(November-December 1960)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints:

The Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp! (Table of Contents: 1)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12.67 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]; Weaponers of Qward (villains); Drik (villain); Chomin (villain)
Synopsis:
Drik and Chomin travel to the Plus-Matter universe from Qward to steal Green Lantern's power battery.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Green Lantern vs Qward, also in 4, 11, 14 and others.

Just Imagine! The Mightiest Heroes of Our Time... (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Keep Learning -- The Key to Success! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Bob; Frank; Bob's father

Indexer Notes

Located between pages 8 and 9 of first story sequence.

For the Very Best in Comics Reading! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Flash; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Of all the four-footed animals on Earth..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

It's Hard to Believe But-- / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Science facts about elephants, solar eclipses, tornadoes, and the muscular system of the eye

["Dear Editor: Thanks ever so much for giving us the latest Green Lantern book."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Green Lantern's Mail Chute / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Gil Kane (logo illustration)
Inks:
Joe Giella ? (logo illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Anne Zeek; The Comic Hounds; Tommy Johnson; Lynn Moore; Albert Goldbarth; John Kelly; Kenneth Altzco; and John La Susa. Editor Schwartz reveals that artist Gil Kane used actor Paul Newman as the inspiration for the characterization of Hal Jordan.

The Leap Year Menace! (Table of Contents: 7)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 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]; Green Lantern Fan Club; Carol Ferris; Mrs. Cranston; "Chiller-Diller" (villain, a creation of the power-ring); General Willis
Synopsis:
In an attempt to dodge a marriage proposal from Carol Ferris, Green Lantern creates a menace with his power ring to distract her. This menace goes on a rampage and is stopped by Green Lantern.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Just Imagine! The Mightiest Heroes of Our Time...
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. Keep Learning -- The Key to Success!
  5. 4. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    The Flash; Strange Adventures
  6. 5. ["Of all the four-footed animals on Earth..."]
    It's Hard to Believe But--
  7. 6. ["Dear Editor: Thanks ever so much for giving us the latest Green Lantern book."]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  8. 7. The Leap Year Menace!
    Green Lantern
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Dwayne Best
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer