(August 1957)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor); Murray Boltinoff (actual associate editor); George Kashdan (actual associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Creature of Blackhawk Island! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk; Olaf; Andre; Hendrickson; Chop Chop; Stan; Chuck
Reprints:

Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Tyrant's Return (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Hendrickson; Chuck; Olaf; Andre; Stan; Chop Chop]; Adolf Hitler [von Henkle]; Gustave Breck
Synopsis:
When Hendrickson stumbles on a Hitler impersonator, he is injured and awakens believing himself to be the Nazi dictator, so the Blackhawks must restore his memory and discover the reason for the original masquerade.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bernstein script per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2015/07/a-quality-writer-comes-to-dc.html.

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Earn While You Learn! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Steve shows his friend Walt that having a summer job has several advantages.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["Hmm -- very interesting!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Lem 'n Lime / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lem; Lime

Blackie Goes Wild (Table of Contents: 6)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Olaf; Hendrickson; Chop Chop; Andre; Chuck; Stan]; Blackie; Professor Costa; Colonel Gomez
Synopsis:
When Blackie abandons his training and joins a flock of hawks in migration, the Blackhawks follow him to the island of San Durango, where they happen across a revolt which they help to stop.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bernstein script per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2015/07/a-quality-writer-comes-to-dc.html.

["That's enough practicing for today!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Hy Wire / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hy Wire
Reprints:

["Young man --"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug; Jerry's dad
Reprints:

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

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

Photo Finish (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Creature on Blackhawk Island (Table of Contents: 11)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chop Chop; Hendrickson; Stan; Olaf; Chuck]; Blackie
Synopsis:
A giant hand from another dimension materializes on Blackhawk Island.
Reprints:

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

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Junior Sales Club Batting Tips (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creature of Blackhawk Island!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Tyrant's Return
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  5. 4. Earn While You Learn!
  6. 5. ["Hmm -- very interesting!"]
    Lem 'n Lime
  7. 6. Blackie Goes Wild
    Blackhawk
  8. 7. ["That's enough practicing for today!"]
    Hy Wire
  9. 8. ["Young man --"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. Photo Finish
  12. 11. The Creature on Blackhawk Island
    Blackhawk
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Josely Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  15. 14. Junior Sales Club Batting Tips
    Junior Sales Club of America
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Allen Ross
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Ed Boner