(November-December 1960)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1960-09-20
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.

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

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

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp! (Table of Contents: 2)

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]; Qward Spy Drik (villain); Qward Spy Chomin (villain); Qward Vekos Squadron (villain); Qwardian Chieftains (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! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Keep Learning -- The Key to Success! (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
Characters
Bob; Frank; Bob's father

Indexer Notes

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

For the Very Best in Comics Reading! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of all the four-footed animals on Earth...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor: Thanks ever so much for giving us the latest Green Lantern book.
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: 8)

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

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

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

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / 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) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. Keep Learning -- The Key to Success!
  6. 5. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    The Flash; Strange Adventures
  7. 6. ["Of all the four-footed animals on Earth..."]
    It's Hard to Believe But--
  8. 7. ["Dear Editor: Thanks ever so much for giving us the latest Green Lantern book."]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  9. 8. The Leap Year Menace!
    Green Lantern
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
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