Green Lantern #197 [Newsstand]
(February 1986)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-11-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893051502
Editing
Andy Helfer (editor); Tom Condon (managing editor)
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) #197 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #21.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Bruce Patterson (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The explosive confrontation you demanded...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hal Jordan; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

2 (Table of Contents: 1)

Green Lantern / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
Anthony Tollin [as Tony Tollin]
Letters
Lois Buhalis [as L. Lois Buhalis]

Job Number
G-2233
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; The Shark; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Salakk]; Green Lantern [Eddore of Tront]; Green Lantern [Zborra]; Hector Hammond; Sonar [Bito Wladon]; Goldface [Keith Kenyon]; Throttle; Blindside; Guardian of the Universe; Hal Jordan (with ring); Sinestro (last page cameo)
Synopsis
Guy gathers an army of villains per the orders of the Guardians. John and Katma confront Guy, but before they can stop him, Hal arrives with a ring granted to him by a Guardian for him to aide Guy on his mission.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Stewart vs Gardner. Vs the Shark, with a host of other villains (Hector Hammond, Sonar, Goldface, others) as Guy Gardner recruits them to help in the Crisis. Continued next issue. Also not billed as Crisis crossover, although it does mention it in the issue.

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

Letters by Lantern Light / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Andy Helfer
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2239
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The explosive confrontation you demanded..."]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. 2
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
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