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
Related Scans
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
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