Showcase #24
(January-February 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1959-11-25
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

Issue Notes

Third Silver Age Green Lantern. Feature continues in Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #1.

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Creature That Couldn't Die! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yellow beams from that monster's eyes... weakening me...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Secret of the Black Museum! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the missile blasts off, the explosion will utterly destroy our enemy Green Lantern!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Moster (villain, spy); Carol Ferris
Synopsis
When a group of spies steal secret plans for a new spaceplane from Hal Jordan, Green Lantern goes into action to recover them.
Reprints
Keywords
amusement park; Coast City; Ferris Aircraft Company; X-500 plans

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents: 4)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the matter, Allergy?
Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Allergy; Binky
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

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

Green Superstitions (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In certain provincial areas of Europe it is thought that anyone who catches a green falling leaf in his hand during...
Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
emerald; May Day

Indexer Notes

Superstitions about the color green are presented.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Commercial Trades Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

America's Rockets! (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As far as is known the Vanguard satellite vehicle is the only development to be completely and...
Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
Atlas missile; Jupiter missile; Project Discoverer; Project Rover; Redstone; Thor missile

The Creature That Couldn't Die! (Table of Contents: 8)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've blasted this monster with every weapon my power ring can devise--and it's beaten them all off!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; cosmic-ray creature (villain)
Synopsis
A blob is turned into a giant monster when exposed to cosmic rays. It is up to Green Lantern to stop the destruction.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Carol has a dream that Hal and the Green Lantern are the same person; this prompts her to ask Hal if he is the Green Lantern.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creature That Couldn't Die!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. ["Win a big prize!"]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Secret of the Black Museum!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  5. 4. The Best Present of All!
    Binky
  6. 5. Green Superstitions
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  8. 7. America's Rockets!
  9. 8. The Creature That Couldn't Die!
    Green Lantern
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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