The Brave and the Bold #4

Published
May 1956
Page count
24
Cover price
9d [0-0-9 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 265mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/823667

Credits

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

Featuring

Feature
The Silent Knight
Genre
Historical

Credits

Art
Irv Novick (original)
? (Australian reworking)
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Robert Kanigher (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #3 (December 1955-January 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. Challenge of the Black Lance! (The Silent Knight) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Silent Knight
Genre
Historical

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Art
Irv Novick [as IN] (signed)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Robert Kanigher (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #3 (December 1955-January 1956)
Challenge of the Black Lance!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #43 ([October 1964?])
Challenge of the Black Lance
Show/hide 2. The Hammer of Thor! (Viking Prince) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Viking Prince
Genre
Historical

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Joe Kubert (signed)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Robert Kanigher (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #3 (December 1955-January 1956)
The Hammer of Thor!
Also printed
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

Synopsis

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

Show/hide 3. The Ten-Century Lie! (Shining Knight) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shining Knight
Genre
Historical

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Art
Frank Frazetta (signed)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #150 (March 1950)
The Ten-Century Lie

Notes

The words "The" and "and the" are missing from the title.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Guy Budziak

AusReprints ID

  • 41026

Entry created

  • 28/07/2017

Cover added

  • 22/08/2017

Index completed

  • 22/08/2017

Last updated

  • 22/08/2017