(December 1964)

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
1964-10-08
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Wizard of the Light-Wave Weapons! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp (text letters and logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]
Synopsis
Dr. Light hits Green Lantern with a solid-light beam.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein via his Facebook page, used with permission.

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Article relates how sub-standard conditions affect children in the world and quotes the "UN Declaration Of The Rights Of A Child."

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
Credits from a list by Lionel English.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated December 1960.

Wizard of the Light-Wave Weapons! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 11.33 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light] (villain)
Synopsis
Dr. Light attacks Green Lantern with the goal of defeating each member of the Justice League separately, but instead is defeated by Green Lantern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story references Atom #8, Justice League of America #12 (earlier appearances of Dr. Light).

Story in two parts of 5.67 pages each.

25 Years of Batman (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

L.C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Be First in Your Neighborhood to Read Each Issue of Green Lantern (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Start Your Own Secret Club... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Weather... Climate...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Science facts defining the difference between weather and climate.

Boys Everwhere Have More Fun with Monogram Quality Models (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Monogram Models / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Danny Ward, Donald Ensign, Jerry Floyd, and Kenneth S. Gallagher.

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

Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Disarming of Green Lantern! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Barks Ownley (villain); around 10 men working for Barks Ownley (villains)
Synopsis
In a hospital room, Barks Ownley overhears Tom Kalmaku talking of Green Lantern's power battery in his sleep and devises a scheme to steal the battery. He is defeated by Green Lantern because Tom warns him and they create a plan to fool the thieves.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Zero Hour story (referring to the point in time where Green Lantern's ring runs out of power).
Barks Ownley is drawn as a caricature of actor Edward G. Robinson.

Metamorpho the Element Man (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

It's Hard to Believe, But / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The skin is the largest organ of the human body...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Science facts about the skin, meteoroids, lightning, orchids.

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

G.I. Joe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Build Your Own Real - Electric Engine (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Electric Engine / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Friend, Dare You Risk a Dime 10¢? (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

As Seen on Your TV Screen! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

G.I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's the New Superman Hobby Kit (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Aurora Products; Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wizard of the Light-Wave Weapons!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Children of Tomorrow!
  3. 2. Wizard of the Light-Wave Weapons!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. 25 Years of Batman
    Batman
  5. 4. ["'Tis luck to catch a leprechaun!"]
    L.C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms
  6. 5. Be First in Your Neighborhood to Read Each Issue of Green Lantern
    DC Comics
  7. 6. Start Your Own Secret Club...
    Silly Putty
  8. 7. ["Weather... Climate..."]
    What's the Difference Between
  9. 8. Boys Everwhere Have More Fun with Monogram Quality Models
    Monogram Models
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  11. 10. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle
  12. 11. The Disarming of Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  13. 12. Metamorpho the Element Man
    Metamorpho
  14. 13. ["The skin is the largest organ of the human body..."]
    It's Hard to Believe, But
  15. 14. ["Whose face does the enemy see in his smoking sights?"]
    G.I. Joe
  16. 15. Build Your Own Real - Electric Engine
    Electric Engine
  17. 16. Friend, Dare You Risk a Dime 10¢?
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. As Seen on Your TV Screen!
    G.I. Joe
  19. 18. It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's the New Superman Hobby Kit
    Aurora Products; Superman
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Dwayne Best
  • Peter Croome
  • Hector G. Dueñas G.
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Matthew Head
  • robert mandry
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore