(July-August 1961)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1961-05-23
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.


The Day 100,000 People Vanished! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Day 100,000 People Vanished! (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / comic story / 15.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Sinestro (introduction, villain); Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Guardians of the Universe; Weaponers of Qward (villains); Ki-Mon (Korugarn alien)
Synopsis
In an attempt to capture Green Lantern, Sinestro captures 100,000 people from the town of Valdale. The Guardians warn Green Lantern of Sinestro's plan and Green Lantern travels to Qward to rescue the citizens of Valdale.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Sinestro, who also appears in #9, #11, #15 and others. For the first time, GL is allowed to retain memory of meeting the Guardians.

Story across 16 pages in two parts of 7.67 pages and 7.67 pages.

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Giant Superman Annual; Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Gifts from Your Elders! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Bob Cherry, Andy Wickstrom, Nick P. Debelo, James Haffemann, Dorun Aronoff, Michael Keelin, and Rick Wood.

[Infrasonic... Ultrasonic...] (Table of Contents: 9)

What's the Difference Between... / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Wings of Destiny! (Table of Contents: 11)

Green Lantern / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Terga Kalmaku; Carol Ferris; hijackers (villains)
Synopsis
Green Lantern accidentally changes Pieface into a bird while Green Lantern is having a dream. Later Green Lantern has to meet Terga at the airport and stop a hijacking.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit given in letters page to Green Lantern #9. Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Human hair contains tiny quantities of such metals...
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Day 100,000 People Vanished!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  4. 3. The Day 100,000 People Vanished!
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Secret Origins
  7. 6. Gifts from Your Elders!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  10. 9. [Infrasonic... Ultrasonic...]
    What's the Difference Between...
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. Wings of Destiny!
    Green Lantern
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  16. 15. ["Human hair contains tiny quantities of such metals..."]
    It's Hard to Believe -- But --
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Dwayne Best
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