(February 1987)

DC, 1981 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD
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:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Greg Weisman (assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Origin of Tarantula (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Arvell Jones (signed)
Inks:
Tony deZuniga (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [Tarantula; Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (inset)]

The Origin of Tarantula! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the All-Star Squadron / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg
Inks:
Tony deZuniga
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
David Cody Weiss

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [Tarantula (origin); Liberty Belle (cameo, flashback); Robotman [Robert Crane] (cameo, flashback); Shining Knight (cameo, flashback); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (cameo, flashback); Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (flashback); Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers] (cameo, flashback); Firebrand [Danette Reilly] (cameo, flashback); Commander Steel (cameo, flashback)]; Dian Belmont (flashback); Olga; Ace-Deuce (flashback, villain); Pugs O'Bannion (flashback, villain)

Indexer Notes

The Origin of Tarantula, re-told from Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #1. Includes an encounter with the Simon and Kirby Sandman, which shows the similarity between their two costumes and Tarantula deciding to change his.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Inks:
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2594

Indexer Notes

Includes a short article on the history of Tarantula, as well as letters reviewing All-Star Squadron (DC, 1981 series) #61.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Origin of Tarantula
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. The Origin of Tarantula!
    Tales of the All-Star Squadron
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Squadroom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein