Blackhawk #187
(August 1963)

DC, 1957 Series
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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)

Editing
Related Scans
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