Green Lantern #137 [British]
(February 1981)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume
19
Price
0.15 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
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) #137 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-513
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I had to travel 4,000 years into the future...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Space Ranger; Adam Strange; Gordanians
Synopsis
Green Lantern and Space Ranger are separated in time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Adam Strange appears in a separate vignette.

The New Monogram Super Kits (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for large scale model kits.
On inside front covers.

Time Times Two Equals Death (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Joe Staton (credited)
Inks
Joe Staton (signed)
Colors
Jerry Serpe (credited)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Space Ranger; Cryll; Commander Lorquad; Commander Krool; Myra Mason; Iona Vane; Chairman Dasor; Thomas Kalmaku (cameo); Carol Ferris (cameo); Gordanians
Synopsis
Cryll breaks Green Lantern and Space Ranger out captivity by the Gordanians, but Green Lantern is transported to Chairman Dasor's time. There, he defeats the Gordanians and is sent back to help Space Ranger do the same in his time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First mention of the Citadel, which later plays a part of the Omega Men and Teen Titan background. Also mentions the Psions. At different times in the future, the Gordanians work for the Citadel and the Psions.

For a World of Fun...Grow Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Sea Monkeys from Transcience Corporation.
Between pages 5-6 of Green Lantern story.

Aquaman and the Space Capsule (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Aqualad; Mera; astronauts
Synopsis
A returning NASA space capsule is rescued from the deep by Aquaman, and his family serves the astronauts Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Hostess Fruit Pies from Continental Baking Company.
Between pages 9-10 of Green Lantern story.

Fire Away at the Forces of Evil! (Table of Contents: 5)

Road Rockets / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for racing car game from Lakeside.
Between pages 12-13 of Green Lantern story.

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 6)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Charles Atlas

Indexer Notes

Ads in classified format for body building, martial arts training, comics, novelties, The American Red Cross, and more. S. Schwarz & Co. agent.

The Secret of Adam Strange (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Laurie Sutton (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
J-7036
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; Budgees
Synopsis
Alanna is told to wait in a certain spot for Adam for an anniversary surprise, but the Budgees have colonized the area since they were last there and they nearly kill Alanna while she waits.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

At the end of the story, it is revealed that Sardath has invented a Zeta transmitter that will allow Alanna to travel to Earth with Adam.

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

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

Script
Jack C. Harris (credited)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-657

Indexer Notes

Letters from Roger Schoolcraft, Rod Wahowski, and Tony Edwards. Also includes "This Month from the J.C.H. Cubicle", with information on DC Comics now on sale.

We're the Toys that You Fill with Candy Treats! (Table of Contents: 9)

Pez / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters
Spider-Man; Captain America; The Hulk; The Joker; Wonder Woman; Batman

Indexer Notes

Ad for candy in superhero shaped containers.

We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls (Table of Contents: 10)

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for sales people for Grit newspapers.

Super Gifts & Gimmicks (Table of Contents: 11)

Fun Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for toys and novelties.
On inside back cover.

We Challenge You. (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for toy building sets.
On back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I had to travel 4,000 years into the future..."]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The New Monogram Super Kits
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  3. 2. Time Times Two Equals Death
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. For a World of Fun...Grow Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  5. 4. Aquaman and the Space Capsule
    Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  6. 5. Fire Away at the Forces of Evil!
    Road Rockets
  7. 6. Write Right Now!
  8. 7. The Secret of Adam Strange
    Adam Strange
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  10. 9. We're the Toys that You Fill with Candy Treats!
    Pez
  11. 10. We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls
    Grit
  12. 11. Super Gifts & Gimmicks
    Fun Factory
  13. 12. We Challenge You.
    Lego Expert Builder Series
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