The Brave and the Bold #3

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1955-January 1956
Page count
36?
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12482

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Robert Kanigher (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Silent Knight) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Silent Knight
Genre
Period
Characters
Silent Knight; Celia

Credits

Art
Irv Novick

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Brave and the Bold (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #4 ([May 1956])
Untitled

Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (18 August 2007)

Show/hide 1. Do You Want Spending Money? (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Synopsis

Ad to recruit salespeople to sell plaques with religious and sentimental mottoes.

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Invisible Wall! (Golden Gladiator) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Golden Gladiator
Genre
Period
Characters
Golden Gladiator; Crassus the Conqueror (villain); Cassius; Horatio; Flavius; Augustus

Credits

Script
France Herron
Art
Russ Heath

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Brave and the Bold (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #3 ([April 1956])
The Invisible Wall
 
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #100 ([October 1964?])
The Invisible Wall
 
Australia
Weird Tales of the Macabre (Gredown, 1976? series) v1#1 (1976)
The Invisible Wall
 
United States
The Best of the Brave and the Bold (DC, 1988 series) #4 (Winter 1988)
The Invisible Wall!
From GCD
in Best of the Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1988 series) #4 (Winter 1988)

Synopsis

Golden Gladiator and a group of children protect a defenseless village with just a toy ship and a herd of goats.

Show/hide 3. Yoo Hoo It's Me My Name Is Pinky Lee (Tootsie Rolls) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Rolls
Genre
Celebrity
Characters
Pinky Lee

Synopsis

Ad for Tootsie Rolls, Tootsie Pops, Tootsie Fudge, and Tootsie Caramels.

Show/hide 4. "Here comes that boaster, Sir Bragg!" (Knights of the Square Table) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Knights of the Square Table
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Irwin Hasen
Art
Irwin Hasen
Letters
Irwin Hasen

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Brave and the Bold (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #6 ([July 1956?])
Knights of the Square Table…
 
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #101 ([November 1964?])
Untitled
Show/hide 5. Wings Winchester Saves the Movie Theater (Winchester Skates) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Winchester Skates
Characters
Wings Winchester; Winnie Winchester

Synopsis

Ad for Winchester Roller Skates

Show/hide 6. The Hammer of Thor! (Viking Prince) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Viking Prince
Genre
Period
Characters
Viking Prince [Jon]; Captain Olaf; Gunnda; Sardluk; Baron Thorvald

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Joe Kubert

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Brave and the Bold (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #4 ([May 1956])
The Hammer of Thor!
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #97 ([November 1964])
The Hammer of Thor!
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) ([October] 1990)
The Hammer of Thor!
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1992 series) ([March] 1992)
The Hammer of Thor!
 
United States
The Viking Prince (DC, 2010 series) (June 2010)
The Hammer of Thor
From GCD
in Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told, The (DC, 1990 series) #nn; in Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told, The (DC, 1992 series) #nn; in Viking Prince, The (DC, 2010 series) #[nn] (June 2010)
 
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #3 (December-January 1956)
 
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #3
 
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #3 (December 1955-January 1956)

Synopsis

When Captian Olaf is taken prisoner by Baron Thorvald, Jon frees him with the help of the hammer of Thor.

Show/hide 7. A Kangaroo mother and son (Baby Ruth) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Baby Ruth

Synopsis

Ad for the Curtiss Candy Company, makers of Baby Ruth.

Show/hide 8. How a Nation Is Born Public service announcement, 1 page

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 9. Caesar's Last Battle Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact
Characters
Julius Caesar

Credits

Author
Jack Miller
Art
Raymond Perry
Colours
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

An account of Caesar's final battle with the Gauls.

Show/hide 10. Challenge of the Black Lance! (Silent Knight) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Silent Knight
Genre
Period
Characters
Silent Knight; Slasher; Sir Oswald Bane (villain); Sir Grot; Cedric the Black (villain); Celia

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Art
Irv Novick

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Brave and the Bold (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #4 ([May 1956])
Challenge of the Black Lance!
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #43 ([October 1964?])
Challenge of the Black Lance
Show/hide 11. To the Boys and Girls of America -- (DC Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
DC Comics

Synopsis

Generic ad for all comics that carry the Superman DC National Comics symbol.

Show/hide 12. Kids! Be the First to Send for the New Plastic Kings' Knights (Josely Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Josely Company

Synopsis

Ad for 26 different plastic toy knights.

Show/hide 13. Boys! Girls! Mothers! Dads! Tale 'em Free! (Littleton Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Stamp Co.

Synopsis

Ad for 100 free stamps.

Show/hide 14. Get Your Own Man-Size Daisy Air Rifle (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Synopsis

Ad for Daisy Air Rifles and other related Daisy products.

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. Boys Girls Get These Prizes (American Specialty Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Specialty Co.

Synopsis

Ad to recruit salespeople for packs of envelopes, cards and seals.

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (18 August 2007). Credits for fillers and text article confrimed from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33597

Entry created

  • 05/09/2007

Index completed

  • 11/07/2011