Thorpe & Porter, 1956 Series
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Price:
1' [0-1-0 GBP]
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Strato Publications Ltd.
Brand:
TP
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Binding:
Perfectbound
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia only lists 1956 copyright date. No other dates are present. Since the original cover story came out in 1959 this book must be after that.


Return of Lady Blackhawk! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
Jack Adler ?
Letters:
Ira Schanpp
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Olaf; Chop-Chop]; Lady Blackhawk [Zinda]; Scavenger
Reprints:
Keywords:
dummy; parachute; rifle

Return of Lady Blackhawk (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Olaf; Chop-Chop; Andre; Hendrickson; Chuck; Stanislaus]; Lady Blackhawk [Zinda]; Scavenger
Synopsis:
Lady Blackhawk rescues the men when they are captured by the Scavenger. and she is appointed as an honorary member of the team.
Reprints:
Keywords:
belt-radio; boomerang; floating island; jets; mirror; Pacific Ocean; parachute

The Space Age Marauders (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Hendrickson; Chuck; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Space Age Marauders; Zero-X
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks are challenged by a crew of bandits who use super-scientific weapons.
Reprints:
Keywords:
centrifuge; jets; missiles; parachutes; rocket; rocket sled; space suits

The Amazing Mr. Lariat (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Chuck; Stanislaus; Olaf; Hendrickson; Andre; Chop-Chop]; the Lariat
Synopsis:
The Lariat uses special rope lariats from his plane to capture three Blackkawks to lure the others into a trap.
Reprints:
Keywords:
armored cars; belt-radio; jets; lariats; parachutes; TV studio

Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Clash in the Jungle (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
jungle
Reprints:

The Cosmic Plant (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Enchanted Violin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Giant in the Ground (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

They Called Me a Martian (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Jay Drews, billed as the Man of 1000 Faces, does a quick-change act. After a performance, he's approached by a stranger selling him a realistic Martian costume, claiming he found it in a chest that fell out of the sky. Jay purchases the costume, tries it on, and then finds he can't take it off. The costume seems to have other plans for Jay...
Reprints:

The Secret of the Cave Light (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
On an archaelogical dig, mysterious lights start emanating from caves, having dramatic effects on the men on the dig, changing them into strange creatures.
Reprints:

Captives of El Dorado (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original)

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Talent Scout of Outer Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original)

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Return of Lady Blackhawk!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Return of Lady Blackhawk
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. The Space Age Marauders
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. The Amazing Mr. Lariat
    Blackhawk
  5. 4. Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You!
  6. 5. Clash in the Jungle
  7. 6. The Cosmic Plant
  8. 7. The Enchanted Violin
  9. 8. Giant in the Ground
  10. 9. They Called Me a Martian
  11. 10. The Secret of the Cave Light
  12. 11. Captives of El Dorado
  13. 12. Talent Scout of Outer Space
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  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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