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Blackhawk #228 is an issue of the series Blackhawk (Volume 1) with a cover date of January, 1967. It was published on November 10, 1966.

Synopsis for "The Junk-Heap Heroes, Part 1 of 3"

Appearing in "The Junk-Heap Heroes, Part 1 of 3"

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  • White House, Washington, D.C.
  • secret government test lair, 100 feet under ground
  • Blackhawk training facility
  • Jolly Roger's Lair (in "rugged mountains near the mainland coast")


  • 7 Blackhawk Lockheed F-90Cs
  • Jolly Roger's Flying Saucer (Destroyed)
  • S.S. Oceania


  • First issue for Bob Haney, replacing Ed Herron, as writer.
  • Zinda Blake, as Queen Killer Shark, gets struck in the head, which does not knock her out, but restores her old memories and personality as Lady Blackhawk.
  • The U.S. President is not named, and is seen only from behind.
  • According to "the Champ," and confirmed by Hendrickson, Hendy is blind in his right eye.
  • Also according to "the Champ," Stanislaus is unable to feel pain. And Andre is afraid of girls.
  • Stanislaus gets a harpoon wound, serious enough to take him out of action. Andre gets a bullet wound in his right leg. Hendrickson gets a bullet wound in his right shoulder. Being a Blackhawk is dangerous.


  • Also appearing in this issue of Blackhawk was: "Cap's Hobby Hints" by Henry Boltinoff.

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