Blackhawk #205
(February 1965)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1964-12-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
George Kashdan
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 1964 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Blackhawk and the Beasts! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]

Superboy Says: "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Superboy gives fire prevention tips.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover. Reprinted from DC comics published in July 1954.

Blackhawk and the Beasts (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 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]; Professor Eric Millard
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks search a swamp for escaped convicts, but a strange gas turns Hendrickson, Olaf, and Stanislaus into beasts. Blackhawk is captured by a scientist who has invented a transformation gas. The gas affects evolution and has caused the previous transformations.
Keywords:
evolution; experiment; gas; Neanderthal; swamp

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Showcase; G.I. Joe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Coming Your Way in '65 - The Greatest Superman Products Ever! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mopey and the Mob / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Here's the layout of the bank we're going to hold up tomorrow.
Genre:
humor; crime
Characters:
Mopey
Synopsis:
Mopey's get-away driver is too law-abiding.
Keywords:
bank robbery; get-away driver

Blackhawk and the Beasts, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 7)

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]; Professor Eric Millard
Synopsis:
Professor Millard's gas turns Blackhawk into a futuristic man with telepathic powers. While Professor Millard makes preparations to turn himself into a super-genius, Blackhawk uses his mental powers to gather the rest of the Blackhawks together. This leads to a showdown between the super-minds of Blackhawk and the Professor.
Keywords:
evolution; swamp; telepathy; x-ray vision

Two Great Sea Sagas! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Make It a Happy Holiday--With the Best in Comics! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers John Clinton, Stanford Koch, Pete Starkman, Arthur McKenna, Billy Goldberg, and Archer Anderson. Koch started reading Blackhawk from the first issue of Military Comics and Starkman had been reading since 1947.

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

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

The Mission That Failed! (Table of Contents: 12)

Blackhawk World War II Combat Diary / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks bomb a beach full of ammo dumps and vehicles, but are stunned when reconnaissance photos the next day show all the supplies back in place. They have to make a sea raid to find out what happened.
Reprints:
Keywords:
air raid; anti-aircraft guns; bombs; Germans; reconnaissance photos; searchlights; tunnel; World War II

Indexer Notes

In The Comic Reader #27, July 1964, George Kashdan is credited with writing the Blackhawk fillers. (Nick Caputo)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Metamorpho the Element Man (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Metamorpho / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Aurora; Gigantic Frankenstein / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Blackhawk and the Beasts!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Superboy Says: "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!"
    Superboy
  3. 2. Blackhawk and the Beasts
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  5. 4. ["Whose face does the enemy see in his smoking sights?"]
    Showcase; G.I. Joe
  6. 5. Coming Your Way in '65 - The Greatest Superman Products Ever!
  7. 6. ["Here's the layout of the bank we're going to hold up tomorrow."]
    Mopey and the Mob
  8. 7. Blackhawk and the Beasts, Part 2
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. Two Great Sea Sagas!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. Make It a Happy Holiday--With the Best in Comics!
    DC Comics
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk By-Lines
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack!
  13. 12. The Mission That Failed!
    Blackhawk World War II Combat Diary
  14. 13. ["Readers...the most sensational bargains in thrilling stories today..."]
    80 Page Giant
  15. 14. Metamorpho the Element Man
    The Brave and the Bold; Metamorpho
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Aurora; Gigantic Frankenstein
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Ed Boner