Modern Comics No. 46

Modern Comics No. 46 was published by Quality Comics in February 1946. The cover art by Al Bryant features the military characters of Blackhawk and his Soldiers of Fortune reading a map of the world. This issue features the Blackhawks in "The Liberation of Sai Fan;" Choo Choo in "Busy Day for Choo Choo;" Death Patrol in "The Five Bat Boys;" Private Dogtag in "Civil Warrior;" Ezra in "The Dog Washer;" and P.T. Boat in "The Steel Fortress of Mauvino Island."
Modern Comics was a continuation of Military Comics, which was renamed after issue number 43 in October 1945 following the end of World War II. Each issue of Modern Comics featured a story about the Blackhawk Squadron and several other tales of action and adventure. The Squadron was led by the Polish pilot Blackhawk, who battled the Nazi army that killed his brother and sister. The rest of the squadron was a motley crew of international military men with specialized skills to help defeat the Axis powers.
Object Name
comic book
date made
Quality Comics
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 26.035 cm
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catalog number
accession number
related event
World War II
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer

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