Green Lantern #193 [Newsstand]
(October 1985)

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Price:
0.75
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:
0709893051510
Editing:
Andy Helfer (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.


["I could leave you here to die, Green Lantern--"] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Staton [as Staton] (signed)
Inks:
Bruce Patterson [as Patterson] (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Replikon (disguised as Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]); Green Lantern [John Stewart]
Synopsis:
Replikon threatens John Stewart.

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Nathaniel Dusk Private Investigator Is Back! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Dead Ringer (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils:
Joe Staton (credited)
Inks:
Bruce Patterson (credited)
Colors:
Tony Tollin [as Anthony Tolin] (credited)
Letters:
Lois Buhalis [as L. Lois Buhalis] (credited)
Job Number:
G-2022

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Dalor]; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris] (flashback); Hal Jordan; Replikon; Guardians of the Universe; Guy Gardner; Imi Kann (flashback); Tom Kalmaku (voice only); Replikon's children [Sachi; Yukinori]
Synopsis:
Replikon captures Katma and John as they are passing through our solar system's asteroid belt, hoping to use their rings to make Earth suitable for his offspring to be born. But the two Green Lanterns escape and turn a asteroid into a habitable site and Replikon's children are born there. Meanwhile, Guy Gardner awakes from his coma and leaves the hospital.

Indexer Notes

Re-intro Guy Gardner as a leading character.
Katma Tui and John Stewart become romantically entangled.
Recounts Katma Tui's past love as detailed in Green Lantern (DC, 1960 Series) #30.

Newtons Fruit Chewy Mix-Up! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A New Town, a New Member, a New Beginning! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

How Most Mouths Feel about Twizzlers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Twizzlers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The World's Greatest Super Powers at Your Command! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Warner Home Video / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Take the DC Challenge! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Andrew Helfer (credited)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2108

Indexer Notes

Letters from Walter Baucom, Gedson Maheux, Harlan Frellicher, Carl Cafarelli, Charles Brown, and T. M. Maple.
Includes a small promo for "Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe" series and an announcement of several contests.

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

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

["All I wanted to do that night was go to sleep."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Dick discusses how the DC Challenge series came to be and lists the creative teams for each issue.

Indexer Notes

Includes a checklist of other DC titles on sale the week of July 18th, 1985.
On inside back cover.

Get in on the Action with Power Action! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Super Powers Collection / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I could leave you here to die, Green Lantern--"]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Nathaniel Dusk Private Investigator Is Back!
    DC Comics
  3. 2. Dead Ringer
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Newtons Fruit Chewy Mix-Up!
    Nabisco cookies
  5. 4. Write Right Now!
  6. 5. A New Town, a New Member, a New Beginning!
    DC Comics
  7. 6. How Most Mouths Feel about Twizzlers
    Twizzlers
  8. 7. The World's Greatest Super Powers at Your Command!
    Warner Home Video
  9. 8. Take the DC Challenge!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  11. 10. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  12. 11. ["All I wanted to do that night was go to sleep."]
    Meanwhile...
  13. 12. Get in on the Action with Power Action!
    Super Powers Collection
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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