Blackhawk #184
(May 1963)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-03-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Jack Schiff (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Bizarre Split-Man! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure; science fiction; aviation; military; superhero
Characters
Blackhawks [Andre; Blackhawk; Chop-Chop; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]; The Split-Man

Countdown on Excellence (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Bizarre Split-Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction; aviation; military; superhero
Characters
Blackhawks [Andre; Blackhawk; Chop-Chop; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]; The Split-Man (villain)
Synopsis
A professor experiments with extreme heat and cold and at erratic intervals turns into a creature that is blazing hot on one side and freezing cold on the other.
Keywords
armored car; bank robbery; bridge; jewels

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Blackhawk's Secret Furlough (Table of Contents: 7)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Chuck Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation; military; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Blackhawks [Andre; Blackhawk; Chop-Chop (cameo); Chuck; Hendrickson (cameo); Olaf (cameo); Stanislaus (cameo)]; Boomerang (villain, cameo); Ernie Kearns (villain)
Synopsis
Blackhawk tries to take a furlough from duty, but everywhere he goes he finds something that reminds him of the Blackhawks.
Keywords
Blackhawk Island; dream; jets; land mines; movie; parachutes; tractor

Indexer Notes

Mostly a solo Blackhawk story.

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

Tootsie [all other candies] / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Eye in the Sky (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
History of the development of radar for use in airplanes.
Keywords
radar

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

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Horace Elmo (credited as H. T. Elmo)
Pencils
Horace Elmo (credited as H. T. Elmo)
Inks
Horace Elmo (credited as H. T. Elmo)
Colors
?
Letters
Horace Elmo (credited as H. T. Elmo)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is the earth made of?
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Four panel filler with four questions and answers.

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

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

The Island of Super-Monkeys! (Table of Contents: 12)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood ?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; science fiction; aviation; military; superhero
Characters
Blackhawks [Andre; Blackhawk; Chop-Chop; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]
Synopsis
A strange meteor lands on a Pacific Island, its radiation giving monkeys human-level intelligence.
Keywords
belt-radio; blowguns; Hawk-Copter; island; jets; machine guns; meteorite; monkeys; Safari-Mobile; South Pacific

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Missile Attack! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Strathmore Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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
Professor, your robot is marvelous...
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Professor Eureka
Synopsis
Professor Eureka beats his robot at chess.
Reprints
Keywords
chess; robot

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

147 Famous Automobiles (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Auto Models / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Bizarre Split-Man!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Countdown on Excellence
  3. 2. The Bizarre Split-Man
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Strange Sports Stories is the most..."]
    The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories
  6. 5. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  7. 6. ["Zenith's amazing U.S. stamp offer..."]
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. Blackhawk's Secret Furlough
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. ["Your eyes may play tricks... but not your taste!"]
    Tootsie [all other candies]
  10. 9. Eye in the Sky
  11. 10. ["What is the earth made of?"]
    Quick Quiz
  12. 11. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee of the best in comics reading"]
    Batman; World's Finest
  13. 12. The Island of Super-Monkeys!
    Blackhawk
  14. 13. ["Kids!! Blast off your own space capsule"]
    Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. ["Metal Men Now! In their own spectacular book!"]
    Metal Men
  16. 15. Missile Attack!
    Strathmore Toys
  17. 16. ["Professor, your robot is marvelous..."]
    Professor Eureka
  18. 17. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co.
  19. 18. 147 Famous Automobiles
    Auto Models
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