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Blackhawk No. 108
January 1957
Cover: Blackhawks, Killer Shark, and robot whale //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Threat From the Abyss” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature characters: The Blackhawks (of Earth-One; Blackhawk (Bart Hawk; real name revealed in issue #184), Stanislaus, Hendrickson, Chop-Chop (Liu Huang; name revealed in issue #203; also named Wu Cheng in issue #265), Andre, Chuck, and Olaf (Olaf Bjornson; last name revealed in issue #117); first appearance for all; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #191; see Comment below)
Villains: Dr. Ivan Algov (first and only appearance), the Communists
Comment: With this issue, DC becomes publisher of BLACKHAWK.  As such, the adventures of the Blackhawks from this point onward will be assumed to be that of the Earth-One Blackhawks.  Their careers and background will differ substantially from that of the Earth-Quality or Earth-Two / X Blackhawks, as will be revealed in later issues.
 The chronology of the Earth-One Blackhawks before this issue, as revealed in later issues, is as follows:
 BH #154 (3) (flashback): As a boy, Stanislaus helps his uncle defeat Baron Varna.
 BH #242 (flashback): Blackhawk’s brother is lost during a bombing mission in WW II.
 BH #251 (flashback, pg. 11, panel 1-pg. 13 panel 4): Bart Hawk is inspired by the death of his sister Connie and the loss of his brother Jack at the hands of Von Tepp to become Blackhawk.
 BH #198 (flashback, pg. 2, panel 5-pg. 10, panel 4): Origin of the Earth-One Blackhawks.
  BH #251 (flashback, pg. 14, panel 1)
 BH #246 (flashback): Boris is added to the Blackhawk lineup, but is presumed dead after being caught in an explosion.
 BH #196 (2), 200 (2), 202 (2), 203, 251-267, 269-273, 268: WW II Blackhawk adventures.
 DC COMICS PRESENTS #69: The Blackhawks and Superman fight the Nazis.
 BH #205 (2), 207 (2), 209 (2), 213 (1 fb), 214 (2), 216 (2), 218 (2), 220 (2), 222 (2), 224 (2), 226 (2), 239 (flashback): More WW II Blackhawk adventures.
 BH #198 (flashback, pg. 11, panel 1-pg. 24, panel 2): The Blackhawks’ D-Day mission.
 BH #112 (1 fb), 212 (2): WW II Blackhawk adventures post-D-Day.
 CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #5: The Blackhawks are snatched from WW II to briefly appear during the Crisis on Infinite Earths.
 BH #120 (3) (flashback): In 1952 (?), the Blackhawks capture the Professor.
 BH #122 (flashback): In 1954, the Blackhawks fight the Metal-Men.
 BH #122 (flashback): The Blackhawks battle the Flying Panthers.
 BH #173 (flashback): The Blackhawks fight the Criminal Clown.
 BH #191 (flashback):  The Blackhawks save two boys in a balloon, nab three thieves, and capture the Crafty Craig gang.
 BH #120 (2) (flashback): The Blackhawks save Junior Johnson.
Synopsis: When freighters begin blowing up as they pass through a certain area of ocean, the Blackhawks are called in on the case.  They discover that the ships have been atomized by nuclear warheads fired at them from a Communist sub commanded by the evil Dr. Algov.  The seven heroes attack Algov’s ocean floor base and capture him and his cohorts.

Story: “Killer Shark’s Secret Weapon” (7 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Blackie (the Blackhawks’ mascot; a blackbird)
Villain: Killer Shark (first appearance; last chronological appearance in issue #270; next appears in issue #123) and his gang (first appearance)
Synopsis: When a giant whale begins swallowing ships at sea, Blackhawk and his men investigate and find it a mechanical contrivance of Killer Shark.  The villain captures the Blackhawks with an electrical interference ray trained on their planes, but the Dark Knights break free and defeat the Shark’s gang.  Killer Shark escapes, telling them that a time-bomb will destroy them and the shark, but Blackhawk contrives an escape for himself and his men.

Story: “The Mutiny of the Red Sailors” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Georgi (first and only appearance), the Communists
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are in Hong Kong for a refueling stop when they run into and aid some Russians who appear to be defecting and escaping from their ship.  The heroes aid the seven defectors by fighting off the Russian ship crew.  Later, a rash of sabotage goes on at the docks, and the Blackhawks learn that Georgi and his fellows are really still Red loyalists and saboteurs.  Georgi attempts to capture the Blackhawks, but the Magificent Seven turn the table on the Reds.
 

Blackhawk No. 109
February 1957
Cover: Stanislaus, Chop-Chop, Chuck, and Andre vs. War Wheel, Flying Tank, and Iron Octopus //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Avalanche King” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Dr. Ramon Vicaro, Maria Vicaro, Juan, Esteban, Miguel (first and only appearance for all), the Communists
Synopsis: The Blackhawks seek out a Red agent who causes avalanches to destroy South American factories.

Story: “Blackhawk the Sorceror” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GA: Blackie
Villains: Baron LeRoy, DeGuiche (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are forced by a storm onto an island in which the descendants of Norman knights oppress English prisoners, and must liberate the Englishmen.

Story: “The Raid on Blackhawk Island” (10 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GA: Blackie
Intro: The War Wheel (of Earth-One; last chronological appearance in issue #263), the Flying Tank, the Iron Octopus
Synopsis: Blackhawk appears to have been destroyed by a villain called the Question Mark, who proceeds to steal several weapons from the Blackhawk museum and use them against the Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 110
March 1957
Cover: Giant Blackhawk vs. giant Zorac as other Blackhawks watch //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Mystery of Tigress Island” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GA: Blackie
Intro: The Tigresses (Joan Sanders, Edith, Rita, Yvette, Ilse, Tina; only appearance for all)
Villains: Kurt Ostrec, Pedro, Hans (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are contacted by a team of aviatrixes called the Tigresses, who model themselves on the Black Knights, but promptly lure the heroes into a trap.

Story: “The Prophet of Disaster” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: El Kazar, various crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A seer predicts various mishaps for the Blackhawks, which all seem to come true.

Story: “Duel of Giants” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Zaroc (first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: A criminal scientist transforms himself into an electrified giant, and Blackhawk undergoes the same transformation in order to fight him.

Blackhawk No. 111
April 1957
Cover: Trigger Craig and his gang on flying carpet firing at Chop-Chop, Chuck, Blackhawk, and Stanislaus //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Menace of the Machines” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Lamont (only appearance)
Villain: Eric Munsen (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face the devices of a disgruntled movie special-effects expert, who turns his inventions to crime.

Story: “The Perils of Blackie, the Wonder Bird” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie
Intro: Roger Vance (only appearance)
Villains: Paston and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Blackie, the Blackhawks’ bird mascot, must fly a package of information to Blackhawk past a gauntlet of crooks’ traps for him.

Story: “Trigger Craig’s Magic Carpet” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie
Intro: Matson (only appearance)
Villains: Trigger Craig and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A gangster acquires a magic flying carpet by accident and turns it to criminal purposes, bringing him up against the Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 112
May 1957
Cover: Blackhawks and Jim Turner //Dick Dillin / Jack Adler
Story: “The Doomed Dogfight” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Col. Eric Von Cramm (first appearance; dies in this story; also appears in 1944 flashback, which takes place between issues #? and ?)
Intro: Dan Young (only appearance)
Synopsis: Blackhawk is enlisted by a friend, Dan Young, to take place in a mock air battle that will recreate his victory over Nazi Col. Eric Von Cramm and his squadron in 1944.  Unfortunately, Von Cramm has escaped, and kidnaps all the Blackhawks save Blackhawk himself.  Then he places them in the remote-controlled Messerschmitts that Blackhawk will be blasting, with the intention of having Blackhawk unknowingly kill his own men.  Von Schramm boards one plane himself, out to kill Blackhawk after the others are dead.  But Blackhawk is tipped off by two things: the Messerschmitts are tail-heavy, and the number of American flags on Von Cramm’s plane has been altered to give him the correct number of kills.  Blackhawk saves his men, and Von Cramm falls to his death in an aerial battle with Blackhawk.

Story: “Codes of the Jungle” (2 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Artist: Jim McArdle
Comment: This is a filler story with no continuing characters.

Story: “The Crimson Vultures” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Crimson Vultures (B, H, A, S, O, C, and C-C (?); first and only appearance), Crimson (a vulture; first and only appearance)
Intro: Mr. Denning (only appearance)
GS: Blackie (next appears in issue #114)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks encounter the Crimson Vultures, a team of criminals specifically trained to be the counterparts of the Blackhawks themselves, who use a giant “flying bridge” in their crimes.  After several encounters, the Blackhawks learn of the Vultures’ ultimate trap for them, spring it, and nab their evil counterparts.

Story: “The Eighth Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Jim Turner (first and only appearance), Zorac and his gang (first appearance for all; all die in this story)
Synopsis: Jim Turner, a youth, rescues Blackhawk from going over a waterfall and is rewarded by being granted a blindfolded trip to Blackhawk Island.  In reality, Turner is an agent of the criminal Zorac, who equips him with a directional instrument that will lead Zorac and his gang to Blackhawk Island.  Turner also sabotages some of the Blackhawks’ defenses. But after being given a Blackhawk uniform, being declared an honorary Blackhawk, and feeling the friendship and cameraderie of the band, he has a change of heart, leaves a note for Blackhawk explaining what he has done, and, once he is taken home, tries to destroy the directional device.  He is halted by Zorac and his gang.  But the Blackhawks parachute in, and Jim Turner snatches a hand grenade and sets it off.  Zorac and his men die in the blast, but Turner ducks under the impact.  Blackhawk informs Jim that he knew of his treachery, but he and his men decided to undo the sabotage shortly after it was committed, and to show Turner the error of his ways.  Andre allows that they have succeeded.

Blackhawk No. 113
June 1957
Cover: Blackhawk in flying cage, Olaf in plane //Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Volunteers of Doom” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Mr. Lamont (only appearance)
Villains: Riga, Martin, Carlos (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are assigned to test four new super-weapons, not knowing one of their enemies has sabotaged them.

Story: “The Saboteur on Blackhawk Island” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Chick Evans (only appearance)
Villain: The Robot Brain (destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: A $1,000,000 reward by the underworld for the destruction of Blackhawk Island is followed by incidents of sabotage on the island, leading Blackhawk to believe that one of his men has turned traitor.

Story: “The Cellblock In the Sky” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Anthony Gaol, Turnkey Gaol (in flashback; only appearance for both)
Villain: The Jailer (Gaol; first appearance; next appears in issue #131)
Synopsis: A jailer whose radical designs are rejected by the penal establishment decides to show the efficiency of his inventions by trapping and caging the Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 114
July 1957
Cover: Giant Blackie vs. Blackhawks //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Gladiators of Blackhawk Island” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Character: Blackhawk
Villain: Fred K. Cash (first appearance; dies in this story) and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A millionaire challenges the Blackhawks to a competition to determine which of them is the best, but doesn’t tell them that the mock weapons they will be using will contaminate them with deadly radiation.

Story: “The First Interplanetary War--Attack and Counterattack” (2 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer, artist: Clem Gretter
Comment: Science fiction featurette; no continuing characters

Story: “20,000 Leagues Beneath the Earth” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Mole (first appearance; next appears in issue #125; not to be confused with the villain in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #80) and his gang (including Carl; first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks encounter a criminal called the Mole, who kidnaps workers with the aid of a powerful burrowing machine.

Story: “The Winged Goliath” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie (last appearance in issue #112)
Villain: The Brain (not to be confused with the villain introduced in DOOM PATROL #86) and his gang (first appearance for all; all die in this story)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks turn Blackie into a giant bird with atomic enlarger rays to help them fight the criminal Brain, but Blackie appears to become a crook himself.

Blackhawk No. 115
August 1957
Cover: Blackhawks watching giant green hand crawl over dune  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Tyrant’s Return” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Cameo appearance: Adolf Hitler
Villains: Von Henkle, Gustav Breck, neo-Nazis (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: This story takes place on and after July 4th.
Synopsis: Adolf Hitler appears to come back from the grave to lead a group of neo-Nazis on a quest for revenge, but the Blackhawks vow to stop him.

Story: “Blackie Goes Wild” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie
Intro: Prof. Costa (only appearance)
Villains: Col. Gomez and his men (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When Blackie flies off to join other hawks in migration, the Blackhawks follow, hoping to regain him, and end up in intrigue in San Durango.

Story: “The Creature On Blackhawk Island” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie (next appears in issue #122)
Villain: A giant hand (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Blackhawk Island is attacked by a giant disembodied green hand.

Blackhawk No. 116
September 1957
Cover: Chuck, Hendrickson, and Stanislaus in diving suits, seeing Blackhawk trapped inside missle //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Prisoners of the Black Palace” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Zollo (only appearance)
Villains: Spider Web and his gang, Brick Larson, Willie Sloane, various crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are stranded on an island in which they become prisoners of a crook who runs a jail for the underworld.

Story: “The Human Torpedo” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Lenore and her race of mermen (only appearance for all)
Villains: The Captain, Otto, Octo (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: The domed city the mermen live in is undoubtedly an Atlantean city distinct from Poseidonis or Tritonis.
Synopsis: While testing a new one-man experimental torpedo, Blackhawk is captured by a seagoing criminal.

Story: “The Outcast Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Cameo appearance: Killer Shark (in a movie)
Villain: Manta Ray and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Hendrickson is drummed out of the Blackhawks when his age appears to be catching up with him, but he soon uncovers a plot against the team by an old enemy.

Blackhawk No. 117
October 1957
Cover: Mr. Freeze vs. The Blackhawks //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Menace of the Dragon Boat” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (Olaf’s last name, Bjornson, revealed in this story)
Villains: Eric Holboe and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Intro: Guenther Bjornson (no appearance; name only mentioned; Olaf’s ancestor; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Olaf goes on a quest to examine Viking stone markers to learn if his ancestor, Guenther Bjornson, discovered America before Leif Ericson.  Unknown to him, an ancient-style Norse boat filled with pearl smugglers dressed as Vikings is duplicating the Viking’s journey, ostensibly to commemorate the Norsemen’s deed, and escorted by Blackhawk.  The Blackhawks are at first duped, then captured by Eric Holboe and his phony Vikings before escaping.  At the last marker site, Olaf learns that his ancestor discovered America at the same time as Leif Ericson.  He also learns that Guenther Bjornson was buried near the marker.  Olaf unearths the coffin and equips the Blackhawks with Viking weapons to turn the tide against Holboe and his gang.  The crooks are captured, and Olaf snaps a picture of the marker to prove his ancestor’s claim.

Story: “The Seven Little Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: L. M. Masters (first and only appearance)
Intro: Paul Regan (only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks begin suffering injuries that put them out of action shortly after they start receiving statuettes of themselves with “ten little Indians” rhymes, indicating the way each will be taken out of action.  The plot is the work of movie producer L. M. Masters, who wishes to use the incidents to publicize his new movie, Ten Little Indians.  But Blackhawk deduces the plot, sends a statuette to the producer with his own rhyme on it, and apprehends him.

Story: “The Fantastic Mr. Freeze” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Professor Thurman (first and only appearance), Mr. Freeze (a robot; first and only appearance; not to be confused with the Batman villain)
Intro: Prof. Johnson, Prof. Burns, Mechano-Man (a robot; only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A masked figure steals a freeze-ray created by Prof. Thurman while he is exhbiting it to the Blackhawks during a demonstration of crime-fighting equipment.  The figure, dubbed “Mr. Freeze”, pulls off several crimes with the weapon and uses it to help him elude the Blackhawks.  Eventually the Blackhawks expose Mr. Freeze as a robot, and Prof. Thurman as his master.  Then they capture both.

Blackhawk No. 118
November 1957
Cover: Sniper shooting at Blackhawks clamped to flying disks //Dick Dillin / Sheldon Moldoff
Story: “The Bandit With 1,000 Nets” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: A Blackhawk robot (only appearance)
Villains: The Net and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks meet a new nemesis, the Net, who uses nets of his own invention for criminal purposes.

Story: “The Blackhawk Robinson Crusoes” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Sting Ray and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are stranded on an island by the Sting Ray and must improvise in the manner of Robinson Crusoe to survive.

Story: “The Town Jesse James Couldn’t Rob” (from JIMMY WAKELY #4; Art: Frank Frazetta)  (3 pages)

Story: “The Human Clay Pigeons” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Intro: Prof. Krueger (only appearance)
Villain: The Sniper (not to be confused with the Quality Comics hero) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks try to protect a scientist from a villain called the Sniper, but wind up shackled to flying disks and scheduled for the villain’s target practice.

Blackhawk No. 119
December 1957
Cover: Blackhawks in Safari-Mobile vs. dinosaur  //Dick Dillin / Sheldon Moldoff
Story: “Blackhawk Vs. Chief Black Hawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Major Flint, Chief Black Hawk (of Earth-1) and his son (only appearance for all)
Villains: The Yagger Brothers (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: An accident with a centrifuge throws six of the Blackhawks back in time to the 18th Century, where they find themselves in conflict with Chief Black Hawk.

Story: “The Playboy Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Mr. Lindquist (only appearance)
Villains: The Black Seal Gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: While the Blackhawks are trying to round up the Black Seal Gang, Andre learns that he has inherited a million dollars and becomes a playboy.

Story: “The Valley of the Monsters” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Paul Givens and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Stanislaus becomes lost in Africa while trying to beat a round-the-world speed record, and the Blackhawks, seeking him, find a valley of monsters.

Blackhawk No. 120
January 1958
Cover: Robot Cyclops vs. the Blackhawks  //Dick Dillin / Sheldon Moldoff
Story: “The Challenge of the Wizard” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Kan-Du, Queen Sonja, Carl Pierce (only appearance for all)
Villain: The Wizard (Alec Royer; not to be confused with the Earth-2 villain from ALL-STAR COMICS) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A magician called the Wizard uses his experise with illusions to baffle the Blackhawks.

Story: “The Junior Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Junior Johnson (becomes Junior Blackhawk for this one story; only appearance)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: When the Blackhawks come to Center City to stop a crime wave, a boy they rescued years ago dons a Blackhawk uniform and tries to assist them with his inventions.

Story: “The Perils of Ulysses” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Professor and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks find themselves captives of the Professor, an old enemy who intends to run them through a gauntlet of menaces inspired by Homer’s Odyssey.

Blackhawk No. 121
February 1958
Cover: Blackhawks fighting Desert Tiger and his men //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Secret Weapon of the Archer” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Shaft (John Hunter) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When a costumed criminal called The Shaft begins robbing shipments of medical supplies, foodstuffs, and art using a “flying crossbow” whose bolts can penetrate metal, the Blackhawks are called in on the case.  They learn that The Shaft is really John Hunter, a trick archer who was used for stunts on motion pictures involving archery.   When they discover that Hunter bought a castle with his earnings, they deduce that he has stolen the materials to supply the castle with such goods.  The Blackhawks converge on the castle and capture The Shaft.

