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(August 1978)

DC, 1976 Series
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Volume:
16
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893051508
Editing:
Jack C. Harris (credited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Preview of new feature Tales of the Green Lantern Corps.


["Get back--I have to stop that comet and save your world!"] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern Co-starring Green Arrow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-749

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Ungarans
Synopsis:
A comet approaches Ungara as a mob tackles Green Lantern.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes logo for "Tales of The Green Lantern Corps."
Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.
Though Green Arrow appears on Ungara on the cover, he does not travel to the planet in the story.

Kids! DC Superheroes Collectors Everywhere! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tempo Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Murdered Green Lantern! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern; Green Arrow / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis [as Robert Rozakis] (credited)
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk (credited)
Inks:
John Celardo (credited)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters:
Shelly Leferman (credited)
Job Number:
J-5266

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]; Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Yellow Peril Gang; Ungarans (President and ruling body); Abin Sur (statue)
Synopsis:
Green Arrow, Black Canary and Air Wave battle the Yellow Peril and get a last minute assist in defeating them from Green Lantern, who then relates his latest adventure on Ungara where he was accused of Abin Sur's murder.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Black Canary has her canary cry.
References Showcase #22.
Note at end of story that Green Arrow and Black Canary are next seen in World's Finest #252, Air Wave in Action Comics #488.

Satisfy Your Meat Tooth. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Slim Jim / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Fun Factory / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Big Double Play! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Hostess Snack Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The DC Explosion! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Clark Bar Superhero Sweepstakes!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Clark candy bars / advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rings and Arrows / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris [as JCH] (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-986

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Kevin Peters; R. H. Silva, Jr., with an illustration and information on future Green Lantern issues.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The DC Explosion! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["You, Ffa'rzz, called the Mocker..."] (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett (credited)
Pencils:
John M. Fuller (credited)
Inks:
Bruce Patterson (credited)
Colors:
Bruce Patterson (credited)
Letters:
Shelly Leferman (credited)
Job Number:
J-5169

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; The Guardians of The Universe; Ffa'rzz [The Mocker]; Imi Kann (cameo, flashback)
Synopsis:
Katma has taken Ffa'rzz to Oa for the Guardians to decide on punishment, but he steals emerald energy and attacks the Guardians. When she recharges her ring at the Central Power Battery, Ffa'rzz becomes connected to her emotions and memories, which she uses to defeat him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is a postscript to Green Lantern #96-99. References Green Lantern #30.
Even though in all other depictions, Ffa'rzz is bald, in one panel he is drawn with red hair in a somewhat Bozo The Clown style and his face appears to have been drawn by a different artist.

Strong Arms Make All the Difference! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A 52 Page Masterpiece! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Mego's Superman Family of 12 Inches Dolls (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Heroes World / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fair Warning! (Table of Contents)

DC Publishorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Jenette discusses the upcoming "DC Explosion" of new and larger comic books.

Free Booklet (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Universal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Circle Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Pilots Only Fly Testor Gliders! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Testors gliders / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Get back--I have to stop that comet and save your world!"]
    Green Lantern Co-starring Green Arrow
  2. 1. Kids! DC Superheroes Collectors Everywhere!
    Tempo Books
  3. 2. The Man Who Murdered Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern; Green Arrow
  4. 3. Satisfy Your Meat Tooth.
    Slim Jim
  5. 4. Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke!
    Grit
  6. 5. Write Right Now!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Fun Factory
  8. 7. Big Double Play!
    Hostess Snack Cakes
  9. 8. The DC Explosion!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. [Clark Bar Superhero Sweepstakes!]
    Clark candy bars
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Rings and Arrows
  12. 11. Write Right Now!
  13. 12. The DC Explosion!
    DC Comics
  14. 13. ["You, Ffa'rzz, called the Mocker..."]
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  15. 14. Strong Arms Make All the Difference!
    Mike Marvel
  16. 15. A 52 Page Masterpiece!
  17. 16. Mego's Superman Family of 12 Inches Dolls
    Heroes World
  18. 17. Fair Warning!
    DC Publishorial
  19. 18. Free Booklet
    Universal
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    American Circle Corp.
  21. 20. Super Pilots Only Fly Testor Gliders!
    Testors gliders
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Donald Dale Milne