The Brave and the Bold #117

DC Comics

United States

Published
February-March 1975
Page count
100
Cover price
0.60 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/28220

Credits

Editing
Murray Boltinoff
Paul Levitz (assistant)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Nightmare Without End (Batman; Sgt. Rock) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Sgt. Rock
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-2334
Characters
Batman; Sgt. Rock; The Secret Six (inset); Viking Prince (inset); Blackhawk (head shot); Green Arrow (head shot)

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo
Nick Cardy
Joe Kubert
Colours
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Show/hide 1. The Brave and the Bold Presents Table of contents, 1 page

Featuring

Code
L-424
Characters
Batman; Sgt. Rock

Credits

Script
Paul Levitz
Art
Jim Aparo (Sgt Rock)
Nick Cardy (Batman)

Notes

Contents and indicia page.

Show/hide 2. Nightmare Without End (Batman; Sgt. Rock) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Sgt. Rock
Genre
Superhero; war
Code
B-2198
Characters
Batman; Sgt. Rock; Bulldozer; Dan Cathcart; Colonel von Bock

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Art
Jim Aparo
Letters
Jim Aparo

Notes

Told in three parts. Part 1 - The Haunted Sergeant (7 pages). Part 2 - Manhunt for a Hero (5 pages). Part 3 - The Coward Who Came In From the Cold War (8 pages).

Show/hide 3. Trail of the Black Falcon! (The Viking Prince) Comic story, 12.34 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Viking Prince
Genre
Adventure; historical
Code
L-421
Characters
The Viking Prince

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Art
Joe Kubert
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #24 (June-July 1959)
Trail of the Black Falcon!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #37 ([October 1959?])
Trail of the Black Falcon
 
Australia
Mighty Plus Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #15 ([January 1960?])
Trail of the Black Falcon
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #124 ([September 1975])
Trail of the Black Falcon
 
United States
The Viking Prince (DC, 2010 series) (June 2010)
Trail of the Black Falcon

Notes

This issue credits this story to Robert Kanigher. DC has fixed that credit with the publication of Viking Prince (DC, 2010 series) #[nn] to show that Bob Haney did write this story. Told in two parts of 5.67 and 6.67 pages, the last page of each part are house ads for other DC Comics.

Show/hide 4. 1001 Ways to Defeat Green Arrow! (The Green Arrow and Speedy) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow and Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Code
L-425
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Art
George Papp

Notes

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

Show/hide 5. No title recorded (The Brave and the Bold Mailbag) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Brave and the Bold Mailbag
Code
B-2330

Credits

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters or comments from Will D. Nash, Bob Rodi, Arlen Schumer, Scott Gibson, Jim Gilbert, John Sargent, Sean McInerney, Bruce Eiler, Kenneth Caples, Albert Tanner, Mark Smiley, Tom Barritt, Robert Klimczak, Jeff Thompson, Donny Hampton, Billy Flynn, Jim Poole, Rob Little, Jason Kinnard, Randy Swain, Steven L. Thompson, Thomas Heeran, Jim Planck, Andrew Roller, Hyman Bender, Bobby Hepp, Teddy Banning, Jeffrey Staines and Evan Davis.

Show/hide 6. Super-Heroes -- Super-Warriors! Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Code
L-444
Characters
Superman; Adolf Hitler; Josef Stalin; Batman; Sgt. Rock

Credits

Author
Allan Asherman
Art
Joe Shuster (Superman panels)
Neal Adams (Batman & Sgt. Rock cover, signed)
Letters
typeset
Gaspar Saladino
?

Synopsis

Describes what Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman (with Sgt. Rock), and Captain Marvel Jr. did during World War II.

Notes

The reprinted Superman portion is the last 4 panels (of 15) of "How Superman Would End the War."

Show/hide 7. Code Name: Mockingbird! (Secret Six) Comic story, 23.83 pages

Featuring

Feature
Secret Six
Genre
Superhero
Code
L-426
Characters
The Secret Six

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Art
Frank Springer
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Notes

Story in two parts of 9.67 and 14.17 pages, and includes the cover (which begins the story). The original pages 9 and 15 (here, pages 10 and 16) are expanded from 1/2-pages to 2/3-pages. Last panel incorrectly states there will be another Secret Six story reprinted in issue #119. The next reprint was in #120

Show/hide 8. Double Clues #4 Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Code
P-35
Characters
Batman

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis
Art
Murphy Anderson (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Puzzle.

Show/hide 9. The Menace from Inner Space (Blackhawk) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk
Genre
Adventure; war
Code
L-443
Characters
Blackhawk

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Charles Cuidera
Letters
Stan Starkman

Notes

Bottom 1/3 of last page has answers to puzzle Double Clues #4.

Show/hide 10. No title recorded Activity, 0.33 pages

"Here's the solution to Double Clues #4"

Featuring

Characters
Batman; Wildcat

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis
Art
Murphy Anderson
Nick Cardy (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #112.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33550

Entry created

  • 04/09/2007

Index completed

  • 19/09/2019

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019