Story: “The Jinxed Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Baron and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Blackhawk breaks a mirror while pursuing The Baron, a masked villain, and suffers bad luck afterward by not catching the criminal.  When Blackhawk violates other superstitions and has more bad luck, he is almost convinced to leave the group because of his “jinx”.  After meditation on his fate while in flight, Blackhawk decides to return and show them all...and himself...that he is not jinxed.  In their next encounter with the Baron, Blackhawk deliberately defies all the bad luck taboos he can and still brings the culprit to justice.

Story: “Siege In the Sahara” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Desert Tiger and his men, El Kazar (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks volunteer to patrol caravan lanes in the Sahara against the attacks of the Desert Tiger, an old enemy of theirs.  The Tiger is replenishing his secret desert headquarters by the raids.  The heroes catch one of the Tiger’s men, who lures them into a trap in which their planes are rendered useless by a device that shuts down their motors.  The Blackhawks are captured and held in a deserted French Foreign Legion fort, but escape and defeat the Tiger and his bandits.  Later, the Foreign Legion arrives and thanks all the Blackhawks, especially Andre.

Blackhawk No. 122
March 1958
Cover: Sky Raven and his men attacking parachuting Blackhawk //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Movie That Backfired” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Villains: Carlo Vesalius and his men (first and only appearance for all), the “Metal-Men” (in flashback to 1954; first and only appearance), the Flying Panthers (in flashback; first and only appearance)
Intro: Mr. Verba (only appearance)
Comment: The flashbacks take place thusly: World War II flashback (undetermined)
 Metal-Men flashback (1954): between CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #5 and Flying Panthers flashback
 Flying Panthers flashback: between Metal Men flashback and issue #108
Synopsis: The Blackhawks agree to reenact some of their most thrilling incidents for a movie, with their share of the profits earmarked for charity.  To their amazement, the reenactments turn deadly.  The heroes decide to play along and lure the killers out of hiding.   When they do appear, attacking the heroes in Flying Panthers jets, the Blackhawks bait them into landing and then use remote controls to make their planes throw the villains off balance. Their foe turns out to be smuggler Carlo Vesalius, whom they had been investigating.

Story: “The Sky Kites” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie (between issues #115 / 124)
Villains: The Raven and his Ravens (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A costumed criminal called The Raven and his gang, the Ravens, use jet-powered sky kites in robberies and outmaneuver the Blackhawks’ jets.  Blackhawk has their mascot, Blackie, follow the gang with a radio transmitter tied to his leg, but the Raven sights it and prepares to ambush Blackhawk on his arrival.  The Blackhawks turn the tables by having their planes fly over on remote control while they make a surprise attack on the ground.  The Raven and his gang are captured.

Story: “The Day the Blackhawks Died” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Marlin, Madden, and other criminals (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: After learning that Marlin, one of Killer Shark’s henchmen, has been paroled and is building a gang with the purpose of destroying them, the Blackhawks launch a plan.  Blackhawk himself is disguised as King Cobra, another Blackhawk foe, and allies himself with Marlin and other mobsters in a supposed anti-Blackhawk gang.  Then he lures them onto a trap in a phony Blackhawk island and captures them all.

Blackhawk No. 123
April 1958
Cover: Andre and other Blackhawks watching Blackhawk trapped in transparent missile //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Underseas Gold Fort” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Prof. Renault (only appearance)
Villain: Killer Shark (between issues #108 / 128) and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Killer Shark steals a giant magnet that can draw gold from seawater.

Story: “Mystery On Top of the World” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Kurt Helner (dies in this story)
Villains: Von Kauptner and his men (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks must follow the clues left by a Nazi to stop him from plunging the world back into war.

Story: “The Human Rocket” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Other characters: Martians
Villains: Tang and his gang of Martian criminals (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Though the Martians in this story are green-skinned, they appear to lack the powers of J’onn J’onzz.
Synopsis: Blackhawk Island is invaded by Martians, who take Blackhawk captive and shoot him in a missle into space.

Blackhawk No. 124
May 1958
Cover: Flying sphere melting Safari-Mobile as Blackhawks flee //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Thieves With a Thousand Faces” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie (last appearance in issue #122)
Intro: Prof. Vance, Herrick (only appearance for both)
Villain: J. J. Mynus and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Persons who accept the gift of minature figures from J. J. Mynus soon become victims of robberies, and even the Blackhawks seem unable to halt them.

Story: “Beauty and the Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Linda Laru, Mr. Laru (only appearance for both)
Villains: The Chief and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Andre and Chuck become rivals for the hand of a beautiful singer, but both soon find themselves lured into a gangland trap.

Story: “The Incredible City In the Sky” (3 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Artist: Ramona Fradon
Comment: This is not a Blackhawk story.

Story: “The Mechanical Spies From Space” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are confronted by three destructive machines from space.

Blackhawk No. 125
June 1958
Cover: Criminals’ drill-machine breaking on Blackhawk’s chest as Chop-Chop, Andre, and Stanislaus watch //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Secrets of the Blackhawk Time Capsule” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Schemer and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Schemer steals inventions from the Blackhawks’ time capsule and turns them to his own use, including a disintegrator.

Story: “The Sunken Island” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GA: Blackie (next appears in issue #127)
Intro: Li Huan (only appearance)
Villain: Kwang Ichu (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks find themselves on a floating island populated by the remnants of one of Genghis Khan’s expeditions.

Story: “The Super Blackhawk” (10 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Chief Gregory (only appearance)
Villain: The Mole (last appearance in issue #114; last appearance) and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Mole blasts Blackhawk with a ray and inadvertently gives him super-powers.

Blackhawk No. 126
July 1958
Cover: Blackhawk, Zardok, and bottled Chop-Chop, Stanislaus, Hendrickson, and Chuck  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Secret of the Glass Fort” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Halusians (only appearance)
Villains: Vigo and his criminal Halusians (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks find themselves on an island of glass chambers, controlled by alien invaders.

Story: “Hendrickson, King For a Day” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: King Rudolph (only appearance)
Villain: The Iron Duke and his men (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When the king of Boravia goes into hiding to avoid the evil Iron Duke, Hendrickson, who is the king’s double, is tapped to substitute for him.

Story: “Pike’s Peak Gold Rush” (2 pages; writer: Gardner Fox; artists: Irwin Hasen and Bob Lander; rpt. From JIMMY WAKELY #2)
Comment: Not a continuing character story.

Story: “The Man Who Collected Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Frank (only appearance)
Villain: Zardok, various crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A villain uses a shrinking ray to miniaturize several Blackhawks, capture them under glass, and offer them to the underworld at an auction.

Blackhawk No. 127
August 1958
Cover: Ghostly Blackhawk, Blackhawks in cable car, and Rhett’s hands holding axe //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Blackie--the Winged Sky Fighter” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Character: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie (between issues #125 / 129)
Villains: The Raider and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are trapped by the Raider, and only Blackie can save them.

Story: “The Show-Off Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Baron Hazzard and his men, various crooks (first and only apperance for all)
Synopsis: Public acclaim begins to give Olaf a swelled head, and he starts neglecting teamwork in favor of personal glory.

Story: “The Ghost of Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Dodo, Rhett, the Skyscraper Gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A freak accident reduces Blackhawk to a ghostly state.

Blackhawk No. 128
September 1958
Cover: Blackhawks on ship facing Killer Shark’s swordfish sub //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Vengeful Bowman” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Bowman (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face a villain who uses powerful arrows in his crimes.

Story: “The Blackhawk Gladiators” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Divico and the Divico Gang, Legatus and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: In search of a secret formula, the Blackhawks are captured by a gangster who affects the image of Nero and makes them participate in modern-day gladiatorial games.

Story: “Killer Shark’s Secret Lair” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Mr. and Mrs. Kenton Knowles, Chief Burke (only appearance for all)
Villain: Killer Shark (between issues #123 / 130) and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Killer Shark uses a sub with a “swordfish” saw attachment against the Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 129
October 1958
Cover: Blackhawks held captive by Venusians //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Cavemen From 30,000 B.C.”  (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie (between issues #127 / 133)
Intro: A band of cavemen (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks, trailing their lost comrades Chuck, Stanislaus, and Hendrickson on a remote Pacific island, encounter a band of cavepeople, battle them, and learn their friends have stepped through a time warp further on in the cavern.  The remaining Blackhawks step through the warp and are transported to 30,000 B.C., where they have an adventure with the caveman tribe they find there before returning through the time-warp with their three fellow members along and sealing it off forever.

Story: “The Last Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Dragon Fly and his gang (first and only appearance to date)
Cameo appearance: Killer Shark (on a movie screen), The War Wheel (in cameo; flashback)
Comment: When Chop-Chop is sidelined by a cold, the other six Blackhawks go on a mission against the villainous Dragon Fly and are all captured.  Radio reports indicate that the Blackhawks are dead, but Chop-Chop finally receives a Morse code message from Blackhawk through his belt radio.  Given the location of Dragon Fly’s lair, Chop-Chop is able to free his friends and help them defeat Dragon Fly.

Story: “The Planet Venus Vs. The Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Chuck Cuidera
Inker: Dick Dillin
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Judge Zixtra and other Venusians (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: When the Blackhawks try out their new intercontinental passenger rocket, they are yanked into space and towed by an alien spaceship to Venus, where they are hauled into court and condemned for violating Venusian space.  The judge, Zixtra, rules that weapons found in their rocket prove their hostile intentions.  However, after the heroes break jail, Venus is endangered by a “frequency mass” whose sound vibrations endanger Venusians, though they are harmless to Earthmen.  Blackhawk and his men destroy the frequency mass with sound from their rocket exhaust.  The grateful Venusians send the seven heroes back to Earth.

Blackhawk No. 130
November 1958
Cover: Blackhawks, underwater, vs. a Portugese Man-o’-War machine //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Mystery Missle From Space” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Criminal aliens (first and only appearance)
Intro: An alien guard (only appearance)
Synopsis: Aliens make robberies of liquid oxygen, copper wire, and pearls on Earth.  When the Blackhawks confront the outworlders during an aluminum robbery, they are overpowered by their foes’ unearthly powers and weapons.  Eventually, the Blackhawks are captured by the aliens and learn that they are criminals, escaped from a meteor-destroyed prison spaceship.  Their robberies have been for the purpose of getting materials with which to construct a new rocket, which they have almost completed.  But Blackhawk notes one alien bound in an electrical cell, deduces that he had been their guard, and manages to free him.  The guard and the Blackhawks defeat the aliens, and, after the rocket has been finished, he takes off for the stars with the prisoners.

Story: “A Day With the Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Wolf and his gang (first and only appearance)
Intro: Jim Burrows (only appearance)
Synopsis: Jim Burrows, a reporter for the Globe, gets a blindfolded trip to Blackhawk Island to spend a day with the Blackhawks.  Unknown to Burrows, a villain called the Wolf has placed an electronic device in his briefcase.  The device will attract anything shot by an electric catapult of the Wolf’s design, and he intends to use it to blow up Blackhawk Island with a bomb.  But Blackhawk notices two test objects which the Wolf had catapulted to Blackhawk Island as a test, discovers the attractor in Burrows’s briefcase, and takes the device to another island.  Thus, the Wolf bombs the decoy island, and is later captured by the Blackhawks when he lands on the isle to inspect his work.

Story: “Captives of the Steel Sea Creature” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Killer Shark (last appearance in issue #128; next appears in issue #139), Maegland (first and only appearance) and their gang
Synopsis: The Blackhawks have a hard time dealing with the steel Portugese Man-o’-War created by the imprisoned Killer Shark and used by Maegland, his lieutenant, to commit crimes on the high seas.  But Blackhawk disguises himself as Killer Shark, infiltrates the gang, and helps his men bring them to justice.

Blackhawk No. 131
December 1958
Cover: Mr. Beam and his accomplice using color ray against Blackhawks in differently-colored uniforms  //Dick Dillin / Sheldon Moldoff
Story: “The Return of the Jailer” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Jailer (between issues #113 / 193), Boss Barston and his gang, Sparkler Adams, the Penthouse Gang, Trigger Thompson (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Jailer is released from prison and appears to begin a new career capturing criminals, but Blackhawk doubts his sincerity.

Story: “The Creature With 1,000 Powers” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: An alien and his pet creature (only appearance for both)
Villains: The Dragon and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Dragon deceives an alien into letting him use his multi-powered pet against the Blackhawks.

Story: “The Rainbow Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Mr. Beam and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks seek to thwart a villain with a color-based weapon by changing their uniforms to different colors.

Blackhawk No. 132
January 1959
Cover: Blackhawks in desert troop carrier, facing ghostly lion’s head and raiders on skis //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Raid of the Rocketeers” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Rocketeer Gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks battle a gang of crooks who use a rocket in their crimes.

Story: “The Rebel Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Eagle and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Chuck appears to disobey Blackhawk’s orders in favor of independent action, and is penalized for it during the team’s battle with the Eagle.

Story: “The Desert Phantoms” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Captain Armad, Prince Hamand (only appearance for both)
Villains: The Phantom Wizard, the Phantom Raiders (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks, assigned to guard a desert prince, encounter a band of raiders who use the illusion of a giant lion’s head against them.

Blackhawk No. 133
February 1959
Cover: Lady Blackhawk, Blackhawks, the Scavenger and a confederate //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Human Dynamo” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Dynamo and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: An electronic experiment gives a man the power of electricity, with the necessity of recharging himself from outside sources once every four hours.  Calling himself Dynamo, he gathers a gang of criminals and begins pulling robberies.  The Blackhawks try and fail to apprehend him.  But when Dynamo tries to charge himself from a nuclear submarine’s atomic battery, he shorts himself out and returns to normal.

Story: “The Feathered Sleuth” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie (between issues #129 / 142)
Villains: The Boss and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When a federal agent on a criminal’s island hideout sees Blackie, the Blackhawks’ mascot, overhead, he manages to get a note into the bird’s claws just before he is taken down.  Blackie takes the note to the Blackhawks and leads them to the island.  The heroes are captured by the criminal gang, which uses sleep-gas weapons in their crimes, but Blackie helps the Blackhawks break free and ultimately capture the crooks.

Story: “The Lady Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (next appear in flashback in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #144)
Intro and origin: Lady Blackhawk (Zinda Blake; next appears in issue #140)
Villains: The Scavenger (first appearance; next appears in issue #140) and his gang
Comment: Shortly after this story the Blackhawks help the heroes of Earth fight Commander Blanx and his Martian minions in flashback in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #144.
Synopsis: When Olaf disappears on a secret mission in Africa to track down the Scavenger, the Blackhawks follow up to find him.  But they are saved from an animal stampede by another “Blackhawk” operating a large vehicle...a blonde woman in a modified Blackhawk outfit, who calls herself Lady Blackhawk.  The woman, whose real name is Zinda, tells the team that she has been practicing for years to become a Blackhawk, and has come there to help them find Olaf.  Blackhawk thanks her for the help, but insists that the Blackhawk code strictly forbids women from becoming Blackhawks.  Lady Blackhawk stalks off, determined to impress Blackhawk with her skills.  But when she uses those skills to locate the Scavenger’s hidden base, she is captured by the villain and used to lure the Blackhawks into a trap.  A gimmicked comb of hers gets the Dark Knights out of the cell they are imprisoned in.  When the Scavenger’s men draw guns on the Blackhawks, she uses two secret gas guns concealed in her high heels to overcome the villains.  Later, she admits to the team that she is not Blackhawk material yet...”but one day I will be!”

Blackhawk No. 134
March 1959
Cover: Andre, Blackhawk, Olaf, and Stanislaus vs. genie //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Sinister Snowman” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature characters: The Blackhawks (last appearance in flashback in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #144)
Villain: The Snowman and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks encounter the Snowman, who uses temperature-based weapons in his crimes.

Story: “The Blackhawk Circus Star” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Sven Olson (Olaf’s uncle), King Rudolph (only appearance for both)
Villains: Marik and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Since Olaf’s last name is Bjornson, as revealed in issue #117, Sven Olson is obviously Olaf’s uncle on his mother’s side.
Synopsis: Olaf is persuaded by his uncle to enter an acrobatic circus competition, but Blackhawk is dismayed to see him using secret Blackhawk gimmicks in the contest.

Story: “The Runaway Genie” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Van Clyst and his gang, a genie (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A crook releases a genie from a bottle against the Blackhawks, but finds he has no power to command it.

Blackhawk No. 135
April 1959
Cover: Blackhawk, Chuck, and Henderson vs. The Hoopster //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Underworld Supermart” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Buzzer Barton, Dexter (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: After testing out some new weaponry on the Blackhawks, Buzzer Barton goes into partnership with Dexter, who runs the Supermart of Crime, at which crooks can shop for the latest in weapons.  Buzzer’s anti-Blackhawk weapons work well against the Dark Knights, even getting Andre captured.  But the French Blackhawk fires off flares that tip off the Blackhawks to the locale of the Supermart, and they capture Buzzer and Dexter.

Story: “The One-Man Blackhawk Team” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Hector Rye, Sir Oswald Jenks (only appearance for both)
Villains: A gang of thieves (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Inventor Hector Rye seeks to help the Blackhawks with his fabulous creations, but only succeeds in messing things up.  His luck runs true to form through their encounters, but at last Rye manages to rescue the team by cutting through an iceberg, and he earns the thanks of Blackhawk.

Story: “The Villain With 1,000 Hoops” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Villains: The Hoopster (the Great Hoopla; first appearance; next appears in issue #186) and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: After a performer called the Great Hoopla reports that his entire collection of hoops has been stolen, a new super-criminal, the Hoopster, appears, using gimmicked hoops to pull off robberies.  The Hoopster avoids capture by the Blackhawks until the team follows up a clue and learn that the villain is in reality Hoopla himself.  They then capture him.

Blackhawk No. 136
May 1959
Cover: Mercurian encasing Blackhawks in plastic sack //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Menace of the Smoke-Master” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Smoke-Master and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Smoke-Master, a villain whose planes emit various forms of smoke (including a tornado, sleep-gas, and laughing gas), steals a launching pad and intends to steal an atomic rocket to launch from it, hoping to blackmail nations.  The Blackhawks are at first balked by his smoke weapons, but eventually turn his laughing-gas smoke back on him and capture the Smoke-Master.

Story: “Siege of Blackhawk Island” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: A gang of smugglers
Comment: The War Wheel and the Electronic Brain (intro) appear in this story.
Synopsis: A band of smugglers is washed ashore on Blackhawk Island while the Blackhawks are away.  They take over the installation and attack the Blackhawks with their own defensive devices when the latter return.  Blackhawk uses old weapons from their museum to turn the tide against the smugglers, and the crooks are captured.

Story: “The Marauders From Mercury” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: D’Lor (first and only appearance; a Mercurian)
Intro: Jorgl and other Mercurians (only appearance for all)
Synopsis: An escaping Mercurian criminal, D’Lor, turns up on Earth, convinces the Blackhawks he is a diplomat being pursued by bandits, and gets them to oppose the Mercurian lawmen who come after him.  By the time the policemen straighten out the Blackhawks on the affair, D’Lor has charged his Uro-Gun, an incredibly powerful weapon.  But the Dark Knights manage to overcome him and turn him over to the Mercurian police.

Blackhawk No. 137
June 1959
Cover: Chuck, Andre, and Blackhawk vs. Frisco Morse and other giant //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Weapons That Backfired” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Johnson, Radio Man (a robot; only appearance for all)
Villains: Baron Kram and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face a band of criminals who have stolen the team’s experimental weapons and are using them against the heroes.

Story: “The Invalid Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Missile Marauders (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: During a case, Blackhawk injures his leg and is confined to a wheelchair, unable to directly lead the team.

Story: “The Isle of Giants” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Dr. Vokar, Frisco Morse, Hack Tighe, and their gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks trail a trio of smugglers to a distant island and discover that their foes have become giants.

Blackhawk No. 138
July 1959
Cover: Chop-Chop, Chuck, Blackhawk, and Olaf vs. rock creatures  //Dick Dillin / Sheldon Moldoff
Story: “The Menace of the Blob” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: The “Blob” (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks accidentally release a blob-creature from the fourth dimension.

Story: “The Deadly Dingo” (2 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Artist: Nick Cardy
Comment: Not a Blackhawk story; no continuing characters

Story: “The Saturnian Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Other Characters: Saturnians
Villains: Ro’dar and Saturnian rebels (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are deceived by Saturnian rebels into fighting on their side against the government of Saturn.

Story: “Invasion of the Rock Creatures” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Captain Varez (only appearance)
Villains: Dr. Darro and his gang, rock creatures (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks encounter a group of living rock creatures whom a criminal scientist uses for his own purposes.

Blackhawk No. 139
August 1959
Cover: Killer Shark and whales vs. Blackhawks in Hawk-Subs //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Secret Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Barton and his gang
Intro: Rob (a robot Blackhawk; only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks have built a robot Blackhawk named Rob, and use it in an operation against a smuggler named Barton and his gang. Unfortunately, Rob’s mechanisms are damaged in the fracas, and Barton seizes the opportunity to take the robot and install a new control device which puts Rob under his control.  But Blackhawk’s voice activates an override control on Rob, and he manages to stop the robot in the process of a robbery.  Barton is captured, and, though the Blackhawks feel Rob is too dangerous to be used in further work, take his “most dangerous parts” out and keep him on in the Blackhawk Museum.

Story: “The Last Days of Stanislaus” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Captain Magnet and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: After Stanislaus sustains a head injury when the villainous Captain Magnet fires missles at his plane, a doctor tells Blackhawk that his friend has no more than six months to live, with the possibility of earlier death if he exerts himself.  The other Blackhawks grimly vow to keep the news from Stanislaus, and to make his last days as happy as possible.  Stanislaus gradually deduces the reason for their actions, and goes off himself to defeat Captain Magnet. At the same time, the Blackhawks receive word from the doctor that Stan’s X-ray was mixed up with another, and that the Swedish Blackhawk is in perfect health.  They take off and, with Stanislaus, vanquish and capture Captain Magnet.

Story: “Killer Shark’s Underseas Armada” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Killer Shark (last appearance in issue #130; next appears in issue #155) and his gang
Intro: Chief Craig, Mr. Wilks, a scientist (only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Killer Shark captures a scientist and forces him to use his machine which controls fish by radio waves to extort money from shipping lines, who must pay or see their ships wrecked.  Blackhawk and his men are called in, eventually crack the case, capture Killer Shark again, and free the scientist.  The control device is destroyed.

Blackhawk No. 140
September 1959
Cover: Lady Blackhawk, Blackhawks, Scavenger and his men //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Space Age Marauders” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Zero-X and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A band of space-suited crooks led by a criminal scientist called Zero-X steals rocket instruments, despite the Blackhawks’ interference, and uses them to equip a giant nuclear missle.  Andre is captured by the gang and placed in a centrifuge, which whirls at many times the force of gravity, with the price of his release being the secret location of Blackhawk Island.  Zero-X warns Andre that if he does not comply, the missle will be fired at Center City.  Blackhawk, who has trailed Andre, has his men shoot anti-aircraft missles at the missle’s flight path.  Zero-X looses the missle at Center City, but it is destroyed.  Andre is saved, and Zero-X surrenders.

Story: “The Amazing Mr. Lariat” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Villains: The Lariat and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: After baiting them in a televised announcement, a rope-wielding desperado called The Lariat captures Olaf, Chuck, and Stanislaus, then nabs Andre and Hendrickson, and tries at last for Chop-Chop and Blackhawk.  But Blackhawk’s remote-controlled jet throws the Lariat off-balance, and the Dark Knights are able to get free and defeat their foemen.

Story: “Return of Lady Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #133 / 143)
Villains: The Scavenger (last appearance in issue #133; last appearance) and his gang
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are captured by the Scavenger on a floating island when he trains a ray on their planes that drains their power.  Zinda, alias Lady Blackhawk, reads a newspaper story of their disappearance, assumes her costumed identity, and tracks them down in her own Blackhawk plane.  The men warn Lady Blackhawk of the Scavenger’s ray by mirror-flashing Morse code, but Zinda bluffs the villains by sending down a doll of herself in a parachute.  Lady Blackhawk then helps the Blackhawks defeat the Scavenger and his gang in battle, bringing down the head villain herself with a boomerang.  Afterward, Zinda asks if she is good enough to join the team.  Blackhawk responds that she is qualified, and sometime soon she may be made an honorary Blackhawk.

Blackhawk No. 141
October 1959
Cover: Blackhawk, Hendrickson, Andre, and the Cat-Man //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Crimes of the Captive Masterminds” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Crime Commander and his gang (Mike named in this story; first and only appearance for all)
Intro: Roland Dey, Prof. Ruffing, and other scientists (only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Crime Commander, a new villain, lures several top scientists into a trap, capturing them and forcing them to work on super-crime weapons for him.  The Blackhawks encounter several of the Commander’s devices later, destroy one such weapon, and see a Morse code message from a scientist scrawled on it.  Blackhawk leaves another such message on one of the crime weapons, instructing the scientists to build a transmitter so the Blackhawks can locate the island where they are captives.   When the heroes do find the Crime Commander’s island, they are trapped in force-fields, but Blackhawk manages to destroy the Commander’s device by a remote-controlled plane.  The Commander is caught and the scientists are freed.

Story: “The Blackhawk Housekeeper” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Big Boy Nelson and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Intro: Gretchen (Hendrickson’s aunt; only appearance)
Comment: The Flying Tank appears in this story.
Synopsis: When Hendrickson goes home for a visit, his aunt Gretchen, under doctor’s orders to have a change of scenery, insists on coming back with him to Blackhawk Island.  Gretchen proves to be a great cook and housekeeper, but much of her work bollixes the Blackhawks’ plans, and she once has to be rescued by Blackhawk when she accidentally activates the Flying Tank.  The Blackhawks tell Hendrickson that Gretchen must go.  Before that, they have to deal with Big Boy Nelson, a criminal, and are captured by him when their parachute lines foul thanks to Gretchen’s improper packing of them.  When the heroes’ guns fall out of their holsters, Nelson and his gang retrieve them and attempt to kill the Blackhawks with the weapons.  But Gretchen has cleaned the guns with soap and water, and they explode in the crooks’ hands.  The Blackhawks defeat Nelson and his gang, and Gretchen takes her leave when they return to Blackhawk Island, with the gratitude of the heroes.

Story: “The Nine Lives of the Cat-Man” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Professor Ward (only appearance)
Villain: The Cat-Man (first and only appearance; not to be confused with the Batman villain)
Synopsis: When the Cat-Man, a new villain, baits Blackhawk with a challenge and then lives through a plane crash, he explains that an African witch doctor gave him eight extra lives in exchange for some cheap trinkets.  He has already cheated death five times...using up five extra lives...and races through fire in defiance of the Blackhawks, using up a sixth life.  He tries but fails to catch them in a rockslide, using up a seventh life to survive it himself.  Then he steals an experimental reverse-gravity gun, and intends to leap from a precipice, thus escaping Blackhawk and using up his last extra life.  But Blackhawk informs him that he broke through an electrified wire unawares, thus using his eighth life up.  The Cat-Man gives up to Blackhawk, who has to save his “ninth” life when he falls from the precipice.  Later, Blackhawk tells his men that he bluffed the Cat-Man; there was no electrified wire, and he may have one extra life left.

Blackhawk No. 142
November 1959
Cover: King Condor using robot condor against Blackhawk, Andre, Hendrickson, and Chop-Chop //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Alien Blackhawk Chief” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Symar (first and only appearance), an energy creature (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks ally themselves with a Saturnian who shows them how to capture elements from another world, but who has an ulterior motive.

Story: “The Super Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Mr. Missile and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: While on the trail of a criminal, Andre appears to gain super-powers from the fumes of a strange pellet.

Story: “The Iron Birds of Prey” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie (between issues #133 / 146)
Villains: King Condor (first appearance; next appears in issue #150) and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face King Condor, a new enemy who uses giant mechanical birds against them.

Blackhawk No. 143
December 1959
Cover: Blackhawk, Andre, Chuck, and Olaf fleeing dinosaur //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Lady Blackhawk’s Rival” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #140 / 147)
Villains: The Iron Duke and his men (first and only appearance for all)
Intro: Queen Penelope (only appearance)
Synopsis: Lady Blackhawk is allowed to accompany the Blackhawks on patrol when all of them are attacked by anti-aircraft guns over the island kingdom of Xenovia.  They all bail out, with Zinda landing in another area than the seven Blackhawks.  Queen Penelope mistakenly believes that the Blackhawks are agents of the tyrannical Iron Duke, against whom she is rebelling, and cages them, but Lady Blackhawk frees them from the cage.  All is explained, and the Queen enlists Blackhawk in their cause, and also takes more interest in him than Lady Blackhawk feels is warranted.  The Blackhawks are later captured by the Duke and placed in a deathtrap, but Zinda frees them again and they all defeat the Duke.  Afterward, Blackhawk accepts a kiss from Penelope, but tells her it was a greater pleasure to fight alongside Zinda, “the queen of the Blackhawks!”  Penelope allows that Lady Blackhawk “is every inch a queen . . . a fighting queen!”

Story: “The Great Blackhawk Feud” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Triple Threat Gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: When the Triple Threat Gang strikes, Hendrickson and Olaf get into a rivalry, with Hendrickson trying to take Olaf’s place as a strongman and Olaf trying to match Hendy’s skill as a marksman.  Both fail, but keep trying to excel at each other’s specialties.  When Blackhawk confines both to base, he and the remaining team members are captured by the gang.  Hendrickson and Olaf come to their partners’ aid, using their regular specialties and defeating the gang.  Later, Hendrickson and Olaf confess that each thought they would be dropped from the team when an experimental rocket-car only worked with six Blackhawks.  Hendy assumed that he would be dropped because of his age, Olaf because he was the heaviest Blackhawk.  Thus, both tried to prove their worth by excelling at the other’s talent.  Blackhawk informs them both that the Blackhawks are a seven-man team, and neither will be dropped.

Story: “The Time-Monsters” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Duke, Snipe (first and only appearance for both)
Intro: Prof. Loren, Miss Clarke (only appearance for both)
Synopsis: Duke and Snipe, two escaped cons running from the Blackhawks, steal a reverse-evolution ray from a scientist and use it to turn lizards into dinosaurs and tiny squid into giant krakens.  The Blackhawks have their hands full with the menaces, but finally nab Duke and Snipe with a trick, though the evolution ray is lost forever.  The scientist who created the ray says it was too much of a danger, and refuses to recreate it.

Blackhawk No. 144
January 1960
Cover: Chameleon riding giant spiked ball towards Andre, Chop-Chop, and Blackhawk //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Underworld Sportsmen” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Bull’s-Eye, Target, and Ace (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Three former athletes, Bull’s-Eye, Target, and Ace, have been barred from sports for accepting bribes.  Now they are practicing to turn their talents towards crime, but the Blackhawks learn of it and make them a bargain: if they can successfully complete just one of three mock “crimes” at a dummied-up city locale, they will be allowed to begin their career as criminals.  If not, they must go straight.  Despite the ingenuity of the athletes, the Blackhawks trump them every time, even saving their lives during the last test, and the three agree to eschew crime.

Story: “The Raids of the Fantastic Phantom” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Ray (first and only appearance; not to be confused with the Earth-X hero from CRACK COMICS)
Intro: The Phantom (Homer Jenkins; only appearance; not to be confused with the King Features Syndicate hero)
Synopsis: Homer Jenkins is shipwrecked on an island belonging to a criminal genius called The Ray.  The Ray uses one of his devices to render Jenkins invisible, and forces him to commit crimes for him on the mainland or remain invisible forever.  The Blackhawks encounter the unseen Jenkins, whom they dub the Phantom, and eventually nab him by covering him with paint.  When Jenkins reveals his situation, the Blackhawks go to The Ray’s island and confront him, but are stopped by invisible traps.  But the Phantom has stowed away on one of their planes, frees them, and helps them capture The Ray.  Then Jenkins is returned to visibility with The Ray’s machine.

Story: “The Secret of the Chameleon” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Chameleons (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are mildly humiliated when a new foe, the Chameleon, steals a gold statuette of a Blackhawk during a ceremony to honor them.  The Chameleon seems to have the ability to change his shape, and to change the shape of metal objects with a ray-gun.  But Blackhawk demonstrates that the villain is using a “metal with a memory”, which springs back into the original shape it had after being distorted and then heated.  When they capture the Chameleon, they discover that there are actually three Chameleons of different heights and shapes, which allowed them to perpetrate the “shape-changing “ ruse.

Blackhawk No. 145
February 1960
Cover: Renegade Aquans capturing Blackhawk, Olaf, Chop-Chop, and Chuck //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Deadly Lensman” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Lensman and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face the Lensman, a super-villain who employs lenses of different sorts in his crimes.

Story: “The Curse of Mr. Doom” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: The Save-a-Life Society (only appearance), a sorceror (in flashback; dies in this story)
Villain: “Mr. Doom” (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks encounter a man whose desire for fame led a dying sorceror to “bless” him with a power that seems to cause disasters.

Story: “Captives of the Mermen” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: The Aquans and their king (only appearance for all)
Villains: Renegade Aquans (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Three of the Blackhawks are captured in their Hawk-Sub by mermen, who wish to use the Blackhawks’ weapons against their undersea homeland.

Blackhawk No. 146
March 1960
Cover: Scorpion and mechanical scorpion vs. Andre, Blackhawk, Stanislaus, and Chop-Chop //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Fantastic Fables of Blackhawk” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Abdul and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Intro: Rajah of Gurpal, Shah of Bhok, Turhan (only appearance for all)
Comment: This story also features three flashbacks relating old Blackhawk cases, one of which took place a year before this story, the other two at indeterminate times.
Synopsis: When the Blackhawks seek to enter a land ruled by the Shah of Blok in order to capture fleeing bandits, the Shah himself gets conflicting testimony about their character.  His prime minster Abdul calls them evil men and troublemakers.  His court storyteller, Turhan, says that the Blackhawks are great heroes.  Furthermore, he relates three of the Blackhawks’ adventures, with considerable embellishments of his own.  The Shah decides to admit the Dark Knights, who manage to capture the bandits and their secret leader--Abdul.  But when Blackhawk learns of how Turhan has burnished their legend, he advises him not to exaggerate the facts of their exploits anymore.

Story: “The Trial of Olaf” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Slippery Eel (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Olaf is accused in a Blackhawk trial of repeated cowardice while tracking down jungle criminal Slippery Eel, which cowardice apparently cost Andre his life.  Found guilty, Olaf is stripped of his Blackhawk emblem.  But the trial has been a farce, staged so that Eel will think Andre, the only Blackhawk who knows the secret location of his hideout, is dead and not try to hunt him down and kill him.  Andre is very much alive, and guides the Blackhawks...including Olaf...to Eel’s headquarters, where he is captured.

Story: “The Menace of the Scorpion” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GA: Blackie (betrween issues #142 / 150)
Villains: The Scorpion (first appearance; next appears in issue #178) and his gang
Synopsis: The Scorpion, master of a horde of giant mechanical insect-shaped machines, traps the Blackhawks in a room with a giant steel scorpion menacing them.  But the heroes win free with the help of their hawk Blackie and one of the Scorpion’s own machines, and capture The Scorpion and his gang.

Blackhawk No. 147
April 1960
Cover: Blackhawk, Ra’gan, Tor, and Xeo vs. future criminal //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Blackhawk Movie Queen” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #143 / 151)
Intro: Harry Harper (only appearance)
Villains: The Spear-Master and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Lady Blackhawk has become a movie star, but her publicity agent rigs stunts that cause trouble for the Blackhawks and alienate her from the team.

Story: “The Fantastic Shrink Ray” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Baron and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks meet a villain who shrinks them to doll-size with a ray.

Story: “The Future Blackhawks” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: The Blackhawks of the 21st Century (Ra’gan, Tor, Xeo; only appearance)
Villains: Trigg and his gang, various crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: This story establishes the existence of a three-man Blackhawk team of the future.
Synopsis: Blackhawk is thrown forward in time to the 21st Century, in which he meets and helps a team of three future Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 148
May 1960
Cover: Quetzalcoatl and flying serpent vs. Blackhawks  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Four Dooms For the Blackhawks” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Dr. Coombs (only appearance)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face a gang of crooks within an experimental space center that duplicates the conditions on the Moon and Mars.

Story: “The Crimes of the Bell-Master” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Lem (only appearance)
Villain: The Bell-Master (Paul Peale) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Tired of having his time and life regulated by bells, Paul Peale vows to turn them to criminal purposes as the Bell-Master, and encounters the Blackhawks.

Story: “The Secret of the Flying Serpent” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Quetzalcoatl (Wilkes; first and only appearance), a flying serpent (first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: A man who claims to be the legendary Quetzalcoatl attempts to reestablish an Aztec empire in Mexico with the help of a giant flying serpent, and the Blackhawks must stop him.

Blackhawk No. 149
June 1960
Cover: Fireworks Master vs. Andre, Chuck, and Blackhawk //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Masks of Doom” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Paulo, Garcia (only appearance for both)
Villains: Rinaldo and his gang, Emil (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks battle masked and costumed villains during a South American festival.

Story: “The Marriage of Andre” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Origin: Andre (some details revealed)
Intro: Marie, Pierre (only appearance for both)
Comment: In this story it is revealed that Andre originally came from Auvergne, France.
Synopsis: A marriage contract signed for Andre and a girl from his hometown when they were infants is called due, and, according to custom, he must marry her, which neither he nor she desires to happen.

Story: “The Fantastic Fireworks Master” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Fireworks Master (John Larkin) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face the Fireworks Master, who uses fireworks in his crimes.

Blackhawk No. 150
July 1960
Cover: King Condor capturing Blackhawks with giant eagle //Dick Dillin / Sheldon Moldoff
Story: “The Blackhawk Mascot From Space” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Character: Blackhawk
Intro: Czsclly, his father, and his alien race (only appearance for all)
Villains: The Trapper and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: An alien child from space with amazing powers lands on Blackhawk Island and “adopts” Hendrickson as his guardian, but his abilities and playful nature create havoc for the team.

