Blackhawk #187
(August 1963)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1963-06-13
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

Copyright 1963 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Portrait That Doomed Blackhawk! (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; Chop-Chop]; Bart Craig
Keywords:
painting

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

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

One of Our Blackhawks Is Missing! (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; The Spade Squadron
Synopsis:
While on a mission in Central America to guard an Aztec emerald locket, Chuck is caught in a crossfire between two gangs who want the locket and loses his memory when grazed by a bullet.
Keywords:
amnesia; Aztec; Central America; emerald; helicopters

Try a Tongue Teaser! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Terry (a dog); Mr. Green; Mrs. Green
Synopsis:
Common mistakes made by vacationers.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly. Script and art credits verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

The Porcupine -- Man of 1,000 Quills! (Table of Contents: 6)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; The Porcupine
Synopsis:
A knife-thrower in a traveling show is found to be using mechanical aids. He tries to get revenge on the show by attacking its performances in a gimmicked porcupine suit, or so it seems.
Keywords:
helicopter; knife-thrower; oaks; tree house

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

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

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

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

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Jump from the Sky! (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
History of the development of the parachute.
Keywords:
parachute

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Lois Lane Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Portrait That Doomed Blackhawk (Table of Contents: 13)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Bart Craig
Synopsis:
A museum receives a painting of Blackhawk. Shortly afterwards Blackhawk begins to receive injuries in areas that correspond to damage to the painting.
Keywords:
jets; magic paints; museum; painting; parachutes; sorcerer

Great Masterpieces (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Blast Off / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Portrait That Doomed Blackhawk!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  3. 2. One of Our Blackhawks Is Missing!
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Rolls
  5. 4. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman!
    Superman Annual
  6. 5. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation!
  7. 6. The Porcupine -- Man of 1,000 Quills!
    Blackhawk
  8. 7. ["Your eyes may play tricks..."]
    Tootsie Roll Pops
  9. 8. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  11. 10. Jump from the Sky!
  12. 11. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane
    Lois Lane Annual
  13. 12. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  14. 13. The Portrait That Doomed Blackhawk
    Blackhawk
  15. 14. Great Masterpieces
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Blast Off
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Ed Boner