([December] 1986)

DC, 1986 Series
 
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale date
1986-08-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Andy Helfer (Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern Corps / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (layouts, signed); Joe Staton (finished pencils, signed)
Inks
Bruce Patterson [as bdp] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern Corps (many unnamed members); Green Lantern [Abin Sur]; Green Lantern [Penn Maricc]; Green Lantern [Ghrelk]; Green Lantern [Varik]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joe Staton was asked to update the original Gil Kane cover that is included in this issue as a pinup. Lettering credit from Steven Tice.

Escapist Entertainment (Table of Contents: 1)

Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Bill Willingham
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Job Number
G-2773
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sinestro; Green Lantern [Rasa Nekroy]; Green Lantern [Palagua]; Green Lantern [Cimfet Tau]; Guardians of the Universe
Synopsis
At the Guardians Prison, Sinestro tells stories to the imprisoned Sector 3600, in hopes of waking it up and freeing him.

Indexer Notes

Used as a framing device, page 5 of this story comes after page 14 of the issue, page 6 comes after page 30 of the issue, and pages 7 and 8 after page 45 of the issue.

Mercenary! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Mindy Newell
Pencils
George Freeman
Inks
George Freeman
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
David Cody Weiss
Editing
Len Wein; Andy Helfer

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Penn Maric]; Guardians of the Universe; Prince Tayla
Synopsis
An outcast of society is offered a chance to join the Green Lantern Corps, but rejects the offer... and the Guardians.

Old Man Lantern (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Trevor Von Eeden
Inks
Trevor Von Eeden
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Len Wein; Andy Helfer

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Ghrelk]; Green Lantern [Varix]
Synopsis
An ancient and respected Green Lantern fights the one foe he cannot defeat-- old age.

Tygers (Table of Contents: 4)

Green Lantern Corps / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Kevin O'Neill
Inks
Kevin O'Neill
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Len Wein; Andy Helfer

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Abin Sur]; The Empire of Tears; Qull of the Five Inversions; the Guardians of the Universe (cameo, flashback); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Weaponers of Qward; Ranx, the Sentient City; Children of the White Lobe; Green Lantern [Sodam Yat, a Daxamite]; Green Lantern [Mogo]
Synopsis
Abin Sur seeks a crippled ship that has crashed on Ysmault, a lifeless planet in a forbidden territory by the Guardians. There Abin finds The Empire of Tears-- hellish demons that taunt him, including Qull of the Five Inversions. Qull freely answers three questions for Abin about the crippled ship, Abin's future and the Guardians' greatest catastrophe. And in doing so destroys Abin Sur years in the future.
Reprints

Bonus Pin-Up! (Table of Contents: 5)

Green Lantern Corps / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Arkkis Chummuck]; Green Lantern [Arisia]

Indexer Notes

This is the original cover for this book, but was redrawn because a number of the Green Lanterns pictured had died or undergone extensive costume changes.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tales of the Green Lantern Corps
    Green Lantern Corps
  2. 1. Escapist Entertainment
    Green Lantern Corps
  3. 2. Mercenary!
    Green Lantern Corps
  4. 3. Old Man Lantern
    Green Lantern Corps
  5. 4. Tygers
    Green Lantern Corps
  6. 5. Bonus Pin-Up!
    Green Lantern Corps
This issue was most recently modified by:
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