Story: “The Riddle of the Sphinx” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Character: Blackhawk
Villains: The Sphinx (Bates; not to be confused with the Plastic Man villain) and his gang (including Mike; first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When an accountant is apparently wrongfully accused of being the masked criminal known as the Sphinx, the Blackhawks attempt to find the real Sphinx on his behalf.

Story: “The Return of King Condor” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: TheBlackhawks
GS: Blackie (between issues #146 / 158)
Villains: King Condor (between issues #142 / 192) and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: King Condor escapes jail and begins using real birds in his crimes, prompting Blackhawk to use Blackie against him.

Blackhawk No. 151
August 1960
Cover: Lady Blackhawk smashing boulder thrown by crooks at Blackhawk, Chop-Chop, Andre, and Chuck //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Lost City” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: A queen (only appearance)
Villains: The Green Bandit and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks pursue an enemy into a time-lost kingdom on an island, where they are imprisoned by its queen.

Story: “The Satellite Raider” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Two aliens (only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks must deal with a satellite from another world with incredible powers.

Story: “Lady Blackhawk’s Super-Powers” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #147 / 155)
Villains: Baron Brane and his gang, another gang of crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Lady Blackhawk gains super-powers from a ray which also empowers the criminal Baron Brane, and uses her newfound abilities to stop him.

Blackhawk No. 152
September 1960
Cover: Octi-ape vs. Chop-Chop, Blackhawk, Hendrickson, and Chuck  //Dick Dillin / Sheldon Moldoff
Story: “The Noah’s Ark From Space” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Intro: Kar Han and his family, Garth’s daughter (only appearance for all)
Villain: Garth (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A family from space lands on Earth with a starship full of alien animals, and the Blackhawks try to help them find a place in their new homeworld.

Story: “The Blackhawk Don Quixote” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Pete Logan and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Dressed as Don Quixote for a play, Hendrickson takes a blow to the head and begins to think he is the real Man of LaMancha.

Story: “The Machine That Beat the Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Prof. Renault and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks seem unable to halt the rampage of a criminal’s giant metal top-weapon.

Blackhawk No. 153
October 1960
Cover: Blackhawks seeing Chuck in an iron mask //Dick Dillin / Sheldon Moldoff
Story: “The Boomerang Master” (8 pages)
Editor: jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Boomerang Master (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A cargo plane carrying a million dollars in gold buillion crashes on Boomerang Island, and is seen by a fisherman.  The fisherman creates a costume, fashions boomerangs for weapons, takes charge of the natives of the island, and calls himself the Boomerang Master.  By the time the Blackhawks stumble onto the island, the Boomerang Master has almost finished salvaging the buillion.  The Blackhawks finally capture the villain.

Story: “The Blackhawk In the Iron Mask” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Dr. Spaniel, Waldo, Kraler, and their gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A figure in a Blackhawk uniform and an iron mask, claiming to be Chuck, lands a Blackhawk jet at the Dark Knights’ mainland base.  He claims to have been captured by crooks, who locked a bomb inside the iron mask, set to go off if the mask was tampered with.  In reality, “Chuck” is a henchman of the villainous Dr. Spaniel, who has kidnapped Chuck and left a transmitter in the iron mask, to reveal the secret location of Blackhawk Island when the Blackhawks return home with “Chuck”.  Blackhawk is tipped off, however, by an inconsistency in the fake Blackhawk jet, and lures Spaniel and his gang into a trap.  Later, Chuck is freed, and gets the iron mask as a souvenir.

Story: “Operation Deep Freeze” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: The Snowmen, Ed, Joe, three scientists (only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Three units of an Antarctic expedition vanish, and the Blackhawks go looking for them.  They find sabertoothed tigers, mammoths, and a tribe of ape-like “Snowmen” with white fur and human intelligence.  After an initial conflict, the Blackhawks establish peaceful relations with the Snowmen and manage to get the captive scientists freed.  One scientist tries to kidnap a Snowman to return to the outer world, getting them all in trouble again.  Blackhawk and his men manage to save the Snowman and return him to his people, after which they and the other humans are allowed to leave.  Blackhawk says that the Snowmen will probably wall themselves up in their valley with avalanches, to prevent further human contact.

Blackhawk No. 154
November 1960
Cover: Monster vs. Blackhawk, Chop-Chop, Stanislaus, and Hendrickson //Dick Dillin / Sheldon Moldoff
Story: “The Beast That Time Forgot” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Otto, Wondo (in flashback; only appearance for both)
Villain: An evil wizard (in flashback; only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face monsters created by an ancient wizard, unleashed by accident by a road-building crew.

Story: “The Marauding Magician” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Character: The Blackhawks
Intro: J. T. Falstrom, Weems (only appearance for both)
Villains: The Marauding Magician (Marlo) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks encounter a new villain, the Marauding Magician, who uses electronic stage-magicians’ gimmicks in his crimes.

Story: “The Disgrace of Stanislaus’s Uncle” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Origin: Stanislaus (details revealed; appears in flashback, his earliest chronological appearance)
Intro: Ignace (Stanislaus’s uncle), Mayor Brovkin (only appearance for both)
Villains: Baron Varna and his men (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: This story reveals that Stanislaus came from the town of Belgovia.
Synopsis: Stanislaus returns to his hometown to discover that his uncle Ignace has been telling stories of his strength which he claims are more than a bit exaggerated.

Blackhawk No. 155
December 1960
Cover: Blackhawks at wedding of Blackhawk and Lady Blackhawk //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Killer Shark’s Land Armada” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dick Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Killer Shark (between issues #139 / 170) and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Killer Shark escapes from jail again and commits crimes on land, bringing him into conflict with the Blackhawks.

Story: “The Clown Prince of Crime” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Jo-Jo (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A disgruntled clown starts using his expertise and gimmicks for crime, and the Blackhawks get on his trail.

Story: “The Wedding of Lady Blackhawk” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #151 / 161)
Cameo appearance: Slugs Malloy and his gang (first and only appearance; as characters in Zinda’s dream)
Synopsis: Lady Blackhawk has a dream in which she marries Blackhawk, which causes great problems for the team.

Blackhawk No. 156
January 1961
Cover: Jixjika vs. Blackhawks //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Peril of the Plutonian Raider” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Jixjika (only appearance)
Villains: Plutonian criminals (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks lend a hand to a Plutonian who has been forced to steal oxygen from Earth for criminals.

Story: “The Ghost That Haunted the Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Sorso and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A crook tries to make the Blackhawks think he has died and come back as a ghost.

Story: “The Blueprint Bandits” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Mr. Mace and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Blackhawk goes undercover to pose as a criminal inventor to bait a trap for the Blueprint Bandits.

Blackhawk No. 157
February 1961
Cover: Blackhawk, Andre, and Chop-Chop parachuting towards scientist and rhino emerging from movie screen //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Secret of the Blackhawk Sphinx” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Chief Tartu, Katuun, and their Inca tribe (only appearance for all)
Villains: Three crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A South American Inca tribe builds a Sphinx shrine in Blackhawk’s image as a way of showing gratitude, but the Sphinx speaks and demands to be shown the secret location of Inca gold.

Story: “The City That Banned the Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Mr. Mechano and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks land on an island beset by criminal scientist Mr. Mechano, but the city immediately tries to get them to leave.

Story: “The Film Menagerie” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: “The Film Maker” (first and only appearance; unnamed in this story)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks tackle a criminal scientist who has learned to materialize three-dimensional animals from their images on film.

Blackhawk No. 158
March 1961
Cover: King Condor and giant birds vs. Andre, Blackhawk, Chop-Chop, and other Blackhawks //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Bandit Birds From Space” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GA: Blackie (between issues #150 / 160)
Intro: Hannah and her husband (only appearance for both)
Villain: King Condor (between issues #150 / 192) and his gang (including Nichols; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: King Condor gains control of huge alien birds to help him in crime, and the Blackhawks are hard-pressed to stop them.

Story: “Sabotage In Blackhawk-Land” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Happy Hooper (first and only appearance)
Villains: The Fox (Crandall) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks agree to appear at the opening of an amusement park called Blackhawk Land, but sabotage during the stunts they perform endangers their lives.

Story: “The Peril of the Ghost Weapons” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Rini, Louie, and their partner (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are threatened by rebuilt versions of old super-weapons they have faced in the past, including the War Wheel.

Blackhawk No. 159
April 1961
Cover: Hendrickson, Chuck, and Andre trapped in transparent mines underwater, facing Hawk-Sub //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Master of the Puppet Men” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Pete (only appearance)
Villains: The Puppeteer and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face a villain whose rays can control people’s movements as if they were puppets.

Story: “Andre’s Alien Ally” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Uranians (only appearance)
Villain: Leeb (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: After an alien criminal saves Andre’s life, the French Blackhawk twice saves him from capture, and Andre is soon suspended from the team.

Story: “The Human Mines” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: K. L. Benson (only appearance)
Villains: Rodney Lamont III and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A disgruntled inventor places three Blackhawks in transparent mines underwater, right in the path of the Hawk-Sub.

Blackhawk No. 160
May 1961
Cover: Blackhawk and Stanislaus frozen by Arrg //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Phantom Spy” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Character: Blackie (between issues #158 / 162)
Villain: Professor Proxy and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks seem unable to build a new invention to top Professor Proxy, who is able to anticipate their every move.

Story: “The Crimes of Captain Cutlass” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: The original Captain Cutlass (cameo appearance; in a painting)
Villains: Captain Cutlass (Judson Flaire) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: After wealthy Judson Flaire goes broke, he decides to regain his wealth by piracy, adopting the identity of Captain Cutlass, and runs afoul of the Blackhawks.

Story: “The Shanghaied Blackhawks” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Capt. Larn and other Tiros policemen, a Martian, a Plutonian, and a Neptunian (only appearance for all)
Villains: Zarno, Arrg, and their gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Blackhawk, Stanislaus, and Chop-Chop are kidnapped by criminals from the planet Tiros who wish to test Earth’s susceptibility to attack.

Blackhawk No. 161
June 1961
Cover: Blackhawk shooting lightning bolts at Chuck, Chop-Chop, and Andre //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Lady Blackhawk’s Crime Chief” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #155 / 163)
Villains: Master Hrilvik and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: In Belgovia, while accompanying the Blackhawks, Lady Blackhawk is mesmerized by a criminal hypnotist to help with a heist and in trapping her comrades.

Story: “The Amazing Mr. Millions” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Mr. Millions and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks come up against a costumed crook named Mr. Millions, who uses money to help him steal more money.

Story: “Blackhawk--the Human Dynamo” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Professor Drews (only appearance)
Villains: The Tankman, Biff Oakley, and their gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Blackhawk gains lightning-bolt powers from a freak occurrence, but the use of those powers will cause him to lose his life.

Blackhawk No. 162
July 1961
Cover: The Buzz Saw vs. Blackhawk, Stanislaus, Hendrickson, and Chop-Chop in safari-mobile //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Invisible Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Cameo appearance: Killer Shark (in flashback)
Villain: Zolk (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Blackhawk appears to have become invisible and lost his memory due to being hit by chemicals thrown by an enemy, and the Blackhawks try to help cure him.

Story: “Blackie, the Movie Star” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Character: Blackie (between issues #160 / 166)
Intro: C. J. Latham, Winters, Rupert Rand (only appearance for all)
Villains: Various crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are persuaded to help make a movie with Blackie, which is panned by a movie critic who insists no bird would be intelligent enough to do what Blackie does.

Story: “The Flying Buzz Saw” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Boss and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are confronted by a gang operating a giant flying buzz saw that is able to cut through virtually anything.

Blackhawk No. 163
August 1961
Cover: //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Fisherman of Crime” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks

Story: “Lady Blackhawk’s Deadly Romances” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues 161 / 166)

Story: “The Giants of the Ancient World” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks

Blackhawk No. 164
September 1961
Cover: //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Deadly Distortion Ray” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Comment: This issue also features a text retelling the Blackhawks’ origins.

Story: “The Blackhawk Baby Sitters” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks

Story: “The Twin Creatures of Blackhawk Island” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks

Blackhawk No. 165
October 1961
Cover: Eel, Buzzard, Chameleon, and Owl in giant bird-ship vs. Blackhawk, Chuck, and Andre //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The League of Anti-Blackhawks” (Part 1; 9 pages)
 Part 2: “The Menace of the Space Being” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The League of Anti-Blackhawks (the Eel, the Buzzard, the Chameleon, and the Owl (Bocar); first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Three of the Blackhawks’ old enemies are banded together by a villain named the Owl to steal chemicals needed for a super-weapon, and to defeat the Blackhawks.

Story:  “Trackdown of Blackhawk Island” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Synopsis: The Blackhawks discover that the source of a destructive beam is an alien substance which has landed on Blackhawk Island.

Blackhawk No. 166
November 1961
Cover: Alien creatures directing Blackhawks against Lady Blackhawk //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Cover: //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Menace of the Mystery Weapons” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Carson, Bolt, and Leech (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks fight crooks who use devices stolen from a spaceship in their crimes.

Story: “The Blackhawks’ Unwanted Ally” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Wendell Wiggins (only appearance)
Villain: The Polka Dot Gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks’ attempt to nab the Polka Dot Gang is complicated by the intervention of Wendell Wiggins, a bumbler who fancies himself as a dashing crimefighter.

Story: “The Creatures Who Controlled the Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #163 / 170), Blackie (between issues #162 / 172)
Villains: Alien creatures (first appearance; all die in this story)
Synopsis: Aliens from space mentally enslave the Blackhawks and turn them against Lady Blackhawk.

Blackhawk No. 167
December 1961
Cover: “Demons” breathing gas at Andre, Olaf, and Blackhawk  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Challenge of the Solar Master” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Mr. Solar and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks encounter Mr. Solar, a sun-powered villain.

Story: “The Blackhawk Bandits” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Al Durwood (only appearance)
Villains: Biff Morgan and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Three crooks appear to pull daring robberies by masquerading as the Blackhawks.

Story: “The Demons of Forbidden Cove” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Larn, Tali (only appearance for both)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks take on a group of “demons” who are terrorizing the inhabitants of an island.

Blackhawk No. 168
January 1962
Cover: Andre attacking Blackhawk, Hendrickson, and Chuck with Whirling Dervish Machine  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Man Who Idolized the Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: J. P. O’Neely (only appearance)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face phony “menaces” created by a wealthy fan who wishes to see them in action, and pays money to their favorite charities afterward.

Story: “The Blackhawk Time Travellers” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: William Shakespeare, King James I (both of Earth-One)
Villains: Benton, Guy Fawkes (of Earth-One; first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: Three Blackhawks are sent back in time to encounter Guy Fawkes in England during the time of the Gunpowder Plot.

Story: “The Menace of the Blackhawk Museum” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Topster and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: During an exhibition of criminal weapons, the Topster seizes one device by remote control and uses it against the Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 169
February 1962
Cover: Blackhawks vs. monster  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Sinister Hunts of Mr. Safari” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Mr. Safari and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Mr. Safari, a big-game guide gone criminal, captures Blackhawk and uses him as a “goat” to lure the Blackhawks into traps.

Story: “Hendrickson’s Super-Substitute” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Hennie (a Henderson robot; only appearance)
Synopsis: Hendrickson designs a robot duplicate of himself to perform his tasks with super-abilities.

Story: “Trap of the Timeless Creatures” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Slocum, Ak-Kar (only appearance for both)
Villains: Joe Carney and his accomplice (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks find themselves trapped on an island full of alien monters.

Blackhawk No. 170
March 1962
Cover: Lady Blackhawk (as a mermaid), Blackhawk, Chuck, and Stanislaus vs. Killer Shark and sea monster //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Lady Blackhawk Vs. Killer Shark” (part 1; 8 pages)
 Part 2: “The Mermaid Lady Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #166 / 182)
Villains: Killer Shark (between issues #155 / 183)
Synopsis: Killer Shark gains control of sea creatures mutated into monsters by the fumes of an underwater volcano, which also turns Lady Blackhawk into a mermaid.

Story:  “The Man Who Stole the Future” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Loder (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks discover part of a city of the future, sent back to the 20th Century, along with a criminal who uses its devices against them.

Blackhawk No. 171
April 1962
Cover: Caged Stanislaus and Chuck watching Mercurians unmask Blackhawk //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Human Menagerie” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Jon Horus, Larkin and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A criminal anthropologist tricks three of the Blackhawks into wearing animal-like devices designed by an ancient druid, which gives them super-powers and places them under his control.

Story: “The Blackhawk Medicine Man” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Chief Uramba (only appearance)
Villains: Xeni and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Hendrickson decides to help a tribal chieftain against his rival by posing as a medicine man.

Story: “The Secret of Alien Island” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: G’oor, Mercurians (only appearance for all)
Villains: Alien criminals (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Aliens capture Stanislaus and Chuck and hold them prisoner on an island.

Blackhawk No. 172
May 1962
Cover: Blackhawks menaced by winged spears created by Prince Malo //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Challenge of the Gas Master” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Gas Master and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks fight a criminal who uses gas in all its manifestations for crime.

Story: “The Aging Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Blackie (between issues #166 / 176)
Villains: The Jackal and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are prematurely aged by the Jackal, who then turns his gang on the enfeebled crimefighters.
 
Story: “The Princeling Sorcerer” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Prince Milo (only appearance)
Villains: Black Patch and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A gang of crooks turn the ruler of an island, who is also a sorceror, against the Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 173
June 1962
Cover: Jungle Man, Blackhawk, and two other Blackhawks //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Blackhawk Gazette” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Jasper Weems (only appearance)
Villains: The Criminal Clown and his gang (all in flashback), Red Top and his gang, the Thunderbolt and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks’ duties are complicated by the presence of Jasper Weems, who wants to publish a newspaper devoted to their exploits and tags along on missions.

Story: “The Vengeance of Vakoma” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Ortiz (only appearance)
Villain: Vakoma (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks strive to save a king from an evil wizard who appears to have incredible powers.

Story: “The Super Jungle Man” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: The Jungle Man (Kim Craig), Alex Craig (only appearance for both)
Villains: Desmond, Feehan (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks agree to try and find a super-powered jungle man who may be the son of an old friend, but a couple of poachers strive to learn the source of his power for criminal purposes.

Blackhawk No. 174
July 1962
Cover: Anthony Marvel fighting Blackhawk, Stanislaus, and Chop-Chop with the Hoopster’s weapons //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Andre’s Impossible World” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Chaldon and his followers (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Andre and Hendrickson find themselves transformed by the fumes of a weird valley, whose inhabitants they defend against a tyrant named Chaldon.

Story: “The Buildings That Went Berserk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Morgan (only appearance)
Villains: Alvin Acorn and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks must learn why the new buildings of Clayton Center seem to be undergoing unusual phenomena.

Story: “The Man Who Impersonated Villains” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Cameo appearance: Gorilla-Man (first and only appearance), Killer Shark, Hoopster (all in flashback)
Villains: Anthony Marvel and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face an enemy who impersonates several of their old enemies and uses the weapons of each villain against them.

Blackhawk No. 175
August 1962
Cover: Chuck and Hendrickson watching Blackhawk transfer his mind into alien body //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Prisoners of the Lost Land” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Sir Humphrey (only appearance), aliens (in flashback; only appearance)
Villains: Dolpho and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Blackhawk and his men are taken prisoner by a gang who forces them to assemble an alien machine from left-behind parts.

Story: “The Do-It-Yourself Villains” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: King Kangaroo, Mr. Whoo, the Balloon Man, Magneto, and other crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A criminal scientist sells gimmicked suits to criminals that give them super-abilities, and the Blackhawks strive to end the do-it-yourself crime wave.

Story: “The Creature With Blackhawk’s Brain” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Sorgossians (only appearance)
Villain: Sorgossian criminals, the Livian Beast (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Alien criminals dupe the Blackhawks into helping them, so Blackhawk transfers his mind into the body of the aliens’ beast in order to battle them.

Blackhawk No. 176
September 1962
Cover: Andre, Blackhawk, Hendrickson and cavemen vs. dinosaur  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Day I Saved the Blackhawks, By Blackie” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Character: Blackie (between issues #172 / 185)
Villains: Quirk, Pratt, and their gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When the Blackhawks are captured by gem smugglers, Blackie helps summon aid, even though the crooks unleash a pair of eagles on him.

Story: “The Menace of the Hex Master” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Chief Totu (only appearance)
Villain: The Hex Master (Coyle; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks battle the Hex Master, a villain who terrorizes Tagu Island with his apparent sorcery.

Story: “The Stone Age Blackhawks” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Raggan, Marrow, Dikes (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A criminal scientist sends Blackhawk, Andre, and Hendrickson back in time to the days of cavemen.

Blackhawk No. 177
October 1962
Cover: //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Menace of the Alien Earthlings” (Part 1; 7 pages)
 Part 2: “The Alien Blackhawk” (10 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks

Story: “The Town That Time Forgot” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks

Blackhawk No. 178
November 1962
Cover: Scorpion and giant mechanical grasshopper vs. Blackhawks and giant mechanical beetle //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Secret of Sacred Fountain” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dick Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Zac du Bois (only appearance)
Villains: Braggan, Smite (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks must stop two criminals who have drunk water from a sacred fountain that has given them super-powers.

Story: “Prisoners of the Atom World” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Jack Miller
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Prof. Wheeler (only appearance)
Villain: Graves (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Three Blackhawks are shrunken and follow a criminal to a microscopic world, which is soon fated to be destroyed.

Story: “The Return of the Scorpion” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dick Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Scorpion (last appearance in issue #146; last appearance)
Synopsis: The Scorpion escapes from jail and attacks the Blackhawks with giant insect machines.

Blackhawk No. 179
December 1962
Cover: //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Invisible Dr. Dunbar” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks

Story: “The Count of Death Valley” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks

Story: “The Giant Who Slept 1,000 Years” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks

Blackhawk No. 180
January 1963
Cover: Blackhawks and Dickie Johnson vs. mechanical dragon  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Crazy Quilt Crimes” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Crazy-Quilt (Paul Dekker) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: The Crazy-Quilt in this story is not the Crazy Quilt of Earth-Two, who first appeared in BOY COMMANDOES #15, or the later Crazy Quilt of Earth-One, who first appears in BATMAN #?.
Synopsis: A villain called Crazy-Quilt, who wears a multi-colored costume, commits seemingly senseless thefts to baffle the Blackhawks.

Story: “The Mystery of the Lost Crusaders” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Ralph Foster (only appearance)
Villains: Conrad Hazen, Jones and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks go to a hidden Near Eastern valley in search of the heir to a fortune amid a band of lost Crusaders.

Story: “The Son of Blackhawk” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Dickie Johnson, Pete, Jack, Bill (only appearance for all)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Orphan Dickie Johnson fantasizes about being Blackhawk’s son and being able to participate in their adventures, until he gets the chance to help Blackhawk in real life.

Blackhawk No. 181
February 1962
Cover: Ultra vs. Blackhawks and his master //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Ultra the Super Robot” (17 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Ultra (a robot; first appearance; destroyed in this story) and his master (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks seem helpless to halt the rampages of Ultra, a super-robot designed with a brain of its own.

Story: “The Tom Thumb Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Tiny Big (next appears in issue #195), Grundy (only appearance)
Villains: The Yellow Raider and his gang (including Jerry), a gang of crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A midget circus performer hits on the idea of donning a Blackhawk uniform and “helping” the Blackhawks fight crime as the Tom Thumb Blackhawk.

Blackhawk No. 182
March 1963
Cover: Keegan using gem ring to turn Blackhawk, Hendrickson, and Chuck to stone //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Festival of Fear” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Professor Lopez (only appearance)
Villains: Eddie and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Criminals recover a meteor with fantastic powers and use it to commit thefts at a Fair of Nations and to battle the Blackhawks.

Story: “Lady Blackhawk’s Stand-In” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #170 / 186)
Intro: Penny Van Camp (only appearance)
Villains: Various crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: One of Lady Blackhawk’s girlfriends intercepts a call for help from Blackhawk, and decides to substitute for Zinda on the mission.

Story: “The Curse of the Rajah’s Ring” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Professor Dunbar (only appearance)
Villains: Keegan and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A crook named Keegan steals a magic ring and crayon which give him incredible powers, which he uses to commit thefts and to confound the Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 183
April 1963
Cover: Killer Shark attacking Blackhawk, Hendrickson, and Olaf at sea with flying fish bombs //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Killer Shark’s Sea Fortress” (Part 1; 7 pages)
 Part 2: “The Return of the Depth Beast” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Varn and other mermen (only appearance for all)
Villain: Killer Shark (between issues #170 / 200)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks and Killer Shark are captured by mermen who are led to believe that the Shark is their ally, and the Blackhawks are their enemies.

Story: “Bravo, the Blackhawk Chimp” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Character: Bravo (a chimp; first appearance; next appears in issue #185)
Villains: Copter Man, Dagan, Zip (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are given a pet chimp named Bravo, who soon falls under the control of a criminal.

Blackhawk No. 184
May 1963
Cover: Blackhawks vs. Split-Man //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Bizarre Split-Man” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Split-Man (Professor Cahill; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A professor becomes the Split-Man, with the power to radiate heat with one side of his body and cold with the other, and goes up against the Blackhawks.

Story: “Blackhawk’s Secret Furlough” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Sonny Scott (only appearance)
Cameo appearance: Killer Shark (in flashback to issue #108)
Villains: Boomerang, Eddie Kearns and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: In this story, Blackhawk’s real name is revealed as “Bart Hawks” (actually Bart Hawk, as revealed in issue #243)
Synopsis: Blackhawk attempts to take a furlough in civilian garb, but finds he cannot stay away from the Blackhawks for long.

Story: “The Island of Super-Monkeys” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: A bunch of monkeys (first and only appearance, thankfully)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are beset on an island controlled by monkeys whose intelligence has been boosted by radiations from a meteorite.

Blackhawk No. 185
June 1963
Cover: Blackhawk, Stanislaus, and Olaf watching Dirg teleport Hendrickson, Chuck, Andre, and Chop-Chop away //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Rival Blackhawk Mascots” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Characters: Blackie (between issues #176 / 190), Bravo (between issues #183 / 190)
Villains: Eddie, Breck (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks’ efforts to bring in a pair of looters are hindered by their mascots Blackie and Bravo, who have become rivals.

Story: “The Last Days of the Seven Blackhawks” (17 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Fuz (only appearance)
Villains: Dirg (first appearance) and his gang (including Zeo), Zel Logan and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: An alien criminal lands on Earth, teleports four Blackhawks to his homeworld, and discovers he has super-powers on Earth even as the Blackhawks do on his planet.

Blackhawk No. 186
July 1963
Cover: Mind-Master controlling super-powered Chop-Chop, Hendrickson, and Chuck //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Super-Blackhawks of the Secret Dimension” (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Hoopster (last appearance in issue #135; last appearance) and his gang (including Jed; first and only appearance), Dirg (last appearance), Mind-Master and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Story continues from last issue.
Synopsis: While the super-powered Blackhawks try to find a way to defeat Dirg and escape the dimension to which they have been exiled, their non-powered Earth teammates try to capture the Hoopster.

Story: “The Riddle of the Four Clues” (12 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #182 / 188)
Intro: Inspector LeBlanc (only appearance)
Villains: Eli Braggs, Marty Morrow, and their gangs (including Bo and Finn; first and only appearance for all), King Keene (Carter; no appearance; name only mentioned; first appearance; dies before this story begins)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks and Lady Blackhawk compete with two criminal gangs to find four clues that lead to a dead crime-chief’s hidden hoard.

Blackhawk No. 187
August 1963
Cover: Wounded Blackhawk, Chuck, and Chop-Chop facing the Avenger and a mutiliated Blackhawk painting  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “One of Our Blackhawks Is Missing” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Chief Quixtla (only appearance)
Villains: Spade Squadron, Juan and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Chuck gets amnesia in a South American country with a valuable locket in his possession, and two separate gangs are out to take it from him.

Story: “The Porcupine--Man of 1,000 Quills” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Navarro, Baker (only appearance for both)
Villain: The Porcupine (Walt Clark; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks encounter the Porcupine, a criminal who uses a deadly quilled costume in his robberies.

Story: “The Portrait That Doomed Blackhawk” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Wells (only appearance)
Villains: The Avenger (Bart Craig; first and only appearance; not to be confused with the hero who first appears in the DC Universe in JUSTICE, INC. #1), Upton (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A portrait of Blackhawk painted with magical paints has the power to inflict on the hero any damage that is done to his image.

Blackhawk No. 188
September 1963
Cover: Tarn emerging from Blackhawks’ landing field as Stanislaus, Blackhawk, Lady Blackhawk and Chuck flee //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Mr. Justice, the Blackhawks’ Ally” (12 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Mr. Justice, the Scavenger Gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks get the chance to team up with a costumed crimefighter called Mr. Justice, not knowing he is secretly the head of the Scavenger Gang.

Story: “The Petrified Giant of Blackhawk Island” (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #186 / 191)
Intro: The Taleekans and their chief, the Marnos, their chief and a witch doctor (only appearance for all), Tarn (first appearance; dies in this story), another witch doctor (in flashback; only appearance)
Synopsis: A giant created by a witch doctor’s brew awakens from a century of sleep beneath Blackhawk Isle, and may settle a war between two island tribes.

Blackhawk No. 189
October 1963
Cover: Cavemen on jet-skis fighting Blackhawk, Chop-Chop, and Andre //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Super-Cavemen of 15,000 B. C.”  (Part 1; 10 pages)
 Part 2: “The Doomed Gladiators” (9 pages)
 Part 3: “The War With Super-Weapons” (6 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Detective-Sleuth Dana (only appearance), Dr. Erich Marn (voice only; in flashback; dies before this story begins)
Villains: Quig, Rago (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are requested by a future detective to track down two criminals from his era who are hunting super-weapons stashed in two past eras.

Blackhawk No. 190
November 1963
Cover: Human Starfish vs. Blackhawk, Andre, and Stanislaus //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Baron of Plunder” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Baron Balmoral (only appearance)
Villains: The Crimson Baron and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks take on the Crimson Baron, the apparent ghost of a 16th Century baron come back to life.

Story: “The Blackhawk Mascots Vs. The Bogus Blackhawks” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Characters: Blackie, Bravo (last appearance for both in issue #185)
Villains: Rogan, Dever, and their gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are trapped in a cave and their uniforms are stolen and worn by a gang of pirates, but the Blackhawks’ mascots Blackie and Bravo help free their masters and lead the assault against the crooks.

Story: “The Fantastic Human Starfish” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Human Starfish (Dandy Craig) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks battle the Human Starfish, a crook whose mutated, four-armed body is endowed with super-strength.

Blackhawk No. 191
December 1963
Cover: Molecule Man using disintegrator on Blackhawk as Chop-Chop, Stanislaus, Andre, and Hendrickson look on //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Menace of the Molecule Man” (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Tab Tyler (only appearance)
Villains: The Molecule Man (Marston), Boris, Greer (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face a foe whose weapon can break down matter and transport it wherever he wishes.

Story: “Tales of the Blackhawk Emblem” (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (also appear in flashback; see Comment under issue #108 for chronology)
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #188 / 200)
Supporting Characters: Blackie (next appears in issue #194), Bravo (last appearance)
Intro: Yates, Bob Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Eddie Johnson, Jim Dolan (only appearance for all)
Villains: Joey, Pete (in flashback), Crafty Craig and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks disappear during a mission, and Lady Blackhawk tries to uncover the secret of their whereabouts by consulting a reporter’s book about the Black Knights.

Blackhawk No. 192
January 1964
Cover: Blackhawk and King Condor riding giant birds //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Mirage Blackhawks” (9 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: A shiek (only appearance)
Villains: Three aliens (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Blackhawk finds himself in a strange mirage city in which he gains super-powers, but has to fight three equally-powerful enemies who seem to be his teammates.

Story: “King Condor’s Fabulous Birds” (16 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Kimball (only appearance)
Villains: King Condor (between issues #150 / 209)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks try to stop King Condor from using a magician’s wand to hatch three legendary eggs which contain giant birds and which, according to a prophecy, will give him “the greatest power in the world”.

Blackhawk No. 193
February 1964
Cover: Giants putting Blackhawk, Hendrickson, and Chop-Chop in nets //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Jailer’s Revenge” (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Fuz (only appearance)
Villains: The Jailer (last appearance in issue #131; last appearance) and his gang, Gog and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: After being sent to prison for five years by the Blackhawks, the Jailer escapes and traps the Blackhawks in a cage with nitroglycerin-filled bars.

Story: “The Valley of Angry Giants” (12 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Eric Dalton, a tribe of giants (only appearance for all)
Villain: Franz Larkin (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks trail two missing explorers to a valley of giants, where the team is captured.

Blackhawk No. 194
March 1964
Cover: Blackhawks watching Chief Stacy strip Blackhawk of his emblem //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Menace From Inner Space” (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Character: Blackie (between issues #191 / 214)
Villain: Von Krug (first and only appearance), the “Lava Nazis” (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks stumble upon an army of synthetic Nazis created from lava by a German scientist.

Story: “The Outlaw Blackhawk” (12 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Chief Stacy (only appearance)
Villains: The Badge (Maddox) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Blackhawk is captured and impersonated by a gangleader who blackens his reputation and then, donning the uniform of The Badge, attempts to lead the other Blackhawks into a trap.

Blackhawk No. 195
April 1964
Cover: The Element Man vs. Chuck, Olaf, Hendrickson, and Stanislaus //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Vengeance of the Element Man” (17 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Kent, Benson, Howell (only appearance)
Villain: The Element Man (Guy Masters; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A man thought entombed in a mine cave-in comes back as a rampaging monster with the ability to change into different elemental forms, and the Blackhawks must save three people from his wrath.

Story: “The Return of the Tom Thumb Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Other Character: Tiny Big (last appearance in issue #181; last appearance)
Intro: Foster, Bobo (only appearance for both)
Villains: Rand, Mac, and their gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Stanislaus goes undercover to investigate a circus which has been infiltrated by crooks.  While there, he meets with Tiny Big, the midget “Tom Thumb Blackhawk”.

Blackhawk No. 196
May 1964
Cover: Colonel Frog directing Chuck, Andre, and Stanislaus to fire on bound Blackhawk //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “A Firing Squad For Blackhawk” (Part 1; 7 pages)
 Part 2: “Colonel Frog, Enemy Master of the Blackhawks” (10 pages)
Editor: Murray Boltinoff
Writer: Arnold Drake
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Character: Mr. Cipher (first appearance)
Villains: Colonel Frog (Sessue Yokomata), Gonzagas (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: This issue features the first Blackhawk By-Lines letters column, with biographies of Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks try to capture criminal scientist Col. Frog, but soon find themselves his slaves, thanks to a hypnotic gas.

Story: “Five Broken Guns” (8 pages)
Editor: Murray Boltinoff
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment for issue #108 for chronology)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is the first Blackhawk Combat Diary feature, which takes place during World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks parachute down into enemy territory in France to try and blow up a bridge, but find themselves pinned down by Nazi fire and a Tiger tank.

Blackhawk No. 197
June 1964
Cover: Blackhawks pulling prop out from under cave roof to trap giant tortoise; Blackhawk vignette //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The War Between the Blackhawks” (Part 1; 6 pages)
 Part 2: “The Walking Holocausts” (10 pages)
 Part 3: “The Boomerang Blitzkrieg” (9 pages)
Editor: Murray Boltinoff
Writer: Arnold Drake
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (get new red-and-green uniforms in this story)
Supporting Character: Mr. Cipher (last appearance)
Intro: Lo Chin, president of Surbodia, prime minister of Kieland (only appearance for all)
Villains: Dr. Verner, Luki, a Kieland general (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: The cover logo changes as of this story.
 The letters column for this issue features the biographies of Arnold Drake and France Herron.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks take on new, red-and-green uniforms to go undercover in two nations at the brink of war, and find out the nature of one nation’s secret weapons: giant pink heat-radiating tortoises.

Blackhawk No. 198
July 1964
Cover: Blackhawks vs. Nazi robot //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Origin of the Blackhawks”
 Part 1: “D-Day For the Blackhawks” (10 pages)
 Part 2: “The Jigsaw Goliath” (7 pages)
 Part 3: “Showdown At Omaha Beach” (8 pages)
Editor: Murray Boltinoff
Writer: Arnold Drake
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (origin revealed in flashback in this story; first chronological appearance for all except Blackhawk, who first chronologically appears in flashback in issue #242, and Chop-Chop, whose first chronological appearance is in issue #?)
GA: Dwight D. Eisenhower (of Earth-One; in flashback)
Intro: Roger Duval (aka Heracles), Pierre (both die in this story), General Deering (only appearance; all in flashback)
Villains: The Nazis (in flashback), Pierre (in flashback; only appearance), Duval, Vercours (only appearance for both)
Comment: The flashback portion of this story takes place during 1944, around the time of D-Day.  However, since the Blackhawks were active during most of World War II, it is evident that some time gap exists between pages 10 and 11, during which the Blackhawks had most of their wartime adventures.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks receive a summons from someone claiming to be “Heracles”, which causes them to remember the genesis of the Blackhawk team and their D-Day operation against a secret Nazi super-weapon.

Blackhawk No. 199
August 1964
Cover: Chuck watching Blackhawk, Olaf, and Andrew battle mummy insects (four vignettes) //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Attack of the Mummy Insects” (14 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Professor Marley (only appearance)
Villains: The Anteos (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Three Blackhawks are reduced to ant-size and captured by intelligent alien ants in mummy wrappings who are out to conquer the Earth.

