Green Lantern #185 [Direct]
(February 1985)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984-10-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Len Wein (editor, credited); Tom Condon (managing editor, credited)

Issue Notes

Indicia carries Warner logo and "A Warner Communications Company." On-sale date from DC Releases #9.
This issue has variants:

Special Origin Issue! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Gibbons [as Gibbons] (signed)
Inks
Dave Gibbons [as Gibbons] (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [John Stewart]
Synopsis
Green Lantern bursts from a giant power lantern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Crank Up the Power of Pro Thunder! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Huffy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In Blackest Day...! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Len Wein (credited)
Pencils
Dave Gibbons (credited)
Inks
Dave Gibbons (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [John Stewart] (origin); Tawny Young; Guardians of the Universe; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Arkkis Chummuck]; Green Lantern [Tomar-Re]; Green Lantern [Arisia]; Green Lantern [Xax]; Eclipso (villain); Bruce Gordon; The Predator; Tom Kalmaku; Carol Ferris; Clay Kendall; April O'Rourke; Jake Ramirez; Carl Ferris; Richard Davis; Mr. Smith
Synopsis
Tawny Young tries unsuccessfully to find out more about the new Green Lantern, John Stewart. Meanwhile, Eclipso has been separated from Bruce Gordon and steals Ferris' solar jet and its substitute pilot, Richard Davis.
Reprints
  • BR in Superamigos (Editora Abril, 1985 series) #21 (Janeiro 1987) [páginas 3 (redesenhado o lado esquerdo do quadrinho 1, com a retirada do rosto do Lanterna Verde John Stewart), 4 (excluído o quadrinho 1, com expansão do quadrinho 2 para ocupar toda a parte superior da página), 5, 6 e 7 (excluídos os dois quadrinhos inferiores) da história original;
    A Editora Abril cometeu um erro de edição, colocando a página 5 original antes das páginas 3 e 4]
  • US in Green Lantern: Sector 2814 (DC, 2012 series) #2 ([October] 2013)

Star Trek III Starship Combat Game (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

FASA Corporation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Did You Say...Money...Prizes? (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Oink! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Opened at Last! The Sealed Book of Superman's Past! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Cross Swords with Champions! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Burdens (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
Don Heck (credited)
Colors
Shelley Eiber (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Green Lantern (of Feron); Miranda
Synopsis
The Green Lantern of Feron retires without a successor.
Reprints

DC Heroes Role Playing Game (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Super Powers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Guest Meanwhile; Just Like Starting Over (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Letters by Lantern Light / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein (credited)
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1846
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dale Coe, Neil Ahlquist, Tim Durant, Ernie Hyndman, Jeffrey Lowndes, and T. M. Maple. Also includes a small drawing of Green Lantern.

Think Dirty. (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Revell / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Lost.] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Pitfall II / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Special Origin Issue!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Crank Up the Power of Pro Thunder!
    Huffy
  3. 2. In Blackest Day...!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Star Trek III Starship Combat Game
    FASA Corporation
  5. 4. Did You Say...Money...Prizes?
    Grit
  6. 5. Oink!
    DC Comics
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Opened at Last! The Sealed Book of Superman's Past!
    DC Comics
  9. 8. Cross Swords with Champions!
    Remco
  10. 9. Burdens
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  11. 10. DC Heroes Role Playing Game
    Super Powers
  12. 11. Guest Meanwhile; Just Like Starting Over
    Meanwhile...
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  14. 13. Think Dirty.
    Revell
  15. 14. [Lost.]
    Pitfall II
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