Blackhawk #153
(October 1960)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1960-08-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff (editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (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 Blackhawk in the Iron Mask! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Olaf; Hendrickson; Chuck; Stanislaus]

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Boomerang Master (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Boomerang Master
Synopsis:
Andre has to bail out when his jet has engine trouble. When the rest of the Blackhawks go to the uncharted Pacific island to rescue him, they find their way blocked by a costumed man with an array of deadly boomerangs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
belt-radio; Blackhawk Island; boomerangs; gold; helicopter; jets; jungle; mountains; Pacific; parachutes; Safari-Mobile

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

Dive to a Whale of an Adventure (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Showcase; Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Are Your Shopping Manners? (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Jimmy learns a lesson in proper behavior when shopping.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

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

Homer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I'll go see Herb. He's always busy in his workshop.
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer
Synopsis:
Homer goes to see his neighbor in his workshop.
Keywords:
bees

The Blackhawk in the Iron Mask (Table of Contents: 7)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Dr. Spaniel (villain)
Synopsis:
Chuck returns from a mission wearing an iron mask that he can't take off.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Blackhawk Island; idols; impostor; jets

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
As you were!
Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley
Synopsis:
When the command "As you were" is given, one of the soldiers changes back into civilian clothes.
Reprints:

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Slide for Life (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
American prisoners of war get a chance for freedom when their captain competes in a sumo wrestling match.
Keywords:
Americans; Japanese; sumo; World War II

Operation Deep Freeze (Table of Contents: 12)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Ed; Joe; Captain
Synopsis:
Scientists in the Antarctic discover a lost tribe of gorilla-like beasts.
Keywords:
Antarctica; helicopter; jets; lost civilization; mastodons; saber-tooth tigers; snow plow; submarine

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

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

Commercial Trades Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Blackhawk in the Iron Mask!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Boomerang Master
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Dive to a Whale of an Adventure
    Showcase; Sea Devils
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  6. 5. How Are Your Shopping Manners?
  7. 6. ["I'll go see Herb. He's always busy in his workshop."]
    Homer
  8. 7. The Blackhawk in the Iron Mask
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. ["As you were!"]
    Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  12. 11. Slide for Life
  13. 12. Operation Deep Freeze
    Blackhawk
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Ed Boner