(April-May 1974)

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Volume
20
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1974-01-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [block]
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (credited) (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (credited) (assistant editor); Carmine Infantino (credited) (publisher)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #103.

The Impossible Escape (Table of Contents)

Batman; Mister Miracle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (credited) (signed as AJ); Howard Purcell; Irv Novick; Gil Kane
Inks
Howard Purcell; Irv Novick; Gil Kane; Jim Aparo (credited) (signed as AJ)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-1961
First Line of Dialogue or Text
We found it--the secret of immortality!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Mister Miracle; Aquaman (inset); Hawkman (inset); The Silent Knight (inset); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (inset); Time Commander (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

100-Page Super Spectacular (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Dick Giordano; Jack Kirby; Nick Cardy; Murphy Anderson; Irv Novick; Neal Adams (illustrations)
Inks
Dick Giordano; Mike Royer; Nick Cardy; Murphy Anderson; Irv Novick; Neal Adams ? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-870
Characters
Batman; Mister Miracle; Aquaman; Hawkman; Silent Knight; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Contents and indicia page with small head shots of the stars of the issue.

The Impossible Escape (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman; Mister Miracle / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney (credited)
Pencils
Jim Aparo (credited) (signed as Jim Aparo) (art)
Inks
Jim Aparo (credited) (signed as Jim Aparo) (art)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
B-1824
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Batman! One of them's charging right into our fire!?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Mister Miracle; James Gordon; Oberon; Barda; Carleton French; Ingrid Borg; Ali Faroosh
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Told in three parts.
Part 1 - The Raiders from Nowhere (6 pages).
Part 2 - The Immortal Trap (6 pages).
Part 3 - What Price, Eternity? (8 pages).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Brave and the Bold Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1958
Feature Logo
the Brave and the Bold Mailbag

Indexer Notes

Includes comments by Bob Haney on complaints about the Batman/Demon story in #109.

Letters or comment from Mark Morrison, Mike McQuiad, Jim Bennett, Bruce Campbell, Mike Sloan, R. B., B. A. Newson, David Paul, Chris Seal, Alan Martin, Ross Woolley, Allan Crowder, Shaun McLaughlin, Dan Gheno, David Halperin, Jay Willson, Paul Edwards, Cam Striewski, Doug Royalty, Scott Paton, Bart Di Pietro, Allen Murphy, Joe Peluso, Greg Coben, Jon Garceau, Mickey Eury, Arlen Schumer, Bob Quinn, Galen Bodenhauser, Edward Wicker, Charles Stoner and Robert Schmidt.

Fury of the Exiled Creature (Table of Contents: 4)

Aquaman; Hawkman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney (credited)
Pencils
Howard Purcell (credited) (art)
Inks
Howard Purcell (credited) (art)
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original); George Kashdan (original)

Job Number
N-855
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our faithful mounts tossing us into the path of that enraged narwhal!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall; Shayera]; Aqualad [Garth]; Old Man of the Oceans (first appearance); Karla; Lokir (bird); Tyros (first appearance, villain, origin)
Synopsis
An outcast of Atlantis, Tyros finds a gem that turns him into a powerful creature and uses that power to take over Atlantis.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Told in three parts across 25 pages, but the bottom 1/3 of the last page of each part are house ads for other DC Comics.
Part 1 - Fury of the Exiled Creature (9.67 pages).
Part 2 - Tyros, King of Atlantis (5.67 pages).
Part 3 - The Invasion of Atlantis (8.67 pages).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

The Masters of Mystery (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Three Flaming Dooms! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Silent Knight / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (credited)
Pencils
Irv Novick (credited) (art)
Inks
Irv Novick (credited) (art)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-857
First Line of Dialogue or Text
If I don't find a way out of this inferno Sir Oswald's prediction will have come true!
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Silent Knight
Reprints

The Tick-Tock Traps of the Time Commander (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman; Green Lantern / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney (credited)
Pencils
Ramona Fradon (credited) (art)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman
Editing
George Kashdan (original editor)

Job Number
N-856
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who would dare challenge the team of Batman and Green Lantern?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; Commissioner James Gordon; Time Commander [John Starr] (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Batman and Green Lantern must capture the Time Commander.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story told in three parts across 25 pages, but the bottom 1/3 of the last page of each part are house ads for other DC Comics.
Part 1 - 6.67 pages.
Part 2 - 8.67 pages.
Part 3 - 8.67 pages.

Batman's Famous Co-Stars (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Pat Broderick; Mike Sekowsky; Carmine Infantino; George Papp; Neal Adams; Murphy Anderson; Nick Cardy
Inks
Pat Broderick ?; Murphy Anderson; George Papp; Neal Adams; Jack Abel; Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
N-871
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow; Wonder Woman; Deadman; Metal Men [Tin; Lead; Gold; Platinum [Tina]; Mercury; Iron]; Metamorpho; Hawkman; Aquaman; Aqualad; Teen Titans [Wonder Girl; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Images from various sources. Per Nick Caputo, new Batman illustrations by Pat Broderick.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Make Money Get Prizes with Fast Selling American Seeds] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

American Seeds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Impossible Escape
    Batman; Mister Miracle
  2. 1. 100-Page Super Spectacular
  3. 2. The Impossible Escape
    Batman; Mister Miracle
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold Mailbag
  5. 4. Fury of the Exiled Creature
    Aquaman; Hawkman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. The Masters of Mystery
  8. 7. The Three Flaming Dooms!
    The Silent Knight
  9. 8. The Tick-Tock Traps of the Time Commander
    Batman; Green Lantern
  10. 9. Batman's Famous Co-Stars
    Batman
  11. 10. ["Famous name prizes or cash"]
    Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales
  12. 11. [Make Money Get Prizes with Fast Selling American Seeds]
    American Seeds
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