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Issue Details

Issue #2
Published December 1975-January 1976
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.50 USD
Pages 68
Editing Gerry Conway; Paul Levitz (assistant editor)

Cover Details

Characters Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Deadman [Boston Brand]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Creeper [Jack Ryder]
Genre Superhero
Pencils Neal Adams (Batman & Deadman); Dick Giordano (Wildcat & Creeper)
Inks Neal Adams (Batman & Deadman); Dick Giordano (Wildcat & Creeper)
Reprinted from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #79 (August-September 1968) [Batman & Deadman part only]

1 page Batman; Hostess advertisement "The Captive Commissioner"

Characters Batman; Robin; Commissioner Gordon
Genre Superhero
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Vince Colletta
Notes Hostess Fruit Pies ad.

18 page Creeper and Wildcat story "Showdown in San Lorenzo!"

Characters Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Creeper [Jack Ryder]; Japhy Shim; Proteus; General Pedro Lobo; President Borges; Franco Turley
Synopsis Proteus kidnaps the boxer Japhy Shim. Wildcat steps in to fight for Japhy for a charity boxing match against the heavyweight champion while the Creeper tracks down Proteus.
Genre superhero
Script Denny O'Neil
Pencils Ric Estrada
Inks Bill Draut

2 page Tarzan; Pom Poms advertisement "Tarzan Discovers the Land of the Prehistoric Animals"

Characters Tarzan
Genre Adventure
Pencils Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks Joe Kubert (signed)
Notes Ad for Pom Poms candy.

22 page Batman and Deadman story "The Track Of The Hook"

Characters Deadman [Boston Brand]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Hook; Commisissioner Gordon; Whitey Marsh (Death); Carlton "Kubla" Kaine; Edward T. Weeks; Bill Rawls; Alfred; Tiny (Cameo, Flashback); Rama Kushna (Flashback); Willie Pigeon; Monk Manville [Max Chill]
Synopsis Deadman goes to Batman for help finding his killer and ends up helping Batman track down a mysterious syndicate boss.
Genre Superhero; Occult
Script Bob Haney
Pencils Neal Adams
Inks Neal Adams
Notes Three chapters; 6.67, 7.5 and 8.5 pages.
Reprinted from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #79 (August-September 1968)

2 page Team Talk filler

Synopsis Information on the characters in this issue.
Genre Superhero
Letters Typeset

7 page Green Arrow story "The Case Of The Vanishing Arrows!"

Characters Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Arrow-Cave; Arrow-Car; Kryptonite
Synopsis Green Arrow makes new arrows out of a green mineral that keep disappearing on him.
Genre superhero
Script Robert Bernstein
Pencils Lee Elias
Inks Lee Elias
Reprinted from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #266 (November 1959)