All-Star Squadron #41 [Newsstand]
(January 1985)

DC, 1981 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-10-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893111101
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor); Janice Race (associate editor); Tom Condon (managing 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) #41 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


The Origin of Starman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Doris Lee; Dr. Doog
Keywords
Washington DC

Indexer Notes

Cover penciller and inker credits confirmed by Arvell Jones.

--Catch a Falling Starman! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roy Thomas; Paul Kupperberg (dialogue, pages 4-22)
Pencils
Arvell Jones
Inks
Bill Collins
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Lois Buhalis [as L. Lois]; John Clark [as Clark]

Job Number
G-1621
Genre
superhero
Characters
All-Star Squadron [Starman [Ted Knight] (origin); Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Tarantula; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Liberty Belle; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Amazing-Man; Batman (Earth-2, flashback); Robin (Earth-2, flashback)]; Doris Lee (flashback); Phantom Lady [as Sandra Knight] (flashback); Senator Knight (flashback); Woodley Allen (flashback); Dr. Doog (villain, flashback); Professor Abraham Davis (flashback)
Synopsis
An unconscious Starman is rescued by the All-Stars before he plummets to Earth. In flashback the origin of Starman and the creation of his Gravity Rod are detailed.
Keywords
Earth 2; Gravity Rod; Perisphere; Trylon; Washington DC; World War II

Indexer Notes

Shows that Sandra Knight (Phantom Lady) is Ted Knight's (Starman's) relative. Story continues in next issue.

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

All-Star Squadroom / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1780

Indexer Notes

Includes information on future developments in America vs. the Justice Society and All-Star Squadron; also includes cover to Super Jrs. Holiday Special.

Golden Age Gallery (Table of Contents: 3)

Justice Society of America / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [JSA; Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Dr. Mid-Nite; Dr. Fate; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Atom [Al Pratt]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art dated by Kubert as 6-11-70.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of Starman
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. --Catch a Falling Starman!
    All-Star Squadron
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Squadroom
  4. 3. Golden Age Gallery
    Justice Society of America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein