(July 1964)

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:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

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

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

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:
?

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

Part 1. 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, 2005-01-30) (Per Sandell ed.)

["I like chocolate fudge best!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Learn from Your Hobbies! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

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)

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

Script:
?
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) (Expand) /

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

["No, no! It's all wrong!"] (Table of Contents)

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)

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)

Blackhawk / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war; science fiction
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

["Tootsie Rolls go on and on..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

["We'll try to locate the buried city..."] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Synopsis:
Shorty and his friend dig separate holes to try to find a buried city.

["Be first in your neighborhood..."] (Table of Contents) (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)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war; science fiction
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.

["Be my guest at America's greatest amusement park"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["What makes a Tootsie Pop so special?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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