(August 1962)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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

The Creature with Blackhawk's Brain (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Chuck; Hendrickson]

Prisoners of the Lost Land (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]; Blackie (hawk)
Synopsis:
In a remote mountain valley, the Blackhawks are captured and forced to assemble an ancient alien machine that a gang plans to use to plunder.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aliens; mountains

Boys and Girls...All Superman DC Annuals Have 80 Exciting Pages! (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

General promo for DC annuals. No covers are depicted.

Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes! (Table of Contents)

Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for Batman Annual #3 "on sale everywhere...June 19th", with cover depicted.

See the Most Exciting Roles of Lois Lane (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Lois Lane

Indexer Notes

Promo for Lois Lane Annual #1, "on sale everywhere...June 7th," with cover depicted.

The Do-It-Yourself Villains (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 (also as Copter-Man); Chuck; Andre; Hendrickson; Chop-Chop; Olaf; Stanislaus (cameo)]; Mr. Whoo; King Kangaroo; Balloon Man; Magneto; Lightning Man
Synopsis:
Mr. Whoo sells costume kits to commit crimes, with his fee being 50 percent of the loot. Blackhawk captures one of the costumed crooks and figures out a way to foil the leader's plans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Hawk-Copter; robberies; costumes

Have You Seen the New Comicpac (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for DC Comicpacs, plastic bags with four comics selling for 47 cents. Cover to Action Comics #291 is depicted.

Operation Grasshopper (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Army experiments with a personal rocket pack to allow soldiers to cover ground quickly.

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

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

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

Characters:
Superman (cameo)

Indexer Notes

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

The Creature with Blackhawk's Brain (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8.67 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:
Aliens from Sorgos apparently lose control of a creature on Earth and can only restrain it with a weapon powered by 40 grams of radium. Blackhawk finds that the situation is more complex than it seems.
Keywords:
aliens; brain-transfer; jets; parachutes; radium; spaceship

Indexer Notes

Cover story

You Must Not Miss These Great Issues! (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for DC Comics, featuring covers to Superman #155, Lois Lane #35, and Batman #149, "on sale everywhere."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Creature with Blackhawk's Brain
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Prisoners of the Lost Land
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. Boys and Girls...All Superman DC Annuals Have 80 Exciting Pages!
    DC Comics
  4. 3. Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!
    Batman Annual
  5. 4. See the Most Exciting Roles of Lois Lane
    Lois Lane Annual
  6. 5. The Do-It-Yourself Villains
    Blackhawk
  7. 6. Have You Seen the New Comicpac
    DC Comics
  8. 7. Operation Grasshopper
  9. 8. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. The Creature with Blackhawk's Brain
    Blackhawk
  11. 10. You Must Not Miss These Great Issues!
    DC Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
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