(October 1982)

DC, 1981 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.60 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:
0709893111110
Editing:
Len Wein (credited); Carl Gafford (assistant editor, credited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Crisis on Earth-Prime! Book Two (Table of Contents)

All-Star Squadron / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino; typeset
Job Number:
C-112

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Commander Steel; Liberty Belle]; Justice Society of America [JSA; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Power Girl; Starman [Ted Knight]; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Dr. Fate] (inset); Justice League of America [JLA; Zatanna; Superman (of Earth-1); Firestorm; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Aquaman (of Earth-1)] (inset); Per Degaton (villain)
Synopsis:
Per Degaton holds an hourglass which contains the All-Star Squadron.
Reprints:

We Hopped Frogger out of the Arcade. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Frogger / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The "Mystery Men" of October! (Table of Contents)

All-Star Squadron / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (credited); Gerry Conway (plot consultant, credited)
Pencils:
Adrian Gonzales (credited)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors:
Carl Gafford (credited)
Letters:
Ben Oda (credited)
Job Number:
J-8228

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers] (of Earth-2); Robotman [Robert Crane]; Liberty Belle; Commander Steel; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Plastic Man (dream); Shining Knight (dream); Phantom Lady (dream)]; Justice Society of America [Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Dr. Mid-Nite; Wonder Woman (of Earth-2); Atom [Al Pratt]; Hawkman [Carter Hall] (of Earth-2)] (all in a dream); Crime Syndicate [Superwoman ; Ultraman; Owlman; Power Ring; Johnny Quick (of Earth-3)]; Justice League of America [Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall] (of Earth-1); Firestorm; Aquaman; Superman (of Earth-1); Zatanna] (all cameo); Per Degaton (villain); Professor Zee; Solomon Grundy (flashback); Fidel Castro (of Earth-Prime, cameo, 1962); Nikita Khrushchev (of Earth-Prime, cameo, 1962); John F. Kennedy (of Earth-Prime, cameo, 1962); Nuclear the Magnetic Marauder (intro, villain)
Synopsis:
Per Degaton has once again regained his memories in 1947, and decides this time he will not fail to conquer Earth-2, this time by going into the past to 1942. His plan: use the Crime Syndicate to steal nuclear weapons from Earth-Prime circa 1962 from Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis (which in turn caused that world to have a nuclear war) to use for his purposes. Meanwhile, the All-Stars meet up with the JLA and JSA and learn of Earth-Prime's fate in 1962 from them, and pledge to help out.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter Two of the annual JLA/JSA teamup featuring the All-Star Squadron. Story continued from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #207; story continues in Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #208 (November 1982).

Per Degaton last seen in All-Star Squadron (DC, 1981 series) #1-3, and the preview in Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #193.

Now Bubble Yum is Super Yum (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Build and Fly Space Shuttle Columbia (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Estes Industries / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

New Capsela Construction (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Capsela / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be a Life Savers Flavor Shooter! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Life Savers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 82! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You Can Enter the Swamp Thing Movie Contest! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

All-Star Comments / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas [as RT] (credited)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1101

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gary McCullough, Steve Pick, Jeff Albrecht,and Heino Moeller. Includes letters reviewing All-Star Squadron #10.

DC Coming Comics (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dungeons & Dragons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Crisis on Earth-Prime! Book Two
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. We Hopped Frogger out of the Arcade.
    Frogger
  3. 2. The "Mystery Men" of October!
    All-Star Squadron
  4. 3. Now Bubble Yum is Super Yum
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls
    Grit
  6. 5. Build and Fly Space Shuttle Columbia
    Estes Industries
  7. 6. New Capsela Construction
    Capsela
  8. 7. Be a Life Savers Flavor Shooter!
    Life Savers
  9. 8. Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 82!
    Remco
  10. 9. Write Right Now!
  11. 10. You Can Enter the Swamp Thing Movie Contest!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comments
  13. 12. DC Coming Comics
    DC Comics
  14. 13. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  15. 14. A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure
    Dungeons & Dragons
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • john cruz
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein