(September-October 1961)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1961-07-25
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
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 Challenge from 5700 A.D.! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Jack Adler
Colors
Jack Adler (see notes)
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.

Wash cover. In an interview in Alter Ego #56 (February 2006), Adler told how he accomplished this art over Gil Kane's pencils. He also did the prints, color schemes and color separations for this cover.

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

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

The Challenge from 5700 A.D.! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan; aka Pol Manning]; Zegor warriors (villains); Solarites; Raf Tamin; Chairman Dasor; Iona Vane; gold sea monster; Dr. Vance Barnard (flashback only); Earth army
Synopsis
Zegors, a highly evolved gila monster form, have the earth under attack in 5700 AD, and the ruling Solarite council brings Hal Jordan to defeat them. He does so by destroying their main weapon and is returned to the present, with no knowledge of his adventure.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First story set in 5700 A.D. with the Pol Manning secret identity.

Story across 25 pages in 3 chapters of 12.67 pages, 7.67 pages, and 3.67 pages. Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Padell Book Co. / advertisement / 1 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

[Spiders & Insects] (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; animal

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following the two previous sequences.

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Richard C. West, Albert J. Aubry, Jr., Ken Gentry, Andy Gustafson, and Stuart Thorn.

On the page immediately preceding page 22 of the main story sequence.

[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) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Challenge from 5700 A.D.!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Challenge from 5700 A.D.!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Padell Book Co.
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Secret Origins
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. [Spiders & Insects]
    What's the Difference Between--
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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