Blackhawk #17
(1956)

Thorpe & Porter, 1956 Series
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Price
1'- [0-1-0 GBP]
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Editing
Jack Schiff (editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor); ? (reprint editor)

The Perils of Ulysses! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop
Reprints

Novelty Bargains from Ellesdons (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Perils of Ulysses (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; The Professor
Synopsis
The Professor lures the Blackhawks to a mysterious island, where they defeat mechanical versions of the perils that Ulysses faced on his Odyssey.
Reprints

The Junior Blackhawk (Table of Contents: 3)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; Junior Johnson
Synopsis
Junior Johnson wants to join the Blackhawks and helps them out, then realizes that he's too young.
Reprints

Wanted: A Teen-Age Code (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; teen
Synopsis
Dave crashes Sally Perkins' party, then apologizes and proposes to write a teen-age code of behavior.

Indexer Notes

PSA in DC January 1958 books

Battle Report (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Capt. Baker; Lt. Near; Madame Deplessis
Synopsis
Capt. Baker, Lt. Near and Madame Deplessis fight the Nazis in the Netherlands.

The Challenge of the Wizard (Table of Contents: 6)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; The Wizard [Alec Royer]; Carl Pierce; Kan-Du
Synopsis
The Blackhawks defeat master illusionist The Wizard and his gang.
Reprints

The Wizard of San Marco (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Carlos Smith
Synopsis
Carlos Smith, a half-alien living in San Marco, is rescued from suspicious townspeople by his alien half-brother, but chooses to remain on Earth.
Reprints

Teddy Roosevelt, Guardian of Nature (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Morris Waldinger
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Theodore Roosevelt
Synopsis
Theodore Roosevelt established forest preserves, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

Indexer Notes

PSA in DC November 1957 books

I Built the Toys of Doom (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim McArdle
Inks
Jim McArdle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Rogers [Mr. Smith]; Joe Wheeler
Synopsis
Peter Rogers, a banker, has amnesia that gives him precognition of the future. As Mr. Smith, he builds mechanical toys that appear to cause the disasters that he predicts.
Reprints

The Strange Revenge of Lucius Gallus (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Charles Peters; Larry Gales
Synopsis
Larry Gales, an actor, is taken over by the spirit of his ancestor, Lucius Gallus, to defeat his ancient enemy Cassius Petronius.
Reprints

The Mountain of Missing People (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
People go mysteriously missing on Glastonbury Mountain near Bennington, Vermont.
Reprints

The Island of the Enchantress! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Ross; Professor Elliot [also called Ward]; Pete
Synopsis
When a plane crash-lands on a mysterious island, chemicals from the plane and a lagoon cause changes in living tissue that resemble the tale of Circe.
Reprints

Assignment in Eternity! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Professor Colby
Synopsis
Professor Colby travels from 2062 to 1957 to harvest nitrogen-fixing bacteria and save the future Earth.
Reprints

The Volcanic Man (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
France Herron
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Harlow
Synopsis
A volcanic man emerges from underground to help the people on the Earth's surface avert a disastrous volcanic explosion.
Reprints

Bargain for Stamp Collectors (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Perils of Ulysses!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Novelty Bargains from Ellesdons
  3. 2. The Perils of Ulysses
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. The Junior Blackhawk
    Blackhawk
  5. 4. Wanted: A Teen-Age Code
  6. 5. Battle Report
  7. 6. The Challenge of the Wizard
    Blackhawk
  8. 7. The Wizard of San Marco
  9. 8. Teddy Roosevelt, Guardian of Nature
  10. 9. I Built the Toys of Doom
  11. 10. The Strange Revenge of Lucius Gallus
  12. 11. The Mountain of Missing People
  13. 12. The Island of the Enchantress!
  14. 13. Assignment in Eternity!
  15. 14. The Volcanic Man
  16. 15. Bargain for Stamp Collectors
  17. 16. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John P. Selegue
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome