(May 1980)

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Volume
18
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-02-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893051505
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

On-sale date from Comic Reader #177.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano [as dg] (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano [as dg] (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-297
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In brightest day, in blackest night...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hector Hammond
Synopsis
Hal Jordan and Hector Hammond engage in a mental battle for control of Hal's power ring.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

You Can Own Both These H-O Scale Sherman Tanks and 30 Combat Marines for Just $2.00 (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Model Expo Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prologue (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Joe Staton (credited)
Inks
Joe Staton (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-6446
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Tom Kalmaku; Carol Ferris; General Fabrikant [Fabian]
Synopsis
A tired Green Lantern rests while telling the story that follows in this issue, and his ring warns him of General Fabrikant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This sequence is framing for the story that fills most of the issue. It has 3 pages before the story and 2 pages after.

The Green That Got Away! (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein (credited)
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Glynis Wein (credited)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman (credited)

Job Number
J-6345
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Ernie; Bert; Hector Hammond
Synopsis
Hector Hammond has been stealing bits of Green Lantern's power, and culminates the attacks by stealing it all and trapping Green Lantern. However, Green Lantern breaks free, recharges, and simply keeps Hammond busy until the stolen power runs out.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

References Green Lantern #101 and #115. Originally intended for Adventure Comics #467 when that series was momentarily going to continue as a dollar comic (see The Comic Reader #170 for the full story).

Get the Newest Number Yum! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

An Arrow In Time (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

10+4+132+95 (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Fruit Stripe Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

This Is the Beginning... (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Super Gifts & Gimmicks (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Fun Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You Don't Know What You're Missing! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Gumfighting Do's and Don'ts. (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Hubba Bubba Bubble Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A New, Deadly Challenge for the...Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

The Super-Stars of Comics Are Super-Stars of TV, Too! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[The World's Greatest Super-Heroes] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris [as JCH] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-477

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Alicia Wu, Gilbert Fein, and Tamsyn O'Flynn, with an illustration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

It's the Answer Man! / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Job Number
F-130
Synopsis
Trivia answers and other information on DC comics.

Indexer Notes

Part of The DC Feature Page.

Number 1 (Table of Contents: 20)

Fact File / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Insect Queen; Metamorpho

Indexer Notes

Part of The DC Feature Page.

204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Lucky Products, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Spot-bilt Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["In brightest day, in blackest night..."]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. You Can Own Both These H-O Scale Sherman Tanks and 30 Combat Marines for Just $2.00
    Model Expo Inc.
  3. 2. Prologue
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. The Green That Got Away!
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. Get the Newest Number Yum!
    Bubble Yum
  6. 5. Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  7. 6. An Arrow In Time
    Green Arrow; Hostess Fruit Pies
  8. 7. 10+4+132+95
    DC Comics
  9. 8. ["Hey kids, have as much fun in Fruit Stripe Land as you do chewing Fruit Stripe Gum."]
    Fruit Stripe Gum
  10. 9. Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke!
    Grit
  11. 10. This Is the Beginning...
    DC Comics
  12. 11. Super Gifts & Gimmicks
    Fun Factory
  13. 12. You Don't Know What You're Missing!
    DC Comics
  14. 13. Gumfighting Do's and Don'ts.
    Hubba Bubba Bubble Gum
  15. 14. A New, Deadly Challenge for the...Legion of Super-Heroes
    DC Comics
  16. 15. Write Right Now!
  17. 16. The Super-Stars of Comics Are Super-Stars of TV, Too!
    DC Comics
  18. 17. [The World's Greatest Super-Heroes]
    DC Comics
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    It's the Answer Man!
  21. 20. Number 1
    Fact File
  22. 21. 204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Lucky Products, Inc.
  23. 22. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  24. 23. ["Show Them Your Heels"]
    Spot-bilt Shoes
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