All-Star Squadron #8 [Direct Sales]
(April 1982)

DC, 1981 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1982-01-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Len Wein; Mike W. Barr (associate)
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 has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[Afternoon of the Assassins!] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-826

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Liberty Belle; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Shining Knight; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]]; Winston Churchill; Kung (as a giant praying mantis)
Reprints:

Afternoon of the Assassins! (Table of Contents)

All-Star Squadron / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Gerry Conway ("Steel" sequence)
Pencils:
Adrian Gonzales; Don Heck ("Steel" sequence)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-7958

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [Shining Knight; Liberty Belle; Steel [Hank Heywood] (origin recap); Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Robotman [Robert Crane]]; Winston Churchill; Kung (villain); Dr. Gilbert Giles (flashback); Major Morton; Baron Blitzkrieg (cameo); Zwerg (cameo); Gloria Giles (flashback)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Versus Kung the Assassin from Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #238 (December 1977) and Baron Blitzkrieg. Steel the Indestructible Man is introduced. This and the next issue incorporate pages from the never-published Steel, the Indestructible Man (DC, 1978 series) #6 re-inked, re-lettered, and partially re-drawn and re-written. Pages 1-8 are penciled by Adrian Gonzales. Pages 10, 11, 14, 15, and 17 are penciled by Don Heck. Pages 9, 12, 13, and 16 feature panels drawn by both Heck and Gonzales. Story continues in All-Star Squadron #9 (May 1982).

Fact File (Table of Contents)

All-Star Squadron / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Adrian Gonzales
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
Carl Gafford?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-7958

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
All-Star Squadron [Shining Knight; Winged Victory; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]]

Indexer Notes

Fact File Page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

All-Star Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-997

Indexer Notes

Includes letters reviewing All-Star Squadron #4

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Afternoon of the Assassins!]
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. Afternoon of the Assassins!
    All-Star Squadron
  3. 2. Fact File
    All-Star Squadron
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comments
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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