Blackhawk #43
(August 1951)

Quality Comics, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing
Al Grenet
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age; then Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war

Terror From the Catacombs (Table of Contents: 1)

Blackhawk / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Queen of the Catacombs (villain, introduction); Marzan (villain, introduction); Orlando (villain, introduction); the Catacomb Killers (villains, introductions)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Mr. President Blackhawk (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Mirrano (villain, introduction); Trolo (villain, introduction); Orpha (villain, introduction); Zorillo (introduction)

[Captain Ravage and Valshazar] (Table of Contents: 3)

Blackhawk / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ward
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Captain Ravage (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Part of story takes place on The Street Called Straight in Damascus, from the Bible (Acts 9:11).

[Hey, Chop! What are you throwing in the soup?] (Table of Contents: 4)

Chop Chop / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
humor
Characters
Chop Chop
Synopsis
Chop Chop gets kidnapped and forced into being a cook on a ship when he is caught reading a cookbook.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in #76, the first 5 panels of page 2 are removed and the first 2 panels from page 3 are also removed. The missing section deals with the cook who Chop Chop is replacing quitting.

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

Duty Makes a Capture (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Izmar's Invasion of Earth (Table of Contents: 6)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ward
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Izmar (villain, introduction); other aliens from Ur (villains, introductions)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Terror From the Catacombs
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. Mr. President Blackhawk
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. [Captain Ravage and Valshazar]
    Blackhawk
  5. 4. [Hey, Chop! What are you throwing in the soup?]
    Chop Chop
  6. 5. Duty Makes a Capture
  7. 6. Izmar's Invasion of Earth
    Blackhawk
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