(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]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff; E. Nelson Bridwell (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, 200)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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; Howard Purcell; Irv Novick; Gil Kane
Inks
Jim Aparo; Howard Purcell; Irv Novick; Gil Kane
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-1961
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
Genre
superhero
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
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
B-1824
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

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
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original); George Kashdan (original)

Job Number
N-855
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 Three Flaming Dooms! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-857
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Silent Knight
Reprints

The Tick-Tock Traps of the Time Commander (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Job Number
N-856 ?
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: 8)

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.

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 Three Flaming Dooms!
    The Silent Knight
  8. 7. The Tick-Tock Traps of the Time Commander
    Batman; Green Lantern
  9. 8. Batman's Famous Co-Stars
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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