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