(November-December 1961)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1961-09-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Battle of the Power Rings! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Sinestro
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Battle of the Power Rings! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12.33 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern Corps [Green Lantern [Tomar-Re]; Green Lantern [Xax of Xaos]; Green Lantern [Chaselon of Barrio III]; Green Lantern [Larvox of T41A] Green Lantern [Rori Stroh of Rojira]; Green Lantern [NautKeLoi of Aeros]]; Sinestro (villain); Guardians of the Universe; Packer Gang
Synopsis
Sinestro uses his yellow power ring to siphon enough energy from various Green Lanterns to attack the Guardians of the Universe themselves.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sinestro gains his yellow power ring.

Story across 13 pages in two parts of 7.67 pages and 4.67 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) /

Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The highest recorded temperature of lava...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

Our Strange Universe / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although the star Sirius is about twice as far away...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letter from Roy Thomas asks how Sinestro is pronounced. Answer: accent on first syllable. The story "Wings of Destiny" was colored by Tommy Nicolosi, who inks the fact pages, which are pencilled by Morris Waldinger. Also a letter from Don McGregor.

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

World Globe / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Garcelon Stamp Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Green Lantern's Brother Act! (Table of Contents: 11)

Green Lantern / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Jim Jordan; Sue Williams; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Jack Jordan; Punchy (gangster) (villain); Looie (gangster) (villain)
Synopsis
Hal joins his brothers Jim and Jack Jordan to help with Jack Jordan's election campaign. Reporter Sue Williams tries to prove that Jim Jordan is Green Lantern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First Jordan Brothers story.

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)

Wanted: Safe Bus Riders! (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle of the Power Rings!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Battle of the Power Rings!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Sea Devils
  6. 5. ["The highest recorded temperature of lava..."]
    It's Hard to Believe-- But--
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. ["Although the star Sirius is about twice as far away..."]
    Our Strange Universe
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    World Globe
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Company
  12. 11. Green Lantern's Brother Act!
    Green Lantern
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  14. 13. Wanted: Safe Bus Riders!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
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