(1956)

Thorpe & Porter, 1956 Series
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Price:
1'- [0-1-0 GBP]
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor); ? (reprint editor)
Color:
Colour Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Binding:
Perfectbound
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

The Perils of Ulysses! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop
Reprints:

Novelty Bargains from Ellesdons (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ellesdons novelties ad; indicia

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

The Perils of Ulysses (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; The Professor
Synopsis:
The Professor lures the Blackhawks to a mysterious island, where they defeat mechanical versions of the perils that Ulysses faced on his Odyssey.
Reprints:

The Junior Blackhawk (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; Junior Johnson
Synopsis:
Junior Johnson wants to join the Blackhawks and helps them out, then realizes that he's too young.
Reprints:

Wanted: A Teen-Age Code (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; teen
Synopsis:
Dave crashes Sally Perkins' party, then apologizes and proposes to write a teen-age code of behavior.

Indexer Notes

PSA in DC January 1958 books

Battle Report (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Capt. Baker; Lt. Near; Madame Deplessis
Synopsis:
Capt. Baker, Lt. Near and Madame Deplessis fight the Nazis in the Netherlands.

The Challenge of the Wizard (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; The Wizard [Alec Royer]; Carl Pierce; Kan-Du
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks defeat master illusionist The Wizard and his gang.
Reprints:

The Wizard of San Marco (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Carlos Smith
Synopsis:
Carlos Smith, a half-alien living in San Marco, is rescued from suspicious townspeople by his alien half-brother, but chooses to remain on Earth.
Reprints:

Teddy Roosevelt, Guardian of Nature (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Theodore Roosevelt
Synopsis:
Theodore Roosevelt established forest preserves, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

Indexer Notes

PSA in DC November 1957 books

I Built the Toys of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim McArdle
Inks:
Jim McArdle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Peter Rogers [Mr. Smith]; Joe Wheeler
Synopsis:
Peter Rogers, a banker, has amnesia that gives him precognition of the future. As Mr. Smith, he builds mechanical toys that appear to cause the disasters that he predicts.
Reprints:

The Strange Revenge of Lucius Gallus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Charles Peters; Larry Gales
Synopsis:
Larry Gales, an actor, is taken over by the spirit of his ancestor, Lucius Gallus, to defeat his ancient enemy Cassius Petronius.
Reprints:

The Mountain of Missing People (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
People go mysteriously missing on Glastonbury Mountain near Bennington, Vermont.
Reprints:

The Island of the Enchantress! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Ross; Professor Elliot [also called Ward]; Pete
Synopsis:
When a plane crash-lands on a mysterious island, chemical from the plane and a lagoon cause changes in living tissue that resemble the tale of Circe.
Reprints:

Assignment in Eternity! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Professor Colby
Synopsis:
Professor Colby travels from 2062 to 1957 to harvest nitrogen-fixing bacteria and save the future Earth.
Reprints:

The Volcanic Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Harlow
Synopsis:
A volcanic man emerges from underground to help the people on the Earth's surface avert a disastrous volcanic explosion.
Reprints:

Bargain for Stamp Collectors (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for stamps from Broadway Approvals

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Classics Illustrated 1-126 and Classics Illustrated Junior 501-513 from Strato Publications

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Perils of Ulysses!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Novelty Bargains from Ellesdons
  3. 2. The Perils of Ulysses
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. The Junior Blackhawk
    Blackhawk
  5. 4. Wanted: A Teen-Age Code
  6. 5. Battle Report
  7. 6. The Challenge of the Wizard
    Blackhawk
  8. 7. The Wizard of San Marco
  9. 8. Teddy Roosevelt, Guardian of Nature
  10. 9. I Built the Toys of Doom
  11. 10. The Strange Revenge of Lucius Gallus
  12. 11. The Mountain of Missing People
  13. 12. The Island of the Enchantress!
  14. 13. Assignment in Eternity!
  15. 14. The Volcanic Man
  16. 15. Bargain for Stamp Collectors
  17. 16. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
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