DC Comics - The Legend of Batman #26 - Neal Adams Part 1
(2018)

Eaglemoss Publications, 2017 Series
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Volume
26
Price
9.99 GBP; 14.99 EUR; 19.99 AUD; 20.99 NZD; 149.00 SAR
Pages
208
Indicia Frequency
Fortnightly
On-sale Date
2018-12-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Barcode
9772514982004 26
Editing
Ben Robinson (managing editor)

Issue Notes

Contents: World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #175, 176, The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #79-84.

Chronological Order: 10.

Neal Adams Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Neal Adams Part 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title page.

Neal Adams Part 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman Revenge Squad; Superman Revenge Squad

Indexer Notes

Credits page.

Batman's Second Genesis; Heroes From the Shadows (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Introduction page.

The Superman-Batman Revenge Squads! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman; Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman Revenge Squad; Batman Revenge Squad; Superman (statue); Batman (statue)
Reprints

The Superman Batman Revenge Squads! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman; Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams ?; Dick Giordano ?
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman Revenge Squad; Batman Revenge Squad; Jimmy Olsen; James Gordon; "Cash" Carew; "Barney the Blast"; The "Flamethrower"
Synopsis
Once each year Superman and Jimmy Olsen bet their crime-fighting skills against Batman and Robin. But as the two heroes participate in various contests of skill, their respective Revenge Squads try to sabotage their opponents.
Reprints
Keywords
Gold kryptonite

Part II: To the Victor Comes Death! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman; Batman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams ?; Dick Giordano ?
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Superman Revenge Squad; Batman Revenge Squad; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman; Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
These 4 heroes will destroy themselves---
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman; Batman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams ?; Dick Giordano ?
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?; Gaspar Saladino (splash)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Those mists are dissolving your clothes, Clark Kent!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Ronald Jason; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]
Synopsis
Actor Jason Desmond's dying performance is an attempt to fool Superman and Batman into believing he is 2 aliens, one hunting the other. But his story rings false and Superman lets Batman in on the hoax, which ends up fooling Supergirl, Batgirl, Robin, and Jimmy Olsen anyway.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Green kryptonite; Kandor

Part II: A Tale of 3 Teams (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman; Batman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams ?; Dick Giordano ?
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; James Gordon; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Ronald Jason; Desmond Jason
Reprints

Track of the Hook! (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman; Deadman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Hook
Reprints

The Track of the Hook (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman; Deadman / comic story / 22.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Hook; Commisissioner Gordon; Whitey Marsh (Death); Carlton "Kubla" Kaine; Edward T. Weeks; Bill Rawls; Alfred; Tiny (Cameo, Flashback); Rama Kushna (Flashback); Willie Pigeon; Monk Manville [Max Chill]
Synopsis
Deadman goes to Batman for help finding his killer and ends up helping Batman track down a mysterious syndicate boss.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First Neal Adams Batman story. Story across 24 pages, but page 7 is a 2/3-page and page 15 and 24 are 1/2-pages.

And Hellgrammite Is His Name! (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman; The Creeper / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Creeper [Jack Ryder]; Hellgrammite
Reprints

And Hellgrammite Is His Name! (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman; The Creeper / comic story / 22.17 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Creeper [Jack Ryder]; Hellgrammite; James Gordon; Bronk Boyle; Turk Trask; Al Dalko; Ace Branigan
Synopsis
Batman and Creeper team up to stop Hellgrammite from turning three mob bosses into super-insects like himself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is told over 23 pages, page 8 is a 2/3-page and page 23 is a 1/2-page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman; The Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can't hurt Bork... but Bork can hurt you!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Bork
Reprints

But Bork Can Hurt You! (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman; The Flash / comic story / 23.17 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano; Vince Colletta
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Bork; James Gordon; Milo Manning
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is told over 24 pages, page 9 is a 2/3-page and page 24 is a 1/2-page.

The Sleep-Walker from the Sea! (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman; Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]
Reprints

The Sleepwalker from the Sea! (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman; Aquaman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Ocean Master (origin recap); Mera; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Otto Chernak; Ailsa Dubois; Dr. Simon Link
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is told across 23 pages, but pages 8, 15, and 23 are all 2/3-pages.

Punish Not My Evil Son! (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman; Teen Titans / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Kid Flash [Wally West]]
Reprints

Punish Not My Evil Son (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman; Teen Titans / comic story / 22.83 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Kid Flash [Wally West]]; Alfred Pennyworth; Lance Bruner; Grantland Stark; Milo Manton; Charles Hinton
Synopsis
Due to a promise Bruce's father had made to his friend to take care of his child, Lance Bruner arrives in the life of Bruce Wayne as his new ward. Dick and the rest of the Titans try to help Lance mend his delinquent ways, but Lance resists. When he finds out that Bruce and Dick are really Batman and Robin, Lance believes he can cash in on this knowledge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is told across 24 pages, but pages 8 and 24 are 2/3-pages and page 16 is a 1/2-page.

Is This the End of Easy Co.... ...And is Batman to Blame? (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman; Sgt. Rock / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B214
Genre
superhero; war
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Sgt. Rock
Reprints

The Angel, the Rock and the Cowl! (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman; Sgt. Rock / comic story / 22.83 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams; Joe Kubert (p 19)
Colors
Petra Scotese ?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-179
Genre
superhero; war
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Sgt. Rock
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is told across 24 pages, but pages 7 and 24 are 2/3-pages and page 15 is a 1/2-page.

Takes place during World War II. Joe Kubert credit from the letter column in issue #87.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Neal Adams Part 1
    Batman
  2. 1. Neal Adams Part 1
    Batman
  3. 2. Neal Adams Part 1
    Batman
  4. 3. Batman's Second Genesis; Heroes From the Shadows
    Batman
  5. 4. The Superman-Batman Revenge Squads!
    Superman; Batman
  6. 5. The Superman Batman Revenge Squads!
    Superman; Batman
  7. 6. Part II: To the Victor Comes Death!
    Superman; Batman
  8. 7. ["These 4 heroes will destroy themselves---"]
    Superman; Batman
  9. 8. ["Those mists are dissolving your clothes, Clark Kent!"]
    Superman; Batman
  10. 9. Part II: A Tale of 3 Teams
    Superman; Batman
  11. 10. Track of the Hook!
    Batman; Deadman
  12. 11. The Track of the Hook
    Batman; Deadman
  13. 12. And Hellgrammite Is His Name!
    Batman; The Creeper
  14. 13. And Hellgrammite Is His Name!
    Batman; The Creeper
  15. 14. ["You can't hurt Bork... but Bork can hurt you!"]
    Batman; The Flash
  16. 15. But Bork Can Hurt You!
    Batman; The Flash
  17. 16. The Sleep-Walker from the Sea!
    Batman; Aquaman
  18. 17. The Sleepwalker from the Sea!
    Batman; Aquaman
  19. 18. Punish Not My Evil Son!
    Batman; Teen Titans
  20. 19. Punish Not My Evil Son
    Batman; Teen Titans
  21. 20. Is This the End of Easy Co.... ...And is Batman to Blame?
    Batman; Sgt. Rock
  22. 21. The Angel, the Rock and the Cowl!
    Batman; Sgt. Rock
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Batman
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