Blackhawk #179
(December 1962)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-10-11
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
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 Giant Who Slept 1,000 Years! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks

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

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

The Invisible Dr. Dumar (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks; Dr. Alex Dumar (villain)
Synopsis
An experiment turns the Blackhawk's friend into an insane paranoid who is also invisible.
Keywords
War Wheel

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Peter Puptent Explorer / 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
We'll explore this tomb thoroughly...
Genre
humor

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Count of Death Valley (Table of Contents: 6)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks; Count Steele (villain)

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

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

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

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My, it's strange on this planet!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Reprints

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

Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Mirage Magic (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Giant Who Slept 1,000 Years (Table of Contents: 11)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackhawks

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

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

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

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

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
H. T. Elmo
Pencils
H. T. Elmo
Inks
H. T. Elmo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Since gasoline is an oil, why isn't it a lubricant?
Genre
non-fiction

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

Batman; World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!" (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Schwinn Typhoon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Giant Who Slept 1,000 Years!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. ["Hi, everybody!"]
  3. 2. The Invisible Dr. Dumar
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["We'll explore this tomb thoroughly..."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  7. 6. The Count of Death Valley
    Blackhawk
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  9. 8. ["My, it's strange on this planet!"]
    Professor Eureka
  10. 9. ["Hi! I'm Johnny DC..."]
    Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow
  11. 10. Mirage Magic
  12. 11. The Giant Who Slept 1,000 Years
    Blackhawk
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  14. 13. ["Since gasoline is an oil, why isn't it a lubricant?"]
    Quick Quiz
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Batman; World's Finest Comics
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  17. 16. Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!"
    Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Typhoon
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Ed Boner