([April] 1992)

DC, 1992 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1992-02-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
070989311473 03
Editing
Bob Kahan (reprint editor); Julius Schwartz (original editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This is one of 10 issues under the banner "DC Silver Age Classics." They reprinted classic comics of the Silver Age. They had no numbers or publication dates in the indicia.

Starro the Conqueror! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp; typeset

Genre
superhero
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Starro the Conqueror! (Table of Contents: 1)

Justice League of America / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Superman [Clark Kent] (cameo); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]] (first appearance); Starro; Steve Trevor (cameo); Captain Harding (cameo)
Synopsis
Peter the Puffer Fish alerts Aquaman to an attack on Earth from an alien starfish named Starro the Conqueror. Starro has altered three ordinary starfish into his lieutenants. Aquaman alerts his friends Wonder Woman, Superman, Green Lantern, Batman, Flash, and J'onn J'onzz. Though Superman and Batman are too busy to attend, the rest meet and split up into teams.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Justice League of America.

Starro vs. Green Lantern (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice League of America / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Starro
Synopsis
One of Starro's lieutenants steals and explodes an atomic bomb to absorb its power. Green Lantern defeats him.
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Starro vs. Wonder Woman and John Jones (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Starro
Synopsis
The second starfish lieutenant steals a laboratory filled with a braintrust of scientists with the intent of absorbing their knowledge of earth science and defenses. Working to free the scientists, Wonder Woman and J'onn J'onzz discover that Starro's lieutenants can transfer absorbed power and knowledge to the others, as this Starro can now fire nuclear blasts.
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Starro vs. the Flash! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Snapper Carr (intro); Starro; John Carr (Snapper's father); Mrs. Carr (Snapper's mother); Janet Carr (Snapper's sister)
Synopsis
Flash faces his Starro duplicate in Happy Harbor where the entire populace have fallen under Starro's influence, except for one lone teenager. Flash defeats the third Starro lieutenant, learns where the real Starro is, and decides to let "Snapper" Carr join him for the showdown.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Snapper Carr.

Starro vs. Justice League of America (Table of Contents: 5)

Justice League of America / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Superman [Clark Kent] (cameo); Snapper Carr (joins)]; Starro (villain)
Synopsis
During the final battle, Flash and Green Lantern determine that Snapper is covered with lime, and that prevents Starro from affecting him. A few barrels of lime, and Starro becomes a souvenir for the JLA trophy room.
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A Concept "Teaming" with Potential; The Brave and the Bold #28 (Table of Contents: 6)

Classics Comments / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Biggers; Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Starro the Conqueror!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Starro the Conqueror!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. Starro vs. Green Lantern
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. Starro vs. Wonder Woman and John Jones
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. Starro vs. the Flash!
    Justice League of America
  6. 5. Starro vs. Justice League of America
    Justice League of America
  7. 6. A Concept "Teaming" with Potential; The Brave and the Bold #28
    Classics Comments
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jon Ingersoll