Green Lantern #197 [Direct]
(February 1986)

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
1985-10-29
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)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton (signed as Joe)
Inks
Bruce Patterson (signed as Bruce)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The explosive confrontation you demanded...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hal Jordan; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]
Synopsis
Hal tries to mediate between two angry Green Lanterns.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Striking! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

2 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Joe Staton (credited)
Inks
Bruce Patterson (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited as Tony Tollin)
Letters
Lois Buhalis (credited as L. Lois Buhalis)

Job Number
G-2233
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; The Shark; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Salakk]; Green Lantern [Eddore of Tront]; Green Lantern [Zborra]; Hector Hammond; Sonar [Bito Wladon]; Goldface [Keith Kenyon]; Throttle; Blindside; Guardian of the Universe; Hal Jordan (with ring); Sinestro (last page cameo)
Synopsis
Guy gathers an army of villains per the orders of the Guardians. John and Katma confront Guy, but before they can stop him, Hal arrives with a ring granted to him by a Guardian for him to aide Guy on his mission.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Stewart vs Gardner. Vs the Shark, with a host of other villains (Hector Hammond, Sonar, Goldface, others) as Guy Gardner recruits them to help in the Crisis. Continued next issue. Also not billed as Crisis crossover, although it does mention it in the issue.

Glow in the Dark Solar Ball (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

In the Shadowy Depths of Atlantis His Life Will Change Forever. (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Be Part of the Legend (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

DC Heroes Role Playing Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Good Guys Never Had It So Good! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Booster Gold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Subscribe Now for a Fifty-Year Bonus! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Spend the Year with DC! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Meanwhile / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Giordano (signed as Dick); Sal Amendola (signed)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Sal discusses DC's Talent Program of the past two years with a comment by Dick.

Indexer Notes

On second page between pages 20-21 of story.
Includes a DC Checklist for November 21, 1985.

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

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

Script
Andy Helfer (credited)
Pencils
José Luis García-López (logo figure)
Inks
José Luis García-López (logo figure); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2239

Indexer Notes

Letters from Allyn Lynd, Michael Clem, Keith Vasquiez, Russell Clark, S. J. Dutton, Bill Climer, and Billy Curley, Jr., with replies.

Join the Mask Team and Discover the Illusion. (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

MASK / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Go Voltron Force (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Voltron / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The explosive confrontation you demanded..."]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Striking!
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  3. 2. 2
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Glow in the Dark Solar Ball
    Pineapple Kids Club
  5. 4. In the Shadowy Depths of Atlantis His Life Will Change Forever.
    Aquaman
  6. 5. Be Part of the Legend
    DC Heroes Role Playing Game
  7. 6. Good Guys Never Had It So Good!
    Booster Gold
  8. 7. Write Right Now!
  9. 8. Subscribe Now for a Fifty-Year Bonus!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. Spend the Year with DC!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Letters by Lantern Light
  13. 12. Join the Mask Team and Discover the Illusion.
    MASK
  14. 13. Go Voltron Force
    Voltron
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