The Brave and the Bold #157 [Whitman]
(December 1979)

DC, 1955 Series
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Volume
25
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
Whitman W [with Face]
Barcode
3044012
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 is a variant of The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #157.

Barcode appears on cover but has a line drawn through it to render it unscannable.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Kamandi / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
C-192
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Kamandi
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Time... My Dark Destiny! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman; Kamandi / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney (credited); Mike W. Barr (uncredited)
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
J-6111
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Kamandi; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Extortion, Inc.; Charles Sinclair; Martin Tellman; Max Beckmesser; Jake Kling; Matthew Tinsley; Dr. Canus; Pyra
Synopsis
Batman tries to stop the Extortion Inc gang but when he meets their new enforcer he realizes that it is Kamandi.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mike W. Barr credit per interview in Back Issue #7.

This story addresses the dangling plot lines from the cancelling of Kamandi's series.

The Rescue (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Twinkies in comic strip format.

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

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

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-383

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Jeff DeMos, Doreen Greeley and an unsigned letter from Toronto.

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

The Answer Man / text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Job Number
F-111

Indexer Notes

Top portion of the "DC Feature Page" is an Answer Man column. Questions from Richie Overton, Zohar Ayal Rom, Keith Carter, Ken Hommel, Dexter Price, Shane Maddock, Christopher Zentner, Adam Bansak, Wendy Kurant, Gary Kurotori, Todd Forbes, Tim Friend, Glenn Whitmore, Karl Kauschinger, Darryl Boone, Doug Spoolman, Tim Wong, Jerome Maxey, Kenny Tress, Mike Burlingame, Darwin Lee, Eugene Lee and John Runion.

Number 52 Todd Klein (Table of Contents: 5)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Michael Catron ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Todd Klein

Indexer Notes

Bottom portion of the "DC Feature Page." Script credit suggested by Michael Catron.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Kamandi
  2. 1. Time... My Dark Destiny!
    Batman; Kamandi
  3. 2. The Rescue
    Superman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Brave & Bold Mailbag
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
  6. 5. Number 52 Todd Klein
    DC Profiles
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