(December 1981)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing:
Laurie Sutton
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75" (12.7 cm x 17.1cm)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern

Green Lantern (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Death Be My Destiny! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern; Green Arrow / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]; Old-Timer; Guardians of the Universe; Mother Juna
Synopsis:
Green Lantern and Green Arrow, now joined by Black Canary, travel to Oa and find that Old-Timer has been found guilty by the Tribune. The Guardians strip him of his immortality and sentence him to live out his days on the planet Maltus. The heroes go with him into his exile and discover a planet wildly over-populated due to the efforts of Mother Juna. After they put a stop to her work, the Old-Timer vows to restore balance to Maltus.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

How Do You Fight a Nightmare? (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern; Green Arrow / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano; Berni Wrightson (p. 13)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]; Witch Queen; Sinestro; Medusa
Synopsis:
When Green Arrow and Black Canary are confronted by harpies, GA calls Green Lantern for help. GL follows the harpies into a trap laid by The Witch Queen on behalf of her brother Sinestro. Following a lead, GA and BC meet a group of Amazons, who, impressed by Black Canary's fighting skills, explain how in the distant past they were banished to another plane by a wizard, but have been allowed to return by The Witch Queen to make all men pay. With this information, the duo follows the trail to The Witch Queen and rescue Green Lantern from banishment and the grasp of the legendary Medusa.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script and pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007). Though Wrightson is credited in an editor's note on p. 13, Schwartz' records mention only Giordano as inker.

Peril in Plastic (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern; Green Arrow / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Berni Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Carol Ferris; Black Hand [Wilbur Palm]; Dinah Drake Lance [Black Canary]
Synopsis:
While Carol Ferris is in Piper's Dell, the sea wall protecting the town begins to give way, so Hal responds as Green Lantern. After saving the town, GL is given a tour of the plastic factory. Weakened by gas emitted by the plastic pins produced there, he is unable to fight back, so he sends his ring to Green Arrow. When he revives, he finds that his old enemy Black Hand uses the pins to keep the community under his control. He sends GL and Carol out into the streets to face the wrath of the townspeople, but Green Arrow arrives in time with GL’s ring, and GL traps Black Hand in his own plastic.
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Indexer Notes

The plastic pin, the"kaluta," is named after artist Michael W. Kaluta. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

The Killing of an Archer (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern; Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Dinah Drake Lance [Black Canary]
Synopsis:
During an attack, Green Arrow accidentally kills one of his assailants. After he calls Dinah to say good-bye forever, Dinah summons Green Lantern, who finds the same thugs who attacked GA have now planted a bomb in his building.
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Indexer Notes

Labeled "Chapter 1" on the title page, though the following installments of the series are not labeled chapters. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Green Arrow Is Dead! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern; Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]; Sister Joshua
Synopsis:
As Green Lantern struggles to minimize the damage the bomb placed in Green Arrow's building does, Black Canary joins him. Elsewhere, Green Arrow abandons his old life and enters a monastery. Back home, while looking for traces of GA, Black Canary stumbles across the remnants of the racist cult of which she was once a member, now led by Sister Joshua. She is attacked by the cult members and thrown off a roof, but saved by the last minute appearance of Green Lantern.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

The Fate of an Archer (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern; Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]
Synopsis:
When Black Canary is hit by a car and desperately needs a transfusion, Green Lantern's search for Green Arrow becomes even more urgent. A report on the wreckage of the Arrow-Plane leads Green Lantern to Green Arrow, but also to a scavenger, who nearly kills Green Lantern before Green Arrow can grab his bow and remember who he really is.
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Indexer Notes

Actually bannered as a "Green Lantern and Green Arrow" feature on the splash page. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Here She Comes! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for "new" Wonder Woman series.

["Green Lantern and Green Arrow starring in..."] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Four headshots of Green Lantern and the titles of the stories in the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Green Lantern
  3. 2. Death Be My Destiny!
    Green Lantern; Green Arrow
  4. 3. How Do You Fight a Nightmare?
    Green Lantern; Green Arrow
  5. 4. Peril in Plastic
    Green Lantern; Green Arrow
  6. 5. The Killing of an Archer
    Green Lantern; Green Arrow
  7. 6. Green Arrow Is Dead!
    Green Lantern; Green Arrow
  8. 7. The Fate of an Archer
    Green Lantern; Green Arrow
  9. 8. Here She Comes!
    Wonder Woman
  10. 9. ["Green Lantern and Green Arrow starring in..."]
    Green Lantern
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