(June-July 1974)

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Volume:
20
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff, Paul Levitz (assistant)
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

Issue Notes

Squarebound issue.


The 50-Story Killer (Table of Contents)

Batman; Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo; Joe Kubert; George Papp
Inks:
Jim Aparo; Joe Kubert; George Papp
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2029

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Metal Men [Lead, Tin, Platinum, Gold, Iron, Mercury]; Hawkman (inset); Viking Prince (inset); Green Arrow (inset); Speedy (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Brave and Bold Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Neal Adams (Batman); Mike Sekowsky (Metal Men)
Inks:
Neal Adams (Batman); Jack Abel (Metal Men)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2021

Characters:
Batman; Metal Men [Platinum; Gold; Lead; Iron; Mercury; Tin]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Table of contents and indicia information.

The 50-Story Killer! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Metal Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
B-1888

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Metal Men [Tin, Iron, Mercury, Platinum, Gold, Lead]; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; John Higgins; Charles Morgan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is divided into three parts. Part 2: Tower of Hostages; Part 3: What Price One Batman?

The World's Three Most Dangerous Arrows (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2022

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy
Reprints:

Creature of a Thousand Shapes! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 24.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2024

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera]; Mavis Trent
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story sectioned into four parts with the same title.

Double Clues #1 (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Puzzle.

In the Beginning Were the Words (Table of Contents)

Bob Haney / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1967

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Bob Haney

Indexer Notes

Text article with an inset photo of Bob Haney.

The Brave and the Bold Co-Stars (Table of Contents)

The Brave and The Bold / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Pat Broderick; Gerry Talaoc; Jack Kirby; Jim Aparo
Inks:
Pat Broderick; Gerry Talaoc; Mike Thibodeaux; Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2023

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre; The Creeper; The Phantom Stranger; The Demon; Adam Strange; Wildcat
Synopsis:
Batman narrates this sequence and presents brief synopses of his former partners.
Reprints:

The Man Who Conquered the Challengers (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2027

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
The Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan, Professor Haley, Red Ryan, Rocky Davis]; Multi-Man
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Brave and the Bold Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-2011

Indexer Notes

First page is information about Bob Haney. Letters or comments from Dave Pfell, Jerry Bangley, Mike Brown, Steven Hornbeck, Sean McInerney, Clint Thomas, Jim Bailey, Clarence Rutherford Arlen L. Schumer, Joe Peluso, Bob Abrahams, Ronnie Blair, T. E. Pouncey, Joshua Case, Joe Filice, Bob Rodi, Barry Horovitz, Glen Liford, Michael Chang Sue, Mark Wildberger, Chris Padovaro, Joe Williams, Janet L. Hetherington, Johnny Hannigan, Scott Taylor, D. C. Loney, Pietro Martin, Pvt Paul Dale Roberts, Paul Emrath, J. P. Thill, Jeff Gibbs, Ray Stevenson, Craig Butler, Mary Evry, Evan David, David Seidman and Eric Primislow.

The Figurehead of the Burning Sea! (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2025

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
The Viking Prince
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/3 of last page is a house ad for other DC Comics.

[Solution to Double Clues #1] (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-2028
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The 50-Story Killer
    Batman; Metal Men
  2. 1. Brave and Bold Contents
  3. 2. The 50-Story Killer!
    Batman; Metal Men
  4. 3. The World's Three Most Dangerous Arrows
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. Creature of a Thousand Shapes!
    Hawkman
  6. 5. Double Clues #1
  7. 6. In the Beginning Were the Words
    Bob Haney
  8. 7. The Brave and the Bold Co-Stars
    The Brave and The Bold
  9. 8. The Man Who Conquered the Challengers
    Challengers of the Unknown
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold Mailbag
  11. 10. The Figurehead of the Burning Sea!
    Viking Prince
  12. 11. [Solution to Double Clues #1]
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