All-Star Squadron #21 [Newsstand]
(May 1983)

DC, 1981 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1983-02-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893111105
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Roy Thomas (editor); Nicola Cuti (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of All-Star Squadron (DC, 1981 series) #21 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


All-Star Squadron vs. the Man Called Cyclotron! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-296
Genre
superhero
Characters
All-Star Squadron [Atom [Al Pratt]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Superman (Earth-2); Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Dr. Fate]; Cyclotron (villain)

A Tale of Three Citadels! (Table of Contents: 1)

All-Star Squadron / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Mike Machlan
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Carrie McCarthy [as C. McCarthy]

Job Number
J-8555
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [JSA; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Johnny Thunder's Thunderbolt; Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Dr. Fate; Starman [Ted Knight]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Dr. Mid-Nite; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Atom [Al Pratt]]; All-Star Squadron [Liberty Belle; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Steel [Hank Heywood]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Tarantula]; Superman (Earth-2); Cyclotron (intro, villain); Deathbolt (intro, villain); Ultra-Humanite (villain); Dragon King (flashback); Mayor Laguardia
Synopsis
Dr. Fate, Hawkman, Atom and Firebrand battle Cyclotron. Superman, Green Lantern and Liberty Belle are attacked by Deathbolt and the Ultra-Humanite inside Superman's Citadel.
Keywords
Perisphere; Powerstone; Superman's Citadel; Trylon; World War II

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue. Follow-up to Powerstone stories in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #47 & Superman (DC, 1939 series) #17. Cyclotron wears a costume identical to the final one worn by the Golden-age Atom. Ordway's Superman is styled like Shuster's original Superman. Trylon and Perisphere become All-Star Squadron Headquarters.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

All-Star Squadroom / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1225

Indexer Notes

Includes letters reviewing All-Star Squadron Annual #1. Letters from: Dustan Leary, Kent A. Phenis, Trevor Kimball and Chris Khalaf. Last page shared with a DC Coming Comics ad.

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DC Coming Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. All-Star Squadron vs. the Man Called Cyclotron!
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. A Tale of Three Citadels!
    All-Star Squadron
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Squadroom
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    DC Coming Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein