(September-October 1960)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1960-07-26
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; standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Secret of the Golden Thunderbolts! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; a Weaponer of Qward
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some sources credit the cover inks to Joe Giella. Credits in Green Lantern (DC, 1976 series) #100 and Green Lantern Annual, No 1, 1963 issue (DC, 1998 series) #[nn] list Murphy Anderson inks, as do the Schwartz pay records. Art spotters Gene Reed and Bob Bailey agree with the Murphy Anderson credit. Schwartz pay records provided by DC Comics.

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of the Golden Thunderbolts! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; Anti-Matter Universe Qward [Telle-Teg; Telle-Teg's Friends; The Weaponers; Weaponer Kramen; Thunderbolt Destroyers] (introduction, villains)
Synopsis
Green Lantern learns of the anti-matter universe of Qward. He travels there to rescue the few lawful citizens and brings them to Earth and closes the portal between dimensions.
Reprints

What's Wrong Here? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bike Safety = Bike Fun! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

It's Hard to Believe, But-- / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A person's height may vary by as much as...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Giant Superman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku] (introduction); Jimmy Dawes (flashback); Pieface's father (flashback); Duke Danfield (villain); Weeper; another man working for Duke Danfield
Synopsis
Tom Kalmaku's father and Jimmy Dawes had stumbled on a gold mine and split the map for keeping while Dawes raised money to work it, but Tom's father died and Dawes lost his map while gambling. Duke Danfield won the map half and steals Tom's half to find the gold, but Green Lantern defeats his gang and Tom discovers Hal's secret identity as Green Lantern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction of Pieface (Thomas Kalmaku), who learns Green Lantern's secret identity.

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

The Audubon Nature Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Golden Thunderbolts!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Secret of the Golden Thunderbolts!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. What's Wrong Here?
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  5. 4. Bike Safety = Bike Fun!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. ["A person's height may vary by as much as..."]
    It's Hard to Believe, But--
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  11. 10. Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town!
    Green Lantern
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    The Audubon Nature Program
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • John Brichetto
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer