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Showcase Presents: Blackhawk (Showcase Presents)

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The 1950s adventures of The Blackhawks are collected for the first time in this new volume featuring stories from BLACKHAWK #108-127!
Paperback, 512 pages
Published October 14th 2008 by DC Comics (first published October 7th 2008)
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Trevor
Apr 27, 2009 Trevor rated it it was ok
Most of the stories were pretty decent, but i have a hard time rating this higher than two stars because it is so amazingly racist. Granted this is mostly because of the mentality of the time period in question, but still. I guess i have to give them kudos for representing a large number of cultures in with the dramatis personæ, but since it's basically every kind of white i don't give them a whole lot. All of these people are pretty straight stereotypes of their nationalities, except, ...more
Rich Meyer
Dec 28, 2012 Rich Meyer rated it it was amazing
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This really is not a book for the casual reader of comic books, unless they don't mind real fifties goofiness. Don't expect any angst or metafictional deconstruction; Blackhawk was a simple about a group of aviators who started out fighting Nazis and the like, and went on to battle giant monsters, evil scientists and all sorts of strange menaces.

The highlight of the book is the fantastic artwork by Dick Dillin (inked by Chuck Cuidera and Shelly Moldof). Dick Dillin is my all-time favorite artis
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