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"Blackhawk: "Suspicion"": The Blackhawks see that the war is moving southward, ever farther away from their North Atlantic secret base, so they survey some Mediterranean islands, scouting for a new base site. They encounter some Nazis and one of them impersonates Hendrickson, to get aboard their


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Military Comics #22 is an issue of the series Military Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of September, 1943.

Appearing in Blackhawk: "Suspicion"

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  • Scopalomine Truth Serum

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Synopsis for Blackhawk: "Suspicion"

The Blackhawks see that the war is moving southward, ever farther away from their North Atlantic secret base, so they survey some Mediterranean islands, scouting for a new base site. They encounter some Nazis and one of them impersonates Hendrickson, to get aboard their base at Blackhawk Island. The impostor is found out, but escapes, and leads the team back to his own base, where he is killed by his own commander, for leading the enemy to their secret base. The Blackhawks attack the base, rescue Hendrickson, and take over the island.

Appearing in Private Dogtag: "Dora Devine"

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Synopsis for Private Dogtag: "Dora Devine"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in The Sniper: "The Beer Hall Putsch Celebration"

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Other Characters:

  • disaffected German civilians

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Synopsis for The Sniper: "The Beer Hall Putsch Celebration"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Death Patrol: "Calling on Hirohito"

Featured Characters

  • Death Patrol
    • Boris
    • Hank (formerly thought dead)
    • King Hotintot
    • Yogi

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  • Admiral Yamuri, (mistaken for the Son of Hirohito)

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Vehicles:

  • Death Patrol self-designed home-built fighter planes
  • Yogi's Flying Carpet

Synopsis for Death Patrol: "Calling on Hirohito"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in PT Boat: "Moby Dick Doesn't Like Japs"

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  • MTB Squadron Six
  • PT Squadron Commander (not yet named)
  • PT Boat Crew: Rafferty, others (some die)

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Animals:

  • "Moby Dick" a sperm whale

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  • U.S. PT Boat
  • Japanese Submarine (Destroyed)

Synopsis for PT Boat: "Moby Dick Doesn't Like Japs"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Atlantic Patrol: "The Red Star"

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  • Captain Molokoff, Red Army (Dies)

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  • secret document

Vehicles:

  • Red Star, Soviet freighter (Destroyed)
  • Nazi U-Boat

Synopsis for Atlantic Patrol: "The Red Star"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Sailor Danny: "The Slave of the Lamp"

Featured Characters:

  • Sailor Danny

Synopsis for Sailor Danny: "The Slave of the Lamp"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Secret War News: "Barney Ross's Greatest Fight"

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  • "Gunner" Lund, USMC
  • "Skee" Wilsky, USMC
  • Tony Alameda, USMC (Dies)
  • "Big Outlaw", USMC (Dies)
  • "Heavy" Atkins, USMC
  • other Marines and Medical Corpsmen

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Items:

  • Distinguished Service Cross

Synopsis for Secret War News: "Barney Ross's Greatest Fight"

  • Synopsis not yet written.



Notes

  • Blackhawk:
    • Andre re-tells the tale of his disfiguration and two rounds of plastic surgery, from Military Comics #10, while Chop-Chop mentions his girlfriend Lotus Petal from #11.
    • Hendrickson inexplicably loses his customary accent for this issue's story. Andre also loses his, but regains it.
    • Hendrickson also gets head-konked unconscious, for the first time in his career.
    • Chop Chop gets a bullet wound, for the first time in his career.
    • At this story's end, the Blackhawks have taken over a Mediterranean Island, and intend to turn it into their new base.
  • First issue for Al Stahl script and art on Death Patrol, replacing Gill Fox.
    • Last issue's villain was Hirocheato, and he died. This issue the spelling has changed to Hirohito.
    • At the end of last issue's episode, Del and the team were in the Emperor's Palace, in Tokio, Japan. At the beginning of this episode, without explanation, Del and Gramps are absent, and Hank is back with the team.
    • Tokyo, which was until last issue spelled "Tokio" in this series, is now spelled "Tokyo."
  • PT Boat
    • The hull number of Harvey & Tobias's PT Boat is never visible in this story.
    • Another submarine crew gets killed.
    • The 1942 popular catch phrase "sighted sub, sank same" gets re-used as the punchline to this story.
  • Secret War News
    • "This is an actual story based upon inside facts gathered from U.S.N. Information Bureaus."
  • Also featured in this issue of Military Comics were:

Trivia

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Recommended Reading

Links and References

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