Blackhawk #215
(December 1965)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-10-14
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

Copyright © National Periodical Publications, Inc., 1965.

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Chuck Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One by one they've lost their senses!
Genre
adventure; war; military
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Andre; Chuck; Olaf; Chop Chop]; Master of the Five Senses (villain)
Reprints

Builders of the Future (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in Africa...
Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
UNESCO builds schools for children in Africa.
Keywords
UNESCO

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover. "Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for National Health, Welfare, and Recreation Agencies of the U. S."

Five Fears for the Blackhawks (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Chuck Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war; military
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Andre; Chuck; Olaf; Chop Chop]; Master of the Five Senses (villain); Miss Marvelous (villain)
Synopsis
The Master of the Five Senses uses sound and sight to battle the Blackhawks and steal gems at a charity ball.
Reprints
Keywords
charity ball; disguise; illusions; jewels; sight; x-rays

Indexer Notes

The Miss Marvelous character talks in beatnik slang.

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

The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who said a good big man can always beat a good little man?
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Promo for The Atom #22. Cover is depicted. "Now on sale!"

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

Tyco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! That's the old Hooterville Cannonball right down to the rivets!

Indexer Notes

Advertisement in comic format for Petticoat Junction train sets by Tyco.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By popular demand -- Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Promo for Batman #176, an 80 pg. Giant, with cover depicted. "Now on sale!"

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

Trik-Trak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey kids! Transogram's Trik-Trak is the greatest!

Indexer Notes

Advertisement in comic format for Trik-Track racing kit by Transogram.

Five Fears for the Blackhawks, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 7)

Blackhawk / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Chuck Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war; military
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Andre; Chuck; Olaf; Chop Chop]; Master of the Five Senses (villain); Miss Marvelous (villain)
Synopsis
Sight, smell, taste, sound, and touch are used as weapons against individual Blackhawks. An attempt by Blackhawk and Chop-Chop to capture the villain in the caverns of a volcano turns his robot helper into a monster. But the handicapped Blackhawks take advantage of their disabilities to overcome both the monster and the villain.
Reprints
Keywords
blindness; deafness; diamonds; monster; perfume; robot; volcano

Ultra the Multi-Alien (Table of Contents: 8)

Ultra the Multi-Alien; Mystery in Space / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thrill to his super-strength!
Genre
science fiction; superhero

Indexer Notes

Promo for Mystery in Space #104, with cover depicted. "On sale Oct. 28th"

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

Blackhawk Bylines / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Blackhawk Trade Center with letters from Charles Aman, Anthony Duplessis, David Mark Scott, Tim Van Beek, Lonnie Bonvillion, Patricia Britt, Mike Bennett, Tim Horton, Henry Dietz, Harris Leiter, Jim Brewer, George Wirth and Tommy Spencer listing Blackhawk comics wanted or for sale.

Olaf's One-Man Circus (Table of Contents: 10)

Blackhawk Detached Service Diary / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Chuck Cuidera (signed as Cuidera)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Olaf; Blackhawk (host)
Synopsis
Olaf takes a group of orphans to a circus, but finds he has to use his acrobatic talents to foil attempts to sabotage the trapeze artists and other acts. But the person causing the accidents is unexpected.
Reprints
Keywords
acrobatics; circus; elephant; lions; orphanage; trapeze

Indexer Notes

In The Comic Reader #27, July 1964, George Kashdan is credited with writing the Blackhawk fillers. (Nick Caputo). Story is signed "Cuidera" on a circus sign on page 8.

A DC Offer (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Riddle Me This!
Characters
Batman (cameo); The Penquin

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 3 of the previous story sequence. Promo for subscriptions to DC comics with clip art of Batman and the Penguin. Ten issues of each title for $1.00. 28 titles listed on mail-in coupon.

Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever! (Table of Contents: 12)

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chuck and his Dad surprise each other Christmas Day,

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 4 of the previous story sequence. Advertisement in comic format for AMT model of 1937 Cord 812 automobile.

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

The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're brainy... They're brawny... They're beautiful...

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 4 of the previous story sequence. Promo for The Brave and the Bold #63, featuring Supergirl and Wonder Woman. Cover is depicted. "On sale everywhere Oct. 21st."

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

Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Presenting a new Jimmy Olsen
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Promo for Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #89. Cover is depicted.

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

Cap's Hobby Center / 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
There. I hung it up!
Genre
humor

Wanted for Cash Immediately! (Table of Contents: 16)

Coins / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

100 Magnets (Table of Contents: 17)

Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

G.I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you heard the big news about GI Joe

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Advertisement for G. I. Joe accessories.

Great Moments in Sport (Table of Contents: 19)

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Johnny Unitas
Synopsis
Baltimore Colts' quarterback Johnny Unitas leads his team to the winning touchdown in overtime in the National Football League championship game.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad in comic format for Aurora "Great Moments in Sports" plastic model. $1.98 each.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["One by one they've lost their senses!"]
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Builders of the Future
  3. 2. Five Fears for the Blackhawks
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. ["Who said a good big man can always beat a good little man?"]
    The Atom
  5. 4. ["Wow! That's the old Hooterville Cannonball right down to the rivets!"]
    Tyco
  6. 5. ["By popular demand -- Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!"]
    Batman
  7. 6. ["Hey kids! Transogram's Trik-Trak is the greatest!"]
    Trik-Trak
  8. 7. Five Fears for the Blackhawks, Part 2
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. Ultra the Multi-Alien
    Ultra the Multi-Alien; Mystery in Space
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk Bylines
  11. 10. Olaf's One-Man Circus
    Blackhawk Detached Service Diary
  12. 11. A DC Offer
  13. 12. Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever!
    AMT
  14. 13. ["They're brainy... They're brawny... They're beautiful..."]
    The Brave and the Bold
  15. 14. ["Presenting a new Jimmy Olsen"]
    Jimmy Olsen
  16. 15. ["There. I hung it up!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  17. 16. Wanted for Cash Immediately!
    Coins
  18. 17. 100 Magnets
    Magnets
  19. 18. ["Have you heard the big news about GI Joe"]
    G.I. Joe
  20. 19. Great Moments in Sport
    Aurora
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