(Spring 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (Managing Editor); Sheldon Mayer (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Alan Scott works for APEX Studios in this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; the Nazis
Reprints:

The Living Graveyard of the Sea [Chapter 1] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; un-named Executive Officer of APEX; Winston Churchill (cameo); Mr. Sprig (banker); Vivian Sprig; Roger Sprig; Adolf Hitler (villain); the Nazis (villains, many die)
Synopsis:
Alan Scott is sent to Australia to help install a short-wave radio transmitter, but his ship is torpedoed at sea by Nazi raiders.
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting Company; green lantern (called the battered green lamp); oath; power ring

["Oh woe is me... Oh woe is me... I must get free somehow"] (Table of Contents)

Sweet Adeline / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Helfant

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Adeline

[The Living Graveyard of the Sea,] Chapter 2 (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; Mr. Sprig; Vivian Sprig; Roger Sprig; Kapitan Schmidt (villain, un-named in this chapter); the Nazis (villains); Kraken (giant octopus, death)
Synopsis:
The lifeboat containing Alan, Irene, Doiby and other survivors makes its way to safety, but lands in a strange area called Sargasso Island, whose inhabitants are descendants of those ship-wrecked there thousands of years ago.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Power ring

["Here it is again!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["500 years in the future with the Justice Society of America!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

False Alarm (Table of Contents)

A Hop Harrigan Story / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

An Important Message to Members of the All-American Flying Club (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[The Living Graveyard of the Sea,] Chapter 3: The Nazi Dream! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; Mr. Sprig; Vivian Sprig; Roger Sprig; Adolf Hitler (villain); Kapitan Schmidt [aka Baron von Schmidt] (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Hitler decides to use Sargasso Island as a concealed base from which to launch attacks on his enemies, while G.L. attempts to convince the peace-loving inhabitants to fight back against the Nazis.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green lantern (called an old old lantern); power ring

["In which the peaceful hours of a lazy Sunday afternoon..."] (Table of Contents)

O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
O'Malley

Have You a Civilian Defense Club in Your School? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Living Graveyard of the Sea,] Chaptger 4: Utopia vs. Totalitarianism (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; Mr. Sprig; Vivian Sprig; Roger Sprig; Kapitan Schmidt (villain, death); Adolf Hitler (villain, cameo); the Nazis (villains, many die)
Synopsis:
The Nazi commander captures Green Lantern and dons his ring in an attempt to turn the tide of victory in his favor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Power ring

Indexer Notes

When Kapitan Schmidt dons the ring of G.L., he is destroyed.

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Living Graveyard of the Sea [Chapter 1]
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. ["Oh woe is me... Oh woe is me... I must get free somehow"]
    Sweet Adeline
  4. 3. [The Living Graveyard of the Sea,] Chapter 2
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. ["Here it is again!"]
    All-Flash
  6. 5. ["500 years in the future with the Justice Society of America!"]
    All-Star Comics
  7. 6. False Alarm
    A Hop Harrigan Story
  8. 7. An Important Message to Members of the All-American Flying Club
    All-American Flying Club
  9. 8. [The Living Graveyard of the Sea,] Chapter 3: The Nazi Dream!
    Green Lantern
  10. 9. ["In which the peaceful hours of a lazy Sunday afternoon..."]
    O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct
  11. 10. Have You a Civilian Defense Club in Your School?
  12. 11. [The Living Graveyard of the Sea,] Chaptger 4: Utopia vs. Totalitarianism
    Green Lantern
  13. 12. The Big Eight!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
  • Craig Delich
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