Story: “The Fabulous Blackhawk Freaks” (11 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Two aliens (only appearance)
Synopsis: An alien gas gives three Blackhawks super-powers, which they must use to save the Earth from destruction by a bomb.

Blackhawk No. 200
September 1964
Cover: Queen Killer Shark (Lady Blackhawk) vs. Blackhawk, Hendrickson, and Chuck //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Queen Killer Shark” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Killer Shark (between issues #183 / 204), Queen Killer Shark (formerly Lady Blackhawk; first appearance as Queen Killer Shark; between issues #191 / 204), their gang (including Crab; first appearance; next appear in issue #204), a criminal scientist (in flashback; first appearance; dies in this story)
Comment: Lady Blackhawk becomes Queen Killer Shark in this story and remains such until issue #?.
Synopsis: Killer Shark uses a personality-changing chemical to convert Lady Blackhawk into a villainess named Queen Killer Shark, and turns her against the Blackhawks.

Story: “Chained Enemies” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Character: Blackhawk (see Comment for issue #108 for chronology)
Villains: Capt. Reinhardt Von Kempel (first and only appearance), Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, and takes place during World War II.
Synopsis: Shot down behind enemy lines, Blackhawk must drag a Nazi prisoner chained to his wrist ten miles over hostile territory.

Blackhawk No. 201
October 1964
Cover: Chop-Chop being changed into evil energy-being by Hendrickson and Andre, to menace Blackhawk and Chuck //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Enemy Blackhawk Creatures” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Carl Kendell (aka Professor Milbrook), a crook (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: A criminal scientist dupes Andre into being converted by his apparatus into an evil energy-being, and uses him to convert several of the other Blackhawks to his service.

Story: “Last Shot For Hendrickson” (7 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The Sniper (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A criminal sharpshooter known as the Sniper captures the Blackhawks and gives Hendrickson one chance to free them with one shot--while Hendrickson has been blinded and his normal shooting hand paralyzed.

Blackhawk No. 202
November 1964
Cover: Blackhawk, Chuck, Olaf, and Chop-Chop seeing off aged Stanislaus, Hendrickson, and Andre in boat //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Outcasts of Blackhawk Island” (16 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (next appearance in issue #204)
Villains: The Hammer and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Hammer learns the location of Blackhawk Island and disables three of the Blackhawks with an aging gas.
 
Story: “Andre Must Die”
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment on issue #108 for chronology)
Intro: Pierre Monot (only appearance)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, and takes place during World War II.
Synopsis: When Andre is captured in occupied France, the Blackhawks may have to kill him to keep him from revealing Allied combat plans under torture.

Blackhawk No. 203
December 1964
Cover: Chop-Chop and Blackhawks vs. Nazis (three vignettes) //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Operation White Dragon” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment on issue #108 for chronology)
Origin: Chop-Chop (first chronological appearance; appears as the White Dragon in this story only;  joins the Blackhawks in this story)
Intro: Khan Huang (Chop-Chop’s father; only appearance)
Villains: Col. Yamakashi (first and only appearance), the Nazis, the Japanese
Comment: This story takes place during World War II; see Comment on issue #108 for chronology.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks try to rally the governor of a Chinese province to rebel against the Japanese invaders, to no avail.  But his son, Liu Huang, secretly battles the occupying army as the White Dragon, and soon aids the Blackhawks as Chop-Chop.

Story: “Death of the Super-Sub” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment under issue #108 for chronology)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story and takes place during World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks must destroy an experimental Nazi submarine craft before the enemy can see its efficiency in combat.

Blackhawk No. 204
January 1965
Cover: Killer Shark, Queen Killer Shark, and Blackhawk vs. Hendrickson, Stanislaus, Chop-Chop, and Andre //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Return of Queen Killer Shark” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (last appearance in issue #202)
Villains: Killer Shark, Queen Killer Shark, and their gang (all between issues #200 / 216)
Synopsis: Zinda loses her Queen Killer Shark identity for a time, but must revert to it in order to save Blackhawk, who has been turned evil by Killer Shark’s ray.

Story: “The Stanislaus Punch” (7 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: S’rig and other aliens (first and only appearance)
Comment: This is the first Detached Service Diary story.
Synopsis: Aliens land on Blackhawk Island and issue a challenge for Stanislaus to meet their greatest fighter in hand-to-hand combat.

Blackhawk No. 205
February 1965
Cover: Hendrickson, Stanislaus, Olaf and Blackhawk transformed into monsters as Chuck, Andre, and Chop-Chop look on //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Blackhawk and the Beasts” (16 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Prof. Eric Millard (first and only appearance)
Comment: Prof. Eric Millard is probably named after Quality Comics scripter Joe Millard.
Synopsis: A scientist uses an experimental process to transform four of the Blackhawks into monsters.

Story: “The Mission That Failed” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment under issue #108 for chronology)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, and takes place during World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks must learn why their bombing raids over enemy territory have little effect on enemy operations.

Blackhawk No. 206
March 1965
Cover: Blackhawk forcing Chuck to dig his own grave at gunpoint while Andre, Chop-Chop, and Hendrickson watch //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Blackhawk’s Reign of Terror” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Railroad Rogues, a Chuck impostor (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When the Blackhawks seem to make blunders while trying to capture the Railroad Rogues, Blackhawk deals out tyrannic punishments to his men.

Story: “Olaf the Magician” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Professor Kramm (first and only appearance)
Comment: This is a Detached Service Diary story.
Synopsis: Olaf lands on a Pacific island to expose a criminal scientist posing as a magician to the native tribe.

Blackhawk No. 207
April 1965
Cover: Robot’s hand activating Devil Dolls; Blackhawks pulling robbery (two vignettes) //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Blackhawk Devil-Dolls” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Capt. Sinjh (only appearance)
Villains: Professor Falk, a robot (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: Professor Falk, a criminal scientist, accidentally has his mind transferred into a robot’s body by a lightning strike.  The robot takes revenge on the Blackhawks on his masters’ behalf by creating doll-replicas of the heroes that hypnotically force them to commit crimes.

Story: “Evacuate Factory X” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment for issue #108 for chronology)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, and takes place during World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks must evacuate Belgian workers from a Nazi factory before the Allies can bomb it.

Blackhawk No. 208
May 1965
Cover: Blackhawks and judges at trial of Blackhawk //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Secret Crimes of Blackhawk” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Emile Dulac (first and only apperance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are dismayed when their leader is put on trial in France as a Nazi collaborator...and even more so when Blackhawk does not deny it.

Story: “Chuck’s Greatest Act” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Rocket Raiders (including Fox Dooley; first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Chuck is chosen to masquerade as one of the high-flying Rocket Raiders to infiltrate the group, but his imposture is found out.

Blackhawk No. 209
June 1965
Cover: King Condor throwing bomb at Blackhawks //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “King Condor’s Winged Furies” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: King Condor (last appearance in issue #192)
Intro: A race of bird-men (including Forbes; only appearance)
Synopsis: King Condor turns himself into a bird-being to strike at the Blackhawks.

Story: “Operation Confusion” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment for issue #108 for chronology)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, taking place during World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are assigned to harass Nazi forces until Allied troops can reach an embattled town, but later decide to come back and repel the Nazis for good.

Blackhawk No. 210
July 1965
Cover: Andre, Chuck, and Hendrickson about to drill through cave wall into Blackhawk’s back //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Danger--Blackhawk Bait” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Round Table of Terror, Rene Marchand (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A criminal tinkerer’s brain is hyper-charged by an electric shock, and he puts into action a plan to capture the Blackhawks.

Story: “Killer Shark’s Underseas Armada” (from issue #139)

Blackhawk No. 211
August 1965
Cover: Gunner Griff, Chuck, Andre, and Hendrickson vs. monster //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Nobody Replaces a Blackhawk” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Gunner Griff (becomes a Blackhawk for this one story), Gen. Ironside (only appearance for both)
Villains: The Octopus Gang
Synopsis: Olaf is injured during an operation against the Octopus Gang, and Blackhawk chooses a temporary replacement--a reformed crook named Gunner Griff.

Story: “The Girl Who Broke Andre’s Heart” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Other Character: Lyndon Baines Johnson
Cameo appearance: George Washington (in a painting)
Intro: Princess Dadanya, Yzil (only appearance for both)
Comment: This is a Detached Service Diary story.
Synopsis: Andre is assigned to protect a princess from danger in America, and winds up falling in love with her.

Blackhawk No. 212
September 1965
Cover: Willie Thornton (as Blackhawk) transformed into creature as Stanislaus, Chop-Chop, and Chuck look on //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Master of the Mold Monster” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Molder, Trains Tourneau, Willie Strang, B. T. Thornton, various crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A criminal scientist, the Molder, has a way of completely transforming the appearance of a criminal clint in his molding machine.  But when a second treatment turns a man into a monster, he must join forces with the Blackhawks to subdue it.

Story: “Chop-Chop’s Suicide Mission” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment under issue #108 for chronology)
Villains: Captain Tanaki (first and only appearance), the Japanese
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, taking place during World War II.
Synopsis: Chop-Chop impersonates a Japanese pilot and is assigned to a Kamikaze squadron whose mission is to destroy the Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 213
October 1965
Cover: Blackhawks vs. Steel Skull in tank bearing Stanislaus //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Die Again, Blackhawks” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Steel Skull (Von Horst; first and only appearance), the Nazis (in flashback)
Synopsis: A Nazi war criminal defeated by the Blackhawks in World War II lures them onto an island of deathtraps.

Story: “Blackhawk Goes Hollywood” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Arnold Drake
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Character: Blackhawk
Intro: A. D., Bo Baney, Alfie, an actress (only appearance for all)
Comment: The characters A. D. and Bo Baney are based on DC Comics scripters Arnold Drake and Bob Haney.
Synopsis: Blackhawk is assigned to whip actor Bo Baney into shape for the lead role in a Blackhawk movie. When that proves impossible, the director inveigles Blackhawk into being Baney’s stunt man.

Blackhawk No. 214
November 1965
Cover: Blackhawk dragged into mud by metal hands while Stanislaus, Chuck, and Olaf watch //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Team of Traitors” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Character: Blackie (between issues #194 / 219)
Intro: Yang Huang (Chop-Chop’s uncle; in flashback; dies in this story), Prof. Dubois (only appearance)
Villains: Captain Hood, Dr. Koslo (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks go on the trail of a criminal scientist who has miniaturized and kidnapped 40 other scientists, but are hypnotically turned against Blackhawk.

Story: “The Invincible Nazi Creature” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment on issue #108 for chronology)
Intro: An alien and his pet (only appearance for both)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, and takes place in World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks have to help an alien reclaim his pet, whose weird powers have been harnessed by the Nazis.

Blackhawk No. 215
December 1965
Cover: Master of the Five Senses and robot vs. Blackhawk and Chop-Chop; Blackhawk vignettes //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Five Fears For the Blackhawks” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Master of the Five Senses, Miss M (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A new villain who is master of human senses steals one sense apiece away from five Blackhawks.

Story: “Olaf’s One-Man Circus” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Character: Olaf
Supporting Characters: Children of Midvale Orphanage (between Supergirl stories in ACTION COMICS #321 / 340)
Comment: This is a Detached Service Diary story.
Synopsis: When Olaf visits a circus with a group of orphans, mysterious disasters occur, requiring his heroic action in each instance.

Blackhawk No. 216
January 1966
Cover: Killer Shark and Queen Killer Shark walking across lava pit on bridge of Blackhawks //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Five Links To Eternity” (17 pages)

Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Other Character: Lyndon Baines Johnson
Intro: Dr. Johann Goodheart (dies in this story)
Villains: Killer Shark, Queen Killer Shark, and their gang (all between issues #204 / 225)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks strive to find the last three inventions of a dead genius before Killer Shark and Queen Killer Shark can beat them to it.

Story: “Operation Backfire” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment on issue #108 for chronology)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story and takes place during World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks attempt to liberate scientists from a German camp, only to learn that the men have been mentally enslaved by a radio apparatus.

Blackhawk No. 217
February 1966
Cover: Blackhawks vs. giant robot spider (two vignettes) //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Vengeance of the Doom Makers” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Professor Grimm (only appearance)
Villains: Porter and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A scientist appears to have turned his inventions to crime, and against the Blackhawks, but the seven heroes discover all is not what it seems on the surface.

Story: “Stanislaus the Monster” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Dr. Egbert (first and only appearance), Seymour (a monster; first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: An evil scientist turns a henchman into a monster, and Stanislaus becomes a similar monster to engage him in a fight to the death.

Blackhawk No. 218
March 1966
Cover: Blackhawks and Blingo vs. the Plantimal //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Seven Against Planet Peril” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Blingo, A’dora, and other Ezzians, the Plantimal (only appearance for all)
Villains: The Image-Men, Gen. B’adda (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A pint-sized alien prince cons the Blackhawks into coming back with him to his planet to overthrow the evil General B’adda.

Story: “Rescue Riley’s Rangers” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment on issue #108 for chronology)
Intro: Capt. Levy, Riley’s Rangers (only appearance for all)
Villains: A Riley impostor (first and only appearance), the Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, taking place in World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are assigned to fight side-by-side with Riley’s Rangers, but Col. Riley proves less than thrilled by that aspect.

Blackhawk No. 219
April 1966
Cover: Cisco watching Andre captured by Sea-Dragon Man; Cisco and Andre vignettes //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “El Blackhawk Peligroso (The Dangerous Blackhawk)” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Cisco (Andre’s cousin; becomes a Blackhawk for this story only)
Villains: The Flying Squirrel, the Human Butterfly, the Sea-Dragon Man, the Mosquito-Man, the Human Bat, the Owl-Man, King Zootomy (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Andre’s South American cousin comes to audition for the Blackhawks and messes things up in a battle against animal-powered villains.

Story: “The Unknown Enemy Blackhawk” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Character: Blackie (last appearance in issue #214; last appearance)
Villain: Sword (a criminal organization; first and only appearance for all)
Comment: This is a Detached Service Diary story.
Synopsis: One of the Blackhawks is kidnapped by Sword, an evil organization which brainwashes him into going on a mission to kill Blackhawk.

Blackhawk No. 220
May 1966
Cover: Blackhawks vs. The Assembled Man //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Revolt of the Assembled Man” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Assembled Man (a robot; destroyed in this story), Professor Brayne, Legsie Lamont, Iron-Fist Franklin, Highwire Haines, Acrobat Ackerman (latter four in flashback; first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: An old foe of the Blackhawks creates a break-apart robot to serve as his crime tool, but the robot revolts against its maker.

Story: “The Human Grenade” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment on issue #108 for chronology)
Villains: Heinrich Von Kille (first and only appearance), the Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, and takes place during World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are assigned to stop a secret drive of twenty Panzer tanks.

Blackhawk No. 221
June 1966
Cover: Blackhawks converted to energy-forms by the Moonster //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Moon Monster” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks

Intro: Naomi (only appearance)
Villain: The Moonster (Gerald; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A scientist turns himself into a moon-headed “Moonster” and attempts to conquer the world, with the Blackhawks trying to defeat him.

Story: “Hendrickson’s Secret Life” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: The King-Plant (first appearance; dies in this story)
Comment: This is a Detached Service Diary story.
Synopsis: Hendrickson’s “secret life” as a lover of plants comes in handy when he tracks down an evil intelligent planet that wants to erase human life from the Earth.

Blackhawk No. 222
July 1966
Cover: Olaf, Chuck, and Blackhawk vs. the Energy Man //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Man From E=Mc2" (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Prof. Darnley (only appearance)
Villain: The Energy Man (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: A scientist releases an energy being into Earth, and the Blackhawks must destroy it.

Story: “Six Pawns For a King” (8 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment under issue #108 for chronology)
Intro: A king and a princess (only appearance for both)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, and takes place in World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks fight to get an ex-king out of the hands of the Nazis, only to have him order their imprisonment.

Blackhawk No. 223
August 1966
Cover: Blackhawks vs. Mr. Quick-Change //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Cloak-and-Swagger Crimes of Mr. Quick-Change” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villain: Mr. Quick-Change and his gang (including Charlie; first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks face Mr. Quick-Change, a foe whose uniforms serve as disguise and weaponry.

Story: “Chuck’s Pet Monster” (7 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (some details of Chuck’s origin given in this story)
Intro: Professor Trippe (dies in this story), a monster (only appearance)
Synopsis: An old teacher of Chuck’s accidentally forms a monster with a teleportation device before his death.

Blackhawk No. 224
Cover: Blackhawk restrained by cop as Blackhawks fight an octopus robot //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Blackhawk Wreckers” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Blackhawk Wreckers (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks seem stymied by a band of villains who reduce the heroes’ visible effectivity so much that demands are made for them to retire.

Story: “General Stanislaus” (7 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: Stanislaus, Blackhawk (see Comment for issue #108 for chronology)
Intro: General “Five” (dies in this story)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, and takes place during World War II.
Synopsis: Stanislaus substitutes for a dead resistance fighter, but must stop a Nazi from revealing sabotage plans to his command.

Blackhawk No. 225
October 1966
Cover: Blackhawks encased in cocoons and dragged by Killer Shark’s shark-jet; Queen Killer Shark vignette //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Revenge of Queen Killer Shark” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Killer Shark, Queen Killer Shark, and their gang (all between issues #216 / 228)
Comment: This story takes place on the anniversary of Lady Blackhawk’s conversion to Queen Killer Shark.
Synopsis: Killer Shark captures the Blackhawks, but is trapped alongside them by Queen Killer Shark.

Story: “The Three Wild Worlds of Chuck” (7 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer:
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Synopsis: Chuck’s life is endangered during an accident on a space trip, and an experimental drug is tested on him to help him survive.

Blackhawk No. 226
November 1966
Cover: Blackhawks striving to keep Ulla inside prison //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Secret Monster of Blackhawk Island” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Ulla and two aliens (only appearance for all)
Villains: The Planner, Doc (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The helmet of the Planner, in the trophy case at Blackhawk Island, radiates waves that cause the heroes’ large trophies to run rampant over the isle, and frees an indestructible monster from his imprisonment.

Story: “The Mystery Prisoner of Stalag 13" (7 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment under issue #108 for chronology)
Intro: Prof. Larsen (only appearance)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Blackhawk Combat Diary story, and takes place in World War II.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks break into a German prison camp to liberate a scientist, only to learn that they have walked into a trap baited for them alone.

Blackhawk No. 227
December 1966
Cover: Blackhawks vs. Positive-Negative Man  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Perilous Positive-Negative Man” (17 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: The Positive-Negative Man, Dr. Devit (only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The anti-matter powers of a mutant hood are harnessed by a crooked scientist with dire results for the Blackhawks.

Story: “Chop-Chop the Warlock” (7 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: France Herron
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Kell, Prof. Vandoff (only appearance for both)
Villains: El Presidente Grande, Marvo (first and only appearance for both)
Comment: This is a Detatched Service Diary story.
Synopsis: A sorceror uses his magic to help a dictator steal scientists, until Chop-Chop subjects himself to the warlock’s magic source and becomes a magician himself.

Blackhawk No. 228
January 1967
Cover: Superman, Green Lantern, Flash, and Batman watching the Champ defeat the Blackhawks //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Junk-Heap Heroes” (24 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Characters: Mr. Delta, GEORGE (Group for Extermination of Organizations of Revenge, Greed, and Evil; name revealed next issue; first appearance for all)
GS: Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, the Flash (the Justice League of America; last team appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #51)
Intro: The Champ (a robot; first and only appearance)
Other Character: Lyndon Baines Johnson (of Earth-One)
Villains: Killer Shark and his gang (between issues #225 / 249), Queen Killer Shark (last appearance in issue #225; becomes Lady Blackhawk again in this story)
Comments: This story is continued in the next issue.
 In this story, it is revealed that Hendrickson has gone blind in his right eye.
 Mr. Delta, introduced in this story, resembles Mr. Cipher from issues #196-197, but his name and his personality mark him as a different character.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks run a gamut of tests devised by Mr. Cipher, the masked representative of a secret agency named GEORGE, and fail them in the sight of four Justice League members and the president of the United States.

Blackhawk No. 229
February 1967
Cover: Blackhawk; Golden Centurion (two vignettes) //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Junk-Heap Heroes”: Book II  (23 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (Chuck becomes The Listener in this story, Hendrickson becomes the Weapons Master, and Blackhawk gains the code-name “the Big Eye”)
GS: Superman, Batman, the Flash, Green Lantern (the Justice League of America), Lady Blackhawk (next appears in issue #231)
Supporting Characters: Mr. Delta, GEORGE
Intro: Z-23 (dies in this story)
Other Characters: Lyndon Baines Johnson (of Earth-One), the Champ
Villains: The Emperor, the International Crime Combine (including Z-8; first appearance for all)
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
 The “New Blackhawk Era” begins in this issue with two members of the team, Chuck and Hendrickson, assuming superheroic identities.  The costumed identities continue through issue #241.
 It is revealed in this story that the International Crime Combine is comprised of members from OGRE and CYCLOPS, and also from SPECTRE and THRUSH, implying that James Bond and UNCLE may also exist in the DC Universe.
 Even though the Golden Centurion makes an appearance on the cover, he does not appear in the story.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are given another chance to prove themselves, even as the International Crime Combine emerges as a global threat and targets the seven heroes for death.

Blackhawk No. 230
March 1967
Cover: Blackhawk, the Listener, the Leaper, the Weapons Master, the Golden Centurion, M’sieu Machine, and Dr. Hands //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Junk-Heap Heroes”: Book III (24 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (Olaf becomes the Leaper, Stanislaus becomes the Golden Centurion, Andre becomes M’sieu Machine, and Chop-Chop becomes Dr. Hands in this story)
GA: Superman, Batman, the Flash, Green Lantern (the Justice League of America; next team appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #52)
Supporting Characters: Mr. Delta (next appears in issue #237), GEORGE
Intro: Professor Neilson
Other Characters: Lyndon Baines Johnson (of Earth-One), the Champ (last appearance)
Villains: The Emperor (dies in this story), the International Crime Combine, Gargantua (first appearance; dies in this story)
Comment: This story continues from last issue.
 Olaf, Stanislaus, Andre, and Chop-Chop gain superheroic identities in this story, as part of the “New Blackhawk Era”.
Synopsis: As four more Blackhawks adopt superheroic personas, the Emperor steps up his efforts to crush them all.

Blackhawk No. 231
April 1967
Cover: Blackhawk, Dr. Hands, Leaper, M’sieu Machine, Golden Centurion (four vignettes) //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Target: Big-Eye” (23 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (last appearance in issue #229)
Supporting Characters: GEORGE
Villains: Red Robe (first appearance; dies in this story), the Supreme Overlord (first appearance), International Crime Combine
Comment: This story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: A new leader, the Supreme Overlord, assumes command over the International Crime Combine and puts a new operation into action to destroy the Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 233
May 1967
Cover: Supreme Overlord vs. Blackhawk  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “With These Rings I Thee Kill” (23 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk
Supporting Characters: GEORGE
Intro: An ambassador and his daughter
Villains: The Supreme Overlord (last appearance), the Fat Man and his gang (first appearance for all), International Crime Combine (next appears in issue #241)
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: The Supreme Overlord attempts to kill Blackhawk in his aerial headquarters.  Afterward, the Blackhawks must board a ship incognito and try to recover a canister of nerve gas from an ambassador, before the Fat Man and his gang of spies can beat them to it.

Blackhawk No. 233
June 1967
Cover: Blackhawk and the Leaper vs. Black Albatross hoods //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Too Late, the Leaper” (23 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (next appears in issue #235)
Supporting Characters: GEORGE
Other Characters: The ambassador and his daughter (last appearance for both), Lyndon Baines Johnson
Villains: The Fat Man (dies in this story), his gang (last appearance), Black Albatross, Blue Albatross (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: This story continues from last issue.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks must find the canister of nerve gas before it can be detonated in the presence of the president in Washington, D.C.

Blackhawk No. 234
July 1967
Cover: Dr. Hands, Golden Centurion, and Listener vs. Rufo and Romulus  //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Terrible Twins” (23 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Characters: GEORGE
Intro: Romulus
Other Character: Lyndon Baines Johnson
Villains: Rufo, the Leopard and his gang (including Carl; first appearance for all)
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks, in a foreign country to deal with an international criminal for a coffinload of secret equipment, encounter two invulnerable twin brothers, one of which is evil.

Blackhawk No. 235
August 1967
Cover: Rufo, Golden Centurion, and hand with gun emerging from coffin //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “A Coffin For a Blackhawk” (23 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Lubov (only appearance)
Other Characters: Romulus
Villains:  The Leopard and his gang (including Carl; all die in this story), Rufo, Col. Rozka (first appearance)
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks travel across a hostile European nation with the terrible twins, trying to recover the coffin from the Leopard.

Blackhawk No. 236
September 1967
Cover: The Mutant melting Golden Centurion’s armor as Leaper and Blackhawk lie unconscious //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “Melt, Mutant, Melt” (23 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #233 / 239)
Supporting Characters: GEORGE
Intro: Dr. Manton (only appearance)
Other Character: Romulus (last appearance)
Villains: Rufo (last appearance), the Mutant (first and only appearance)
Comment: This story continues from last issue.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are assigned to protect Dr. Manton, a scientist who has secretly been replaced by an impostor posing as a mutant, and who is out to destroy them.

Blackhawk No. 237
October-November 1967
Cover: Blackhawks vs. Johnny Vak //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Magnificent Assassins” (23 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Characters: Mr. Delta (last appearance in issue #230), GEORGE
Intro: Johnny Vak (an android)
Villains: Barbarossa and his gang (first appearance for all)
Comment: This story continues in next issue.
 With this issue, BLACKHAWK’s publication decreases to bi-monthly status.
Synopsis: When the android agent Johnny Vak is destroyed by international criminal Barbarossa and then reassembled by GEORGE, he accuses the Blackhawks, who were to help him, of sabotaging the mission, and GEORGE appears to believe him.

Blackhawk No. 238
December 1967 / January 1968
Cover: Blackhawk before X-ray pictures of Blackhawks’ heads //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Walking Booby-Traps” (23 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Characters: Mr. Delta (last appearance; probably dies behind the scenes in issue #242), GEORGE
Other Character: Johnny Vak (destroyed in this story)
Cameo appearances: Blue Bell, Hot Charlie, the Crawler, Laughing Larry, Mr. Zero (in photos; GEORGE agents; first and only appearance for all; all die before this story opens)
Villains: Barbarossa (dies in this story), his gang (last appearance)
Comment: This story continues from last issue.
Synopsis: Johnny Vak joins Barbarossa against the Blackhawks, who are captured and then released with bombs implanted in their skulls.

Blackhawk No. 239
February-March 1968
Cover: Blackhawks (in original uniforms) vs. Iron Hammer //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “The Killer That Time Forgot” (23 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (also appear in flashback; see Comment under issue #108 for chronology)
GS: Lady Blackhawk (between issues #236 / 242)
Villains: Iron Hammer, seven Blackhawk impostors (first appearance for all; all die in this story), Adolf Hitler, the Nazis (in flashback)
Comment: The Blackhawks briefly don their original uniforms for the first time since issue #197 in this story.
Synopsis: Iron Hammer, a powerful, hammer-wielding Nazi foe of the Blackhawks, emerges from suspended animation within ice and begins to stalk the seven heroes in the modern world.

Blackhawk No. 240
April-May 1968
Cover: Blackhawks and silhouette of Natasha Zero //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story: “He Who Must Die” (16 pages)
Editor: George Kashdan
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Natasha Zero, Le Croc and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Andre is assigned to try and regain a vial of deadly nerve gas from the equally deadly agent Natasha Zero, but must overcome his secret fear of women to do so.

Blackhawk No. 241
June-July 1968
Cover: Blackhawks beaten in shadow of Shiva robot //Dick Dillin / Chuck Cuidera
Story:  “A Blackhawk a Day” (16 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Writer: Bob Haney
Penciller: Dick Dillin
Inker: Chuck Cuidera
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (appear as Golden Centurion, Leaper, M’sieu Machine, Dr. Hands, Weapons Master, and the Listener for the final time in this story)
Villains: Baron Booby-Trap (first and only appearance), International Crime Combine (last appearance in issue #232; last appearance)
Synopsis: The Blackhawks take a seven-day furlough, but they are lured into traps at the rate of one Blackhawk per day by Baron Booby-Trap.

Blackhawk No. 242
August-September 1968
Cover: Black Mask and Blackhawks //Pat Boyette (signed)
Story: “My Brother--My Enemy” (Part 1; 8 pages)
 Part 2: “Fort Fear” (8 pages)
 Part 3: “The Return To Blackhawk Island” (7 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Plotter: Marv Wolfman
Scripter: Bob Haney
Artist, letterer: Pat Boyette
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (return to their original uniforms and abandon their superheroic identities in this story)
Origin: Blackhawk (real name, Bart Hawk, revealed in this story; details revealed in flashback; first chronological appearance; see Comment under issue #108 for chronology)
GS: Lady Blackhawk (last appearance in issue #239)
Supporting Characters: GEORGE (all die in this story)
Villains: The Black Mask (Jack Hawk) and his gang (first and only appearance for all), the Nazis (in flashback)
Comment: This story continues in part in the next issue.
 The Blackhawks return to their original uniforms in this issue.
Synopsis: After GEORGE is destroyed by minions of a villain called the Black Mask, Blackhawk learns that the Black Mask is actually his long-lost brother Jack, vanished during a World War II bombing mission, and now out to kill Blackhawk.

Blackhawk No. 243
October-November 1968
Cover: Blackhawks, Anya Keroff, Strogoff, and Russians //Pat Boyette
Story: “Mission Incredible” (23 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist, letterer: Pat Boyette
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
GS: Lady Blackhawk (last appearance; the New Earth Lady Blackhawk first appears in ?)
Intro: Prof. Keroff (dies in this story), Anya Keroff (only appearance)
Cameo appearance: Black Mask (in flashback)
Villains: Strogoff, Serge (first and only appearance for both), Communists
Comments: This story continues in part from last issue.
 With this issue, BLACKHAWK suspends publication until 1976.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks must spirit a scientist’s young daughter, who holds her murdered father’s last secret, out of the Soviet Union and into safekeeping in the West.

Blackhawk No. 244
January-February 1976
Cover: The Blackhawks //Joe Kubert (signed)
Story: “Death’s Right Hand” (18 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer: Steve Skeates
Artist: George Evans
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (Chop-Chop renamed “Chopper” in this story; Blackhawks don new uniforms)
Supporting Character: Ramona Fatale (next appears in issue #247)
Intro: Raoul, Fritz (both die in this story), Miss Russell, Robinson (only appearance for both)
Villains: The Collector (first and only appearance), Anton Vibrax (first appearance; dies in this story), Robertson (Biolord; called “Robinson” in this story; first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #248; next appears, as Biolord, in issue #247)
Comments: BLACKHAWK resumes publication after eight years with this issue.
 The Blackhawks gain new uniforms, some new cover identities, and occupations as mercenaries in this story.
Synopsis: The beautiful Dutchess Ramona Fatale hires the Blackhawks to combat her attacker, Baron Vibrax, whose mechanized right hand can vibrate a foe to death.

Blackhawk No. 245
March-April 1976
Cover: Blackhawks vs. Anti-Man //Joe Kubert (signed)
Story: “Death’s Double Deal” (18 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer: Steve Skeates
Artist: George Evans
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Elsa Hendrickson (Hendrickson’s daughter)
Villain: Anti-Man (Boris (of Earth-One), a former Blackhawk; first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #?), Carlos, president of Santa Culpa (first and only appearance for both)
Comments: This story continues in the next issue.
 The Boris of Earth-Quality last appeared in MILITARY COMICS #?.
Synopsis: Hendrickson’s daughter Elsa is allowed to bring the Blackhawks into conflict in the nation of Santa Culpa, where they are captured by an anti-matter powered villain named Anti-Man, who proves to be a former Blackhawk.

Blackhawk No. 246
May-June 1976
Cover: Blackhawks vs. Anti-Man //Dick Giordano
Story: “Death’s Deadly Pawn” (18 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer: Steve Skeates
Penciller: Ric Estrada
Inker: George Evans
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (also appear in flashback; see Comment under issue #108 for chronology)
Supporting Character: Elsa Hendrickson
Villains: Anti-Man (dies in this story), Prof. Distov (in flashback), Prof. Ortega (first appearance for both; both die in this story)
Comment: Story continues from last issue.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks battle Anti-Man as revolution breaks out in Santa Culpa.

Blackhawk No. 247
July-August 1976
Cover: Blackhawk and Olaf vs. Biolord and his Sky Squadron //Dick Giordano
Story: “Operation: Overkill” (17 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer: David Anthony Kraft
Penciller: Ric Estrada
Inker: Al Milgrom
Letterer: Gaspar Saladino
Colorist: Liz Berube
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Characters: Ramona Fatale (last appearance in issue #244) and her Strike Force (Tanya, Ayn (last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #250), and Prudence; first appearance for all), Elsa Hendrickson
Villains: Bio-Lord (last seen, as Robertson, in issue #244), the Sky Squadron (robots; first appearance for all; some destroyed in this story), various mercenaries (first and only appearance; some die in this story)
Comment: Story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: Blackhawk, Ramona Fatale, and her Strike Force battle Biolord, a robot dedicated to restoring ecological balance by destroying humanity.  Before they can stop him, Biolord launches an anti-matter bomb at Great Britain.

Blackhawk No. 248
September-October 1976
Cover: Blackhawk vs. Biolord //Pablo Marcos / Vince Colletta (signed)
Story: “‘Vengeance Is Mine!’, Sayeth the Cyborg” (17 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer: David Anthony Kraft
Penciller: Jim Sherman
Inker: George Evans
Letterer: Gaspar Saladino
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Supporting Characters: Ramona Fatale and her Strike Force, Elsa Hendrickson
Cameo appearances: Anton Vibrax, Anti-Man (in flashback)
Villains: Biolord (origin retold in flashback, his earliest chronological appearance, preceding his appearance in issue #244; destroyed in this story), Metadroids (first and only appearance)
Comments: This story continues in the next issue.
 The death of Hendrickson’s wife (and Elsa’s mother) is revealed in this story.
Synopsis: Blackhawk destroys Biolord, but almost at the cost of his own life.

Blackhawk No. 249
November-December 1976
Cover: Blackhawk and Olaf vs. Von Gross’s agent on snow-sled //George Evans / Vince Colletta
Story: “The Sky-Skull Caper” (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Steve Skeates (as “Harold A. Harvey”)
Penciller: Ric Estrada
Inker: George Evans
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Supporting Characters: Ramona Fatale and her Strike Force, Elsa Hendrickson
Villains: Von Gross, Pfaltz, and their gang (first appearance for all; all die in this story), Killer Shark and his gang (revealed in next issue; last appearance for all in issue #228)
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: After encountering a Nazi war criminal while briefly hospitalized, Blackhawk pursues his foe to a great skull-shaped headquarters in the sky.

Blackhawk No. 250
January-February 1977
Cover: Blackhawk //George Evans / Vince Colletta
Story:  “Wheel of Death” (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Steve Skeates
Penciller: Ric Estrada
Inkers: George Evans, Frank Springer
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (Chuck dies in this story; last chronological appearance for Blackhawk, Andre, Chopper (Chop-Chop), Hendrickson, Olaf, and Stanislaus)
Supporting Characters: Ramona Fatale and her Strike Force (first chronological appearance of Ayn in flashback, preceding her appearance in issue #247), Elsa Hendrickson (last appearance for all)
Villains: Killer Shark and his gang (last appearance for all)
Comments: Story continues from last issue.
 A text account in the letters column describes Chuck’s funeral on Blackhawk Island.
 Publication of BLACKHAWK is once again suspended for the next six years.
Synopsis: With some of the Blackhawks sidelined by injuries, Chuck leads the remainder of the team to Blackhawk Island to save Blackhawk from Killer Shark and the War Wheel.

Blackhawk No. 251
October 1982
Cover: The Blackhawks //Dave Cockrum (signed)
Story: “A Time To Fight, a Time To Die” (23 pages)
Editor: Len Wein
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie Spiegle
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment under issue #108 for chronology; origin revealed in detail in this story; see Comment)
Intro: Connie Hawk (of Earth-One; in flashback; Blackhawk’s sister; dies in this story), Leuuen (only appearance)
Cameo appearances: Jack Hawk (Black Mask), Adolf Hitler (both in flashback)
Other Character: Winston Churchill (of Earth-One)
Villains: Captain Von Tepp (of Earth-One; first appearance; next appears in issue #256), Captain Streicher (in flashback), Klaus (first and only appearance for both), the Nazis
Comments: The stories in this issue and all issues through #273 are set in World War II.  Their chronology can be found in the Comment under issue #108.
 This story incorrectly shows Jack Hawk’s grave.  As shown in issue #242, he survived the encounter with Von Tepp and later became the Black Mask.
 This story is described as taking place on and around May 11, 1940.  The date may be in error.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks parachute into a small Dutch town to keep the Nazis from winning a plebiscite that will leave them its legal masters.

Blackhawk No. 252
November 1982
Cover: Blackhawk vs. the War Wheel //Dave Cockrum (signed)
Story: “The War Wheel” (23 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Domino (Helga; first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashbacks in issues #254 and 261; next appears in issue #254), Prof. Hugo Merson (first appearance; first name revealed in issue #266; next appears in issue #256), the Nazis
Comments: The War Wheel makes its first chronological appearance in this story.
 This story takes place on May 12, 1940.
Synopsis: Blackhawk is menaced by a female Gestapo assassin, Domino, while Belgium is endangered by a new Nazi weapon--the War Wheel.

