(February 1985)

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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

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


Special Origin Issue! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [John Stewart]
Synopsis:
Green Lantern bursts from a giant power lantern.

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Crank Up the Power of Pro Thunder! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Huffy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In Blackest Day...! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [John Stewart] (origin); Tawny Young; Guardians of the Universe; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Arkkis Chummuck]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Green Lantern [Arisia]; Green Lantern [Xax]; Eclipso (villain); Bruce Gordon; The Predator; Tom Kalmaku; Carol Ferris; Clay Kendall; April O'Rourke; Jake Ramirez; Carl Ferris; Richard Davis; Mr. Smith
Synopsis:
Tawny Young tries unsuccessfully to find out more about the new Green Lantern, John Stewart. Meanwhile, Eclipso has been separated from Bruce Gordon and steals Ferris' solar jet and its substitute pilot, Richard Davis.

Star Trek III Starship Combat Game (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

FASA Corporation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Oink! (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)

Opened at Last! The Sealed Book of Superman's Past! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Burdens (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils:
Don Heck (credited)
Inks:
Don Heck (credited)
Colors:
Shelley Eiber (credited)
Letters:
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [of Feron]; Miranda
Synopsis:
The Green Lantern of Feron retires without a successor.

DC Heroes Role Playing Game (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Super Powers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Just Like Starting Over (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A "Guest Meanwhile" featuring 2 reader letters: Daniel E. Alderman reviews his history reading DC Comics and his wish to be an editor someday. And Ken Jones discusses how DC would benefit from rebooting its entire line of comics.
On second page between pages 4-5 of Green Lantern Corps story. Includes the DC Check List of titles on sale the week of November 15, 1985.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters by Lantern Light / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein [as L] (credited)
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons ?
Inks:
Dave Gibbons ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dale Coe, Neil Ahlquist, Tim Durant, Ernie Hyndman, Jeffrey Lowndes, and T. M. Maple. Also includes a small drawing of Green Lantern.

Think Dirty. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Revell / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Lost.] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Pitfall II / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Special Origin Issue!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Crank Up the Power of Pro Thunder!
    Huffy
  3. 2. In Blackest Day...!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Star Trek III Starship Combat Game
    FASA Corporation
  5. 4. Did You Say...Money...Prizes?
    Grit
  6. 5. Oink!
    DC Comics
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Opened at Last! The Sealed Book of Superman's Past!
    DC Comics
  9. 8. Cross Swords with Champions!
    Remco
  10. 9. Burdens
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  11. 10. DC Heroes Role Playing Game
    Super Powers
  12. 11. Just Like Starting Over
    Meanwhile...
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  14. 13. Think Dirty.
    Revell
  15. 14. [Lost.]
    Pitfall II
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Donald Dale Milne