"Blackhawk: "Captain Squidd"": The synopsis for this issue has not yet been written.

Quote1.png I suppose that queer-looking monkey is the chief of this crew! Quote2.png

Modern Comics #74 is an issue of the series Modern Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of June, 1948.

Synopsis for Blackhawk: "Captain Squidd"

Appearing in Blackhawk: "Captain Squidd"

Featured Characters:


  • Captain Squidd (Apparent Death) (Single appearance)
    • his pirate crew: Mawr, others (mostly captured, some die)

Other Characters:

  • Chief Engineer Angus McWhistle (Dies)
  • Captain Lassiter (Dies)
    • other Clementine officers (Dies)
    • other Clementine crew
  • Captain Corcoran
    • his merchant crew: Sparks, others



  • S.S. Clementine, tramp steamer (Destroyed)
    • homeport Liverpool, en route from San Francisco to Australia
  • Squidd's Giant Submarine, the Cuttlefish (Destroyed)
    • hydraulic pincers on bow for ship demolition
    • hull-breaching ram on top for ship boarding
    • internal airplane-sized docking airlock
  • second tramp steamer (damaged)
  • five New Blackhawk Jet Submersible Warplanes (one is destroyed) (Single appearance)
    • flies, operates underwater, or can land on surface
    • armed w/ oxy-acetylene blowtorch

Synopsis for Dogtag: "Yogi Slogi"

Appearing in Dogtag: "Yogi Slogi"

Featured Characters:

Synopsis for Torchy: "The Lofty Mountains Gig"

Appearing in Torchy: "The Lofty Mountains Gig"

Featured Characters:

Synopsis for Will Bragg: "Mr. Loafer's Flats"

Appearing in Will Bragg: "Mr. Loafer's Flats"

Featured Characters:

  • Will Bragg

Synopsis for Ezra: "Ezra For President"

Appearing in Ezra: "Ezra For President"

Featured Characters:

  • Ezra Jones

Synopsis for Choo Choo: "The Football Movie That Fumbled"

Appearing in Choo Choo: "The Football Movie That Fumbled"

Featured Characters:

  • Choo Choo LaMoe

Supporting Characters:

  • Cherry Lane


  • Blackhawk is at work on "an improved design for our planes," on page 5. Six issues later, the team will upgrade from Grumman XF5F Skyrockets to North American F-86 Sabre jets.
    • The submersible jet fighters used against Captain Squidd could land on the surface or maneuver below it. They are never seen again after this issue.
  • Also appearing in this issue of Modern Comics were:
    • Poodle McDoodle
    • Blackhawk: "Conqueror" (text story)


  • Blackhawk Island has a beach where the pilots sometimes swim for fun.

See Also

Links and References

Batman 0585.jpg
DC Rebirth Logo.png

Summary Needed
This page is missing a well-written and detailed synopsis. If there is already a synopsis here, it might need to be modified or expanded. You can help the DC Database by adding a summary of the story.
Look at how sad this is making Batman. You did this.

Superboy Vol 4 69.jpg
DC Rebirth Logo.png

This page is missing characters!

This page is missing one or more character, location or item appearances. If you find any characters that appear in this issue, episode, movie, game or book but are not included on the page, please add them to the Appearances list of the template.
(This template will categorize articles that include it into Category:Missing Characters.)

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.