(January 1962)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., May, Aug. and Nov.
On-sale date
1961-11-21
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
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.


Prisoner of the Power Ring! (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]; Beverly Blanding
Reprints

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

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

Prisoner of the Power Ring! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Beverly Blanding; Dr. Jason Blanding (flashback); Will Chambers; Mrs. Blanding
Synopsis
Dr. Jason Blanding shrinks his entire family to a sub-atomic level. Once there Green Lantern's ring energy begins to affect the sub-atomic world and Green Lantern has to travel there to rescue the Blanding family.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 7.67 pages and 6.67 pages.

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

The Flash; Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Star Names / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The brightest star in Orion...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 8 of the previous story sequence.

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

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

Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Another Giant Batman Collection! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Origin of Green Lantern's Oath! (Table of Contents: 10)

Green Lantern / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Carol Ferris; Mr. Burbank (banker); Mr. Davis (jet mechanic); Hank (villain, safe-cracker)
Synopsis
When Pieface asks G.L. about the oath he speaks when charging his ring, Green Lantern tells Pieface the story of his first three cases, on which his oath is based.
Reprints
Keywords
Coast City; Coast City Bank; Ferris Aircraft Company; Late News; oath; power ring; San Sierro; Sierro Hills; Super-Magnesium Bomb

Indexer Notes

Most of the story is told in flashback form.

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

The Brave and the Bold; Suicide Squad / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Prisoner of the Power Ring!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Prisoner of the Power Ring!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    The Flash; Justice League of America
  5. 4. ["The brightest star in Orion..."]
    Star Names
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  7. 6. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual!
    Giant Superman Annual
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Aquaman
  9. 8. Another Giant Batman Collection!
    Giant Batman Annual
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  11. 10. The Origin of Green Lantern's Oath!
    Green Lantern
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold; Suicide Squad
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
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