(June-July 1972)

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Volume
18
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1972-04-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
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

On-sale date from Comic Reader #83.


Commune of Outcasts (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-1349
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Speedy [Roy Harper]]
Reprints
Keywords
bulldozers

The Commune of Defiance (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman; Teen Titans / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jim Aparo (pages 1-13); Neal Adams (pages 14-21); Dick Giordano (page 22)
Inks
Jim Aparo (pages 1-13); Dick Giordano (pages 14-22)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Aparo; John Costanza

Job Number
B-1307
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Teen Titans [Speedy [Roy Harper]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Mal Duncan]; James Gordon; The Young Aquarians [Angel Lee; Fast Frankie; Carl Lefferts; Sonny Trask]
Synopsis
Batman recruits the Teen Titans to help defuse an explosive confrontation between Gotham City's "Establishment" and the Young Aquarians, a group of young citizens inhabiting a crime-ridden neighborhood. The situation is complicated by an internal struggle for control of the neighborhood, fought between a local crime boss and the Young Aquarians.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits corrected to as they appear at nealadams.com (which says Adams 'drew' pages 14 to 22). Giordano inks credit and page 22 credits from letter column of The Brave and the Bold #103. It is explained in the letters section that Adams finished the story when Aparo fell ill.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Robot-Maker Must Die (Table of Contents: 3)

Robotman / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Job Number
B-1380
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robotman; The Chief; Elasti-Girl; Negative Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint consists of pages 2-5 from "Robotman -- Wanted Dead or Alive" from The Doom Patrol #100 inserted as an origin flashback between pages 1 and 2 of "The Robot-Maker Must Die" from The Doom Patrol #105.

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

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1351

Indexer Notes

Letters or comments from Scott Snyder, Joe Peluso, Robert Iannotta, Carlton Henderson, Gerard Triano, Bob Rozakis, Tom Ryle, Frank C. Verzyl, Laura Chatham, Duane Spurlock, Guy Sharwood, Greg Cohen, Dennis Allen Burke, Marty Kirsher Jr, T. E. Pouncey, James D. Buckner, Bob Janz, Scott Gibson, Victor L. Lim, Jim Dowdy, John La Chima, Dan Gheno, Dennis Buzonik, Joe Rusnak, David Hendricks, George Broderick, Stuart West, Lisa Jane Farara, Joe Farara, Gary Fox, John Gavin, Richard H. Morrissey and Richard Howington.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Commune of Outcasts
    Batman; Teen Titans
  2. 1. The Commune of Defiance
    Batman; Teen Titans
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  4. 3. The Robot-Maker Must Die
    Robotman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold Mailbag
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