf; Hendrickson; Chuck; Andre; Chop Chop]; Legatus; Divico Gang
Synopsis:
An eccentric Italian millionaire recreates the challenges of the Roman arena and forces the Blackhawks to participate.

["Boo! Throw the umpire out"] (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
Reprints:

["It's always very dark exploring in these ancient tombs"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

Strange Mission to Algiers (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Killer Shark's Secret Lair (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Hendrickson; Olaf; Chop Chop; Stanislaus; Chuck]; Killer Shark
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks deduce that Killer Shark is behind a series of robberies, but the villain lures them into a deadly trap when they pursue him.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Killer Shark's Secret Lair!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. The Vengeful Bowman
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. Know Your Pet
  4. 3. ["Stop, thief!"]
    Dexter
  5. 4. The Blackhawk Gladiators
    Blackhawk
  6. 5. ["Boo! Throw the umpire out"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. ["It's always very dark exploring in these ancient tombs"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  8. 7. Strange Mission to Algiers
  9. 8. Killer Shark's Secret Lair
    Blackhawk
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