Blackhawk #117
(October 1957)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1957-08-06
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 Fantastic Mr. Freeze! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk; Mr. Freeze; Chop Chop; Olaf; Stan; Andre
Reprints:

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Menace of the Dragon Boat (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Olaf; Chop Chop; Stan; Hendrickson; Andre; Chuck]; Eric Holboe
Synopsis:
Olaf is searching for evidence that his ancestor Gunther Bjornson may have discovered America before Leif Ericson. which involves the Blackhawks with a gang of smugglers.
Reprints:

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

Dairy Queen / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Who do you think you're shoving?
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Reprints:

How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Terry, the Green family's dog, recalls everything that went wrong on their terrible vacation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Seven Little Blackhawks (Table of Contents: 7)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Stan; Chuck; Olaf; Chop Chop; Hendrickson; Andre]; Paul Regan; L. M. Masters
Synopsis:
One by one the Blackhawks receive notes with rhyming warnings, followed by accidents that put them out of commission.
Reprints:

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

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Here's a customer, Ollie.
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ollie
Reprints:

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

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

I Was a Human Missile (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

The Fantastic Mr. Freeze (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; Olaf; Chuck; Stan]; Mr. Freeze [Professor Thurman]
Synopsis:
A scientist develops a freeze ray and uses it to commit crimes.
Reprints:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fantastic Mr. Freeze!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  3. 2. The Menace of the Dragon Boat
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dairy Queen
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. ["Who do you think you're shoving?"]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation!
  8. 7. The Seven Little Blackhawks
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. ["Here's a customer, Ollie."]
    Ollie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  11. 10. I Was a Human Missile
  12. 11. The Fantastic Mr. Freeze
    Blackhawk
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Josely Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
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