Green Lantern #157 [Direct]
(October 1982)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume
20
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-06-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor, credited); Marv Wolfman (editor, credited); Ernie Colon (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 has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Fearsome Return of Hector Hammond! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard [as Pollard] (signed)
Inks
Keith Pollard [as Pollard] (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
C-986
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Star Kill!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hector Hammond
Synopsis
Hal Jordan flies through space, menaced by a giant image of Hector Hammond.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

We Hopped Frogger out of the Arcade. (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Frogger / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

There's No Grave Like Home (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mike W. Barr (credited)
Pencils
Keith Pollard (credited)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters
John Costanza [as J. Constanza] (credited)
Editing
Marv Wolfman (credited)

Job Number
J-8199
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hector Hammond; Carol Ferris
Synopsis
Hector Hammond has been able to find another piece of the meteor that gave him his powers, and uses it to increase his powers. But overuse while trying to defeat Green Lantern reverts him back to his helpless state.
Reprints

Now Bubble Yum is Super Yum (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Build and Fly Space Shuttle Columbia (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Estes Industries / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

New Capsela Construction (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Capsela / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be a Life Savers Flavor Shooter! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Life Savers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 82! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

One Among the Stars! (Table of Contents: 9)

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg (credited)
Pencils
Irv Novick (credited)
Inks
Joe Giella (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)
Editing
Len Wein (credited)

Job Number
J-8328
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Charlie Vicker]; Guardian of the Universe; Axelbob III inhabitants
Synopsis
Charlie is becoming disgusted with the duties of a Green Lantern and the isolation of not being near any humans.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

Charlie Vicker of Earth became a Green Lantern in the events of Green Lantern #55 and #56, where his name was given as Charley Vicker.

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You Can Enter the Swamp Thing Movie Contest! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Letters by Lantern Light / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr [as Michael C. Carmichael] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1139

Indexer Notes

Letters from T. M. Maple, Mike Mettler, Nicky Adams, Kevin Kerr, and W. Greg Stamey, Jr.

DC Coming Comics (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Dungeons & Dragons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fearsome Return of Hector Hammond!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. We Hopped Frogger out of the Arcade.
    Frogger
  3. 2. There's No Grave Like Home
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Now Bubble Yum is Super Yum
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls
    Grit
  6. 5. Build and Fly Space Shuttle Columbia
    Estes Industries
  7. 6. New Capsela Construction
    Capsela
  8. 7. Be a Life Savers Flavor Shooter!
    Life Savers
  9. 8. Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 82!
    Remco
  10. 9. One Among the Stars!
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  11. 10. Write Right Now!
  12. 11. You Can Enter the Swamp Thing Movie Contest!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  14. 13. DC Coming Comics
    DC Comics
  15. 14. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  16. 15. A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure
    Dungeons & Dragons
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  • Daniel Thingvold
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