(May 1963)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

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
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; 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:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; 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 Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Strange Sports Stories is the most..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (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:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson (cameo); Olaf (cameo); Stanislaus (cameo); Chop-Chop (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.

["Your eyes may play tricks..."] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pops / 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

["What is the earth made of?"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Four panel filler with four questions and answers.

["More Exciting Batman Adventures..."] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

DC Comics / 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:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]
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

["Kids! Blast off your own space capsule"] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Now! In their own spectacular book!"] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Missile Attack! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Professor, your robot is marvelous..."] (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

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)

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

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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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 Rolls
  5. 4. ["Strange Sports Stories is the most..."]
    The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. Blackhawk's Secret Furlough
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. ["Your eyes may play tricks..."]
    Tootsie Roll Pops
  10. 9. Eye in the Sky
  11. 10. ["What is the earth made of?"]
    Quick Quiz
  12. 11. ["More Exciting Batman Adventures..."]
    DC Comics
  13. 12. The Island of Super-Monkeys!
    Blackhawk
  14. 13. ["Kids! Blast off your own space capsule"]
    Tootsie Rolls
  15. 14. ["Now! In their own spectacular book!"]
    Metal Men
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack!
  17. 16. ["Professor, your robot is marvelous..."]
    Professor Eureka
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
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