All-Star Squadron #59 [Direct Edition]
(July 1986)

DC, 1981 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1986
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Creative Editor); Barbara Randall (Associate Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Arvell Jones
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Starman [Ted Knight]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Mid-Nite; Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Atom [Al Pratt]; Spectre; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Johnny Thunder's Thunderbolt; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Dan the Dyna-Mite; Batman (Earth-2); Robin (Earth-2); Robotman [Robert Crane]; Amazing-Man; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Mr. America [Tex Thomson]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Guardian; T.N.T.; Mr. Terrific; Stripesy; Star-Spangled Kid; Shining Knight; Crimson Avenger; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wing; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Tarantula; Zatara; The Whip; Superman (Earth-2); Liberty Belle; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Speedy (Earth-2); Green Arrow (Earth-2); Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; Sargon the Sorcerer; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; Aquaman (Earth-2); Sandy the Golden Boy] (inset); Mekanique (villain)

Indexer Notes

Cover penciller and inker credits confirmed by Arvell Jones.

Out of the Ashes... Mekanique! (Table of Contents)

All-Star Squadron / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas (co-plotter)
Pencils:
Arvell Jones
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
David Cody Weiss
Job Number:
G-2373

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [Aquaman (Earth-2) (first appearance); Robotman [Robert Crane]; Superman (Earth-2); Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Dr. Occult; Green Arrow (Earth-2); Speedy (Earth-2); Mr. Terrific; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Amazing-Man; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; The Whip; Tarantula; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; T.N.T.; Dan the Dyna-Mite; Mr. America [Tex Thomson]; Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; Guardian; Crimson Avenger; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Liberty Belle; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Batman (Earth-2); Robin (Earth-2); Sargon the Sorcerer; Sandy the Golden Boy; Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Shining Knight; Wing; Zatara; Starman [Ted Knight] (cameo, flashback); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (cameo, flashback); Spectre (cameo, flashback); Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (cameo, flashback); Johnny Thunder (Earth-2, cameo, flashback); Wonder Woman (Earth-2, cameo, flashback); Dr. Mid-Nite (cameo, flashback); Atom [Al Pratt] (cameo, flashback)]; Little Boy Blue (cameo, flashback); Blue Boys (cameo, flashback); Mekanique (villain); Chuck Grayson
Synopsis:
As the Crisis rages on, the All-Stars meet to discuss Mekanique's fate while she's in Robotman's lab. Although through a majority vote they want her at the Perisphere headquarters, Robotman refuses to return her, and a contingent go to collect her, but thanks to Robotman's repairs, she regains consciousness, with the All-Stars unaware of her true intentions.

Indexer Notes

With the Golden Age Aquaman, in his first appearance in this feature as explained by Roy Thomas in a later letters page. Story continued from previous issue; story concludes next issue.

Shanghaied into Hyperspace! Interlude Eight (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Gardner Fox (original story)
Pencils:
Ron Harris
Inks:
Mike Gustovich
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
David Cody Weiss

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [JSA; Spectre]; Fanna; Freyor; Thermo
Synopsis:
The Spectre is sent to an alien planet, where two races, The Furred Ones and The Psle Ones, fight each other for control. He manages to set them right.

Indexer Notes

Story continued from previous issue; story continues in next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2388

Indexer Notes

Includes letters reviewing All-Star Squadron (DC, 1981 series) #54, from readers Hurricane Heeran, John Migliore, Robert T. Jeschonek, "Goofy Maple", David Levine, and Jonathan Gilbert.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. Out of the Ashes... Mekanique!
    All-Star Squadron
  3. 2. Shanghaied into Hyperspace! Interlude Eight
    Justice Society of America
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Squadroom
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