(April 1980)

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Volume:
18
Price:
0.40 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:
0709893051504
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Battleground: Oa! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-285

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Green Lantern [Medphyl]; Green Lantern [Chaselon]; Green Lantern [Xax]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; The Green Lantern Corps
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Battleground: Oa! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-6398

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Green Lantern Corps (several die); Sinestro; General Fabrikant [Fabian]; Weaponers of Qward; The Guardians of Oa; Green Lantern [Stel]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Medphyl]; Green Lantern [Xax]; Green Lantern [Chaselon]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Carol Ferris
Synopsis:
Though imprisoned within the central Power Battery, the Guardians summon the Green Lantern Corps and help Hal Jordan to break out of the battery. Several Green Lanterns die in the Weaponers' attack, but Sinestro helps the Green Lanterns after his ego is deeply bruised by the Weaponers, and the remaining Green Lanterns defeat the Weaponers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of the Power War.

The Borrower (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Borrower
Synopsis:
The only way Wonder Woman can stop The Borrower long enough to capture him is to set out some Twinkies so he takes a snack break.

Indexer Notes

Ad for Hostess Twinkies. Appears between pages 4-5 of story sequence 1.

Letters By Lantern Light (Table of Contents)

Letters By Lantern Light / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Alicia Wu; Boni J. McCabe with an illustration.

State of Ownership, Management And Circulation (Table of Contents)

credits / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Gutowitz (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Latest issue circulation = 112,300; average for the previous year = 97,300.

Daily Planet (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents; Hembeck; Ask The Answer Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis; Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Fred Hembeck
Editing:
Bob Rozakis; Lynne Gelfer (production)

Characters:
Batman; Green Lantern; Flash
Synopsis:
In Hembeck, Flash has taken to wearing a crown since he defeated the Royal Flush Gang.

Indexer Notes

Volume 80, Issue 3, January 21, 1980. Information on upcoming DC Comics, with a trivia answer column and a cartoon.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Battleground: Oa!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Battleground: Oa!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Borrower
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. Letters By Lantern Light
    Letters By Lantern Light
  5. 4. State of Ownership, Management And Circulation
  6. 5. Daily Planet
    Direct Currents; Hembeck; Ask The Answer Man
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Per Sandell
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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