All-Star Squadron #32 [direct-sales]
(April 1984)

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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-01-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Roy Thomas (credited); Janice Race (associate 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.

Indicia carries Warner logo and "A Warner Communications Company".


Death on Earth-X! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-618

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Liberty Belle; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Black Condor; The Ray; Phantom Lady]; The Freedom Fighters [Uncle Sam; Miss America; The Invisible Hood; Neon the Unknown; Hourman [Rex Tyler]]
Synopsis:
The All-Star Squadron looks on as Green Lantern's power ring reveals the defeat of the Freedom Fighters.

Atari Presents Joust (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Joust / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Crisis on Earth-X! The Prequel (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils:
Rick Hoberg (credited)
Inks:
Bill Collins (credited)
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters:
Albert De Guzman (credited); David Cody Weiss [as Cody] (credited)
Job Number:
G-1036

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [The Ray; Tarantula; Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Human Bomb; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Liberty Belle; Phantom Lady; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Black Condor; Doll Man; Dr. Fate; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Plastic Man; Starman [Ted Knight]; Atom [Al Pratt]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Dr. Mid-Nite; Superman (Earth-2); Batman (Earth-2); Midnight; Robin (Earth-2, flashback); Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (flashback); Flash [Jay Garrick]; Sargon the Sorcerer; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Steel [Hank Heywood]; Star-Spangled Kid]]; Elektro (cameo); Per Degaton (flashback); The Freedom Fighters [Uncle Sam; Red Torpedo (flashback); Miss America (flashback); Neon the Unknown (flashback); The Invisible Hood (flashback); Magno, the Magnetic Man (flashback)]; Hourman [Rex Tyler] (flashback); Franklin Delano Roosevelt (flashback); Baron Blitzkrieg (villain, flashback); Mademoiselle Simone (flashback)
Synopsis:
Uncle Sam, Doll Man, and Midnight relate their recent adventures on Earth-X to the All-Star Squadron assembled in their headquarters, including the apparent death of the Freedom Fighters and Hourman. When finished, some of the All-Star Squadron return with Uncle Sam to Earth-X and some head to Santa Barbara to battle the Japanese on their own Earth-2.

Indexer Notes

Story continued from previous issue; story continues in next issue.
References Len Wein's creation of the Freedom Fighters in Justice League of America #107-108. Also references All-Star Squadron #1-#3 and #7-#9.

Where Science Ends -- Magic Begins... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Masters of The Universe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Did You Say...Money...Prizes? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Arak the Sorcerer! Arak the Dead! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cross Swords with Champions! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Meanwhile... / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano [as Dick] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Dick relates the trials, tribulations, and results of DC's two year talent search.

Indexer Notes

On second page between pages 17-18 of story.

The Toughest Ticket (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Veteran's Bedside Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

All-Star Squadroom / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas [as RT] (credited); Rick Hoberg (credited)
Pencils:
Rick Hoberg (Johnny Quick illustration, credited)
Inks:
Rick Hoberg (Johnny Quick illustration, credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1549

Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]
Synopsis:
Rick tells some of his biography and how he came to draw comics.

Indexer Notes

Includes letters reviewing recent issues of All-Star Squadron from Kenny Everhart and Ronald Schwartz. Also includes the biography from Rick Hoberg with an illustration of Johnny Quick by Hoberg, a cover reprint of Infinity, Inc. #2, and a list of All-Star first character appearances.

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

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

The Great Monogram 1/24th Scale Car Giveaway! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Masters of the Universe The Power of He-Man Video Game (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Intellivision / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Death on Earth-X!
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. Atari Presents Joust
    Joust
  3. 2. Crisis on Earth-X! The Prequel
    All-Star Squadron
  4. 3. Where Science Ends -- Magic Begins...
    Masters of The Universe
  5. 4. Did You Say...Money...Prizes?
    Grit
  6. 5. Arak the Sorcerer! Arak the Dead!
    DC Comics
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Cross Swords with Champions!
    Remco
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  10. 9. The Toughest Ticket
    Veteran's Bedside Network
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Squadroom
  12. 11. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  13. 12. The Great Monogram 1/24th Scale Car Giveaway!
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  14. 13. Masters of the Universe The Power of He-Man Video Game
    Intellivision
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein