(June-July 1974)

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Volume
20
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-03-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff; Paul Levitz (assistant)
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

Squarebound issue. On-sale date from Comic Reader #104.


The 50-Story Killer (Table of Contents)

Batman; Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo [as JA] (signed); Joe Kubert; George Papp
Inks
Jim Aparo [as JA] (signed); Joe Kubert; George Papp
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-2029
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Metal Men [Lead, Tin, Platinum, Gold, Iron, Mercury]; Hawkman (inset); Viking Prince (inset); Green Arrow (inset); Speedy (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Brave and Bold Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Pat Broderick (Batman); Mike Sekowsky (Metal Men)
Inks
Pat Broderick (Batman); Jack Abel (Metal Men)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-2021
Characters
Batman; Metal Men [Platinum; Gold; Lead; Iron; Mercury; Tin]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Table of contents and indicia information.

The 50-Story Killer! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman; Metal Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
B-1888
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Metal Men [Tin, Iron, Mercury, Platinum, Gold, Lead]; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; John Higgins; Charles Morgan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is divided into three parts. Part 2: Tower of Hostages; Part 3: What Price One Batman?

The World's Three Most Dangerous Arrows (Table of Contents: 3)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Job Number
B-2022
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy
Reprints

Creature of a Thousand Shapes! (Table of Contents: 4)

Hawkman / comic story / 24.5 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-2024
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera]; Mavis Trent
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story sectioned in four parts of 7, 5, 6, and 6.5 pages with the same title.

Double Clues #1 (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Puzzle.

In the Beginning Were the Words (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1967
Genre
biography
Characters
Bob Haney

Indexer Notes

Text article with an inset photo of Bob Haney includes autobiographical information on the writer.

The Brave and the Bold Co-Stars (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Pat Broderick; Gerry Talaoc; Jack Kirby; Jim Aparo
Inks
Pat Broderick; Gerry Talaoc; Mike Royer; Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-2023
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spectre; The Creeper; The Phantom Stranger; The Demon; Adam Strange; Wildcat
Synopsis
Batman narrates this sequence and presents brief synopses of his former partners.
Reprints

The Man Who Conquered the Challengers (Table of Contents: 8)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Job Number
B-2027
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
The Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan, Professor Haley, Red Ryan, Rocky Davis]; Multi-Man
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff; Jim Aparo
Pencils
?; Jim Aparo (illustrations)
Inks
?; Jim Aparo (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-2011

Indexer Notes

Includes bio and caricature of Jim Aparo. Letters or comments from Dave Pfell, Jerry Bangley, Mike Brown, Steven Hornbeck, Sean McInerney, Clint Thomas, Jim Bailey, Clarence Rutherford Arlen L. Schumer, Joe Peluso, Bob Abrahams, Ronnie Blair, T. E. Pouncey, Joshua Case, Joe Filice, Bob Rodi, Barry Horovitz, Glen Liford, Michael Chang Sue, Mark Wildberger, Chris Padovaro, Joe Williams, Janet L. Hetherington, Johnny Hannigan, Scott Taylor, D. C. Loney, Pietro Martin, Pvt Paul Dale Roberts, Paul Emrath, J. P. Thill, Jeff Gibbs, Ray Stevenson, Craig Butler, Mary Evry, Evan David, David Seidman and Eric Primislow.

The Figurehead of the Burning Sea! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Viking Prince / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-2025
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
The Viking Prince
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/3 of last page is a house ad for other DC Comics.

[Solution to Double Clues #1] (Table of Contents: 11)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wayne Boring; Murphy Anderson (illustrations)
Inks
Wayne Boring; Murphy Anderson (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese; typeset

Job Number
B-2028

Indexer Notes

Includes coming attraction for the next issue and house ad for Worlds Finest Comics.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 50-Story Killer
    Batman; Metal Men
  2. 1. Brave and Bold Contents
  3. 2. The 50-Story Killer!
    Batman; Metal Men
  4. 3. The World's Three Most Dangerous Arrows
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. Creature of a Thousand Shapes!
    Hawkman
  6. 5. Double Clues #1
  7. 6. In the Beginning Were the Words
  8. 7. The Brave and the Bold Co-Stars
  9. 8. The Man Who Conquered the Challengers
    Challengers of the Unknown
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold Mailbag
  11. 10. The Figurehead of the Burning Sea!
    The Viking Prince
  12. 11. [Solution to Double Clues #1]
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