Green Lantern #147 [Direct]
(December 1981)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume
19
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-09-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dave Manak (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 has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
C-742
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're nothing withour your ring, Green Lantern!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Black Hand [William Hand]
Synopsis
A group of prison inmates attack Green Lantern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Challenge #8860 (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

...Do Not a Prison Make! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Joe Staton (credited)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters
Ben Oda (credited)

Job Number
J-7760
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Black Hand [William Hand]; Goldface (flashback); Carol Ferris; Thomas Kalmaku; Stanley; Gregory (Ferris employee); Carl Ferris; Congressman Jason Bloch
Synopsis
Goldface arranged for Green Lantern to be framed for a crime that sends him to prison, where Goldface also has substituted his own men for prison guards. These new "guards" allow Black Hand and the inmates to attack Green Lantern, who just barely escapes with the help of Tom Kalmaku back at his home. Meanwhile, Congressman Bloch has faked evidence in a hearing on Ferris Aircraft's contracts.
Reprints

The Magic in Gum Is Bubble Yum (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amaze Your Friends with My Willy Wonka Magic Card Trick Kit! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Willy Wonka's candies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Penguins on Parade (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Toon Time (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

CBS TV Network / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Buy Three Snap Tite Kits and We'll Send You $1.50 (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

NBC Super Star Saturday Pow! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

NBC TV Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Peril from the Past (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Laurie Sutton [as Laurie S. Sutton] (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt (credited)
Colors
Carl Gafford (credited)
Letters
Pierre Bernard, Jr. [as P. Bernard Jr.] (credited)

Job Number
J-7609
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Rad; Alanna
Synopsis
Adam and Alanna take Rad back to the abandoned city of Rabella he once lived in, defeat a petrified giant that comes alive, and Rad's parents take the boy back to their new home in the future.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-887

Indexer Notes

Answers to a letter in last issue from Derek Stevenson, letters from James Timlick, Arthur Vidro, and John Zuber, and a "hello" to Andrew Altenburg, David Cabianca, Paul Nani, and George English.

You Can Win! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Tyco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

First There Were Fast 111's You Like to Race... (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

MPC / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You're nothing withour your ring, Green Lantern!"]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Challenge #8860
    Lego Expert Builder Series
  3. 2. ...Do Not a Prison Make!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. The Magic in Gum Is Bubble Yum
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. Amaze Your Friends with My Willy Wonka Magic Card Trick Kit!
    Willy Wonka's candies
  6. 5. Penguins on Parade
    The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies
  7. 6. Toon Time
    CBS TV Network
  8. 7. Buy Three Snap Tite Kits and We'll Send You $1.50
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  9. 8. NBC Super Star Saturday Pow!
    NBC TV Network
  10. 9. Peril from the Past
    Adam Strange
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls
    Grit
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  14. 13. You Can Win!
    Tyco
  15. 14. First There Were Fast 111's You Like to Race...
    MPC
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