(November 1982)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume
23
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-07-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Len Wein (editor); Carl Gafford (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Mando (beginning with #254)
Binding
saddle-stitched (#s 39, 48, 58, 67, 76, 110-116, 200 squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Crisis on Earth-Prime! Book Three (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
C-113
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Superman (of Earth-1); Aquaman; Zatanna; Firestorm]; All-Star Squadron [Robotman [Robert Crane]; Liberty Belle; Commander Steel; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]]; Justice Society of America [JSA; Power Girl; Dr. Fate; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]]
Reprints
Keywords
atomic bomb; mushroom cloud

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

The Bomb-Blast Heard 'Round the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

Justice League of America / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway; Roy Thomas (plot consultant)
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Phil Felix

Job Number
J-8339
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Aquaman; Firestorm; Superman (of Earth-1); Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall (of Earth-1)]; Zatanna]; All-Star Squadron [Commander Steel; Liberty Belle; Johnny Quick (of Earth-2) [Johnny Chambers]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Robotman [Robert Crane]]; Justice Society of America [Power Girl; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson; Nabu]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]]; Franklin Delano Roosevelt (of Earth-2); Crime Syndicate [Superwoman; Owlman; Power Ring; Ultraman; Johnny Quick (of Earth-3)]; Per Degaton (villain); John F. Kennedy (of Earth-Prime, flashback, 1962); Fidel Castro (of Earth-Prime, flashback, 1962); Nikita Khrushchev (of Earth-Prime, flashback, 1962); Ronald Reagan (of Earth-Prime, flashback, 1982)
Synopsis
The heroes go to 1962 on Earth-Prime in order to stop the Crime Syndicate from stealing the nuclear weapons in Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis, thereby preventing the nuclear holocaust future they saw in 1982 on Earth-Prime. Their next mission: Stop Per Degaton and restore the Earth-2 timeline.
Reprints
Keywords
atomic explosion; Cold War; Cuban Missile Crisis; Earth-1; Earth-2; Earth-3; Earth-Prime; nuclear weapons; time travel; White House; World War II

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of annual JLA/JSA crossover, featuring the All-Star Squadron. Story continues in All-Star Squadron (DC, 1981 series) #15.

Where Science Ends -- Magic Begins... (Table of Contents: 2)

Masters of the Universe / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Dave Manak (editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
He-Man [Prince Adam]; Teela; Man-At-Arms [Duncan]; Battle Cat [Cringer]; Zodac Zur; Skeletor [Keldor]; Beast Man [Raqquill Rqazz]

Indexer Notes

"Cover" of Masters of the Universe preview.

Fate Is the Killer (Table of Contents: 3)

Masters of the Universe / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Dave Manak (editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
He-Man [Prince Adam]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Teela; Man-At-Arms [Duncan]; Battle Cat [Cringer]; Sorceress [Teela 'na]; Zodac Zur; Skeletor [Keldor]; Beast Man [Raqquill Rqazz]

Indexer Notes

Masters of the Universe preview story. Inserted between pages 13 & 14 of main story. Story continues in Masters of the Universe #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

JLA Mail Room / letters page / 1.4 pages (report information)

Script
Tamsyn O'Flynn
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1138

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from The Fish, Todd Willis, SP4 John D. Long, Mark Lagasse, Domenic Romano, and Marc Arsenault.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

DC Coming Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Crisis on Earth-Prime! Book Three
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. The Bomb-Blast Heard 'Round the World!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. Where Science Ends -- Magic Begins...
    Masters of the Universe
  4. 3. Fate Is the Killer
    Masters of the Universe
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    DC Coming Comics
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