Unofficial All-Star Squadron Index

All-Star Squadron 2


Cover Date: October 1981
Cover Price: $0.60


Cover Credits:
Art: Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors: Tatjana Wood

Story: "The Tyrant Out of Time!" (25 Pages)


StoryRoy Thomas
PencilsRich Buckler
InksJerry Ordway
LetteringJohn Costanza
ColorsCarl Gafford
Associate editingMike W. Barr
EditingLen Wein

Feature Character(s):

Atom (Al Pratt; also in flashback to origin)
Batman (seen briefly; also in flashback)
Doctor Fate (Kent Nelson; seen briefly; also in flashback)
Doctor Mid-Nite (also in flashbacks, including to origin)
Flash (Jay Garrick; seen briefly; also in flashback)
Green Lantern (Alan Scott; seen briefly; also in flashback)
Hawkman (Carter Hall; also in flashback to origin as Khufu)
Johnny Quick (also in flashback to origin)
Johnny Thunder (seen briefly; also in flashback)
Liberty Belle (also in flashback to origin)
Phantom Lady (last in Police Comics #9/8)
Plastic Man (also in flashback to origin)
Robin (seen briefly; also in flashback)
Robotman (also in flashback to origin, "a few short weeks ago")
Sandman (seen briefly; also in flashback)
Shining Knight (appears in Justice Society of America Vol. 3 #50/2 during page 18)
Spectre (seen briefly; also in flashback)
Starman (seen briefly; also in flashback)
Superman (seen briefly; also in flashback)
Wonder Woman (seen briefly; also in flashback)

Supporting Character(s):

Danette Reilly
Senator Henry Knight (last in Police Comics #9/8)


Per Degaton (also in flashback to origin)
Degaton-Prime (appears behind the scenes in Justice Society of America Vol. 3 #50/2 to absorb the chronal energies of the divergent Per Degaton)
Sky Pirate (leading Japanese pilots)
Solomon Grundy
Thirty Japanese pilots (gathered by time machine and hypnotized into serving Per Degaton)

Cameo Appearance(s):

Thunderbolt (in flashback)
Hath-Set (in flashback to Hawkman's origin)
Joe Morgan (in flashback to Atom's origin)
Dr. Everson (in flashback)
Professor Gill (in flashback)
Dr. Zee (in flashback)
Alexander the Great (in flashback)
Adolf Hitler


This story takes place during the afternoon of Sunday, December 7, 1941.
Flashbacks include portions of events originally occurring in All-Star Comics #10.
Story continued from last issue and continues in the next issue.

Story Reprinted in:

Showcase Presents: All-Star Squadron #1 (April 2012)


The newly assembled All-Star Squadron heads to Degaton's island to rescue the captured members of the Justice Society of America. But what is Degaton's ultimate goal, and how could it shatter time and history itself?


Feature: "All-Star Squadron Fact File" (1 Pages)


Roy Thomas (script)
Rich Buckler (pencils)
Jerry Ordway (inks)
Mike W. Barr (associate edits)
Len Wein (edits)


Profile of Per Degaton.