The Brave and the Bold #172 [Newsstand]
(March 1981)

DC, 1955 Series
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Volume
27
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-12-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893044003
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #172 [Direct].

On-sale date from Comic Reader #186.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-507
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Firestorm [Ronald Raymond; Professor Martin Stein]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Darkness and Dark Fire (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman; Firestorm / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-6895
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Firestorm [Ronald Raymond; Professor Martin Stein]; Jason Bard; Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Flash [Barry Allen]]
Synopsis
Batman investigates strange behavior by Firestorm, while Jason Bard tries to uncover the secret of Professor Stein's sudden disappearances.
Reprints

Superman Saves the Weather Satellites! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Superman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pirate's Peril! (Table of Contents: 3)

Nemesis / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7086
Genre
adventure
Characters
Nemesis; Valerie Foxworth; M. C. Curtis
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Brave & Bold Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-687

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Zuber Jr, Gil Fein and T. M. Maple.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Firestorm
  2. 1. Darkness and Dark Fire
    Batman; Firestorm
  3. 2. Superman Saves the Weather Satellites!
    Superman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. Pirate's Peril!
    Nemesis
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Brave & Bold Mailbag
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Vik-Thor Rose
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ted Watson
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner