The Brave and the Bold, Vol. 1 #99

The Man Who Murdered The Past

Dec 1971
Bronze Age / USA / English
Comic / 48 pages / $0.25


WriterBob Haney
ArtistJoe Kubert
PencillerBob Brown
InkerNick Cardy
Cover ArtistNeal Adams
EditorMurray Boltinoff


Flash (Barry Allen)
Viking Prince (Jon)
Batman (Bruce Wayne)


Giant-size issue. Cover by Neal Adams. "The Man Who Murdered the Past!", script by Bob Haney, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Nick Cardy; Visiting the old Wayne summer home, Batman reflects on the happy times that he spent there with his parents Coming across his parents ashes, Batman suddenly gets possessed by the ghost of Manuel, the islands old Port-A-Gee who died 50 years ago; Each night the same incident happens, where Batman is possessed by the ghost and causes trouble on the island; Batman calls the Flash for help; the two travel to the spirit world and learn that Manuel is plotting to bring all the spirits to new bodies in the realm of the living; Flash and Batman soon find the source of Manuel's possession ability: A black diamond carved into the shape of the Egyptian life goddess. Reprint back-up story: "The Secret of Odin's Cup!" starring Viking Prince, script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert; Jon and the mute bard take shelter in a cave during a storm; But this is no ordinary cave, as it leads to the vast lair of Wotan, underworld Viking. 52 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.