Green Lantern #170 [Newsstand]
(November 1983)

DC, 1976 Series
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Volume:
21
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1983-08-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893051511
Editing:
Ernie Colon
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Green Lantern (DC, 1976 series) #170 [Direct-Sales].


The Inheritance! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-411

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Lodar Monak]; Green Lantern [Meeno Monak]
Synopsis:
Meeno inherits his father's position as a Green Lantern and grieves over his father's death.

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

A Golden Opportunity to Get Free MPC Kits Is Here. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

MPC / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Inheritance! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Cohn
Pencils:
George Tuska (pages 1-3, 22-23) (framing sequence, credited); Mike Sekowsky (pages 4-21) (credited)
Inks:
Gary Martin (pages 1-3, 22-23) (framing sequence, credited); Frank McLaughlin (credited); Rodin Rodriguez (credited)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters:
Duncan Andrews (credited); Phil Felix (credited)
Job Number:
J-8448

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Guardians of the Universe; Green Lantern Corps [Green Lantern [Krista]; Green Lantern [Lodar Monak]; Green Lantern [Meeno Monak]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; unnamed Green Lanterns]; Korhalem
Synopsis:
Krista is ready to resign her Green Lantern position, when the Guardians give her a reflective stone of memories, in which she sees the main story. Meanwhile, the Guardians tell Hal Jordan that his psychodrama is over and he can return to his duties.

In the main story, Lodar Monak is killed while battling Z'Nang forces attacking his planet, and passes his ring to his son, Meeno. But Meeno has no training and nearly destroys the planet of Z'nang, dying himself when saving it at the last minute after the Guardians intervene. The Guardians pass his ring to a rebel on Z'nang.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is really a Tale of the Green Lantern Corps, with a 5-page framing sequence added to fill out the book.
No division of credits for inkers McLaughlin and Rodriguez, or for letters Andrews and Felix.

Get My Exciting New Kool-Aid Man Video Game Free! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mattel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Star Frontiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

At $4.95 a Game You Can't Miss. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Columbia Video Game Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

E-X-TRA E-X-TRA Spending Money! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Multi-media's Convention Double-Header (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Multi Media Conventions / advertisement / 0.5 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 story / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Dick relates how he came to comic books, some of his biography, and his vision for comics.

Indexer Notes

On second page between pages 21-22 of story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters by Lantern Light / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joey Cavalieri (credited)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1472

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jim Seeber, Paul Gillespie, John Psinas, and John Henry Sain.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Burger Time (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mattel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Sensational, a real thriller...It's James Bond all the way."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

James Bond 007 Octopussy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Inheritance!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. A Golden Opportunity to Get Free MPC Kits Is Here.
    MPC
  3. 2. The Inheritance!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Get My Exciting New Kool-Aid Man Video Game Free!
    Mattel
  5. 4. Star Frontiers
    TSR Hobbies, Inc.
  6. 5. At $4.95 a Game You Can't Miss.
    Columbia Video Game Club
  7. 6. E-X-TRA E-X-TRA Spending Money!
    Grit
  8. 7. Multi-media's Convention Double-Header
    Multi Media Conventions
  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]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  14. 13. Burger Time
    Mattel
  15. 14. ["Sensational, a real thriller...It's James Bond all the way."]
    James Bond 007 Octopussy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Donald Dale Milne