Tag Archives: 1980

House ad for Green Lantern v2 #123

Green Lantern v2 #123 marks the departure of Green Arrow from the series (it was formerly known as Green Lantern co-starring Green Arrow since issue #90) and Green Lantern being the main feature attraction of the series. Why was Green … Continue reading

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Sgt Rock 339: The Collector by Rick Veitch!

Originally posted on Mars Will Send No More:
Before taking on Swamp Thing and moving on to careers producing their own works, artists Steve Bissette and Rick Veitch drew stories for DC’s Sgt. Rock. This week we’ll look at a…

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House ad for Wonder Woman v1 #269, #270 and #271

The Wonder Woman comic book series was having a bit of trouble in the late 70s/early 80s. True, she had been receiving a lot of exposure in the 70s thanks to her combined appearances in Saturday morning cartoons (Super Friends) … Continue reading

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House ad for Super-Star Holiday Special 1980 (DC Special Series)

First of all, it’s amusing to note that this (Christmas) Holiday Special has a cover date of April. From a business perspective, the appeal of a holiday special is two-fold: customers are more likely to pick up a holiday issue … Continue reading

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House ad for Detective Comics #489, #490 and #491

In 1978, DC comics underwent the “DC implosion” and several DC titles were planned for cancellation due to numerous market factors (e.g. , increased costs for comic production, economic recession, fewer readers, etc…) One of the titles planned for cancellation … Continue reading

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House ad for Legion of Super-Heroes #263

In late 1979/early 1980 a lot was happening with the LoSH. It was a rotating roster of 25 super-teens. Superboy just left the series and the title was now “The Legion of Super-Heroes” rather than “Superboy starring the Legion of … Continue reading

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