All-Star Squadron #57 [Newsstand]
(May 1986)

DC, 1981 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1986-02-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893111105
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) #57 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #24.


Spotlight on the Atom, Starman, and Wonder Woman (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Mike Clark (signed)
Inks
Jerry Acerno (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
All-Star Squadron [Justice Society of America [Atom [Al Pratt]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (Earth-2); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Earth-2, headshot); Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (headshot); Hourman [Rex Tyler] (headshot); Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders] (headshot); The Flash [Jay Garrick] (headshot)]]
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Kaleidoscope (Table of Contents: 1)

All-Star Squadron / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Mike Clark
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
David Cody Weiss

Genre
superhero
Characters
All-Star Squadron [Liberty Belle [Libby Lawrence]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Amazing-Man [Will Everett]; Tarantula [John Law]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Superman [Clark Kent] (Earth-2); Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Dr. Occult; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; Sandy the Golden Boy [Sandy Hawkins]; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Hawkman [Carter Hall] (cameo, flashback); Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (cameo, flashback)]
Synopsis
Dr. Occult is called in to search for the still-missing JSA'ers by the Squadron, and finds 3 of them (Wonder Woman, Atom, Starman) before his powers are overloaded. The Squadron now has hope that they are still alive even as the red skies continue to exist on Earth-2.
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Keywords
Perisphere; time travel; Trylon

Indexer Notes

This serves as a 4 page framing story which takes place in "current" time (April 1942), while the other stories in this issue are three JSA in Hyperspace chapters. Crisis Cross-over, though no banner appears on cover. Story continued in part from previous issue; story continues in part in next issue.

["Shanghaied into Hyperspace!" Interlude Four] (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Gardner Fox (original story)
Pencils
Rick Hoberg; Joe Gallagher (original art)
Inks
Rick Hoberg; Tim Gula; Joe Gallagher (original art)
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
David Cody Weiss

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [JSA; Atom [Al Pratt]]
Reprints
Keywords
Mars

Indexer Notes

Atom's chapter. Story adapted from All-Star Comics (DC, 1940 series) #13. Tim Gula credited in letters page of #62.

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

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

["Shanghaied into Hyperspace!" Interlude Five] (Table of Contents: 4)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Gardner Fox (original story)
Pencils
Arvell Jones; Jack Burnley (original art)
Inks
Alfredo Alcala; Jack Burnley (original art)
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
David Cody Weiss

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [JSA; Starman [Ted Knight]]
Reprints
Keywords
Jupiter; robot

Indexer Notes

Starman's chapter. Story adapted from All-Star Comics (DC, 1940 series) #13.

["Shanghaied into Hyperspace!" Interlude Six] (Table of Contents: 5)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Gardner Fox (original story first draft); William Marston (original story re-write)
Pencils
Richard Howell; Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (original art, credited)
Inks
Richard Howell; Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (original art, credited)
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
David Cody Weiss

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [JSA; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (Earth-2)]; Aphrodite (cameo)
Reprints
Keywords
Venus

Indexer Notes

Wonder Woman's chapter. Story adapted from All-Star Comics (DC, 1940 series) #13. Story continues in next issue.

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas [as R. T.]
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters reviewing recent issues of All-Star Squadron.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spotlight on the Atom, Starman, and Wonder Woman
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. Kaleidoscope
    All-Star Squadron
  3. 2. ["Shanghaied into Hyperspace!" Interlude Four]
    Justice Society of America
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  5. 4. ["Shanghaied into Hyperspace!" Interlude Five]
    Justice Society of America
  6. 5. ["Shanghaied into Hyperspace!" Interlude Six]
    Justice Society of America
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Squadroom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein