(September-October 1980)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75" (12.7 cm x 17.1cm)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Secrets of Green Lantern! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Giordano [as Giordano] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano [as Giordano] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]

Green Lantern (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

The Planet of Doomed Men (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (origin recap); The Guardians of the Universe (intro); Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (flashback); Calorians; The Dryg (villain)
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan's energy-duplicate is summoned by the Guardians for the first time. After he is returned to Earth the Guardians send him to Calor, a nearby planet, to save the Calorians from the ape-monster Dryg.
Reprints:

The Power Ring that Vanished! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hector Hammond (intro, villain, origin); Carol Ferris; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Dr. Evart; Professor Paulson; Horton; Sue (Friend of Carol's)
Synopsis:
Hector Hammond captures four scientists and uses a strange meteor to evolve them and then forces them to give him advances in science.
Reprints:

The Secret Life of Star Sapphire! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris] (Villain, Intro); Zamarons; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Anamede (Zamaron)
Synopsis:
Zamaron warriors travel to Earth to make Carol Ferris their new queen. They turn Carol into Star Sapphire and test her by having her defeat Green Lantern.
Reprints:

Zero Hour in the Silent City! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Carol Ferris; Frankie (Safe-cracker); Danny (Safe-cracker)
Synopsis:
Green Lantern must discover what has stopped all sound in the city.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Zero Hour story.

Two Green Lanterns in the Family (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Secret Origin of the Guardians (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Green Lantern's Rogues Gallery (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A listing of Green Lantern villains and their appearances.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Can You Answer These Questions About Green Lantern? (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hector Hammond; Star Sapphire

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Previews of the stories in the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secrets of Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Planet of Doomed Men
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. The Power Ring that Vanished!
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. The Secret Life of Star Sapphire!
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. Zero Hour in the Silent City!
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. Two Green Lanterns in the Family
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. Secret Origin of the Guardians
    Green Lantern
  9. 8. Green Lantern's Rogues Gallery
  10. 9. Can You Answer These Questions About Green Lantern?
    Green Lantern
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