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 Nemesis

The Brave and the Bold No. 166
September 1980
Story: [untitled] (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Adrienne Roy
Feature Character: Nemesis (Thomas Tresser; first appearance;  last chronological appearance in flashback in next issue)
Supporting Character: Marjorie Marshall (first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in next issue; next chronological appearance in Batman / Nemesis story in issue #170)
Intro: Assistant D. A. Samuels, Joe, Hank (only appearance for all)
Villains: John R. Ogden (first and only appearance), George Peal (first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: Thomas Tresser, as Nemesis, brings a ganglord to justice through his skills of impersonation by posing as the kingpin’s chief hitman.

Brave and the Bold No. 167
October 1967
Story: “A Name Writ In Blood” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Adrienne Roy
Feature Character: Nemesis (origin revealed in flashback, his earliest chronological appearance, preceding his introduction in last issue)
Supporting Characters: Chet Tresser (in flashback; Nemesis’s father; first appearance; dies in this story), Marjorie Marshall (in flashback, her earliest chronological appearance, preceding her introduction in last issue), Craig Tresser (in flashback; Nemesis’s brother; first appearance; dies in this story)
Intro: Ben Marshall (in flashback; dies in this story)
Synopsis: Nemesis recalls how he and his brother both became FBI agents and how he was forced to leave the agency after his brother murdered his superior, Ben Marshall.

Brave and the Bold No. 168
November 1980
Story: “Swift Wing of Recompense” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Villains: Axle, Johnny, Speed (first and only appearance for all), Jay Kingston (first appearance),  Jack Vanders (first appearance; dies in this story), the Council (mentioned in this story; no actual appearance)
Synopsis: Searching for information on Ben Marshall’s murder, Nemesis comes across a plan to build airstrips for dope-carrying planes for the Council, a criminal organization.

Brave and the Bold No. 169
December 1980
Story: “The Council Calls For Death” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis (next appears in Batman / Nemesis story in next issue)
Cameo appearances: Ben Marshall, Craig Tresser
Villains: The Council (M. C. Curtis, Irene Scarfield, Leonard Maddoks, Noel Chesterton, Samuel Solomon, Martin Brasser (first appearance for all), Jay Kingston; next appear in Batman / Nemesis story in next issue), Jack Vanders (in flashback; earliest chronological appearance), Dr. Otto Von Riebling (in flashback; first appearance; next appears in the Batman / Nemesis story in next issue)
Comment: Shortly after this story, Nemesis teams up with Batman to fight Dr. Von Riebling and the Head in next issue.
Synopsis: The Council convenes a meeting to learn of the menace of Nemesis, and, during the process, reveals the truth about Ben Marshall’s murder.

Brave and the Bold No. 171
February 1981
Story: “Double or Nothing” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis (last appearance in Batman / Nemesis story in last issue)
Supporting Character: Marjorie Marshall (last appearance in Batman / Nemesis story in last issue; in flashback), Valerie Foxworth (first appearance)
Villains: M. C. Curtis, the Council
Synopsis: Nemesis tries to take on a casino run by one of the Council’s members, but a blonde out for vengeance against his target complicates matters.

Brave and the Bold No. 172
March 1981
Story: “Pirate’s Peril” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Characters: Valerie Foxworth, Chris Foxworth (first appearance; next appears in issue #182)
Villains: M. C. Curtis (last appearance), the Council
Synopsis: Nemesis and Valerie set up a sting operation against M. C. Curtis with the help of a bit of an unreleased movie.

Brave and the Bold No. 173
April 1981
Story: “Knight’s Gambit” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Character: Valerie Foxworth (in flashback)
Intro: Dover (only appearance), Sir Robert Greene (next appears in issue #176), Michael Boches
Villains: Noel Chesterton, Samuel Solomon, the Council
Comment: Sir Robert Greene is named after DC employee Robert Greenberger.
Synopsis: Nemesis tries to get at Council member Noel Chesterton by saving a man he intends to kidnap.

Brave and the Bold No. 174
May 1981
Story: “Bishop’s Sacrifice” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Character: Valerie Foxworth
Other Character: Michael Boches
Intro: Lord Peter (only appearance)
Villains: Noel Chesterton, the Council, Rod (first appearance)
Synopsis: Nemesis continues to stalk Noel Chesterton, but Valerie puts herself in harm’s way.
Brave and the Bold No. 175
June 1981
Story: “Queen: En Prise” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Character: Valerie Foxworth
Intro: Lord Wimsen, Bishop of Winchester (only appearance)
Other Character: Michael Boches
Villains: Rod and his gang (last appearance for all), Noel Chesterton, the Council
Synopsis: Nemesis learns that Chesterton ultimately plans to kidnap the queen of England.

Brave and the Bold No. 176
July 1981
Story: “Endgame” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Character: Valerie Foxworth
Other Characters: Michael Boches (last appearance), Sir Robert Greene (last appearance in issue #173; last appearance)
Intro: Sir Lionel Burbage, Sidney Greene (only appearance for both)
Villains: Noel Chesterton (last appearance), the Council
Synopsis: Nemesis enlists the help of a Shakespearean actor to help bring down Noel Chesterton.

Brave and the Bold No. 177
August 1981
Story: “Honor Among Thieves” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Characters: Rosella Albright, Charlie Albright (first appearance for both), Valerie Foxworth, Barney Forrest (first appearance)
Villains: Samuel Solomon, the Council
Synopsis: Nemesis tries to penetrate the home of Council member Samuel Solomon and walks into a trap.

