(November-December 1959)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1959-09-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

second Silver Age Green Lantern


The Invisible Destroyer! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Invisible Destroyer
Reprints:
Keywords:
atomic bomb

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

New Stars for "Old Glory" (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy; history

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Summons from Space! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (brief origin); Carol Ferris; a Venusian pterodactyl; Venusians
Synopsis:
Green Lantern travels to Venus to save a blue-skinned caveman-like race from attack by yellow pterodactyl-like creatures.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some sources list this as Murphy Anderson inks. The Schwartz pay records list Joe Giella, as does the credits in 80-Page Giant Green Lantern Annual. Art spotter Gene Reed agrees with the Joe Giella credit. Schwartz pay records provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Green Almanac (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Venus - The Mystery Planet! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Green Slang! (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Andromeda was the daughter of King Cepheus..."] (Table of Contents)

Stars and Their Legends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Invisible Destroyer! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Phantom Destroyer [aka The Invisible Destroyer] (introduction, villain); Carol Ferris; Dr. Phillips
Synopsis:
When Dr. Phillips is distracted, The Invisible Destroyer is released from his mind.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Suicide Squad / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Geographical Society's Around the World Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Invisible Destroyer!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. New Stars for "Old Glory"
  3. 2. Summons from Space!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  5. 4. Green Almanac
  6. 5. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets
  7. 6. Venus - The Mystery Planet!
  8. 7. Green Slang!
  9. 8. ["Andromeda was the daughter of King Cepheus..."]
    Stars and Their Legends
  10. 9. The Invisible Destroyer!
    Green Lantern
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold; Suicide Squad
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Geographical Society's Around the World Program
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Merlin Haas
  • Peter Croome
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