Blackhawk #116
(September 1957)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-07-01
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., then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Human Torpedo! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk; Olaf; Hendrickson; 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 Prisoners of the Black Palace (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Charles Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Chop Chop; Chuck; Andre; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stan]; Spider Web; Zollo
Synopsis
The Blackhawks are captured and imprisoned by Spider Web, a villain who operates a prison for the underworld.
Reprints

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Danger: Prejudice at Work! (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
Sam doesn't like that Hispanic kids have moved into his old neighorhood, but Pete shows him that the new kids are just fine.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been bumping into a lot of hitch-hikers lately!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty
Reprints

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

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

The Human Torpedo (Table of Contents: 7)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Charles Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Hendrickson; Chuck; Chop Chop; Olaf; Stan]; Octo; Lenore
Synopsis
The Blackhawk's newest weapon, a manned torpedo, is commandeered by Octo and his gang with Blackhawk inside. A race of mermen attack Octo's mechanical octopus and eventually Blackhawk is freed.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at you, Lem!
Genre
humor
Characters
Lime; Lem
Reprints

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

DeLuxe Photo Service / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Airborne Getaway (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Reprints

The Outcast Blackhawk (Table of Contents: 12)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Charles Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Hendrickson; Chuck; Olaf; Chop Chop; Stan; Andre]; Manta Ray
Synopsis
Hendrickson is expelled from the team because he fails their regular proficiency tests. He is captured by Manta Ray and used to lure the Blackhawks into a trap, but escapes and saves everyone, which qualifies him for readmission.
Reprints

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Human Torpedo!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Prisoners of the Black Palace
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  5. 4. Danger: Prejudice at Work!
  6. 5. ["I've been bumping into a lot of hitch-hikers lately!"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. The Human Torpedo
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. ["Look at you, Lem!"]
    Lem 'n Lime
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  12. 11. Airborne Getaway
  13. 12. The Outcast Blackhawk
    Blackhawk
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
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