(March 1968)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, and Nov
On-sale date:
1968-01-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, May 2009).

Earth's Other Green Lantern! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Grren Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner] (introduction); Guardians of the Universe; Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (flashback); Sinestro (cameo); Black Hand (cameo); Shark (cameo); Sonar (cameo); Dr. Polaris (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Guardians use their scientific knowledge to show Hal what would have happened if Guy Gardner had been the first man chosen by Abin Sur to wield the power ring.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Hal Jordan's origin as Green Lantern retold and expanded.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling; Ross Andru
Inks:
Jack Sparling; Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in mid-January 1968; includes cover art for House of Mystery (DC, 1950 series) #173 and The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #177

You Too Can Play the Game (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Action Comics (DC, 1939 series) #360 [80 Page Giant #G-45], on sale January 9

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Mike Flesher; Jeff Pierce; Jim Vlcko

A New Star on the DC Horizon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko ?
Inks:
Steve Ditko ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #73 [first Creeper], on sale January 23

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1967
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 201,700
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 223,500
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Terry Richey; Steve Mitchell; Mike Burns

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Earth's Other Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  4. 3. You Too Can Play the Game
    Supergirl
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  6. 5. A New Star on the DC Horizon
    Beware the Creeper
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute - Extra
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer