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Modern Comics #80 is an issue of the series Modern Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of December, 1948.

Synopsis for Blackhawk: "Skoska, Tyrant of Terror"

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Featured Characters:


  • Skoska, Chief Minister of neighboring nation (Only appearance; dies)
    • new President Forgrim (Only appearance; dies)
      • Alliance Party (run by a pack of stooges for the Great Power to the West, which seeks world conquest)
      • new Alliance Police Force

Other Characters:

  • old President Lorego
  • Democratic Security Committee Headquarters, in another country
  • Olaf's old friend, in the unnamed republic
    • his countryside peasant and city slum friends


  • Europe
    • unnamed republic, with a parliament and a president
      • capital city
    • neighboring nation



  • five Blackhawk Grumman XF5F Skyrockets (Final appearance)
  • five unnamed-nation jet fighter planes(two are destroyed)

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Featured Characters:

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Supporting Characters:

  • Cherry Lane


  • Published by Comic Magazines.
  • Olaf gets a bullet wound, it is at least his second one.[1] Being a Blackhawk is dangerous.
  • Last issue for the Grumman XF5F Skyrockets, replaced next issue with North American F-86 Sabre jets.
  • Whatever unnamed European country the story is set in, it's one where the Blackhawks earlier fought a battle, in a ravine, probably during World War II. And unlike almost all other beleaguered European nations, especially in Blackhawk, this nation's main bad neighbor is to the west of it.
  • Also appearing in this issue of Modern Comics were:
    • Fuzzy by Jack Cole
    • Blackhawk: "The Great Rainfall" (text story)

See Also

Links and References

Modern Comics #80, Dec 1948

  1. Military Comics #24 & Modern Comics #80
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