(October 1980)

DC, 1976 Series
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Volume:
18
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893051510
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Green Lantern - - You Are But A Plaything..."] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Starlin (signed)
Inks:
Jim Starlin (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-414

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Dr. Polaris [Neal Emerson]; Adam Strange
Synopsis:
Dr. Polaris has trapped Green Lantern.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Snaptite!? You Bet (Table of Contents)

Monogram Models / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for large scale models that do not need glue.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Nightmare at the North Pole! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Joe Staton
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-6702

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Dr. Polaris [Neal Emerson]; Carol Ferris; Carl Ferris; Mrs. Ferris; unknown kidnapper; Tom Kalmaku (cameo); Bruce Gordon [Eclipso]; Walter Long
Synopsis:
Someone is plotting to destroy Ferris Aircraft and has kidnapped the Ferris's. Meanwhile Dr. Polaris has captured Green Lantern and Bruce Gordon begins to worry about Eclipso reappearing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dr Polaris also in Issues #134, #135. Refers to World's Finest Comics #260 and Green Lantern #65. Bruce Gordon does not appear as Eclipso until issue #136.

Get The Newest Number Yum! (Table of Contents)

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Wild Cherry flavor of bubble gum.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of "Nightmare at the North Pole!"

Enter The Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents)

Sea-Monkey Aquarium / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Sea-Monkeys from Transcience Corporation.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of "Nightmare at the North Pole!"
Pencil credits from: http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2005/11/10/comic-book-urban-leg...

She's No Angel (Table of Contents)

Hostess Fruit Pies; Hawkman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Golden Raven
Synopsis:
The Golden Raven tries to steal a gold statue from Ravenswood Square, but Hawkman distracts her with Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

between pages 8-9 of "Nightmare at the North Pole!"

Father Knows Best (Table of Contents)

Grit; Richie Rich / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria; Mr. Rich
Synopsis:
Richie's father tells Richie how he started on his road to fortune by selling Grit, and Richie then tells the reader all the benefits of selling Grit.

Indexer Notes

between pages 13-14 of "Nightmare at the North Pole!"

Super Gifts & Gimmicks (Table of Contents)

Fun Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for novelties.

Siege of Ranagar (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Laurie Sutton [as Laurie S. Sutton]
Pencils:
Rodin Rodriguez
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-6796

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Bran Sar; Sardath; Kaskor
Synopsis:
Adam discovers Kaskor's plans to invade the Ranagarians' last stronghold on Crater Island, so Adam leads a successful surprise attack to retake Ranagar. But after the battle, the Zeta-Beam wears off Adam and he is teleported back into the hands of Kaskor.
Reprints:

Strong Arms Make All The Difference! (Table of Contents)

Mike Marvel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for body building book.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of Adam Strange story

[Write Right Now!] (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; ? (photo)
Inks:
?; ? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Charles Atlas
Synopsis:
Classified ads for body building, self defense course, comic books, toys, and turning your poems into songs.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of Adam Strange story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters By Lantern Light / letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-578

Indexer Notes

Letters from Rod & Tim Wahowske, and Kent Phenis.

[Ghosts #33] (Table of Contents)

This Month From The J.C.H. Cubicle / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jack C. Harris
Synopsis:
Info on this month's DC comics.

Earn Famous Name Prizes Or Cash (Table of Contents)

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad soliciting sales people for cards, stationery and gifts.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Power! Accuracy! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Daisy 840 from Walter Kidde & Company, Inc.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Green Lantern - - You Are But A Plaything..."]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Snaptite!? You Bet
    Monogram Models
  3. 2. Nightmare at the North Pole!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Get The Newest Number Yum!
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. Enter The Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkey Aquarium
  6. 5. She's No Angel
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Hawkman
  7. 6. Father Knows Best
    Grit; Richie Rich
  8. 7. Super Gifts & Gimmicks
    Fun Factory
  9. 8. Siege of Ranagar
    Adam Strange
  10. 9. Strong Arms Make All The Difference!
    Mike Marvel
  11. 10. [Write Right Now!]
    Charles Atlas
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Letters By Lantern Light
  13. 12. [Ghosts #33]
    This Month From The J.C.H. Cubicle
  14. 13. Earn Famous Name Prizes Or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  15. 14. Power! Accuracy!
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Donald Dale Milne