Brave and the Bold No. 178
September 1981
Story: “The Bitter Choice” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Character: Valerie Foxworth
Cameo appearance: Jay Anniston
Villains: Samuel Solomon, the Council, Lucas (first appearance)
Synopsis: Nemesis finds that Samuel Solomon has clamped a device to his heart that can induce a heart attack from overstrain.

Brave and the Bold No. 180
November 1981
Story: “Be Still, My Trembling Heart” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Characters: Valerie Foxworth, Roadrunner (first appearnce; next appears in issue #183)
Cameo apparances: Samuel Solomon, Lucas, the Council (in flashback)
Villains: Wiley Thorn (first and only appearance), Dr. Rice (first appearance)
Comment: Story continues in issue #181.
Synopsis: Nemesis goes in search of the man who created the heart-device for Samuel Solomon.

Brave and the Bold No. 181
December 1981
Story: “Heartbreak” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis (last appearance in issue #179)
Supporting Characters: Valerie Foxworth (last appearance in issue #179), Rosetta Albright
Villains: Samuel Solomon (dies in this story), Lucas, Dr. Rice (last appearance for both), Council
Comment: Story continues from issue #179.
Synopsis: Nemesis makes a final assault on Samuel Solomon.

Brave and the Bold No. 182
January 1982
Story: “Enter—Greyfox” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Characters: Valerie Foxworth, Chris Foxworth (last appearance in issue #172)
Villains: Jay Kingston, Irene Scarfield, Leonard Maddoks, the Council, Greyfox (Reynard Traquer; first appearance)
Synopsis: The three remaining Council members hire Greyfox, an assassin, to handle Nemesis.

Brave and the Bold No. 183
February 1982
Story: “Fox and Hounds” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Characters: Valerie Foxworth, Chris Foxworth, Roadrunner, Barney Forrest, Marie Forrest (first appearance)
Villains: Greyfox and his gang (first appearance), a gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Greyfox tracks down Nemesis through his helicopter and sets a trap.

Brave and the Bold No. 184
March 1982
Story: “Outfoxed” (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Gene D’Angelo
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Characters: Barney Forrest, Marie Forrest
Villains: Greyfox (dies in this story) and his gang (last appearance)
Synopsis: Nemesis has a showdown with Greyfox.

Brave and the Bold No. 185
April 1982
Story: “Triple Threat” (8 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Phil Felix
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Characters: Marjorie Marshall, Valerie Foxworth, Chris Foxworth, Barney Forrest, Marie Forrest (last appearance for last two)
Villains: Jay Kingston, Irene Scarfield, Leonard Maddoks, the Council, Darryl Shell (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The three remaining Council members hatch a plan to determine which of them shall lead the organization by awarding the palm to the one who kills Nemesis.

Brave and the Bold No. 186
May 1982
Story: “In the Lion’s Den” (8 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Nemesis
Cameo appearance: Marjorie Marshall
Villains: Jay Kingston, the Council, Brewster (first appearance)
Synopsis: A wounded Nemesis must fight his way off Jay Kingston’s estate.

Brave and the Bold No. 187
June 1982
Story: “Arena of Despair” (8 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Phil Felix
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Characters: Chris Foxworth, Roadrunner (last appearance for both), Valerie Foxworth, Marjorie Marshall
Villains: Jay Kingston, Brewster, Irene Scarfield, Leonard Maddoks, the Council
Synopsis: Jay Kingston captures Marjorie Marshall to lure Nemesis into a deathtrap.

Brave and the Bold No. 188
July 1982
Story: “Gladiator’s Gauntlet” (8 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Phil Felix
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Nemesis
Villains: Jay Kingston, Brewer, Irene Scarfield, Leonard Maddoks, the Council, “Captain Hook” (first appearance; dies in this story), Harry and his partners (first and only appearance for all), Carl Blaine Sheffield (first appearance)
Synopsis: Nemesis runs a deadly gauntlet in the home of Jay Kingston.

Brave and the Bold No. 189
August 1982
Story: “Betrayal” (8 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Janice Chiang
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Characters: Marjorie Marshall (last appearance), Valerie Foxworth
Villains: Jay Kingston (dies in this story), Brewster (last appearance), Carl Blaine Sheffield, the Council
Synopsis: While Jay Kingston seeks to destroy Nemesis, an assassin stalks him.

Brave and the Bold No. 190
September 1982
Story: “Murderer’s Proxy” (8 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Milt Snapinn
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Nemesis
Supporting Character: Valerie Foxworth
Intro: Mrs. Sheffield
Villains: Leonard Maddoks (last appearance), Irene Scarfield, the Council, Harley “Butcher” Boston (first appearance), Carl Blaine Sheffield
Synopsis: Nemesis strives to protect a Council employee from being murdered.

Brave and the Bold No. 191
October 1982
Story: “Dead Man’s Bluff” (8 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Adam Kubert
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Nemesis
Other Character: Mrs. Sheffield (last appearance)
Villains: Harley “Butcher” Boston, Carl Blaine Sheffield (last appearance for both)
Synopsis: Nemesis seeks to turn Carl Sheffield against the Council.

Brave and the Bold No. 192
November 1982
Story: “Operation: Overkill” (8 pages)
Editor: Dick Giordano
Writer: Cary Burkett
Artist: Dan Spiegle
Letterer: Adam Kubert
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Nemesis (next appears in Batman / Nemesis story in next issue)
Supporting Character: Valerie Foxworth (last appearance)
Intro: Peter Downs (only appearance)
Villains: Irene Scarfield, the Council (both next appear in Batman / Nemesis story in next issue)
Comment: This story continues in next issue, in which Nemesis teams up with Batman against the Council and dies.
Synopsis: Nemesis assumes the identity of an actor in order to get close to Council member Irene Scarfield.

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