([September] 1986)

DC, 1986 Series
 
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1986-09-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Andy Helfer (Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Tales Of The Green Lantern Corps (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern Corps / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane (layouts, signed); Joe Staton (finished pencils, signed)
Inks:
Bruce Patterson [as bdp] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern Corps (many unnamed members); Green Lantern [Abin Sur]; Green Lantern [Penn Maricc]; Green Lantern [Ghrelk]; Green Lantern [Varik]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Joe Staton was asked to update the original Gil Kane cover that is included in this issue as a pinup. Lettering credit from Steven Tice, June 2008.

Escapist Entertainment (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Bill Willingham
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sinestro; Green Lantern [Rasa Nekroy]; Green Lantern [Palagua]; Green Lantern [Cimfet Tau]; Guardians of the Universe
Synopsis:
At the Guardians Prison, Sinestro tells stories to the imprisoned Sector 3600, in hopes of waking it up and freeing him.

Indexer Notes

Used as a framing device, page 5 of this story comes after page 14 of the issue, page 6 comes after pge 30 of the issue, and pages 7 and 8 after page 45 of the issue.

Mercenary! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mindy Newell
Pencils:
George Freeman
Inks:
George Freeman
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
David Cody Weiss
Editing:
Len Wein; Andy Helfer

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Penn Maric]; Guardians of the Universe; Prince Tayla
Synopsis:
An outcast of society is offered a chance to join the Green Lantern Corps, but rejects the offer... and the Guardians.

Old Man Lantern (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Trevor Von Eden
Inks:
Trevor Von Eden
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Len Wein; Andy Helfer

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Ghrelk]; Green Lantern [Varix]
Synopsis:
An ancient and respected Green Lantern fights the one foe he cannot defeat-- old age.

Tygers (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Len Wein; Andy Helfer

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Abin Sur]; The Empire of Tears; Qull of the Five Inversions; the Guardians of the Universe (cameo, flashback); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Weaponers of Qward; Ranx, the Sentient City; Children of the White Lobe; Green Lantern [Sodam Yat, a Daxamite]; Green Lantern [Mogo]
Synopsis:
Abin Sur seeks a crippled ship that has crashed on Ysmault, a lifeless planet in a forbidden territory by the Guardians. There Abin finds The Empire of Tears-- hellish demons that taunt him, including Qull of the Five Inversions. Qull freely answers three questions for Abin about the crippled ship, Abin's future and the Guardians' greatest catastrophe. And in doing so destroys Abin Sur years in the future.
Reprints:

[Bonus Pin-Up!] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern Corps / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed); Joe Staton
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed); Joe Staton
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Arkkis Chummuck]; Green Lantern [Arisia]

Indexer Notes

This is the original cover for this book, but was redrawn because a number of the Green Lanterns pictured had died or undergone extensive costume changes.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tales Of The Green Lantern Corps
    Green Lantern Corps
  2. 1. Escapist Entertainment
    Green Lantern Corps
  3. 2. Mercenary!
    Green Lantern Corps
  4. 3. Old Man Lantern
    Green Lantern Corps
  5. 4. Tygers
    Green Lantern Corps
  6. 5. [Bonus Pin-Up!]
    Green Lantern Corps
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Mark Boyer
  • Jerry Hillegas