All-Star Squadron #60 [Newsstand]
(August 1986)

DC, 1981 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1986-05-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893111108
Editing
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Barbara Randall (associate 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) #60 [Direct].

On-sale date from DC Releases #27.


The Justice Society Is Back!! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
All-Star Squadron [Justice Society of America [Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Johnny Thunder's Thunderbolt; Starman [Ted Knight]; Dr. Mid-Nite; Atom [Al Pratt]; Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Sandman [Wesley Dodds]]]

The End of the Beginning! (Table of Contents: 1)

All-Star Squadron; Justice Society of America / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Mike Clark (pages 1-7); Arvell Jones (pages 8-22)
Inks
Vince Colletta; Tony DeZuniga
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
David Cody Weiss

Job Number
G-2423
Genre
superhero
Characters
All-Star Squadron [Justice Society of America [Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Johnny Thunder's Thunderbolt; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Mid-Nite; Starman [Ted Knight]; Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Atom [Al Pratt]; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]( mentioned as Justice Batallion)]; Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Shining Knight; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Amazing-Man; Tarantula; Batman (Earth-2); Robin (Earth-2); Flash [Jay Garrick]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Liberty Belle; Aquaman (Earth-2); Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Sandy the Golden Boy; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Crimson Avenger; Wing; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; The Whip; Zatara; Green Arrow (Earth-2); Speedy (Earth-2); Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Guardian; T.N.T.; Dan the Dyna-Mite; Mr. Terrific; Sargon the Sorcerer; Mr. America [Tex Thomson]; Dr. Occult; Superman (Earth-2); Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; Human Bomb; The Jester; Phantom Lady; Black Condor; Uncle Sam; The Ray; Plastic Man (Earth-2)]; Charles Grayson; Mekanique (villain); Admiral Higby; President Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Harbinger (cameo, flashback); Gootsden (villain); Adolf Hitler (cameo)
Synopsis
The missing JSA'ers return from hyperspace and loose ends from Crisis are tied up as Mekanique explains her mission to the All-Stars, who aid her, not knowing that it would change the future she came from (and in essence start the post-Crisis history for the Squadron on the single earth).
Keywords
FBI; Perisphere; time travel; Trylon; World War II

Indexer Notes

Wraps up the 'Shanghaied Into hyperspace' story started in # 50 (based on All-Star Comics (DC, 1940 series) # 13. Includes pin-up pages of the All-Star Squadron as part of the story, one is after Mekanique's changes take place(page 22, without Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman, but with Human Bomb, The Jester, Phantom Lady, Black Condor, Uncle Sam, The Ray, and Plastic Man in their place in center), and one is BEFORE her changes take place (page 16, with Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman in center). Also of note, artist erroneously had Green Arrow (Earth-2) and Speedy (Earth-2) in both portraits before the edict was made that they,too, were no longer in existence, as later stated by Roy Thomas in a later issue of All-Star Squadron, since they also had doppelgangers (Silver and Golden Age versions pre-Crisis). Last true Squadron story before Young All-Stars (DC, 1987 series) # 1 and post-Crisis continuity. Issue #'s 61-67 origin stories (as fillers).

The New Teen Titans Spotlight On... (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Batman; Halo / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

All-Star Squadroom / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2406

Indexer Notes

Includes letters reviewing All-Star Squadron (DC, 1981 series) #55, as well as an announcement that due to the Crisis on Infinite Earths ending, this issue will be the last to feature an ongoing storyline for All-Star Squadron in continuity. The series will continue with origins of many All-Stars which would not make it into the the Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) series for a couple of years.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Justice Society Is Back!!
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. The End of the Beginning!
    All-Star Squadron; Justice Society of America
  3. 2. The New Teen Titans Spotlight On...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Halo
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Squadroom
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jochen G.
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein