Blackhawks #1 - The Great Leap Forward
(2012 [January 2013])

DC, 2012 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
16.99 USD; 19.99 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale Date
2012-11-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Publisher's Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-3714-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401237141 51699
Editing
Rowena Yow (editor); Mike Marts (editor - original series); Matt Idelson (editor - original series); Janelle Asselin (associate editor - original series); Chris Conroy (editor - original series)

Issue Notes

Collects Blackhawks (DC, 2011 series) #1-8.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawks / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley (signed)
Inks
Ken Lashley (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Andrew Lincoln; Lady Blackhawk; Kunoichi; the Irishman; Attila; Canada; Wildman]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Blackhawks Volume 1: The Great Leap Forward (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley
Inks
Ken Lashley
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Andrew Lincoln; Lady Blackhawk; Kunoichi; Irish; Wildman; Canada
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Cafu
Inks
BIT
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
typeset

Characters
Lady Blackhawk

Indexer Notes

Title and artist credits with image from page 1 of Blackhawks #6 (DC, 2011 series).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Ken Lashley
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mother Machine

Indexer Notes

Page contains publisher's information, indicia, and image from page 17, panel 1 of Blackhawks #1 (DC, 2011 series).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Blackhawks / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Andrew Lincoln; Lady Blackhawk; Kunoichi; the Irishman; Attila; Canada; Wildman]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No trade dress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Blackhawks / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Artist credits.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Blackhawks / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Costa
Pencils
Graham Nolan (layouts); Ken Lashley (finishes)
Inks
Ken Lashley
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Rob Leigh

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No time to explain...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Andrew Lincoln; Kunoichi; the Irishman [Corporal Costello]; Wildman; Attila; Canada; Lady Blackhawk (cameo)]; Delegate Schmidt; Mother Machine
Synopsis
The international peacekeeping force known as the Blackhawks is threatened by the infiltration of nanocytes unleashed by a mysterious woman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Primary mission in this issue is labeled Blackhawks Mission File AE-456.

Titus! The Enemy Within (Table of Contents: 8)

Blackhawks / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley
Inks
Ken Lashley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Titus; Kunoichi
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No trade dress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Blackhawks / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Artist credits.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Blackhawks / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Costa
Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Trevor McCarthy
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Rob Leigh

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Eyrie isn't a prison.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Andrew Lincoln; Lady Blackhawk; Kunoichi; the Irishman; Attila; Canada; Wildman]; Delegate Schmidt; Mother Machine; Titus
Synopsis
Titus kills and injures several team members before Kunoichi defeats him with super-strength acquired from the nanocytes in her system.
Reprints

On Their Own -- Against Mother Machine! (Table of Contents: 11)

Blackhawks / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley (signed)
Inks
Ken Lashley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Canada; the Irishman; Mother Machine
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No trade dress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Blackhawks / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Artist credits.

Bespoke (Table of Contents: 13)

Blackhawks / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Costa
Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Trevor Scott
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Rob Leigh

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Delegate Schmidt. How was your vist to the Eyrie?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Lady Blackhawk; Andrew Lincoln; Canada; Wildman; the Irishman; Kunoichi]; Mother Machine; Flynn; Titus; Delegate Schmidt
Synopsis
Mother Machine invites her two captive Blackhawks to join her, while Titus, the Blackhawk's prisoner, escapes from his cell and goes on a rampage.
Reprints

Nuclear Armageddon! (Table of Contents: 14)

Blackhawks / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley (signed)
Inks
Ken Lashley ? (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Andrew Lincoln; Lady Blackhawk; Kunoichi; Irish; Wildman; Canada
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No trade dress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Blackhawks / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Artist credits.

Bones (Table of Contents: 16)

Blackhawks / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Costa
Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Victor Ibáñez
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Rob Leigh

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Eyrie, headquarters of the Blackhawks.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Kunoichi; Lady Blackhawk; Andrew Lincoln; Irish; Canada; Wildman]; Titus; Mother Machine
Synopsis
Kunoichi battles Titus in the midst of a nuclear reactor breach at the Blackhawk's HQ. Elsewhere, Wildman and Canada escape from Mother Machine.
Reprints

Rescue Mission in the Stratosphere! (Table of Contents: 17)

Blackhawks / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley (signed)
Inks
Ken Lashley ? (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Lady Blackhawk
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No trade dress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Blackhawks / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Artist credits.

Burial (Table of Contents: 19)

Blackhawks / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Costa
Pencils
Cafu
Inks
BIT
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You think Nikki's okay?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Lady Blackhawk; Andrew Lincoln; Canada; Wildman; Kunoichi]; Mother Machine
Synopsis
Lady Blackhawk performs a daring rescue to retrieve the two team members trapped by Mother Machine in a falling satellite.
Reprints

The Hunter Becomes the Prey! (Table of Contents: 20)

Blackhawks / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley (signed)
Inks
Randy Elliott (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Kunoichi
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No trade dress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Blackhawks / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Artist credits.

