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Modern Comics #70 is an issue of the series Modern Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of February, 1948.

Synopsis for Blackhawk: "Blackhawk Battles the Bat!"

Appearing in Blackhawk: "Blackhawk Battles the Bat!"

Featured Characters:


  • Bat (Single appearance)
    • at least six hench: Mugger (Dies), others

Other Characters:

  • Mr. Randall (Dies)
  • Mrs. Randall (Dies)
  • Miss Randall (Dies)
  • Patrolman
  • town Mayor
  • town Police Commissioner
  • Doctor Spicer, Plastic Surgeon



Synopsis for Dogtag: "The Insurance Policy"

Appearing in Dogtag: "The Insurance Policy"

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Synopsis for Torchy: "General Philanthropies"

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Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Dickie

Synopsis for Will Bragg: "The Paper Route"

Appearing in Will Bragg: "The Paper Route"

Featured Characters:

  • Will Bragg

Synopsis for Ezra: "The Bizarre Bazaar "

Appearing in Ezra: "The Bizarre Bazaar "

Featured Characters:

  • Ezra Jones

Synopsis for Choo Choo: "Stunt Double"

Appearing in Choo Choo: "Stunt Double"

Featured Characters:

  • Choo Choo LaMoe

Supporting Characters:

  • Cherry Lane


  • This is the first issue of MODERN COMICS on which the blurb "FORMERLY MILITARY COMICS" no longer appears above the title on the cover.
  • Blackhawk:
    • The Bat is blind, and has superhuman hearing powers, "a supersonic sixth sense," and wears a bat-eared cowl and a dark cape.
    • Doctor Spicer comes across as a mild, kindly old doctor, but he's either got no medical ethics whatsoever or he's more than half insane. Without consent or information, he injected his patient with an unidentified fluid, extracted from live bats. His theory, which proved true, was that this would give the patient super hearing powers. There is no record of how many other patients may have received this treatment.
  • Also appearing in this issue of Modern Comics were:


  • Blackhawk still smokes a pipe.

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