All-Star Squadron #19 [Newsstand]
(March 1983)

DC, 1981 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1982-12-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Len Wein; Nicola Cuti (assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of All-Star Squadron (DC, 1981 series) #19 [Direct-Sales].


The Return of the Justice Society! (Table of Contents)

All-Star Squadron / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-227

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [JSA; Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Dr. Mid-Nite; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Fate; Atom [Al Pratt]; Wonder Woman (Earth-2)]; All-Star Squadron [Liberty Belle; Steel [Hank Heywood]; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Tarantula]; Brain Wave (villain)
Synopsis:
Brain Wave gloats as the Justice Society is held in stasis.

["I'll blow this town to smithereens--"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Spider-Man Video Action Game Cartridge / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Death, Considered as a State of Mind! (Table of Contents)

All-Star Squadron / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters:
John Costanza (credited)
Job Number:
J-8419

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Justice Battalion of America; JSA; Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Dr. Mid-Nite; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Fate; Atom [Al Pratt]; Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Johnny Thunder's Thunderbolt (flashback); Spectre [Jim Corrigan] (flashback)]; All-Star Squadron [Liberty Belle; Steel [Hank Heywood]; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Tarantula]; Brain Wave (villain); Elektro
Synopsis:
The All-Star Squadron break into the New York World's Fairgrounds only to find eight missing members of the Justice Society captured by the Brain Wave.

Indexer Notes

Trylon and Perisphere from the New York World's Fair introduced in this feature, later become All-Star Squadron Headquarters.
Story continued from previous issue; continues in next issue.
Special thanks given to Flo Steinberg and Danette Thomas for their research on the New York World's Fair.

Behind the Candy Counter (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Comic Book Conventions (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Creation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Adventure Is Yours (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

TSR Hobbies, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing Flavors! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Life Savers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 83! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Meanwhile... / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano [as Dick] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Information about upcoming comics and other information from DC.
On second page between pages 21-22 of story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

All-Star Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas [as R. T.]; Jerry Ordway (autobiography)
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (self portrait, signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (self portrait, signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1210

Characters:
Jerry Ordway
Synopsis:
Information on future All-Star Squadron comics and an autobiography of Jerry Ordway.

Indexer Notes

No letters this issue.

DC Coming Comics (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Don't Be Surprised if You Find a Full Size Atari Video Game inside This Box. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Revell / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing New Life Forms Are Taking Over Atari! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

M Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Return of the Justice Society!
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. ["I'll blow this town to smithereens--"]
    Spider-Man Video Action Game Cartridge
  3. 2. Death, Considered as a State of Mind!
    All-Star Squadron
  4. 3. Behind the Candy Counter
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls
    Grit
  6. 5. Comic Book Conventions
    Creation
  7. 6. The Adventure Is Yours
    TSR Hobbies, Inc.
  8. 7. Amazing Flavors!
    Life Savers
  9. 8. Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 83!
    Remco
  10. 9. Write Right Now!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comments
  13. 12. DC Coming Comics
    DC Comics
  14. 13. Don't Be Surprised if You Find a Full Size Atari Video Game inside This Box.
    Revell
  15. 14. Amazing New Life Forms Are Taking Over Atari!
    M Network
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein