(October 1965)

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
1965-08-26
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 ad in The Atom #21 and copyright registration.


The Secret Origin of the Guardians! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; The Guardians of the Universe
Reprints

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

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

Secret Origin of the Guardians! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Sid Greene (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; The Guardians of the Universe (origin); Green Lantern [Ki-Nilg] (first appearance, flashback); Krona (first appearance, villain, origin)
Synopsis
Hal Jordan and Alan Scott team up to fight the Guardians' oldest adversary... Krona.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 11.67 pages, 3.67 pages, and 7.67 pages.

This story sows the seeds that evolve into the Crisis on Infinite Earths. First team-up with the Earth-2 Green Lantern.

A Laugh a Minute with the Cuckoo Bird! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

General Mills Cocoa Puffs / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Easy Plans Co., Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Pete / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Genre
advocacy; children
Characters
Little Pete

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following the previous two sequences.

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

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

Kat Korners the King! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Kat from AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Mike Flesher, Donald D. Ensign and Alan Busby - and responses from Julius Schwartz.

On the page between page 12 and page 13 of the main story sequence.

What's All the Hullabaloo About? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Starman and Black Canary / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Rocky and Bullwinkle; General Mills Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman and Batman and Robin for the First Time (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Superman and Batman with Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

How's Trix? (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

General Mills Trix / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's have six model plane kits...
Genre
humor

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

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret Origin of the Guardians!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  3. 2. Secret Origin of the Guardians!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. A Laugh a Minute with the Cuckoo Bird!
    General Mills Cocoa Puffs
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Easy Plans Co., Inc.
  6. 5. Are You a Litter-Bug?
    Little Pete
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. Kat Korners the King!
    The Kat from AMT
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  11. 10. What's All the Hullabaloo About?
    Starman and Black Canary
  12. 11. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; General Mills Cheerios
  13. 12. Superman and Batman and Robin for the First Time
    Superman and Batman with Robin
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. ["Boys & girls.."]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  17. 16. How's Trix?
    General Mills Trix
  18. 17. ["Let's have six model plane kits..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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