The Brave and the Bold #5

Published
June 1956
Page count
24
Cover price
9d [0-0-9 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Robin Hood) Cover, 1 page

"Special feature Robin Hood "Robin Hood! Unless you split that arrow's shaft--while blindfolded, your merry band will be exectuted!" Also featuring The Silent Knight."

Featuring

Feature
Robin Hood
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
Irv Novick, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #5 (April-May 1956)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Hunting Hawks! Comic story, 1 page

"The art of using hawks and falcolns in hunting, as today hunters use dogs, started in China, 2000 years ago!"

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Ross Andru, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #5 (April-May 1956)
Hunting Hawks
Also printed
United States
Hawkman (DC, 1964 series) #5 (December 1964-January 1965)
Hunting Hawks
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #20 ([May 1970?])
Untitled

Synopsis

Short feature describing and showing how hawks were trained for hunting.

Show/hide 2. The Blind Bowman! (Robin Hood) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin Hood
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Irv Novick, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #5 (April-May 1956)
The Blind Bowman!
Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #105 ([March 1965?])
The Blind Bowman

Synopsis

Prince John has captured Robin's men, but promise to free them if Robin wins three events - hunting, jousting and archery.

Show/hide 3. The Sea Rovers Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #1 (August-September 1955)
The Sea Rovers
Show/hide 4. The Shield of Terror (The Silent Knight) Comic story, 7.7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Silent Knight
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Russ Heath, line art [signed]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #5 (April-May 1956)
Shield of Terror!
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #47 ([March 1965?])
The Shield of Terror
 
United States
The Best of the Brave and the Bold (DC, 1988 series) #1 (October 1988)
The Shield of Terror
From GCD
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #5 (April-May 1956)

Synopsis

The Robber Baron attacks Brian and Celia when they look for herbs in the Forest Perilous.

Show/hide 5. Knights of the Square Table (Knights of the Square Table) Comic story, 0.3 pages

"Release those prisoners, black knight, or I'll knock your castle down!"

Featuring

Feature
Knights of the Square Table
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Irwin Hasen , scripter
Art
Irwin Hasen , line art
Text
Irwin Hasen , letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #2 (October-November 1955)
Untitled
 
Unknown
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #47 ([March 1965?])
Untitled

Notes

Some episodes of this feature were done by Henry Boltinoff, but this doesn't look like his work.

Show/hide 6. The Laughing Arena! (The Laughing Arena!) Comic story, 1 page

"Chariot races today"

Featuring

Feature
The Laughing Arena!
Genre
Humour

Credits

Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #1 (August-September 1955)
The Laughing Arena!

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1555

Entry created

  • 07/08/2004

Cover added

  • 25/01/2012

Index completed

  • 25/01/2012

Last updated

  • 24/09/2016