(March 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:
1962-01-04
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
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Strange Adventures #137.


The Strange Trial of Green Lantern! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Tomar-Re of Xudar]; Green Lantern [Xax of Xaos]; Green Lantern [NautKeLoi of Aeros]; Green Lantern [Medphyll of J586]; Green Lantern [Stel of Grenda]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some sources in the past have credited the inking of this cover to Murphy Anderson. Giella inking credits confirmed by Bob Bailey, Steve Brumbaugh and Bob Hughes. Giella is also listed in the Schwartz pay records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Strange Trial of Green Lantern! (Table of Contents: 2)

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]; Grern Lantern Corps [Green Lantern [Tomar-Re of Xudar]; Green Lantern [Stel of Grenda]; Green Lantern [NautKeLoi of Aeros]; Green Lantern [Rori Stroh of Rojira]; Green Lantern [Medphyll of J586]; Green Lantern [Chaselon of Barrio III]; Green Lantern [Larvox of T41A]]; Sinestro (villain)
Synopsis:
Sinestro tries to mind control Hal Jordan. Hal's behaviour gets him called before the Green Lantern Corps.
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Indexer Notes

Most members of the Green Lantern Corps were only identified by their home planets; their names were only revealed over the next several years.

Story is told in two chapters of 9.67 pages and 5.67 pages.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Super-Previews from Two Great Magazines! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Adventure Comics; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Mystery in Space; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["During the past 16 years an estimated..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Trail of the Missing Power Ring! (Table of Contents: 8)

Green Lantern / comic story / 9.67 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]; Terga Kalmaku; Carol Ferris; Billy Taylor; Bandy (crook); Ralph (crook)
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan loses his power ring and it's found by a child.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reveals that Thomas Kalmaku and Terga have just gotten married.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Chet Atkins Method / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Melt-- Dissolve-- Fuse-- Thaw...?] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

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

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

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

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

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Strange Trial of Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Strange Trial of Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    The Flash; Justice League of America
  5. 4. Super-Previews from Two Great Magazines!
    Adventure Comics; Action Comics
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mystery in Space; Strange Adventures
  7. 6. ["During the past 16 years an estimated..."]
    It's Hard to Believe-- But--
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  9. 8. The Trail of the Missing Power Ring!
    Green Lantern
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  12. 11. [Melt-- Dissolve-- Fuse-- Thaw...?]
    What's the Difference Between--
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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