(October-November 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 [circle]
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff; Paul Levitz (assistant 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 Corpse That Wouldn't Die (Table of Contents)

Batman; Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo; Bob Brown; Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Jim Aparo; Bob Brown; Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Atom; Challengers of the Unknown (inset); Solomon Grundy (inset); Doctor Fate (inset); Hourman (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Brave and the Bold Presents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Neal Adams (Batman); Gil Kane (Atom)
Inks:
Neal Adams (Batman); Murphy Anderson (Atom)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Batman; The Atom

Indexer Notes

Contents and indicia page.

The Corpse That Wouldn't Die! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Atom / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
B-1994

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Mr. Manton; Mrs. Manton; Howard Manton; Debbie Manton; Bugsy Cathcart; Army Eddie
Synopsis:
When Batman is electrocuted and declared brain dead while on the trail of the kidnapped Debbie Manton, the Atom must enter the detective's brain and reactivate it to finish the case and in doing so restores the Batman's brain to normal functioning.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Told in three parts.
Part 1 - The Golden Girl-Hunt (7 pages).
Part 2 - The Body That Was Re-Born (6 pages).
Part 3 - Ten Feet to Eternity (7 pages).

The Three Clues to Sorcery (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2141

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown
Reprints:

Solomon Grundy Goes on a Rampage! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate; Hourman / comic story / 22.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Job Number:
B-2121 ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hourman; Dr. Fate; Solomon Grundy; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Credits for script, pencils, inks and edits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-2175

Indexer Notes

Letters or comments from Jim Munay Jr., T. E. Pouncey, Lynda Yamamoto, Black Wolf, Mark Simmet, Bob Jackson, Barry Lee Zlochoner, Warwick Danks, Tom Keslering, Donny Flumerfelt, Sean McInerney, Bill Morgan, Tim Richardson, Eric Baker, Ed Eaton, Steve Clement, Craig Butler, Bob Rodi, Jerry Wilson, Tom Hunter, Brian Wilkes Prescott, Clarence Rutherford, Steve Beery, John Gavin, John Regent, Richard Schoenstein, Rob Sansing, Billy Crook, Tim Rourke, Bill Wu, Mark Harris and Eddie Trentham.

Origin of the Viking Prince! (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 12.167 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2142

Characters:
Viking Prince
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Told in two parts. Bottom 1/3 of last page of part one is a house ad. Bottom 1/2 of last page of part two is a puzzle.

Double Clues #2 (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman

Indexer Notes

Puzzle

What Made Them Tick? (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate; Hourman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Howard Sherman (Dr. Fate); Bernard Baily (Hourman)
Inks:
Howard Sherman (Dr. Fate); Bernard Baily (Hourman)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2143

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate; Hourman

Indexer Notes

Doctor Fate art from More Fun Comics #55; Hourman panels from Adventure Comics #48.

The Case of the Innocent Thief (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2144

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Jean Loring
Reprints:

Answers to Double Clues #2 (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Answers to Double Clues #2 and also house ad for other DC Comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Corpse That Wouldn't Die
    Batman; Atom
  2. 1. The Brave and the Bold Presents
  3. 2. The Corpse That Wouldn't Die!
    Batman; Atom
  4. 3. The Three Clues to Sorcery
    Challengers of the Unknown
  5. 4. Solomon Grundy Goes on a Rampage!
    Doctor Fate; Hourman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold Mailbag
  7. 6. Origin of the Viking Prince!
    Viking Prince
  8. 7. Double Clues #2
  9. 8. What Made Them Tick?
    Doctor Fate; Hourman
  10. 9. The Case of the Innocent Thief
    Atom
  11. 10. Answers to Double Clues #2
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