"Jets in Flames": The Blackhawks join the search for some missing US Air Force pilots. The pilots had been trying out the new Lummins G42 planes, the same planes the Blackhawks were supposed to pick up that day. Blackhawk and Chop Chop
Appearing in "Jets in Flames"
- Kurt Krada
- Linda Recandot
- Blackhawk Island
- Olahu, an island with a US Air Force base
- Lummins Aircraft offices and plant
Synopsis for "Jets in Flames"
The Blackhawks join the search for some missing US Air Force pilots. The pilots had been trying out the new Lummins G42 planes, the same planes the Blackhawks were supposed to pick up that day. Blackhawk and Chop Chop find the wreckage of the planes in the jungle and return to the Air Force base on Olahu. Meanwhile, the commander has sent some of his men to pick up the Blackhawks' new The BLackhawks rendevous with the air force pilots near a coral reef. They convince the pilots to bail out, then meet up with them on the reef, where they watch all but one of the planes explode. The remaining plane crashes onto the reef, and they discover a strange chemical on the engine. The Blackhawks decide to investigate the Lummins Aircraft plant. Mr. J. K. Lummins has been in the hospital for three months, and Kurt Krada has been running the company. Krada takes them on a tour of the facility, but refuses to allow them into one lab. Blackhawk breaks down the door. Inside is a woman and a group of workers. The woman, Linda Recandot, orders the workers to attack. The Blackhawks defeat them, but Krada grabs a spray gun and points it at them. The spraygun contains a chemical which makes metal explosive. Krada and Recandot are agents of a foreign country. They poisoned Lummins so they could gain control of the company. While they are explaining this, Hendrikson manages to get behind Krada and grab him. Recandot turns the spray gun on them, but it was damaged in the fight, and the chemical knocks her out.
Appearing in "The Song of Treachery"
- Lados, a small, swampy island, formerly under French control
Synopsis for "The Song of Treachery"
A US government courier named Vance is shot down over Lados, a supposedly uninhabited island which has becom a haven for criminals. The Blackhawks are asked to find Vance. They land on the island and make their way to a bar where the leader of the criminals, Skelly Bones, is playing piano. AS a beautiful woman begins to sing, theother men in the bar attack them. The Blackhawks fight them off. After the men have left, the woman, Tama, tells the Blackhawks she will help them find Vance if they will meet her at Dead Man's Swamp that evening. While on their way to the swamp, Bones stops them and tells them not to meet with Tama, but they ignore him. When they find Tama, she tells them that Vance is in swamp surrounded by skeletons. When they find the skeletons, Tama begins singing and the skeletons attack. The Blackhawks defeat the disguised criminals. They realize Tama is really in charge and her singing is the sign to attack. Leaving the swamp, Tama has a gun on them, but Bones arrives and pulls a gun on her. Bones refused to betray his home country and has been working against Tama to protect the US. With his help, the Blackhawks free Vance.
Appearing in "Mavis, Tigress of the Sea"
- Menton, city on the Riviera
Synopsis for "Mavis, Tigress of the Sea"
The Blackhawks capture a modern pirate named Mavis and begin taking her ship to port. At mealtime, Blackhawk is afraid Andre may not be able to resist Mavis' charms, so he has Chuck take her food to her. Mavis is able to scratch Chuck with her poisoned ring and escapes. Weeks later, newspapers report that Chuck has been kicked out of the Blackhawks for letting Mavis escape. He plans to retire to Menton on the Riviera. Mavis approaches Chuck about a partnership, but it is a trap and Mavis is captured.
Appearing in "untitled"
- Chop Chop
- Bandit Jake
- Hominy An' Grits Mountains
Synopsis for "untitled"
While the others are on a mission, Blackhawk drops Chop Chop off for a vacation in Hominy An' Grits Mountains. He is captured by a posse looking for Bandit Jake. The posse is led by Sarah, the Witch, who warned them that Bandit Jake had hexing powers and could change his appearance. They prepare to hang Chop Chop, but he convinces them to let him have a last meal. Chop Chop drugs the meal. When Sarah passes out, Chop Chop pulls her disguise off revealing the real Bandit Jake.
Appearing in "Jets West"
- The Avenger
- old Dalen
- new Dalen
Synopsis for "Jets West"
When the Dalen mine petered out, the residents of Dalen built a duplicate of the town near the newer mine. The only visible difference is a lone pine tree near the abandoned Dalen. Rusko demands the town give him a million dollars in gold or he will use his planes to destroy it. The mayor cotacts Rusko's mortal enemy the Avenger and his sidekick Fury. The Avenger organizes the residents in putting cars and straw dummies on the streets of old Dalen and moving the tree. After Rusko and his men use most of their ammunition on the ghost town, the Avenger and Fury attack, and Rusko is killed.
Appearing in "The Ruthless Idol of Mailu"
- The Blackhawks
- unnamed Europeans
- the island of Mailu
Synopsis for "The Ruthless Idol of Mailu"
One day, a young woman named Zita lands her plane on Blackhawk Island. She is from the island of Mailu where the inhabitants worship a large idol called Runa. Recently, Runa has been ordering young men to enter a doorway at the bottom of the idol and they are not seen again. The Blackhawks and Zita travel to Mailu and force their way through the doorway where they are overpowered by a gas. A group of robed men carry them to altars where they wil sacrifice them before some of the native men. However, Chop Chop knows the native language and has noticed that the young men pray in the older language, but the robed men always speak in the newer language. He yells in the older language that the priests are false. The young natives belive it is Runa speaking and attack the priests. During the fight, the robes fall off revealing the priests to be Europeans. The Blackhawks discover a rubber processing plant hidden under the idol where the natives were forced to work.
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