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Blackhawk

Military Comics #23 is an issue of the series Military Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1943.

Appearing in Blackhawk: "King Kono"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Mike "King" Kono (Only appearance; dies)
  • Derk (Dies)
  • Unga the Witch Doctor (Dies)
  • Jivaro headhunters (some die)
  • Togo, Japanese soldier
  • Hiro, Japanese soldier
  • more Japanese soldiers (some die)

Other Characters:

  • Colonel Cloud, U.S. Garrison
  • Davison, sculptor

Locations:

Vehicles:

Synopsis for Blackhawk: "King Kono"

  • Synopsis not yet written.



Appearing in The Sniper: "Rescue On Kaifu Island"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Paul Hammond
    • U.S. forces

Locations:

Synopsis for The Sniper: "Rescue On Kaifu Island"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Death Patrol: "Jackie's Mine Detector"

Featured Characters

Antagonists:

Locations:

Items:

  • Jackie's Mine Detector

Vehicles:

  • Death Patrol self-designed home-built fighter planes
  • Japanese Submarine Aircraft Carrier (captured)

Synopsis for Death Patrol: "Jackie's Mine Detector"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Private Dogtag: "Garlimburger Gas"

Featured Characters:

Synopsis for Private Dogtag: "Garlimburger Gas"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in P.T. Boat: "The Desertion of Lieutenant-Commander Harvey"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • MTB Squadron Eight
  • PT Squadron Commander (not yet named)
  • Harvey & Tobias's PT Boat Crew (most or all die)
  • other PT Boat Crews (some die)

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • LCDR James Harvey, Paul's father
  • Admiral Whaley, Paul's father's accuser (Mentioned only)

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • squadron of U.S. PT Boats (some destroyed)
  • several Japanese Fake Fishing Junks (some destroyed)
  • U.S. Battleship

Synopsis for P.T. Boat: "The Desertion of Lieutenant-Commander Harvey"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Atlantic Patrol: "The Dry Martini"

Featured Characters:

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • B-17 Flying Fortress, the "Dry Martini"
  • large force of Messerschmitt interceptors (ten destroyed)

Synopsis for Atlantic Patrol: "The Dry Martini"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Sailor Danny: "The Parrot and the Spies"

Featured Characters:

  • Sailor Danny (Final appearance)

Synopsis for Sailor Danny: "The Parrot and the Spies"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Secret War News: "Yank Ace Downs 26 Jap Planes"

Featured Characters:

  • Captain Joe Foss, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

Antagonists:

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • USMC Grumman F4F Wildcats (series, some destroyed)
  • Japanese aircraft (many destroyed)
  • USN Consolidated PBY Flying Boat
  • USAAF Lockheed P-38 Lightnings

Synopsis for Secret War News: "Yank Ace Downs 26 Jap Planes"

(Nonfiction account of the air war over the Solomon Islands, in October 1942)

Notes

  • Published by Comic Magazines.
  • Atlantic Patrol
    • Capt. Allen V. Martini was a real person, but has no Wikipedia page.
  • Death Patrol
    • Frere Jacques, the Patchwork Kid, joined in Military Comics #7, was absent when the team re-appeared in Military Comics #20, and now returns, in mid-continued-story, without explanation.
    • After last issue's absence, Gramps now reappears, in mid-continued-story, without explanation.
  • PT Boat
    • Lieutenants Tobias and Harvey are now attached to MTB Squadron Eight; they formerly were with Squadron Six.
    • Again no hull number is visible on their PT Boat, which gets destroyed.
    • At this story's end both Paul and Perry are hospitalized, but in good spirits.
  • Last issue for Sailor Danny by Sid Lazarus and Robin King.
  • Secret War News
    • "This is an actual story based upon inside facts gathered from U.S.N. Information Bureaus."
    • Joe Foss was shot down once, and hospitalized once, and returned to combat afterward.
  • Also appearing in this issue of Military Comics were:

Trivia

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See Also

Recommended Reading

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