Green Lantern #196 [Direct]
(January 1986)

DC, 1960 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-09-24
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 #20.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Chaykin [as Chaykin] (signed)
Inks
Howard Chaykin [as Chaykin] (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He is the new Green Lantern (... And don't you forget it!)
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]
Synopsis
Guy tells the reader, "And don't you forget it!"
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Grip Roaring Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

3 (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart [as Englehart] (credited)
Pencils
Joe Staton [as Staton] (credited)
Inks
Bruce Patterson [as Patterson] (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin [as Tollin] (credited)
Letters
Lois Buhalis [as Buhalis] (credited)

Job Number
G-2196
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Hal Jordan; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; The Shark; Jonah Hex (flashback, cameo); Cyborg (flashback, cameo); Bat Lash (flashback, cameo)
Synopsis
Guy Gardner recreates The Shark per the Guardian's instructions. The Shark hunts for Hal Jordan but John Stewart defeats him, while Katma Tui attempts to find out what has happened to her sector during the Crisis on Infinite Earths.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from issue #195. Not titled as Crisis cross-over, although it has parts of Crisis in it. References Crisis on Infinite Earths #7 and 9.

Break into the Big Time (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Nabisco candies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Elvira Mistress of the Dark T-shirt (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Elvira T-shirt / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spend the Year with DC! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Glow in the Dark Posters (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In This Crazy World, We All Need a Friend Like...'Mazing Man" (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Andrew Helfer
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2217

Indexer Notes

Letters from Carl Cafarelli, Frank McGinty, John Wells, Wayne Brooks, Jesse Hochstadt, Alan Michael, and Bob Daniels.

Subscribe Now for a Fifty-Year Bonus! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Adventure Continues! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Alice in Wonderland; Wizard of Oz; Captain Carrot / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Win One of 600 Prizes! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Mars, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["He is the new Green Lantern (... And don't you forget it!)"]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Grip Roaring Fun
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  3. 2. 3
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Break into the Big Time
    Nabisco candies
  5. 4. Newtons Fruit Chewy Mix-Up!
    Nabisco cookies
  6. 5. Elvira Mistress of the Dark T-shirt
    Elvira T-shirt
  7. 6. Spend the Year with DC!
    DC Comics
  8. 7. Glow in the Dark Posters
    Pineapple Kids Club
  9. 8. Write Right Now!
  10. 9. In This Crazy World, We All Need a Friend Like...'Mazing Man"
    DC Comics
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  12. 11. Subscribe Now for a Fifty-Year Bonus!
    DC Comics
  13. 12. The Adventure Continues!
    Alice in Wonderland; Wizard of Oz; Captain Carrot
  14. 13. Win One of 600 Prizes!
    Mars, Inc.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • john cruz
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer