Blackhawk #131
(December 1958)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1958-10-09
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Rainbow Blackhawks! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Olaf; Hendrickson; Chuck; Andre]; Mr. Beam
Reprints

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Return of the Jailer (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Hendrickson; Chuck; Olaf; Chop Chop; Stanislaus]; the Jailer; Boss Barston; Sparkler Adams; Ace Kirby
Synopsis
Having served his sentence, the Jailer claims to have reformed and helps capture several criminals, but it's a ruse so that he can locate everything they have stolen and get it for himself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Jailer previously appeared in Blackhawk #113 (June 1957).

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[The Planet and the Pendulum!] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Adam Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

The Magic Genie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a magic lamp I found...
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Magic Genie
Reprints

The Creature with 1000 Powers! (Table of Contents: 6)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Stanislaus; Chop Chop; Andre; Olaf; Chuck; Hensdrickson]; the Dragon
Synopsis
The Dragon finds a stranded alien who owns a creature with amazing powers that the Dragon uses against the Blackhawks.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Sharing -- the United Nations Way! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
The International Labor Organization of the United Nations teaches various trades to the people of a Mexican village, who pass on their new knowledge to others.

Indexer Notes

Subtitled "A true story from the files of the International Labor Organization."
Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

[Parachute] (Table of Contents: 9)

Word Battle / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel ?
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel ?

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

Missile on the Move (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
article on the transportation of intercontunental ballistic missiles (ICBMs)

The Rainbow Blackhawks (Table of Contents: 11)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Hendrickson; Chop Chop; Andre; Olaf; Chuck; Stanislaus]; Mr. Beam
Synopsis
Mr. Beam's Colorama gun emits different colored rays that have different effects on items of the same color, so the Blackhawks don differently-colored costumes to try to counteract the weapon.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Rainbow Blackhawks!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Return of the Jailer
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [The Planet and the Pendulum!]
    Adam Strange
  6. 5. ["This is a magic lamp I found..."]
    The Magic Genie
  7. 6. The Creature with 1000 Powers!
    Blackhawk
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. Sharing -- the United Nations Way!
  10. 9. [Parachute]
    Word Battle
  11. 10. Missile on the Move
  12. 11. The Rainbow Blackhawks
    Blackhawk
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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