Justice League of America #171 [Whitman Variant]
(October 1979)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume:
20
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Whitman
Editing:
Ross Andru
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Mando (beginning with #254)
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#s 39, 48, 58, 67, 76, 110-116, 200 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #171.


["This piece of metal holds the clue to the identity of his murderer!"] (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America; Justice Society of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-177

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Kal-El]; Zatanna; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]]; Justice Society of America [Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Power Girl]
Reprints:

The Murderer Among Us: Crisis Above Earth-One! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America; Justice Society of America / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Kal-El]; Zatanna; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]]; Justice Society of America [Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; The Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Power Girl; Mr. Terrific [Terry Sloane]]; The Spirit King
Synopsis:
At the annual Justice League of America-Justice Society of America get-together, Mr. Terrific declares that his old foe the Spirit King has taken possession of one of the JSA members present, but he won't reveal who until the right moment. Baffled by Mr. Terrific's odd behavior, the heroes try to proceed with the event, but it isn't long before there is a hole blown in the side of the side of the satellite and Mr. Terrific's body is found floating in the vacuum of space.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Death of Mr. Terrific. Story continues in part from the JSA story in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #465.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

JLA Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (grayscale)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-351

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mark Ellis, Tony Edwards, and Kent G. Orlando.

Volume 79 Issue 29 Week of July 2, 1979 (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis; Fred Hembeck ("Hembeck" strip)
Pencils:
?; Fred Hembeck ("Hembeck" strip)
Inks:
?; Fred Hembeck ("Hembeck" strip)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Fred Hembeck ("Hembeck" strip)
Editing:
Bob Rozakis
Job Number:
P-329

Characters:
Batman; Superman; Deadman

Indexer Notes

Includes an article on Time Warp #1, an article on World's Finest Comics #259, Direct Currents for comics on sale the week of July 16th, an Ask the Answer Man column, and a Hembeck strip starring Deadman.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["This piece of metal holds the clue to the identity of his murderer!"]
    Justice League of America; Justice Society of America
  2. 1. The Murderer Among Us: Crisis Above Earth-One!
    Justice League of America; Justice Society of America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  4. 3. Volume 79 Issue 29 Week of July 2, 1979
    Daily Planet
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  • Dan Stevenson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Allen Ross