Obsolescence Part 1: Technical (Table of Contents: 22)

Blackhawks / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Costa
Pencils
Cafu
Inks
BIT
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Outside Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Lady Blackhawk; Kunoichi [Nikki Nemzer]; Wildman; Canada; Irish; Attila; Andrew Lincoln]; Delegate Schmidt
Synopsis
Schmidt defends the existence of the Blackhawks to the UN. Later, an enemy agent infiltrates Blackhawk HQ disguised as a journalist and sets off an explosion.
Reprints

Death Spiral! (Table of Contents: 23)

Blackhawks / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley (signed)
Inks
Randy Elliott (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Kunoichi
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No trade dress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Blackhawks / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Artist credits.

Obsolescence Part 2: Functional (Table of Contents: 25)

Blackhawks / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Costa
Pencils
Cafu (pp 1-6, 8-9); Carlos Rodríguez (pp 7, 10-20)
Inks
BIT
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eighteen months ago.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Kunoichi [Nikki Nemzer]; Randall Wildman (death); Andrew Lincoln; Lady Blackhawk; Canada; Irish; Attila]; Steig Hammer [Matteo Bischoff]; Delegate Schmidt (cameo)
Synopsis
Hammer's organization attacks Blackhawk HQ, killing several agents including Wildman. The Alpha Team strikes back at Hammer, but only Kunoichi and Canada are able to reach him directly before they are overcome by his nano-technology.
Reprints

The Final Fury of Mother Machine! (Table of Contents: 26)

Blackhawks / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Cafu
Inks
BIT
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Lady Blackhawk; Mother Machine; Andrew Lincoln; Kunoichi; Irish; Canada; Attila
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No trade dress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Blackhawks / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Artist credits.

Obsolescence Part 3: Planned (Table of Contents: 28)

Blackhawks / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Costa
Pencils
Cafu
Inks
BIT
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's go! Let's go!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Andrew Lincoln; Lady Blackhawk; Kunoichi [Nikki Nemzer]; Canada; Irish; Attila]; Mother Machine; Delegate Schmidt
Synopsis
Mother Machine takes over Kunoichi's body but she is expelled by the dead Wildman's remaining consciousness. Lincoln blows up the Blackhawk HQ to keep Mother Machine from taking it over next.
Reprints

Blackhawks Character Sketches by Ken Lashley (Table of Contents: 29)

Blackhawks / illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley
Inks
Ken Lashley
Colors
Ken Lashley
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Andrew Lincoln; Lady Blackhawk; Kunoichi; the Irishman; Attila; Canada; Wildman]

Indexer Notes

Ken Lashley sketched book ends the sketches section.

Blackhawks Sketches by Graham Nolan (Table of Contents: 30)

Blackhawks / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Graham Nolan
Letters
Graham Nolan

Genre
adventure
Characters
Delegate Schmidt

Blackhawks Sketches by Jim Lee (Table of Contents: 31)

Blackhawks / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Jim Lee
Letters
Jim Lee

Genre
adventure
Characters
Mother Machine

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawks
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Blackhawks Volume 1: The Great Leap Forward
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawks
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawks
  8. 7. ["No time to explain..."]
    Blackhawks
  9. 8. Titus! The Enemy Within
    Blackhawks
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawks
  11. 10. ["The Eyrie isn't a prison."]
    Blackhawks
  12. 11. On Their Own -- Against Mother Machine!
    Blackhawks
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawks
  14. 13. Bespoke
    Blackhawks
  15. 14. Nuclear Armageddon!
    Blackhawks
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawks
  17. 16. Bones
    Blackhawks
  18. 17. Rescue Mission in the Stratosphere!
    Blackhawks
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawks
  20. 19. Burial
    Blackhawks
  21. 20. The Hunter Becomes the Prey!
    Blackhawks
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawks
  23. 22. Obsolescence Part 1: Technical
    Blackhawks
  24. 23. Death Spiral!
    Blackhawks
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawks
  26. 25. Obsolescence Part 2: Functional
    Blackhawks
  27. 26. The Final Fury of Mother Machine!
    Blackhawks
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawks
  29. 28. Obsolescence Part 3: Planned
    Blackhawks
  30. 29. Blackhawks Character Sketches by Ken Lashley
    Blackhawks
  31. 30. Blackhawks Sketches by Graham Nolan
    Blackhawks
  32. 31. Blackhawks Sketches by Jim Lee
    Blackhawks
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. ["Rip-snortin' adventure? Check."]
    Blackhawks
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