(September-October 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 Challenge from 5700 A.D.! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Jack Adler
Colors:
Jack Adler (see notes)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Wash cover. In Alter Ego #56 (Feb. 2006), in an interview, Adler told how he accomplished this art over Gil Kane's pencils: he also did the prints, color schemes and color separations for this cover. Info courtesy of Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).
Pencil and ink credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, November 2008.

The Challenge From 5700 A.D.! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan, aka. Pol Manning]; Zegor warriors (villains); Solarites; Raf Tamin; Chairman Dasor; Iona Vane; gold sea monster; Dr. Vance Barnard (flashback only); Earth army
Synopsis:
Zegors, a highly evolved gila monster form, have the earth under attack in 5700 AD, and the ruling Solarite council brings Hal Jordan to defeat them. He does so by destroying their main weapon and is returned to the present, with no knowledge of his adventure.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First story set in 5700 A.D. with the Pol Manning secret identity. Story is in 3 chapters.
Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, November 2008.

[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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern's Mail Chute / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Richard C. West, Albert J. Aubry, Jr., Ken Gentry, Andy Gustafson, and Stuart Thorn

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Challenge from 5700 A.D.!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Challenge From 5700 A.D.!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    What's the Difference Between --
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
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