The Best of the Brave and the Bold #4

DC Comics

United States

Published
Winter 1988
Page count
52
Cover price
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/45429

Credits

Editing
Renee Witterstaetter

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman; Creeper) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Creeper
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Creeper; Hellgrammite

Credits

Pencils
Ed Hannigan (layout, signed)
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Editing
Renee Witterstaetter
Show/hide 1. Profile: Russ Heath, Artist of Fantasy and Reality Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Bio
Code
L-3390
Characters
Robin Hood

Credits

Author
Peter Sanderson
Art
Russ Heath (illo)
Letters
Typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #9 [illo only]

Notes

On inside front and inside back covers. Profile and selected index of Russ Heath.

Show/hide 2. And Hellgrammite Is His Name! (Batman; Creeper) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Creeper
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Creeper [Jack Ryder]; Hellgrammite; Commisioner Jim Gordon; Bronk Boyle; Ace Branigan; Al Dalko; Turk Trask

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colours
Petra Scotese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #80

Synopsis

Batman and Creeper team up to stop Hellgrammite from turning three mob bosses into super-insects like himself.

Show/hide 3. And Hellgrammite Is His Name! (Batman; Creeper) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Creeper
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Creeper; Hellgrammite

Credits

Art
Neal Adams

Reprint history

From GCD
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #80
Show/hide 4. Monster of the Viking Sea! (Viking Prince) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Viking Prince
Genre
Period
Characters
Viking Prince [Jon]; Ulric; Captain Olaf; Gunnda

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Art
Joe Kubert
Colours
Petra Scotese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #12

Synopsis

When Viking Prince finds a dinosaur, Ulric tries to use the beast to kill the prince.

Notes

Story credited to Robert Kanigher on item.

Show/hide 5. The Invisible Wall! (Golden Gladiator) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
France Herron
Art
Russ Heath
Colours
Petra Scotese

Reprint history

Based on
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #3 (December 1955-January 1956)
The Invisible Wall!
Printed in
Australia
The Brave and the Bold (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #3 ([April 1956])
The Invisible Wall
Also printed
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

Synopsis

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

Notes

Writing credited to Bill Finger on item.

Show/hide 6. The Apple of Peril! (Robin Hood) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin Hood
Genre
Period
Characters
Robin Hood; Prince John; Sir Osric; Marian

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Art
Russ Heath
Colours
Petra Scotese

Reprint history

Based on
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #12 (June-July 1957)
The Apple of Peril!
Printed in
Australia
The Brave and the Bold (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #16 ([May 1957?])
The Apple of Peril
From GCD
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #12

Synopsis

In a ruse to trap Robin Hood, Prince John offers a priceless golden apple to the person who can accomplish three feats, but Robin successfully completes the tasks and escapes the clutches of the prince.

Notes

Writing credited to Robert Kanigher on item.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Robin Hood) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Robin Hood
Genre
Period
Characters
Robin Hood

Credits

Art
Andy Kubert
Letters
typeset

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34485

Entry created

  • 29/09/2007

Index completed

  • 04/05/2010

Last updated

  • 04/05/2010