All-Star Squadron #19 [Direct]
(March 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
1982-12-07
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); Len Wein (editor, credited); Nicola Cuti (assistant editor, credited)

The Return of the Justice Society! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-227
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [JSA; Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Dr. Mid-Nite; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Fate; Atom [Al Pratt]; Wonder Woman (Earth-2)]; All-Star Squadron [Liberty Belle; Steel [Hank Heywood]; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Tarantula]; Brain Wave (villain)
Synopsis
Brain Wave gloats as the Justice Society is held in stasis.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Spider-Man Video Action Game Cartridge / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Death, Considered as a State of Mind! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
J-8419
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [Justice Battalion of America; JSA; Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Dr. Mid-Nite; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Fate; Atom [Al Pratt]; Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Johnny Thunder's Thunderbolt (flashback); Spectre [Jim Corrigan] (flashback)]; All-Star Squadron [Liberty Belle; Steel [Hank Heywood]; Robotman [Robert Crane]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Firebrand [Danette Reilly]; Tarantula]; Brain Wave (villain); Elektro
Synopsis
The All-Star Squadron break into the New York World's Fairgrounds only to find eight missing members of the Justice Society captured by the Brain Wave.
Reprints
Keywords
aircraft carrier; New York World's Fair; P-40; Pacific Ocean; Perisphere; tank; Trylon; Wake Island; World War II; Zero

Indexer Notes

Story continues from the previous issue; continues in the next issue. Special thanks given to Flo Steinberg and Danette Thomas for their research on the New York World's Fair. Trylon and Perisphere from the New York World's Fair introduced in this feature, later become All-Star Squadron Headquarters.

Behind the Candy Counter (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)

Comic Book Conventions (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Creation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Adventure Is Yours (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

TSR Hobbies, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing Flavors! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Life Savers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 83! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Roy Thomas [as R. T.]; Jerry Ordway (autobiography)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (self portrait, signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (self portrait, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1210
Characters
Jerry Ordway
Synopsis
Information on future All-Star Squadron comics and an autobiography of Jerry Ordway.

Indexer Notes

No letters this issue.

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

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

Don't Be Surprised if You Find a Full Size Atari Video Game inside This Box. (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Revell / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing New Life Forms Are Taking Over Atari! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

M Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of the Justice Society!
    All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. ["I'll blow this town to smithereens--"]
    Spider-Man Video Action Game Cartridge
  3. 2. Death, Considered as a State of Mind!
    All-Star Squadron
  4. 3. Behind the Candy Counter
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. We Are Looking for a Few Good Boys and Girls
    Grit
  6. 5. Comic Book Conventions
    Creation
  7. 6. The Adventure Is Yours
    TSR Hobbies, Inc.
  8. 7. Amazing Flavors!
    Life Savers
  9. 8. Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 83!
    Remco
  10. 9. Write Right Now!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comments
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    DC Coming Comics
  14. 13. Don't Be Surprised if You Find a Full Size Atari Video Game inside This Box.
    Revell
  15. 14. Amazing New Life Forms Are Taking Over Atari!
    M Network
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