(December 1985)

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DC Comics, Inc.
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Andy Helfer (credited); Alan Gold (credited)
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Mando (beginning with #254)
saddle-stitched (#s 39, 48, 58, 67, 76, 110-116, 200 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Issue bannered as "Special Crisis Cross-Over."
Andy Helfer is credited as Editor on the splash page, while Alan Gold is credited on the letter column page.

On-sale date from DC Releases #19.

If You Think Steel Looks Bad...You Should See the Other Guy! (Table of Contents)

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

Luke McDonnell [as McDonnell] (signed)
Bill Wray [as Wray] (signed)

Steel [Hank Heywood III]
A battered Steel stares out at the reader.

Not for Sunday Drivers! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Monogram Models, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Long Road Home (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Gerry Conway (credited)
Luke McDonnell (credited)
Mike Machlan (credited)
Albert DeGuzman (credited)

Justice League of America [Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Elongated Man; Steel [Hank Heywood III] (new costume); Vibe; Vixen; Zatanna; Gypsy]; Infinity, Inc. [Fury [Lyta Trevor]; Northwind; Silver Scarab; Nuklon] (flashback); Sue Dibny; Dale Gunn; Henry Heywood [Commander Steel]; Olanda (introduction); Lord of Time; The Six
During the Crisis, Steel is transported to the year 1,000,000,000 and gets a new costume. There he helps the Lord of Time against the former villain's six cloned sons. Commander Steel wakes from his coma and is regretful for his previous actions.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Justice League of America #244; references Crisis on Infinite Earths #9 and Justice League of America #11.
The text for the colorist credit is missing, though a space labeled "Colorist" exists on the splash page.

The A-Maze-Ing Oreo! Chocolate Sandwich Cookie (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Newtons Fruit Chewy Mix-Up! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[1985-1986 NBC Saturday Mornings] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

NBC TV Network / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Glow in the Dark Posters (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Pineapple Kids Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

JLA Mail Room / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Alan Gold (credited)
Job Number:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dale Coe, David Molina, Anthony Cardno, John Bunnell, Michael Vorwald, and Sally Aaron, and answers for questions from Jody Hamby, Jerry Du Train, Bill Climer, Janett Gerdes, Heath Jones, Ken Maynard, David Sparks, Mike Coyle, Michael Andrews, Dave Short, L.K.K., Richard Benson, David Coates, Juan Vallarino, Peter Gaffney, Laverne Jones, John Schmidt, Jeff Goldsher, Brian Lynch, Peter Barnett, Ricky O'Connor, Marco Aniello, John Britten, Chris Miller, Bruce Finley, Bob Daniels, Ryan Udelhoven, Eric Carr, Jeff Mitchell, Neil Alquist, and Matt Holmes.

DC's Deluxe Books (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Kids Just Want to Have Fun! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

CBS TV Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Join the Mask Team and Discover the Illusion. (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

MASK / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. If You Think Steel Looks Bad...You Should See the Other Guy!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Not for Sunday Drivers!
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  3. 2. The Long Road Home
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. The A-Maze-Ing Oreo! Chocolate Sandwich Cookie
    Nabisco cookies
  5. 4. Newtons Fruit Chewy Mix-Up!
    Nabisco cookies
  6. 5. [1985-1986 NBC Saturday Mornings]
    NBC TV Network
  7. 6. Glow in the Dark Posters
    Pineapple Kids Club
  8. 7. Write Right Now!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  10. 9. DC's Deluxe Books
    DC Comics
  11. 10. Kids Just Want to Have Fun!
    CBS TV Network
  12. 11. Join the Mask Team and Discover the Illusion.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Matthew Head
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