Green Lantern #183 [Direct-Sales Variant]
(December 1984)

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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-08-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Len Wein (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.

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


["Out of my way, has-been!"] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Gibbons [as Gibbons] (signed)
Inks:
Dave Gibbons [as Gibbons] (signed)
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hal Jordan; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Carol Ferris; Thomas Kalmaku; Bruce Gordon; Jake Ramirez; Mr. Smith
Synopsis:
John Stewart pushes his way past Hal Jordan as the other characters look on.

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Atari Presents Mario Bros. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mario Bros. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Day of Disaster (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Len Wein (credited)
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons (credited)
Inks:
Mark Farmer (credited)
Colors:
Tony Tollin [as Anthony Tolin] (credited)
Letters:
John Costanza (credited)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Major Disaster [Paul Booker]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Superman (flashback); Flash (flashback); Tawny Young; Hal Jordan; Thomas Kalmaku; Bruce Gordon; Carol Ferris; Lieutenant Costello; Mr. Smith; Clay Kendall; April O'Rourke
Synopsis:
John Stewart averts a catastrophic dam break caused by Major Disaster, and captures him. Meanwhile, Bruce Gordon is receiving threatening messages and Hal Jordan has ruined his friendship with Tom Kalmaku and is having second thoughts about not being a Green Lantern.

Imagine! Oreo Cookies Everywhere!! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look Out When New Bonkers Fruit Candy Hits Town! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nabisco candies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Saturday Morning (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

NBC TV Network / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Saturday's the Place (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

I, Lantern Part Two (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joey Cavalieri (credited)
Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill (credited)
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill (credited)
Colors:
Tony Tollin [as Anthony Tolin] (credited)
Letters:
John Costanza (credited)

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Yron]; Guardians of the Universe; Green Lantern [Stel]; Krydos
Synopsis:
Yron underestimates the Krydos and they kill him, but his last dying act is to bring back Stel to life, whereupon Stel retrieves his power ring and defeats the Krydos.

Indexer Notes

Continued from previous issue.
The writing purposefully is ambiguous as to whether Stel is brought back to life, merely reanimated by the Green Energy, a construct of Green Energy, or is some kind of amalgam of Stel and Yron.

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

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Len Wein (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from David Wright, Kevin Brown, Wallace Hopkins, and Delmo Walters, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mark Delaney
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A "Guest Meanwhile" where Mark tells how he began comic book collecting and how he continues to spend too much money on it.

E-X-TRA E-X-TRA Spending Money! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Look What You Get with New Razzles (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Razzles Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Free T-Shirt (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

How to Write with a Candy Bar (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nabisco candies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Out of my way, has-been!"]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Atari Presents Mario Bros.
    Mario Bros.
  3. 2. Day of Disaster
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Imagine! Oreo Cookies Everywhere!!
    Nabisco cookies
  5. 4. Look Out When New Bonkers Fruit Candy Hits Town!
    Nabisco candies
  6. 5. Saturday Morning
    NBC TV Network
  7. 6. Saturday's the Place
    CBS TV Network
  8. 7. I, Lantern Part Two
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  9. 8. Cross Swords with Champions!
    Remco
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  12. 11. E-X-TRA E-X-TRA Spending Money!
    Grit
  13. 12. Look What You Get with New Razzles
    Razzles Gum
  14. 13. Free T-Shirt
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  15. 14. How to Write with a Candy Bar
    Nabisco candies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • John Wells
  • Lou Mazzella
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