(January 1981)

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Volume:
19
Price:
0.50 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:
0709893051501
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

This issue has variants.

The entire issue without cover is reprinted in Elson's Presents Super Heroes Comics (DC, 1981 series) #5.


[This One Has it All!] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler (credited); Joe Staton (credited); Dick Giordano (credited); Dave Cockrum (Adam Strange, credited)
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin (credited); Dave Cockrum (Adam Strange, credited); Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-464

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Eclipso; Adam Strange; Gordanian; Space Ramger
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Multi-paneled cover; each character is pictured separately, with no interaction.
Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.
Adam Strange portion of the cover from the original, unpublished cover of Adventure Comics #467 when it was to feature Adam Strange instead of Starman.

The Saga of Johnny West (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Acme boots / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Space Ranger Strikes Back! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils:
Joe Staton (credited)
Inks:
Joe Staton (credited)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters:
Ben Oda (credited)

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll; Eclipso [Bruce Gordon] (villain); Chairman Dasor; Iona Vane; Carol Ferris (flashback); Thomas Kalmaku; Gordanians; Carl Ferris; Mrs. Ferris; unnamed hitman
Synopsis:
After a brief encounter with Eclipso, Green Lantern winds up in Space Ranger's era on his way to the world of 5708. There, he is captured along with Space Ranger and Cryll, by Gordanian invaders.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Green Lantern #135; continued in Green Lantern #137.

NBC Saturday Morning! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

NBC TV Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Gifts & Gimmicks (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fun Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Flash Meets the Bureauc-Rat (Table of Contents)

The Flash; Hostess Fruit Pies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash; Bureauc-Rat
Synopsis:
The Flash stops the Bureauc-Rat and his Red-Tape gun with Hostess fruit pies.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Hostess Fruit Pies from Continental Baking Company.
Between pages 8-9 of Green Lantern story.

[We're the Toys that You Fill with Candy Treats!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Pez / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Gameplayers of Rann (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Laurie Sutton [as Laurie S. Sutton] (credited)
Pencils:
Rodin Rodriguez (credited)
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell (credited)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe (credited)
Letters:
John Costanza (credited)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Ravin
Synopsis:
The Zeenon alien Ravin has taken human form to win in Rann's version of the Olympic Games, as a prelude to Zeenon conquest. But Adam sees through the ruse and defeats Ravin.
Reprints:

For a World of Fun...Grow Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack C. Harris [as JCH] (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dave Lauder and John Grigas, Jr. Includes "This Month from the J.C.H. Cubicle" with information on DC Comics on sale this month.

Trans Am Muscle (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Monogram Models, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Challenge You. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Lego Expert Builder Series / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [This One Has it All!]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Saga of Johnny West
    Acme boots
  3. 2. The Space Ranger Strikes Back!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. NBC Saturday Morning!
    NBC TV Network
  5. 4. Super Gifts & Gimmicks
    Fun Factory
  6. 5. The Flash Meets the Bureauc-Rat
    The Flash; Hostess Fruit Pies
  7. 6. [We're the Toys that You Fill with Candy Treats!]
    Pez
  8. 7. We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls
    Grit
  9. 8. Write Right Now!
  10. 9. The Gameplayers of Rann
    Adam Strange
  11. 10. For a World of Fun...Grow Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  13. 12. Trans Am Muscle
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  14. 13. We Challenge You.
    Lego Expert Builder Series
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Weldon Adams
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne