The Brave and the Bold #173 [Direct]
(April 1981)

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Volume
27
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (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

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Guardians of the Universe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
C-558
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Guardians of the Universe; Nemesis
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

One of Us Is Not One of Us! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman; Guardians of the Universe / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
J-7076
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Sinestro] (origin); Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; Guardians of the Universe; Carol Ferris; Thomas Kalmaku
Synopsis
A Guardian of the Universe reaches out to Batman to use his detective skills to determine which of the Guardians has been replaced by an imposter, and why no Green Lanterns will answer the Guardians call.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in The Brave and the Bold #174.

Old Gold (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Knight's Gambit! (Table of Contents: 3)

Nemesis / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7176
Genre
adventure
Characters
Nemesis; Noel Chesterton; Samuel Solomon; Michael Boches
Reprints

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

Brave & Bold Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-732

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dwaine C. Sutton, Robin Snyder, Jeff DeMos and Brie Millington.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Guardians of the Universe
  2. 1. One of Us Is Not One of Us!
    Batman; Guardians of the Universe
  3. 2. Old Gold
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. Knight's Gambit!
    Nemesis
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Brave & Bold Mailbag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • James Zee
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ted Watson
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner