(October 1961)

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 (editor); 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

Issue Notes

© 1961 by National Comics Publications, Inc.


The League of Anti-Blackhawks! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Chuck; Andre]; Anti-Blackhawk League [The Eel; The Buzzard; The Chameleon; The Owl]

The League of Anti-Blackhawks (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Anti-Blackhawk League [The Eel; The Buzzard; The Chameleon; The Owl]
Synopsis:
The Owl recruits three villains for the Anti-Blackhawk League in order to have them steal chemicals required for his super-weapons.
Keywords:
Cyrogenic Hydrogen; radium; x-ray

Indexer Notes

The villains are called "The League of Anti-Blackhawks" in the title, but are referred to as the "Anti-Blackhawk League" in the story.

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Nero

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tootsie Rolls candy.

Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero (Table of Contents)

Showcase; The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
The Atom

Indexer Notes

Promo for Showcase #34, featuring The Atom. Cover is depicted.

A Message from Otto the Robot! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
Bobby; Uncle Bill; Otto the Robot
Synopsis:
Bobby dreams about the fantastic future that robots will provide, but the robot in his dream reminds him that humans will always be needed too.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."] (Table of Contents)

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Characters:
Superman (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Ad for Palisades Amusement Park, N.J., with discount coupons.

["Dr. Dissect is out in these caves, doing research!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent; Dr. Dissect
Synopsis:
Dr. Dissect has spent 40 years doing research in caves.
Reprints:
Keywords:
caves

The Menace of the Space Being (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Anti-Blackhawk League [The Eel; The Buzzard; The Chameleon; The Owl]
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks discover that the Owl is in reality a space being. Blackhawk poses as the Buzzard, but is caught in the middle of a double-cross the Owl pulls on his partners.
Keywords:
disguise; Eel-Marine; jets; parachutes; Safari-Mobile; solar furnace

["Ah'm a fudge judge!"] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tootsie Roll Fudge candy.

Crime a la Carte (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Denning
Synopsis:
After being discharged as a pilot after causing a plane crash, Denning plots revenge on an airline by impersonating a co-pilot and planning to steal $500,000 in securities.
Keywords:
airplane; crash; pilot

Trackdown of Blackhawk Island (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]
Synopsis:
A strange alien substance lands on Blackhawk Island and sends out a strange rainbow beam that threatens to reveal the island's secret location.
Keywords:
Blackhawk Island; jets; parachutes; snow plow

["Wow'wee! That's for me..."] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bars.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The League of Anti-Blackhawks!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. The League of Anti-Blackhawks (Chapter 1)
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Rolls
  4. 3. Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero
    Showcase; The Atom
  5. 4. A Message from Otto the Robot!
  6. 5. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. ["Dr. Dissect is out in these caves, doing research!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  8. 7. The Menace of the Space Being (Chapter 2)
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. ["Ah'm a fudge judge!"]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  10. 9. Crime a la Carte
  11. 10. Trackdown of Blackhawk Island
    Blackhawk
  12. 11. ["Wow'wee! That's for me..."]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
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