(October 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
1962-08-16
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.


The Secret Life of Star Sapphire! (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]; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]
Reprints

Nature's Prize Pupil! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Secret Life of Star Sapphire! (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]; Zamarons; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Anamede (Zamaron); Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris] (villain, first appearance)
Synopsis
Zamaron warriors travel to Earth to make Carol Ferris their new queen. They turn Carol into Star Sapphire and test her by having her defeat Green Lantern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story across 15 pages in two parts of 5.67 pages and 8.67 pages.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Bomb Sight / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Story We Never Dared to Print, Until Now! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[Danger... Hazard... Peril...] (Table of Contents: 8)

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: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Earth's First Green Lantern! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (origin retold); Abin Sur; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Larifars (Energy Beings); Balzona (Energy Being)
Synopsis
Hal Jordan explains to Pieface why Abin Sur came to Earth in a spaceship when all Green Lanterns can travel thru space unaided.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some sources have credited the inking incorrectly to Joe Giella. Murphy Anderson inks confirmed by Bob Bailey, Bob Hughes, and David Bachman. Murphy Anderson also listed in the Schwartz's pay records supplied by DC Comics.

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

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

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret Life of Star Sapphire!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Nature's Prize Pupil!
  3. 2. The Secret Life of Star Sapphire!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bomb Sight
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  7. 6. The Story We Never Dared to Print, Until Now!
    Superman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  9. 8. [Danger... Hazard... Peril...]
    What's the Difference Between...
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  14. 13. Earth's First Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
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  • Matthew Head
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