Green Lantern #182 [Direct]
(November 1984)

DC, 1976 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-07-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Len Wein
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Green Lantern (DC, 1976 series) #182 [Newsstand].


Who Will Be the New Green Lantern (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Hal Jordan; Carol Ferris; Thomas Kalmaku; Carl Ferris; Bruce Gordon; Richard Davis
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan is astonished at the identity of his replacement Green Lantern.

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Atari Presents Mario Bros. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mario Bros. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's A Dirty Job, But...! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Len Wein (credited)
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons (credited)
Inks:
Mark Farmer (credited)
Colors:
Tony Tollin [as Anthony Tolin] (credited)
Letters:
John Costanza (credited)
Job Number:
G-1474

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hal Jordan; Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (flashback); Guardians of the Universe; Carol Ferris; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Major Disaster [Paul Booker] (villain); Bruce Gordon; Eclipso (image only); Tawny Young; April O'Rourke; Richard Davis; Mr. Smith; Carl Ferris; Tom Kalmaku; Lieutenant Costello; Clay Kendall
Synopsis:
John Stewart is named new Green Lantern by the Guardians of the Universe and he must stop Major Disaster from destroying a dam. Hal Jordan visits Abin Sur's grave and recalls how he first received the power ring. He later learns Stewart's secret identity, and Bruce Gordon has a premonition about Eclipso.

Indexer Notes

Hal Jordan is a central non-powered character until about issue #199. John Stewart becomes the primary Green Lantern until about issue #195.
References Green Lantern #177.

Find Your Way to the Newtons Treasure Chest!! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Blue Devil (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Driving Force! (Table of Contents)

Flash Force 2000 / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming (credited)
Pencils:
Denys Cowan (credited, [as Cowan] signed)
Inks:
Sal Trapani (credited, [as Trapani] signed)
Colors:
Joe Orlando (credited)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino [as Gaspar] (credited)
Editing:
Andy Helfer (credited)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dark Seekers; Dr. Malcolm Ryder; Flash Ryder; Damon Ryder; Shari; Terminus 3; Maz; Scout; 'Vette; Rampagers
Synopsis:
Terminus 3 tricks Damon into allowing him access to Dr. Ryder's lab, where Terminus reprograms the auto cars for evil. They kill Dr. Ryder but his three secret prototype cars destroy the Rampagers and save the city, even as Terminus 3 escapes using Damon as a hostage in the Battle Van.

Indexer Notes

Comic story introducing a line of toy cars from Matchbox
On 15 pages between pages 13-14 of Hal Jordan story.

Introducing Flash Force 2000 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Flash Force 2000 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Q. What Do You Get in the DC Digests? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I, Lantern (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joey Cavalieri (credited)
Pencils:
Kevin O'Neill (credited)
Inks:
Kevin O'Neill (credited)
Colors:
Tony Tollin [as Anthony Tolin] (credited)
Letters:
John Costanza (credited)
Job Number:
G-1333

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Guardians of the Universe; Green Lantern [Yron]; Green lantern (unnamed); Elga; The Krydos; Grendans
Synopsis:
At the funeral for deceased Green Lantern Stel, Yron hijacks a ride to Oa from the sector's new Green Lantern. There, he demands and is granted a Green Lantern's ring and with it he tries unsuccessfully to save his Grendan comrades from death at the hands of the Krydos.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Green Lantern #183. References Tales of the Green Lantern Corps (DC, 1981 Series) #2, where Stel died.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Letter from Jesse Hochstadt and Dick's response.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 5-6 of Green Lantern Corps story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters by Lantern Light / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Gibbons [as Gibbons] (signed)
Inks:
Dave Gibbons [as Gibbons] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
P-9

Characters:
Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Hal Jordan

Indexer Notes

Cover of next issue with out text or trade dress, rendered in black on blue background, on sale September 20th.

Do You Know Where Your Children Are? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Star Trek (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Star Trek / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

How to Write with a Candy Bar (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nabisco candies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Who Will Be the New Green Lantern
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Atari Presents Mario Bros.
    Mario Bros.
  3. 2. It's A Dirty Job, But...!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Find Your Way to the Newtons Treasure Chest!!
    Nabisco cookies
  5. 4. Cross Swords with Champions!
    Remco
  6. 5. Blue Devil
    DC Comics
  7. 6. Driving Force!
    Flash Force 2000
  8. 7. Introducing Flash Force 2000
    Flash Force 2000
  9. 8. Q. What Do You Get in the DC Digests?
    DC Comics
  10. 9. Write Right Now!
  11. 10. I, Lantern
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  14. 13. Do You Know Where Your Children Are?
    DC Comics
  15. 14. Star Trek
    Star Trek
  16. 15. How to Write with a Candy Bar
    Nabisco candies
  17. 16. Get in on the Action with Power Action!
    Super Powers Collection
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Steven Samuels
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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