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Quote1 You know, I'm beginning to think we're going to get away with this. Quote2
-- Olaf Bjornson

Appearing in Blackhawk: "The Curse of Xanukhara"Edit

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  • Major Brandon
  • The "Briefcase Bearer" (unknown bearded narrator) (First appearance)next in #29

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  • Xanukhara next in #29
  • Korz (Death)
  • Zara (sentry for Xanukhara)

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  • Hammil Zorrex (original briefcase bearer) (First appearance) (Death)
  • unnamed Colonel

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Synopsis for Blackhawk: "The Curse of Xanukhara"Edit

The Blackhawks are in pursuit of a leather briefcase... a briefcase that contains a priceless, pre-determined plan of human existence which will be disrupted upon its disclosure, and which affects the outcome of World War II. In fact, the two billion years of evolution are but a chapter in the gigantic plan!

Xanukhara herself is yet another slinky gorgeous femme fatale, as is her henchgirl Zara.

Appearing in Sniper: "The Trial of Count Grubber"Edit

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  • Count Grubber

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Synopsis for Sniper: "The Trial of Count Grubber"Edit

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    Appearing in "Deathtrap For the Death Patrol"Edit

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  • Del Van Dyne
  • Boris
  • Goucho
  • Frere Jacques
  • Mademoiselle from Armentieres
  • Prince Totinhot
  • Gramps (returns from the "dead")
  • Hank (returns from the "dead")
  • King Hotintot (returns from the "dead")

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Synopsis for "Deathtrap For the Death Patrol"Edit

When Del gets gas-bombed in his own plane, while flying a rescue mission, he hallucinates about his fallen comrades: King Hotintot, Gramps, and Hank, in which their voices guide him thru the rescue and then home safely. When he regains his senses, he discovers that the three believed-dead partners are still alive after having been nursed back to health.

Appearing in Blue Tracer: "The Thing"Edit

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  • Aloysius "Boomerang" Jones

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  • The Thing
  • Emperor Hirohito

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Synopsis for Blue Tracer: "The Thing"Edit

In California, Wild Bill Dunn's submersible, shell-proof, flying tank the Blue Tracer must fend off its Japanese military giant-robot counterpart, The Thing, which thanks to its magnetic defenses is equally impervious to harm, that is, until Boomerang Jones (with a wooden boomerang) discovers its Achilles Heel: the human operator!

NotesEdit

  • "The Curse of Xanukhara" is partially reprinted in The Blackhawk Archives, Volume One .
  • This issue contains the last episode of Death Patrol for the time being. The series will return, with a very different art style, in Military Comics #20, July 1943.
  • Also appearing in this issue of Military Comics were:
    • Shot and Shell: (Fruitcakes in France), by Klaus Nordling
    • Loops and Banks: (The Mess in Tokyo), by Bob Powell (as "Bud Ernest")
    • X of the Underground: (The Gestapo's Costume Ball), by Bob Hebberd
    • Phantom Clipper: (The Mikado's Fishing Trip), by Fred Kida
    • Inferior Man: (Torpedo Tussle), by Al Jaffee
    • "Saga of the U.S.S. Marblehead", by Al McWilliams


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