(April 1965)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
George Kashdan
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Blackhawk Devil-Dolls! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Olaf; Stanislaus]
Keywords:
robots

The Blackhawk Devil-Dolls (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Professor Falk
Synopsis:
A criminal's robot is struck by lightning and takes on a life of its own.
Keywords:
amphibian plane; Blackhawk Island; Eiffel Tower; hurricane; lightning; liquid oxygen; parachutes; Paris; robot

For the Very Best in Comics Reading (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely; Gil Kane
Inks:
Bill Ely; Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rip Hunter; Batman; Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)

Indexer Notes

House ad for Rip Hunter...Time Master #25, "now on sale," and The Brave and the Bold #59, "on sale Feb. 25th." Covers are depicted.

It Started with the Flash! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate and Hourman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate; Hourman; Solomon Grundy

Indexer Notes

Promo for Showcase #55, "now on sale," with cover depicted.

["This is my clairvoyance machine"] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Doctor Rocket
Synopsis:
Doctor Rocket's new "clairvoyance machine" predicts his wife will burn the dinner roast.
Reprints:
Keywords:
clairvoyance

The Blackhawk Devil-Dolls (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Professor Falk
Synopsis:
After learning that they stole charity money at a fund-raiser in Paris, the bewildered Blackhawks try to recover the money and figure out what happened. They find the professor's robot has followed them. After defeating it and returning the money, the Blackhawks go to New Dehli, only to find events repeating themselves. They return to the United States for a final showdown with the robot in New York.
Keywords:
elephants; India; lead dust; motorcycles; New Dehli; New York City; Paris; robot; temple; United Nations Building

"When it's snowy, cold or muddy--" (Table of Contents)

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Silly Putty. Silly Putty Marketing, New Haven, Conn.

Are You a Silent Witness? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Two boys witness a hit-and-run accident. One gets the license plate number and has another phone the police to send an ambulance.
Keywords:
ambulance; hit-and-run

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

["If You Missed the Most Famous Flash Story Ever Printed..."] (Table of Contents)

80 Page Giant / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash (Barry Allen); Flash (Jay Garrick); Pied Piper; Dr. Alchemy; Gorilla Gordd; Captain Boomerang

Indexer Notes

Promo for 80 Page Giant #9, featuring the Flash, "on sale everywhere." Cover is depicted.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk By-Lines / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bruce Dexter; Ernest Boggs; Lynne De Young; Carl Greenberg; Anne Stendler; Jerry Beauvais; Edwin Owen; and Frank Chesney. Trade Corner entries from Robert Strezelecki and Robert Fuller.

Evacuate Factory X (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk World War II Combat Diary / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney ?; George Kashdan ?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]
Synopsis:
During World War II, the Blackhawks go undercover in Belgium to infiltrate a secret plane factory and evacuate the forced laborers before Allied bombers hit it.
Keywords:
Belgium; bombers; Germans; grenades; machine guns; model planes; undercover; World War II

Indexer Notes

In The Comic Reader # 27, July 1964, George Kashdan is credited with writing the Blackhawk fillers. Info per Nick Caputo, January 2014.

King of the Seven Seas! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aqualad

Indexer Notes

Promo for Aquaman #20, "now on sale," with cover depicted.

10 Issues of Blackhawk for only $1.00 (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Blackhawk (cameo); Superman (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to DC Comics. 10 issues for $1.00 or 20 issues for $2.00. Titles available are Blackhawk and Action Comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Blackhawk Devil-Dolls!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. The Blackhawk Devil-Dolls
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. For the Very Best in Comics Reading
    DC Comics
  4. 3. It Started with the Flash!
    Doctor Fate and Hourman
  5. 4. ["This is my clairvoyance machine"]
    Doctor Rocket
  6. 5. The Blackhawk Devil-Dolls (Part 2)
    Blackhawk
  7. 6. "When it's snowy, cold or muddy--"
    Silly Putty
  8. 7. Are You a Silent Witness?
  9. 8. ["If You Missed the Most Famous Flash Story Ever Printed..."]
    80 Page Giant
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk By-Lines
  11. 10. Evacuate Factory X
    Blackhawk World War II Combat Diary
  12. 11. King of the Seven Seas!
    Aquaman
  13. 12. 10 Issues of Blackhawk for only $1.00
    DC Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Ed Boner