The Brave and the Bold #174 [Direct]
(May 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
Paul Levitz (credited)
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.


Chaos at the Court of the Cosmos! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo [as Aparpo] (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo [as Aparpo] (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Guardians of the Universe
Synopsis
A gigantic green knight on horseback leaps from the Central Power Battery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Free 1981 Catalog 1600 Novelties (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

To Trap an Immortal (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman; Green Lantern / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway (credited)
Pencils
Jim Aparo (credited)
Inks
Jim Aparo (credited)
Colors
Adrienne Roy (credited)
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
J-7077
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Sinestro; Guardians of the Universe; Old Timer; Black Canary [Dinah Lance] (flashback); Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (flashback); The Green Lantern Corps [Malet Dasim; Chaselon; The Green Man; others unnamed]
Synopsis
Batman has Green Lantern enlist the aid of The Old Timer, now a mortal on the planet Maltus, to help discern which of the Guardians is actually Sinestro in disguise, who has tapped into the Central Power Battery.
Reprints
Keywords
Maltus; Oa

Indexer Notes

Story continues from The Brave and the Bold #173. References Green Lantern #76-81.

Now the Number Yum Taste Is Even Yummier. (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For a World of Fun...Grow Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

An Arrow in Time (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Green Arrow; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Strong Arms Make All the Difference! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

$ave Money: Subscribe Now! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Bishop's Sacrifice (Table of Contents: 9)

Nemesis / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-7223
Genre
adventure
Characters
Nemesis; Michael Bochus; Valerie Foxworth; Noel Chesterton; Rod; Holt; Lord Peter
Synopsis
Nemesis escapes a Scotland Yard agent, digs up a clue about who captured Sir Robert, and is attacked by men who have kidnapped Valerie Foxworth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from The Brave and the Bold #173; story continues in The Brave and the Bold #175.

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Brave & Bold Mailbag / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz [as PL] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-733

Indexer Notes

Letters from Neil Ahlquist and Jeff DeMos.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Gutowitz (treasurer)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average copies distributed past 12 months: 109,180. Actual copies of latest issue distributed: 98,353.

Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

First Edition Collector Series (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Donruss Baseball Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Chaos at the Court of the Cosmos!
    Batman; Green Lantern
  2. 1. Free 1981 Catalog 1600 Novelties
    Johnson Smith Co.
  3. 2. To Trap an Immortal
    Batman; Green Lantern
  4. 3. Now the Number Yum Taste Is Even Yummier.
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. For a World of Fun...Grow Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  6. 5. An Arrow in Time
    Green Arrow; Hostess Fruit Pies
  7. 6. We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls
    Grit
  8. 7. Strong Arms Make All the Difference!
    Mike Marvel
  9. 8. $ave Money: Subscribe Now!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. Bishop's Sacrifice
    Nemesis
  11. 10. Write Right Now!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Brave & Bold Mailbag
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  15. 14. First Edition Collector Series
    Donruss Baseball Cards
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