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Issue Details

Issue #39
Published April 1951
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 52
Editing Al Grenet

Cover Details

Genre adventure; war
Pencils Reed Crandall
Inks Reed Crandall

12 page Blackhawk story "The Spores of Terror"

Characters V: Lilith (I), Igor (I, D)
Genre adventure; war
Pencils Reed Crandall
Inks Chuck Cuidera?

10 page Blackhawk story "The Invasion of Blackhawk Island"

Characters V: Ulric Vintrax (I)
Genre adventure; war
Pencils Bill Ward?
Inks Bill Ward?

8 page Blackhawk story "Blackhawk Battles the Reds"

Genre adventure; war
Pencils Reed Crandall
Inks Chuck Cuidera?
Notes first anti-Communist story; pg. 2 panel 2 swiped from cover of MODERN COMICS #70

5 page Chop Chop story "Now smile for the birdie"

Synopsis Chop Chop gets his photo taken so he can send it to his girlfriend in China. It gets dropped in the Post Office, put up over a wanted poster and Chop Chop thinks he is wanted by the police.
Genre Humor
Script Paul Gustavson?
Pencils Paul Gustavson
Inks Paul Gustavson
Notes When reprinted in #71 the last page is removed and the last panel of page 4 is re-lettered. Original dialogue "He sure moves fast for an old geezer! Wait a minute! He's no old geezer! His beard's coming off! Maybe he's a spy or something! I'm going after him!" New dialogue "Hey, Mister!" and the policeman thinks "All right, fella, if you don't want to pick up your change it's hour business" and Chop Chop thinking "Me never take another picture!". Last page of the original story has Chop Chop being taken in by the police and recognized as a member of the Blackhawks.
Reprinted In Blackhawk (Quality, 1944 series) #71 (with alterations, see notes)

2 page text story "The Vanishing Cars"

Letters Typeset

8 page Blackhawk story "The Lure of Troisa"

Characters V: Troisa (I), Vlad (I)
Genre adventure; war
Pencils Bill Ward
Inks Bill Ward