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)

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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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
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