Green Lantern #193 [Canadian]
(October 1985)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-07-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893051510
Editing
Andy Helfer (editor, credited); Tom Condon (managing 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) #193 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #17.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton [as Staton] (signed)
Inks
Bruce Patterson [as Patterson] (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I could leave you here to die, Green Lantern--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Replikon (disguised as Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]); Green Lantern [John Stewart]
Synopsis
Replikon threatens John Stewart.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Nathaniel Dusk Private Investigator Is Back! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan ?
Inks
Gene Colan ?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Nathaniel Dusk

Indexer Notes

House ad for 4-issue Nathaniel Dusk Private Investigator series.
On inside front cover.

Dead Ringer (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-2022
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Dalor]; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris] (flashback); Hal Jordan; Replikon; Guardians of the Universe; Guy Gardner; Imi Kann (flashback); Tom Kalmaku (voice only); Replikon's children [Sachi; Yukinori]
Synopsis
Replikon captures Katma and John as they are passing through our solar system's asteroid belt, hoping to use their rings to make Earth suitable for his offspring to be born. But the two Green Lanterns escape and turn a asteroid into a habitable site and Replikon's children are born there. Meanwhile, Guy Gardner awakes from his coma and leaves the hospital.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Re-intro Guy Gardner as a leading character. Katma Tui and John Stewart become romantically entangled. Recounts Katma Tui's past love as detailed in Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #30.

Newtons Fruit Chewy Mix-Up! (Table of Contents: 3)

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for four flavors of Newtons cookies.
Between pages 4-5 of story.

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 4)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?; ? (photo)
Inks
?; ? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Characters
Bill Cosby

Indexer Notes

Ads in classified format for meteor pieces, comic books, self-defense training, the American Red Cross, novelties, and more. Print Advertising Representatives, Inc. agent.
Between pages 10-11 of story.

A New Town, a New Member, a New Beginning! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Geo-Force; Katana; Metamorpho; Black Lightning; Halo; Looker

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Outsiders comic.
On first page between pages 13-14 of story.

How Most Mouths Feel about Twizzlers (Table of Contents: 6)

Twizzlers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for candy from Hershey Foods Corporation.
On second page between pages 13-14 of story.

The World's Greatest Super Powers at Your Command! (Table of Contents: 7)

Warner Home Video / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Characters
Superman; Batman; Superboy; Aquaman

Indexer Notes

Ad for Super Powers Collection cartoons from Warner Home Video.
Between pages 16-17 of story.

Take the DC Challenge! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain Marvel; Dr. Fate; Superman; Wonder Woman; Jonah Hex; Captain Comet ?

Indexer Notes

House ad for subscriptions for the DC Challenge maxi-series.
Between pages 22-23 of story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Andrew Helfer (credited)
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2108

Indexer Notes

Letters from Walter Baucom, Gedson Maheux, Harlan Frellicher, Carl Cafarelli, Charles Brown, and T. M. Maple. Includes a small promo for "Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe" series and an announcement of several contests.

Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 10)

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Characters
Captain O

Indexer Notes

Ad for salespeople for greeting cards and gifts.

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

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

Script
Dick Giordano [as Dick] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All I wanted to do that night was go to sleep.
Synopsis
Dick discusses how the DC Challenge series came to be and lists the creative teams for each issue.

Indexer Notes

Includes a checklist of other DC titles on sale the week of July 18th, 1985.
On inside back cover.

Get in on the Action with Power Action! (Table of Contents: 12)

Super Powers Collection / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?; ? (photo)
Inks
?; ? (photo)
Colors
?; ? (photo)
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor; Hawkman; The Joker; Wonder Woman; Batman; Aquaman; The Penguin; The Flash; Brainiac; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Robin

Indexer Notes

Ad for poseable figures from Kenner division of CPG Products Corp.
On back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I could leave you here to die, Green Lantern--"]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Nathaniel Dusk Private Investigator Is Back!
    DC Comics
  3. 2. Dead Ringer
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Newtons Fruit Chewy Mix-Up!
    Nabisco cookies
  5. 4. Write Right Now!
  6. 5. A New Town, a New Member, a New Beginning!
    DC Comics
  7. 6. How Most Mouths Feel about Twizzlers
    Twizzlers
  8. 7. The World's Greatest Super Powers at Your Command!
    Warner Home Video
  9. 8. Take the DC Challenge!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  11. 10. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  12. 11. ["All I wanted to do that night was go to sleep."]
    Meanwhile...
  13. 12. Get in on the Action with Power Action!
    Super Powers Collection
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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