(Winter 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1941-12-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Alan Scott works for APEX Studios in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books for Christmas / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Green Lantern (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irwin Hasen [as Mart Nodel] (4 panels, signed); Howard Purcell (inset)
Inks
Irwin Hasen [as Mart Nodel] (4 panels, signed); Howard Purcell (inset)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Synopsis
The frontispiece features G.L. and Doiby in four panels from previously published stories.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Oddity: the page spells Nodell's name as "Nodel." Writer Bill Finger is given a by-line on this page. One panel displays G.L. having green flames surrounding his body as he flies.

The Tycoon's Legacy, Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 4)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell) (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; un-named President of APEX Broadcasting; Charlie (APEX engineer); Mr. Stromboli; Maria Stromboli; Joe Stromboli (Maria Stomboli's uncle, a porter); P. G. Jeffers (head of the Jeffers Corporation); Elias Slagg (Jeffer's lawyer, death); Baldy [Arnold Corbin] (villain, introduction); Paul Blane (villain, President of the Jeffer's Corporation); Vice-President of Jeffer's Corporation); Lester Vane (villain, Jeffer's nephew)
Synopsis
Alan Scott's promotion to announcer at APEX Studios leads the Emerald Crusader into a case involving an out-of-work lawyer, a decidedly crooked lawyer and a mental patient who claims he was cheated out of a $5 million inheritance.
Reprints
Keywords
APEX Broadcasting Company; Green Lamp; oath; power ring

Indexer Notes

On page 3, when G.L. hit a crook on the jaw, it left behind an image of a "green lantern". Story takes place in Capitol City.

The Tycoon's Legacy, Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 5)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Irene Miller; Doiby Dickles; Joe Stromboli; Frank Benton Joe's lawyer); Elias Slagg (death); Baldy [Arnold Corbin, called John Corbin in story] (villain); Paul Blane (villain); Lester Vane (villain, death); Mr. Delber (villain, Mr. Blane's secretary); "Bail" Martin (villain)
Synopsis
The mysterious murders of several key individuals in the case brings the Master of Light into conflict with a weird crime boss named "Baldy."
Reprints
Keywords
green lantern; Power ring

Indexer Notes

G.L. charges his ring, but doesn't say oath.

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

Sweet Adeline / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Art Helfant

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gimme a box of forty-fours!
Genre
humor
Characters
Adeline

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

The Justice Society of America; All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

All-Flash Quarterly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Tycoon's Legacy, Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 9)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Joe Stromboli; Maria Stromboli; John Larson (death, mentioned by name only); Mrs. Larson (John's wife); Frank Benton; Baldy [Arnold Corbin] (villain); Paul Blane (villain); Mr. Delber (villain); "Bails" Martin (villain)
Synopsis
After a direct confrontation with Baldy, Green Lantern discovers that this mysterious criminal is involved with a crooked loan racket, wherein the people taking out loans are hurt in some way so that they can't pay off the loan and their collateral can be seized.
Reprints
Keywords
Power ring

The Vanished Senator (Table of Contents: 10)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan

Superman Is in the Movies! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Here's Another Message from Hop Harrigan! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Will Power Games (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
William Moulton Marston
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Flash Celebrates the President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday! (Table of Contents: 14)

The Flash / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
E. E. Hibbard
Inks
E. E. Hibbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero

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

Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Tycoon's Legacy, Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 16)

Green Lantern / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; Joe Stromboli; Maria Stromboli; Frank Benton; Mrs. Morley; Dorrit [aka Paul Blane] (villain, death); Baldy [Arnold Corbin] (villain); Mr. Delber (villain); Meeley (villain)
Synopsis
Alan pools resources to finance the services of a group of lawyers (known as the Crime Clinic) to investigate the Jeffers Loan Corporation, only to find out that Baldy has threatened all of the people who have taken out loans.
Reprints
Keywords
green lantern (called "the all-powerful lamp"); oath; Power ring

[Fredric March, Will Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, C. Aubrey Smith, Mischa Auer] (Table of Contents: 17)

Screen Scoops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Composed of elements from "Screen Scoops" previously printed in Movie Comics: Fredric March and Will Rogers from one page in Movie Comics #2, Adolphe Menjou from another in #2, Mischa Auer and C. Aubrey Smith from separate pages in #3.

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

All-American Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Wow and Double Wow! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Leading Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

And Now the "Big Seven" Becomes the "Big Eight"! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Good Books for Christmas
  4. 3. Green Lantern
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. The Tycoon's Legacy, Chapter 1
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. The Tycoon's Legacy, Chapter 2
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. ["Gimme a box of forty-fours!"]
    Sweet Adeline
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Justice Society of America; All-Star Comics
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  10. 9. The Tycoon's Legacy, Chapter 3
    Green Lantern
  11. 10. The Vanished Senator
    Hop Harrigan
  12. 11. Superman Is in the Movies!
    The Adventures of Superman
  13. 12. Here's Another Message from Hop Harrigan!
    All-American Flying Club
  14. 13. Will Power Games
  15. 14. The Flash Celebrates the President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday!
    The Flash
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Mutt & Jeff
  17. 16. The Tycoon's Legacy, Chapter 4
    Green Lantern
  18. 17. [Fredric March, Will Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, C. Aubrey Smith, Mischa Auer]
    Screen Scoops
  19. 18. ["Follow the further adventures of Green Lantern..."]
    All-American Comics
  20. 19. Wow and Double Wow!
    Leading Comics
  21. 20. And Now the "Big Seven" Becomes the "Big Eight"!
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