Green Lantern #189 [Direct]
(June 1985)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-02-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Andy Helfer (editor, credited); Tom Condon (managing 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 DC Releases #13.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton [as Staton] (signed)
Inks
Bruce Patterson [as Patterson] (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's one GL down--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Sonar; Blindside; Throttle
Synopsis
Sonar and company have Katma Tui down but do not notice John Stewart flying in from their rear.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Thanks to Amazing Heroes (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Echoes! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Joe Staton (credited)
Inks
Bruce Patterson (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters
Helen Vesik (credited)

Job Number
G-1807
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Sonar; Hal Jordan; Carol Ferris; The Predator; Guy Gardner; Blindside; Throttle; The Predator; Mr. Smith; Dr. Clay Kendall; April O'Rourke; Peter Grantland
Synopsis
Blindside and Throttle break Sonar out of prison and intend to go on a crime spree, but the two Green Lanterns stop them. Meanwhile, it is shown that Mr. Smith is working for the Predator, who intends to take over Ferris Aircraft and woo Carol Ferris, and Hal and Carol are trying to learn the identity of the Predator.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

References Green Lantern #59, 87, 123, 179, 185, and 188.

Find Your Way to the Newtons Treasure Chest!! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Comic Buyer's Guide Fan Awards for 1984 (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Indexer Notes

Ballot for fan awards.
On second page between pages 4-5 of John Stewart story.

"Shademadafas" (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Reese's Pieces / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Another Big Hit from Bonkers! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Nabisco candies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cross Swords with Champions! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Insect Trust (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Todd Klein (credited)
Pencils
Kevin O'Neill (credited)
Inks
Kevin O'Neill (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Job Number
I-122
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Xax] (grasshopper); Xaosians; The Spider Guild
Synopsis
While the various species on Xaos squabble among themselves, the Spider Guild attacks and captures Xax in a yellow trap.

Indexer Notes

References Green Lantern #167 and 172. Story continues in Green Lantern #190.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ben Oda Remembered (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Robert Greenberger [as Bob Greenberger] (credited)
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1958

Indexer Notes

Letters from T. M. Maple, Charles Brown, Jeffrey Lowndes, Christopher Romano, Dave Glenister, Neil Ahlquist, and Lawrence Knight. Also includes apologies for a recent reprint issue and explanation of creative team changes.

Acne (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Noxzema Clear-Ups / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

BMXperience (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Huffy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["That's one GL down--"]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Thanks to Amazing Heroes
    DC Comics
  3. 2. Echoes!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Find Your Way to the Newtons Treasure Chest!!
    Nabisco cookies
  5. 4. Comic Buyer's Guide Fan Awards for 1984
  6. 5. "Shademadafas"
    Reese's Pieces
  7. 6. Another Big Hit from Bonkers!
    Nabisco candies
  8. 7. Cross Swords with Champions!
    Remco
  9. 8. Insect Trust
    Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
  10. 9. Write Right Now!
  11. 10. Ben Oda Remembered
    Meanwhile...
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  13. 12. Acne
    Noxzema Clear-Ups
  14. 13. BMXperience
    Huffy
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