Blackhawk #165
(October 1961)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1961-08-10
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)

Issue Notes

© 1961 by National Comics Publications, Inc.

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The League of Anti-Blackhawks! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Chuck; Andre]; Anti-Blackhawk League [The Eel; The Buzzard; The Chameleon; The Owl]

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

5 Star Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The League of Anti-Blackhawks, Chapter 1 (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]; Anti-Blackhawk League [The Eel; The Buzzard; The Chameleon; The Owl]
Synopsis
The Owl recruits three villains for the Anti-Blackhawk League in order to have them steal chemicals required for his super-weapons.
Reprints
Keywords
Cyrogenic Hydrogen; radium; x-ray

Indexer Notes

The villains are called "The League of Anti-Blackhawks" in the title, but are referred to as the "Anti-Blackhawk League" in the story.

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Showcase; The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Message from Otto the Robot! (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
Characters
Bobby; Uncle Bill; Otto the Robot
Synopsis
Bobby dreams about the fantastic future that robots will provide, but the robot in his dream reminds him that humans will always be needed too.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

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

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dr. Dissect is out in these caves, doing research!
Genre
humor
Characters
Peter Puptent; Dr. Dissect
Synopsis
Dr. Dissect has spent 40 years doing research in caves.
Reprints
Keywords
caves

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

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

Chapter 2: The Menace of the Space Being (Table of Contents: 8)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Anti-Blackhawk League [The Eel; The Buzzard; The Chameleon; The Owl]
Synopsis
The Blackhawks discover that the Owl is in reality a space being. Blackhawk poses as the Buzzard, but is caught in the middle of a double-cross the Owl pulls on his partners.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise; Eel-Marine; jets; parachutes; Safari-Mobile; solar furnace

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

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

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Crime a la Carte (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Denning
Synopsis
After being discharged as a pilot after causing a plane crash, Denning plots revenge on an airline by impersonating a co-pilot and planning to steal $500,000 in securities.
Keywords
airplane; crash; pilot

Trackdown of Blackhawk Island (Table of Contents: 13)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]
Synopsis
A strange alien substance lands on Blackhawk Island and sends out a strange rainbow beam that threatens to reveal the island's secret location.
Keywords
Blackhawk Island; jets; parachutes; snow plow

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The League of Anti-Blackhawks!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    5 Star Toys
  3. 2. The League of Anti-Blackhawks, Chapter 1
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Rolls
  5. 4. Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero
    Showcase; The Atom
  6. 5. A Message from Otto the Robot!
  7. 6. ["Dr. Dissect is out in these caves, doing research!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  8. 7. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. Chapter 2: The Menace of the Space Being
    Blackhawk
  10. 9. ["Ah'm a fudge judge!"]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  13. 12. Crime a la Carte
  14. 13. Trackdown of Blackhawk Island
    Blackhawk
  15. 14. ["Wow'wee! That's for me..."]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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