(April-May 1974)

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Volume:
20
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Impossible Escape (Table of Contents)

Batman; Mister Miracle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo; Howard Purcell; Irv Novick; Gil Kane
Inks:
Jim Aparo; Howard Purcell; Irv Novick; Gil Kane
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1961

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Mister Miracle; Aquaman (inset); Hawkman (inset); The Silent Knight (inset); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (inset); Time Commander (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

100-Page Super Spectacular (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-870

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Mister Miracle; Aquaman; Hawkman; Silent Knight; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Contents and indicia page with small head shots of the stars of the issue.

The Impossible Escape (Table of Contents)

Batman; Mister Miracle / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
B-1824

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Mister Miracle; James Gordon; Oberon; Barda; Carleton French; Ingrid Borg; Ali Faroosh
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Told in three parts.
Part 1 - The Raiders from Nowhere (6 pages).
Part 2 - The Immortal Trap (6 pages).
Part 3 - What Price, Eternity? (8 pages).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Brave and the Bold Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-1958

Indexer Notes

Letters or comment from Mark Morrison, Mike McQuiad, Jim Bennett, Bruce Campbell, Mike Sloan, R. B., B. A. Newson, David Paul, Chris Seal, Alan Martin, Ross Woolley, Allan Crowder, Shaun McLaughlin, Dan Gheno, David Halperin, Jay Willson, Paul Edwards, Cam Striewski, Doug Royalty, Scott Paton, Bart Di Pietro, Allen Murphy, Joe Peluso, Greg Coben, Jon Garceau, Mickey Eury, Arlen Schumer, Bob Quinn, Galen Bodenhauser, Edward Wicker, Charles Stoner and Robert Schmidt.

Fury of the Exiled Creature (Table of Contents)

Aquaman and Hawkman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff (original); George Kashdan (original)
Job Number:
N-855

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall; Shayera]; Aqualad [Garth]; Old Man of the Oceans (first appearance); Karla; Lokir (bird); Tyros (first appearance; villain; origin)
Synopsis:
An outcast of Atlantis... Tyros, finds a gem that turns him into a powerful creature, and uses that power to take over Atlantis.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Told in three parts. Bottom 1/3 of last page of each part are house ads for other DC Comics.
Part 1 - Fury of the Exiled Creature (9.67 pages).
Part 2 - Tyros, King of Atlantis (5.67 pages).
Part 3 - The Invasion of Atlantis (8.67 pages).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

The Three Flaming Dooms! (Table of Contents)

Silent Knight / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Silent Knight
Reprints:

The Tick-Tock Traps of the Time Commander (Table of Contents)

Batman; Green Lantern / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Kashdan (original editor)
Job Number:
N-856 ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; Commissioner James Gordon; Time Commander [John Starr] (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Green Lantern must capture the Time Commander.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Told in three parts. Bottom 1/3 of last page of each part are house ads for other DC Comics.
Part 1 - 6.67 pages.
Part 2 - 8.67 pages.
Part 3 - 8.67 pages.

Batman's Famous Co-Stars (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky; Carmine Infantino; George Papp; Neal Adams; Murphy Anderson; Nick Cardy
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; Murphy Anderson; George Papp; Neal Adams; Jack Abel; Murphy Anderson; Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-871

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow; Wonder Woman; Deadman; Metal Men [Tin; Lead; Gold; Platinum [Tina]; Mercury; Iron]; Metamorpho; Hawkman; Aquaman; Aqualad; Teen Titans [Wonder Girl; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art clips from past issues.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Impossible Escape
    Batman; Mister Miracle
  2. 1. 100-Page Super Spectacular
  3. 2. The Impossible Escape
    Batman; Mister Miracle
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold Mailbag
  5. 4. Fury of the Exiled Creature
    Aquaman and Hawkman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. The Three Flaming Dooms!
    Silent Knight
  8. 7. The Tick-Tock Traps of the Time Commander
    Batman; Green Lantern
  9. 8. Batman's Famous Co-Stars
    Batman
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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