Blackhawk No. 253
December 1982
Cover: Blackhawk //Dave Cockrum (signed)
Story: “The Private War of Hendrickson” (23 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (some details of Hendrickson’s origin revealed in flashback, his earliest chronological appearance)
Intro: Violet Hendrickson (in flashback; Hendrickson’s wife; dies before this story opens), Mrs. Konigsberg (only appearance)
Villains: The Buzzard (Der Bussard; Hans Konigsberg; first appearance; dies in this story), the Nazis
Comment: Story takes place in May, 1940.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks’ Allied liason wants Hendrickson retired because of health reasons (he has been writing letters to his wife, who has been dead for some time now), but the Dutch Blackhawk finds a secret Nazi air base on his own.

Blackhawk No. 254
January 1983
Cover: Chuck with bazooka facing Blackhawk tied to tank //Dave Cockrum (signed)
Story: “What Price Courage?”  (17 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (Blackhawk, Hendrickson, and Andre next appear in second story in issue #257)
Intro: Francesco, Lily (only appearance for both)
Villains: Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler (of Earth-One), Domino (between issues #252 / 257; also appears in origin flashback, her earliest chronological appearance, preceding her appearance in issue #252), Frau Bulle (in flashback; first appearance; next appears in issue #261), the Nazis
Synopsis: Domino captures Blackhawk, and, as part of a test set up by Adolf Hitler, chains him to the face of a tank and sends the tank at the Blackhawks.

Story: “The Crazy House” (6 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dave Cockrum
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: Chuck, Chop-Chop, Stanislaus (all next appear in second story in issue #257)
Villain: Nordling (first and only appearance)
Comments: This is a Detatched Service Diary story.
 Nordling is named for famed Quality Comics artist / writer Klaus Nordling.
Synopsis: Chuck is attacked in an old house by an insane Nazi.

Blackhawk No. 255
February 1983
Cover: Blackhawk in desert, seeing mirages of demonic Adolf Hitler and Blackhawks //Ed Hannigan / Dave Cockrum (signed)
Story: “Command Is a Lonely Vigil” (16 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (last chronological appearance in second story in issue #257)
Cameo appearance: Domino (as an illusion)
Villains: Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler, Dr. Gehirn, Magda the Midget (first and only appearance for latter two), the Nazis
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: Blackhawk’s sleep is tortured by mental broadcasts from a medallion gimmicked by the Nazis, giving him dreams in which he sends his men to their deaths.

Story: “Part-Time Blackhawk” (7 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dave Cockrum
Letterer: Andy Kubert
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Olaf (next appears in second story of issue #257)
Intro: Maurice (only appearance)
Villain: A Nazi pilot (first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: Olaf is shot down in a French town and encounters a barkeeper who claims to have been one of the Blackhawks.

Blackhawk No. 256
March 1983
Cover: Chuck, Chop-Chop, Olaf, Stanislaus, Andre, and Hendrickson beaten by Reject No. 1 //Ernie Colon
Story: “7-1=Danger” (23 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Von Tepp (last appearance in issue #251), Hugo Merson (last appearance in issue #252), Rejects No. 1, 2, and 3 (first appearance for all; all die in this story), five Hitler doubles (first appearance for all; one next appears in issue #259, other four next appear in issue #261), the Nazis
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: Blackhawk is captured by a Nazi mutant created by Professor Merson, and the remainder of the team must rescue him.

Blackhawk No. 257
April 1983
Cover: Blackhawk //Howard Chaykin (signed)
Story: “Man To Man, Man To Monster” (16 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Adolf Hitler, Von Tepp (dies in this story), Hugo Merson (next appears in issue #264), Domino (between issues #254 / 261), the Nazis
Comment: This story continues from the last issue.
Synopsis: Stanislaus is converted into a monster by Prof. Merson’s process and captures Blackhawk for Von Tepp.

Story: “They Also Serve” (7 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: John Severin
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (Blackhawk, Andre, Stanislaus, Olaf, and Hendrickson; last chronological appearance of all but Olaf in issue #254; Olaf’s last appearance in second story in issue #255; all next appear in first story in issue #255)
Villains: The Nazis, a giant robot (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: While Stanislaus is standing solo guard duty on Blackhawk Island, the isle is attacked by a Nazi robot.

Blackhawk No. 258
May 1983
Cover: Blackhawks raising American flag //Howard Chaykin (signed)
Story: “The Death of Blackhawk Island” (23 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Dr. Enrico Fermi (of Earth-One), a nurse and a scientist (both die in this story)
Other Characters: Albert Einstein, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (both of Earth-One)
Cameo appearance: Sonja Heinie (in a photograph)
Villains: Heinrich Himmler, the Nazis
Comment: This story continues in part from last issue.
 In this story, the original Blackhawk Island is destroyed.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks attack a laboratory in which Nazi scientists are laboring to complete the first atomic bomb.

Blackhawk No. 259
June 1983
Cover: Blackhawks parachuting into battle //Howard Chaykin (signed)
Story: “The Tomb of the Unknown Blackhawk” (17 pages)
Editor: Ernie Colon
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Winslow Shirk (only appearance)
Villains: A Hitler double (last appearance in #256; last appearance ), the Nazis
Comment: Story continues in part from last issue.
Synopsis: Winslow Shirk, a wannabe hero, tries to seek out the Blackhawks, gets too close to the site of their bombed original island, and is turned by the radiation into an invisible man.

Story: “The Long Road Runs Both Ways” (6 pages)
Editor: Ernie Colon
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Bill Ziegler
Letterer: Todd Klein
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Chop-Chop (origin details revealed in flashback)
Intro: Soong Kai-Sen (only appearance)
Villain: A ninja (first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: In Switzerland, Chop-Chop must save a former leader of his from death at the hands of an assassin.

Blackhawk No. 260
July 1983
Cover: Blackhawk //Howard Chaykin (signed)
Story: [untitled] (3 pages)
Editor: Ernie Colon
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Comment: This is a framing sequence around the other three stories in this issue.

Story: “The One That Got Away” (7 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Howard Chaykin
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: Andre (also appears in flashback, his first chronological appearance; origin details revealed), Hendrickson, Chuck, Chop-Chop, Olaf
Intro: Monique (next appears in issue #262), Charles de Gaulle (of Earth-One)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This is a Detatched Service Diary story.
Synopsis: In occupied France, Andre meets an old girlfriend among the Resistance and helps save her and other partisans from the Nazis.

Story: “The Funny Man” (6 pages)
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dick Rockwell
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Hendrickson
Intro: Randy Daye, Gen. Gordon (only appearance for both)
Villain: Der Morder (first appearance; next appears in issue #264)
Comment: This is a Detached Service Diary story.
Synopsis: Hendrickson, wounded during battle and forced to land at a U.S. Army base, hears a G.I. comedian’s routine and sees the man arrested for making jokes about generals.

Story: “Barnacle Bill” (7 pages)
Editor: Ernie Colon
Writer: Mark Evanier
Penciller: Alex Toth
Inker: Frank Giacoia
Letterer: Adam Kurbert
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Blackhawk (some origin details revealed in this story)
Villains: Bill Leachman, various crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: This is a Detached Service Diary story.
Synopsis: Blackhawk runs into an old “friend” who continually exploits him, and who secretly intends to give him to gangsters to erase a gambling debt.

Blackhawk No. 261
August 1983
Cover: Blackhawks in planes, giant hawk-head //Dave Cockrum (signed)
Story: “The Domino Theory” (23 pages)
Editor: Ernie Colon
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Sir Henry Wielage (dies in this story), Gen. Alfred Bottley (only appearance)
Villains: Domino (last appearance in issue #257; origin details revealed in flashback), Frau Bulle (in flashback; between issues #254 / 269), Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler, the four Hitler doubles (last appearance in issue #256), the Nazis
Comment: This story takes place on June 19, 1940.
 This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: With the War Wheel back in operation, Blackhawk tracks down Domino, who is killing Allied generals.

Blackhawk No. 262
September 1983
Cover: Hitler double and Blackhawk //Howard Chaykin (signed)
Story: “Der Fuhrer’s Face” (23 pages)
Editor: Ernie Colon
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Other characters: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, Winston Churchill, Monique (last appearance in issue #260; last appearance)
Villains: The four Hitler doubles (all die in this story), Domino, Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin (of Earth-One; first appearance), the Nazis, the Communists
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks must stop the four Hitler doubles from assassinating Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and Stalin.

Blackhawk No. 263
October 1983
Cover: Blackhawk vs. Domino with War Wheel approaching //Gil Kane (signed)
Story: “Only One Survives” (23 pages)
Editor: Ernie Colon
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Sir Alexander Driscoll (dies in this story), Rasfa (only appearance)
Other Character: Winston Churchill
Cameo: Frau Bulle (in flashback), Adolf Hitler
Villains: Domino (dies in this story), the Nazis, various gangsters (first and only appearance)
Comment: This story continues from last issue.
 The War Wheel’s next chronological appearance is in issue #109.
Synopsis: Domino is assigned to kill Blackhawk, but both are captured by hoods in Marrakesh.

Blackhawk No. 264
November 1983
Cover: Blackhawk //Gil Kane (signed)
Story: “A Long Ago Land” (17 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Janice Cohen
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Rafsu (only appearance)
Villains: Der Morder (last appearance in issue #260; last appearance), Hugo Merson (last appearance in issue #257), the Nazis
Synopsis: Blackhawk and a Nazi assassin find themselves facing a test of character in a long-lost valley of peaceful inhabitants who have lived as long as a thousand years.

Story: “The Business of War” (6 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Penciller: Will Meugniot
Inker: Dennis Jensen
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Janice Cohen
Feature Character: Chop-Chop
Villains: Baker, two businessmen (first and only appearance for all), the Japanese
Synopsis: Chop-Chop tries to stop an American businesswoman from selling a super-weapon to the Japanese.

Blackhawk No. 265
December 1983
Cover: Chop-Chop, Stanislaus, and Andre (?) vs. Nazis //Dan Spiegle (signed)
Story: “What’s the Matter With Chop-Chop?”  (17 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Janice Cohen
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Villains: Hugo Merson, the Nazis
Comment: Chop-Chop’s real name is given as “Wu Cheng” in this story, though he is called Liu Huang in issue #203.  He is given a regular Blackhawk uniform in this story, but later returns to his yellow-and-green uniform.  Chop-Chop also takes a leave of abscence in this story and does not return until issue #273.
Synopsis: Chop-Chop is feeling at odds with the rest of the Blackhawks because he does not wear their regular uniform, as the team tries to deal with Professor Merson’s booby-trapped bats.

Story: “The Big Dealer” (6 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist, letterer: Pat Boyette
Colorist: Janice Cohen
Feature Character: Chuck
Intro: Dmitri Hocking (only appearance)
Villains: The Nazis
Synopsis: After Chuck discovers his plane has been stolen and dismantled and the parts sold separately, he strongarms the dealer into helping him recover it, piece by piece.

Blackhawk No. 266
January 1984
Cover: Blackhawks between Earth and swastika //Dan Spiegle (signed)
Story: “The New Recruit” (17 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Jo Meugniot
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (Olaf appears after second story in this issue)
Intro: Lt. Theodore R. Gaynor (becomes a substitute Blackhawk in this story), Sylvia, Walter (only appearance for both)
Other Character:  Winston Churchill
Villains: Walter Schoener (first appearance; dies in this story), Hugo Merson, the Nazis
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks audition a temporary replacement for Chop-Chop, while a Blackhawk double attempts to assassinate Winston Churchill.

Story: “Make ‘Em Laugh!” (6 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Penciller: Don Newton
Inker: Dennis Jensen
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Janice Cohen
Feature Character: Olaf (next appears in first story of this issue)
Intro: Nickolai, Miss Frank (only appearance for both)
Villains: Field Marshal Gunther Von Frank (first and only appearance), the Nazis
Synopsis: Olaf pays a visit to his old circus, but masquerades as a clown when they are forced to perform for a Nazi field marshal.

Blackhawk No. 267
February 1984
Cover: Blackhawk hiding from Nazi troops //Dan Spiegle (signed)
Story: “Behind Enemy Lines” (17 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Jo Meugniot
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (including Ted Gaynor)
Intro: Walter Winchell (of Earth-One), Helga
Other Character: Winston Churchill
Cameo appearance: Domino, Walter Schoener (in flashback)
Villains: Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goering, Heinrich Himmler, the Nazis
Comment: This story continues in issue #269.
Synopsis: Masquerading as the Blackhawk double who tried to kill him, Blackhawk attempts to assassinate Hitler.

Story: “All the Comforts of War” (6 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Penciller: Mike Sekowsky
Inker: Rick Hoberg
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Jo Meugniot
Feature Character: Stanislaus
Intro: Field Marshal Svineena (only appearance)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This story takes place probably between the first and second stories in issue #270.
Synopsis: Stanislaus must save a Russian field commander from death by poisoning.

Blackhawk No. 268
March 1984
Cover: Blackhawks in planes, attacking tanks //Dan Spiegle (signed)
Story: “The Little War” (8 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artists: Dan Spiegle (pg. 1), Doug Wildey (pgs. 2-8)
Letterers: Carrie McCarthy (pg. 1), Phil Felix (pgs. 2-8)
Colorist: Jo Meugniot
Feature Character: Blackhawk
Intro: Virginia Mueller (next appears in issue #273)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: The three stories in this issue probably take place after issue #273.
Synopsis: Blackhawk is assigned to guard a lady newspaper correspondent who scoffs at the idea of Hitler threatening America.

Story: “The Finer Things” (7 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Penciller: Richard Howell
Inker: Frank Giacoia
Letterer: Phil Felix
Colorist: Shelley Eiber
Feature Characters: Andre, Chuck
Intro: Josette
Villains: Gen. Hovar, Erbarmen (first and only appearance for both), a French burglar (first appearance; dies in this story), the Nazis
Synopsis: Andre, in France to steal jewels before the Nazis can get to them, finds a way to make sure a black marketeer gets his just desserts.

Story: “A Blackhawk Christmas Tale” (8 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Jo Meugniot
Feature Character: Olaf
Intro: Mr. and Mrs. Meyer and their two children (only appearance for all)
Villains: The Nazis
Comment: This story is told in verse.
Synopsis: Olaf, shot down by the Nazis at Christmastime, takes shelter with a Jewish family and finds a minor miracle.

Blackhawk No. 269
April 1984
Cover: Death holding the Earth as the Blackhawks fly around it //Dan Spiegle (signed)
Story: “Changes” (23 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (including Ted Gaynor)
Intro: Babette and her mother (only appearance for both)
Other Character: Helga (next appears in issue #272)
Cameo appearances: Winston Churchill, Domino
Villains: Adolf Hitler, Killer Shark (first chronological appearance), General Hartzig (first and only appearance), Schultz (first appearance; next appears in issue #272), Frau Bulle (between issues #261 / 272), the Nazis
Comment: This story continues from issue #267 and continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: Blackhawk tries to find a way out of Nazi Germany as the Blackhawks, in France, encounter the Nazi super-operative Killer Shark.

Blackhawk No. 270
May 1984
Cover: Killer Shark vs. Blackhawk //Dan Spiegle (signed)
Story: “Killer Shark” (17 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (including Ted Gaynor; next appear in Detached Service Diary stories in issues #267 and 268)
Intro: Sgt. Kalish (only appearance)
Villains: Killer Shark (next chronological appearance in issue #108), the Nazis
Comments: This story continues from last issue.  The second story in issue #267 probably takes place between this and the next story.
 There is some doubt as to whether or not the Killer Shark in this issue and the last is the Killer Shark who appears from issues #108-250 passim.  If so, he lost his super-strength between this issue and #108.
Synopsis: With his men captive, Blackhawk faces off with Killer Shark.

Story: [untitled] (6 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Character: Stanislaus
Villain: A Nazi (dies in this story)
Synopsis: An entry in Stanislaus’s diary is interrupted as he takes care of a saboteur on Blackhawk Island.

Blackhawk No. 271
July 1984
Cover: Blackhawk bailing out of flaming plane //Dan Spiegle (signed)
Story: “The Silent Treatment” (17 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (including Ted Gaynor; origin details revealed; leaves the team in this story; last appearance; death in July 1942 revealed)
Intro: Randall Kent, Grief, Johnson, Fogarty (all in flashback), Lt. Cooper (only appearance for all)
Villains: The Nazis
Synopsis: The Blackhawks learn about the background of their new recruit, Ted Gaynor, just before he commits the act that leads to the termination of his stay in their company.

Story: “The Little Town of Resistance” (6 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Joe Staton
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Janice Cohen
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Mayor of La Resistance (first and only appearance)
Villains: The Nazis
Synopsis: The Blackhawks valiantly try to defend the town of La Resistance against the Nazis, despite the fact that the Allied high command has given it up as not worth the effort.

Blackhawk No. 272
September 1984
Cover: Hitler cornered by Blackhawk signal //Dan Spiegle (signed)
Story: “The Domino Principle” (17 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks
Intro: Neville Chamberlain (of Earth-One; in flashback), General Hastings (only appearance)
Cameo appearance: Domino I (in flashback)
Villains: Adolf Hitler, Frau Bulle (last appearance in issue #269; last appearance), Domino II (Helga; first appearance as Domino II; last appearance in issue #269; last appearance), Schultz (last appearance in issue #269; last appearance), the Nazis
Synopsis: The Nazis make Helga, a girl who befriended Blackhawk, into the second Domino assassin and send her to kill him.

Story: “The Artist” (6 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Artist, colorist: Ken Steacy
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Feature Character: Hendrickson
Intro: Pvt. Daniel Franklin, Smith (only appearance for both)
Cameo appearances: Ken Steacy, Mark Evanier (of Earth-One?)
Villain: Klaus Gruver (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Hendrickson is held captive aboard a plane by a Nazi ex-prisoner, but an artist who paints girls on planes saves the day for him.

Blackhawk No. 273
November 1984
Cover: Blackhawks in sea, under fire //Gil Kane (signed)
Story: “No Information Available At Press Time” (23 pages)
Editor, writer: Mark Evanier
Pencillers: Dan Spiegle (pgs. 1-10, 17-23), Mike Sekowsky (pgs. 11-16)
Inkers: Dan Spiegle (pgs. 1-10, 17-23), Richard Howell (pgs. 11-16)
Letterer: Carrie McCarthy
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Characters: The Blackhawks (see Comment under issue #108 for next chronological appearance; Chop-Chop returns to the team, his first appearance since issue #265)
Intro: Mr. Fordham, Mali, Li (only appearance for all)
Other Character: Virginia Muller (last appearance in issue #268; last appearance)
Villains: Commanmder Menda, Gen. Yoja, Smith (first and only appearance for all), the Japanese
Comment: This story takes place in September, 1940.
 Chop-Chop returns to the Blackhawks in this story.
 This is the last issue of BLACKHAWK under the original numbering.  Publication is suspended with this issue.  The next BLACKHAWK comic is published as issue #1 of a three-issue mini-series with a cover date of March 1988, featuring the New Earth Blackhawks.
Synopsis: The Blackhawks are summoned to China by a friend of Chop-Chop’s to liberate the area from the Japanese and to face a fire-breathing dragon.

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