All-Star Squadron #17 [Direct]
(January 1983)

DC, 1981 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982-10-05
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); Nicola Cuti (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.
This issue has variants:

The Trial of Robotman! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-177
Genre
superhero
Characters
All-Star Squadron [Steel [Hank Heywood]; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Liberty Belle; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]]
Reprints

To Slay the Body Electric! (Table of Contents: 1)

All-Star Squadron / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Adrian Gonzales
Inks
Rick Hoberg
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Adam Kubert

Job Number
J-8360?
Genre
superhero
Characters
All-Star Squadron [Liberty Belle; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Wonder Woman (Earth-2, cameo, flashback); Robotman [Robert Crane] (origin recap); Steel [Hank Heywood]; Superman (Earth-2, flashback); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (flashback); Spectre [Jim Corrigan] (preview); Dr. Mid-Nite (preview); Starman [Ted Knight] (preview); Johnny Thunder (Earth-2) (preview); Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (preview); Atom [Al Pratt] (preview); Dr. Fate (preview)]; Charles Grayson; Joan Carter; Sam Slattery; Mr. Bane; Mr. Vincent; Jefferson Smith; Tubby Watts; Brain Wave (cameo)
Synopsis
Robotman is arrested and tried in court to determine if he is a man or just a machine belonging to the heirs of Robert Crane. During the trial it is revealed to the public that Robotman actually contains the living brain of Robert Crane.
Reprints
Keywords
robot; trial; World War II

Indexer Notes

Spotlight on Robotman, with origin recap.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

All-Star Comments / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1176

Indexer Notes

Includes letters reviewing All-Star Squadron #13. Last page shared with DC Coming Comics ad.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Trial of Robotman!
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. To Slay the Body Electric!
    All-Star Squadron
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comments
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