(July-August 1961)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Day 100,000 People Vanished! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jack Adler ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008.

The Day 100,000 People Vanished! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 15.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Sinestro (introduction, villain); Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Guardians of the Universe; Weaponers of Qward (villains); Ki-Mon (Korugarn alien)
Synopsis:
In an attempt to capture Green Lantern, Sinestro captures 100,000 people from the town of Valdale. The Guardians warn Green Lantern of Sinestro's plan and Green Lantern travels to Qward to rescue the citizens of Valdale.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Sinestro, who also appears in #9, #11, #15 and others. For the first time, GL is allowed to retain memory of meeting the Guardians.
Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008.

Gifts from Your Elders! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern's Mail Chute / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Bob Cherry, Andy Wickstrom, Nikc P. Debelo, James Haffemann, Dorun Aronoff, Michael Keelin, and Rick Wood

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

What's the Difference Between... / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Wings of Destiny! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Tommy Nicolosi
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Terga Kalmaku; Carol Ferris; hijackers (villains)
Synopsis:
Green Lantern accidentally changes Pieface into a bird while Green Lantern is having a dream. Later Green Lantern has to meet Terga at the airport and stop a hijacking.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit given in letters page to Green Lantern #9. Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

It's Hard to Believe -- But -- / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Day 100,000 People Vanished!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Day 100,000 People Vanished!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Gifts from Your Elders!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    What's the Difference Between...
  6. 5. Wings of Destiny!
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    It's Hard to Believe -- But --
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