(July 1962)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1962-05-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Man Who Impersonated Villains! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Stanislaus; Chop Chop]; Anthony Marvel [as the Hoopster]

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Andre's Impossible World (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Hendrickson; Chop Chop; Andre; Chuck; Olaf]
Synopsis:
Andre and Hendrickson descend into an arctic crevasse and find they've been transported to another dimension, where they are leaders of opposing forces.
Keywords:
arctic; jets; rebels; strange dimension

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Bang! I just got the bad man..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

From the Inventors' Workbench / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff ?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Panels illustrating four dubious inventions that were received by the Patent Office.
Keywords:
horseshoe pitching machine; television; vibrating couch

["I'll go over and see how the sideshow is doing!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Hy Wire / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hy Wire
Synopsis:
Hy visits the India Rubber Man in the sideshow.
Reprints:

["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Batman Unmasked! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Buildings That Went Beserk (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Chop Chop; Hendrickson; Olaf]; Blackie (hawk); Alvin Acorn (villain)
Synopsis:
Eccentric genius Alvin Acorn designs a business center, where the buildings and decorations have a sinister purpose.
Keywords:
bank; business center; gold; jets; robots

Two Spectacular Heroes! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Superman Says... "Be a Good Citizen!" (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Superman teaches two kids about picking up their toys and not littering.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

War Cart to Tank! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
History of the evolution of the tank in war from Greece to World War I.
Reprints:

Hunters Without Guns (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Article on efforts to re-map the entire North and South American continents.

The Man Who Impersonated Villains (Table of Contents: 13)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Chop Chop; Chuck; Stanislaus; Hendrickson]; Anthony Marvel (as The Hoopster; as Killer Shark; as Gorilla Man)
Synopsis:
A split personality causes Anthony Marvel to commit crimes disguised as Blackhawk's foes.
Keywords:
aquarium; helicopter; impersonation; jets; split personality

For the Very Best in Comics Reading (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Impersonated Villains!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
    DC Comics
  3. 2. Andre's Impossible World
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    DC Comics
  5. 4. ["Bang! I just got the bad man..."]
    From the Inventors' Workbench
  6. 5. ["I'll go over and see how the sideshow is doing!"]
    Hy Wire
  7. 6. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. Batman Unmasked!
    Batman
  9. 8. The Buildings That Went Beserk
    Blackhawk
  10. 9. Two Spectacular Heroes!
    DC Comics
  11. 10. Superman Says... "Be a Good Citizen!"
    Superman
  12. 11. War Cart to Tank!
  13. 12. Hunters Without Guns
  14. 13. The Man Who Impersonated Villains
    Blackhawk
  15. 14. For the Very Best in Comics Reading
    DC Comics
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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