Green Lantern #136 [Newsstand]
(January 1981)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume
19
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-10-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893051501
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor, credited); Jack C. Harris (editor, credited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #136 [Direct].

The entire issue without cover is reprinted in Elson's Presents Super Heroes Comics (DC, 1981 series) #5.

On-sale date from Comic Reader #184.


[This One Has it All!] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler (credited); Joe Staton (credited); Dick Giordano (credited); Dave Cockrum (Adam Strange, credited)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited); Dave Cockrum (Adam Strange, credited); Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
C-464
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Eclipso; Adam Strange; Gordanian; Space Ramger

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Multi-paneled cover; each character is pictured separately, with no interaction. The Adam Strange figure comes from a cover done for a never-launched title to feature Plastic Man and Adam Strange when DC cancelled plans for the Five-Star Super-Hero Spectacular dollar comic, leaving new TV star Plastic Man without a home, before his feature was placed in the newly standard-size Adventure Comics, and the Adam Strange feature went into limbo.

The Saga of Johnny West (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Acme boots / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Space Ranger Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Joe Staton (credited)
Inks
Joe Staton (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters
Ben Oda (credited)

Job Number
J-6997
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll; Eclipso [Bruce Gordon] (villain); Chairman Dasor; Iona Vane; Carol Ferris (flashback); Thomas Kalmaku; Gordanians; Carl Ferris; Mrs. Ferris; unnamed hitman
Synopsis
After a brief encounter with Eclipso, Green Lantern winds up in Space Ranger's era on his way to the world of 5708. There, he is captured along with Space Ranger and Cryll, by Gordanian invaders.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Green Lantern #135; story continues in Green Lantern #137.

NBC Saturday Morning! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

NBC TV Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Gifts & Gimmicks (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Fun Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Flash Meets the Bureauc-Rat (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Flash; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[We're the Toys that You Fill with Candy Treats!] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Pez / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Gameplayers of Rann (Table of Contents: 9)

Adam Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Laurie Sutton [as Laurie S. Sutton] (credited)
Pencils
Rodin Rodriguez (credited)
Inks
Tex Blaisdell (credited)
Colors
Jerry Serpe (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
J-6979
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Ravin
Synopsis
The Zeenon alien Ravin has taken human form to win in Rann's version of the Olympic Games, as a prelude to Zeenon conquest. But Adam sees through the ruse and defeats Ravin.
Reprints

For a World of Fun...Grow Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris [as JCH] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-641
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dave Lauder and John Grigas, Jr. Includes "This Month from the J.C.H. Cubicle" with information on DC Comics on sale this month.

Trans Am Muscle (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Monogram Models, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Challenge You. (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Lego Expert Builder Series / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [This One Has it All!]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Saga of Johnny West
    Acme boots
  3. 2. The Space Ranger Strikes Back!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. NBC Saturday Morning!
    NBC TV Network
  5. 4. Super Gifts & Gimmicks
    Fun Factory
  6. 5. The Flash Meets the Bureauc-Rat
    The Flash; Hostess Fruit Pies
  7. 6. [We're the Toys that You Fill with Candy Treats!]
    Pez
  8. 7. We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls
    Grit
  9. 8. Write Right Now!
  10. 9. The Gameplayers of Rann
    Adam Strange
  11. 10. For a World of Fun...Grow Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  13. 12. Trans Am Muscle
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  14. 13. We Challenge You.
    Lego Expert Builder Series
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer