(January 1963)

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
1962-11-22
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.


World of Perilous Traps! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

The World of Perilous Traps! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Carol Ferris; Dusty; Frank; Magot; Sinestro (villain); subhumans of Kyrba (flashback); Qwardians (villains)
Synopsis
In their last encounter, Sinestro implanted a telepathic command into Hal Jordan's mind, which causes him to release Sinestro from his imprisonment. Sinestro then transports Hal to Qward for a battle, where Hal tricks him into thinking he no longer has his Green Lantern Ring and then imprisons Sinestro again.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story told in two parts of 5.67 pages and 6.67 pages. References Green Lantern #15.

Here Is Your Formula for a New Thrill in Comic Book Reading! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time!] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Touchdown for Picasso! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Stan; friend of Stan's; Biff Drake
Synopsis
Stan learns that his favorite football player also enjoys the fine arts.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Credits from a list by Lionel English.

Appears on the page before page 7 of the previous story sequence.

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

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

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If all the capillaries in a human body...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Science information on: blood capillaries, erosion by rain, Mars, and MASERs.

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Green Lantern

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers Earl Dill, Jr., John Santino, Jr., Lawrence MdCave, Mark Gordon, Steve Perrin, Paul Gambaccini, Greg DeZiel, and Robert Ford, with replies from the editor.

Green Lantern vs. Power Ring! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane (pencils, pp. 1-6; layouts, pp. 7-12); Mike Sekowsky (pencils, pp. 7-12)
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Bill Baggett (introduction)
Synopsis
During a series of distance control tests, Bill Baggett finds Hal Jordan's ring and uses it for destruction before Hal overcomes him through willpower and regains the ring.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils correction from Donald Dale Milne. We previously credited Sekowsky with full solo pencils, then with layouts only for pages 7-12.

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

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

100 Toy Soldiers; 150 Civil War Soldiers! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

World's Greatest Nuclear Naval Battle Game!! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Five Star Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

104 Kings' Knights (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It Looks It Sounds It Smokes Like The Real Thing (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Daisy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. World of Perilous Traps!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. ["Hi, Kids! I'm your friend, Johnny DC -- to tell you about the Comicpac!"]
    Comicpac
  3. 2. The World of Perilous Traps!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Here Is Your Formula for a New Thrill in Comic Book Reading!
    The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories
  5. 4. [Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time!]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  6. 5. Touchdown for Picasso!
  7. 6. ["Roam the black gulfs of interplanetary space..."]
    Mystery in Space; Adam Strange
  8. 7. ["If all the capillaries in a human body..."]
    It's Hard to Believe, But--
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  10. 9. Green Lantern vs. Power Ring!
    Green Lantern
  11. 10. ["Hi! I'm Johnny DC, the Mascot at Superman DC Publications."]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  12. 11. 100 Toy Soldiers; 150 Civil War Soldiers!
    Josely Company
  13. 12. World's Greatest Nuclear Naval Battle Game!!
    Five Star Toys
  14. 13. 104 Kings' Knights
  15. 14. It Looks It Sounds It Smokes Like The Real Thing
    Daisy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • John Monagle
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer