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"The Striped Pants War!": When friend of Bruce Wayne, Ambassador Adams is murdered by the Companeros De La Muerte, a terrorist outfit, Bruce Wayne is asked to go to the country of the Companeros' origin as temporary ambassador and sign a treaty before a given deadline

The Brave and the Bold #96 is an issue of the series The Brave and the Bold (Volume 1) with a cover date of July, 1971.

Appearing in "The Striped Pants War!"

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Antagonists:

  • Campaneros De La Muerte (Single appearance)
    • Abbot Carlyle (Only appearance; dies)
    • Carlos (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Ambassador Adams (Single appearance)
  • South American President (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Angel Camacho (Single appearance)

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  • Dented Van
  • Plane

Synopsis for "The Striped Pants War!"

When friend of Bruce Wayne, Ambassador Adams is murdered by the Companeros De La Muerte, a terrorist outfit, Bruce Wayne is asked to go to the country of the Companeros' origin as temporary ambassador and sign a treaty before a given deadline, the President and the Secretary of State have asked Batman to act as Wayne's bodyguard (Batman making an appearance at the meeting thanks to Alfred in disguise.)
Flying to the country, Bruce is surprised to see that Sgt. Rock has been stationed as the embassy's chief of security. Rock is upset that after 30 years of service that he's been delegated to embassy duty and being given a hard time after botching protecting the ambassador.

Believing there is a traitor in their midst, Batman begins to suspect Rock as the one working with the Companeros, however when they make an attempt on the ambassador's life, Rock and Batman fight together to fight them back. During the battle, embassy staffer Carlyle is revealed to be the tractor, however before he can shoot the ambassador, Alfred shoots Carlyle from behind. Afterwards, the treaty is signed, and Rock is taken back into the military and reassigned.



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