Blackhawk #198
(July 1964)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1964-05-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
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.


D-Day for the Blackhawks! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Charles Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]
Keywords
Nazis; World War II

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

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

D-Day for the Blackhawks, Part 1: The Origin of the Blackhawks (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Dick Dillin; Gene Colan (Eisenhower, page 10, panel 3)
Inks
Charles Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]; General Dwight D. Eisenhower (cameo);
Synopsis
In a flashback, Blackhawk tells how the original six Blackhawks were brought together in England.
Keywords
England; World War II

Indexer Notes

Origin retold. Stan's meeting with the Blackhawks lifted from "The Three Musketeers" by Alexandre Dumas. General Dwight D. Eisehower drawn by Gene Colan (page 10, panel 3). (Bob Bailey)

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

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

Learn from Your Hobbies! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Jim learns that people's hobbies can help them in their school work and can be interesting, too.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

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

Blackhawk By-Lines / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
? (logo)
Inks
? (logo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ross Hindman; Bryant Wilbur; and B.J. (Philadelphia). Comments noted from Steve Perrin; Fred Landesman; Paul De Norio; and Anselmo Martinez, Jr. Column notes that Chuck Cuidera's brothers are policemen and writer France Herron comments on his artistic ability.

Watch for the First Superboy Annual! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Superboy Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.6 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
No, no! It's all wrong!
Synopsis
An art student uses a "paint-by-numbers" canvas.
Keywords
art; paint-by-numbers

[D-Day for the Blackhawks] Part 2: The Jigsaw Goliath (Table of Contents: 8)

Blackhawk / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]; Heracles [Roger Duval]; Pierre
Synopsis
The six Blackhawks land in France and find a secret factory where the Nazis are manufacturing a super war weapon.
Keywords
France; French Underground; Nazis; World War II

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

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Whole Batman Family! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll try to locate the buried city...
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty
Synopsis
Shorty and his friend dig separate holes to try to find a buried city.
Reprints

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

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

[D-Day for the Blackhawks] Part 3: Showdown at Omaha Beach (Table of Contents: 13)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop (cameo)]; Heracles [Roger Duvall]; Pierre
Synopsis
The Blackhawks decoy the Nazi super-weapon away from Omaha Beach on D-Day.
Keywords
D-Day; France; French Underground; impostor; Nazis; World War II

Indexer Notes

Story has a modern day framing sequence with Chop-Chop appearing in the last panel.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

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

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

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

Ant Farm / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beat the Champ! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Aurora Model Motoring / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. D-Day for the Blackhawks!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  3. 2. D-Day for the Blackhawks, Part 1: The Origin of the Blackhawks
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. ["I like chocolate fudge best!"]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  5. 4. Learn from Your Hobbies!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk By-Lines
  7. 6. Watch for the First Superboy Annual!
    Superboy Annual
  8. 7. ["No, no! It's all wrong!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  9. 8. [D-Day for the Blackhawks] Part 2: The Jigsaw Goliath
    Blackhawk
  10. 9. ["Tootsie Rolls go on and on..."]
    Tootsie Rolls
  11. 10. The Whole Batman Family!
    Batman Annual
  12. 11. ["We'll try to locate the buried city..."]
    Shorty
  13. 12. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
    DC Comics
  14. 13. [D-Day for the Blackhawks] Part 3: Showdown at Omaha Beach
    Blackhawk
  15. 14. ["Be my guest at America's greatest amusement park"]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  16. 15. ["What makes a Tootsie Pop so special?"]
    Tootsie Roll Pops
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Ant Farm
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. Beat the Champ!
    Aurora Model Motoring
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Gregory Fischer
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