(July 1966)

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
1966-05-24
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 Day He Died -- Green Lantern Became a Living Legend! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern Corps [Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Tomar-Re]; Green Lantern [Stel]; other Green Lanterns]; Guardians of the Universe
Synopsis
The Corps is carrying a limp Hal Jordan.
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Treasure Chest of Fun; Polaris Nuclear Sub (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Jailing of Hal Jordan! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; a lawyer at Witlow & Crane; Pete Claypool (villain); The Triple Plays (villains)
Synopsis
Hal Jordan foils a bank robbery by the Triple Plays, but the fourth man they added for the job, Pete Claypool, completes the robbery. Pete later inherits a fortune and becomes smitten with Carol Ferris after moving next door, where he frames Hal for the robbery in an attempt to remove his romantic competition, but Hal forces Pete to confess to the police.
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Indexer Notes

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

Story takes place over a period of several weeks.

Look What's New on Route '66' (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

AMT models / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Riddle Me This! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Philip Cobb, Karl Garcia, and Mike Flesher.

Best Power Ring Wishes, Green Lantern (Table of Contents: 7)

Green Lantern / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Centerfold pin-up. Craig Delich believes Sid Greene inked this pinup, but other art experts agree it was Gil Kane.

The End of a Gladiator! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern Corps [Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (appears to die); Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Tomar-Re]; Green Lantern [Xax]; unnamed Green Lanterns]; Guardians of the Universe; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Doctor Polaris [Dr. Neal Emerson] (in flashback, villain)
Synopsis
The Guardians bring Hal Jordan's body to Oa after he appears to be killed in a battle with Dr. Polaris, while using his ring's power reserve to save Tom Kalmaku.
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Indexer Notes

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

Story continued in Green Lantern #47. The power rings have a reserve of power that the wearer cannot usually use; this is what usually protects him from dying. The Guardians uncharacteristically cry in this story.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 273,527
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 290,395
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

40 Army-Navy-Marine All Authentic Medals & Insignias (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

100 Individual Magnets (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A 2nd Star Collection of the Strange Lives of Batman and Robin! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Friend, Dare You Risk a Dime 10c? (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Combat Squad Gets Decorations (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Andy and George in the G. I. Joe Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fighting Ships a Complete Game! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Helen of Toy Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Day He Died -- Green Lantern Became a Living Legend!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun; Polaris Nuclear Sub
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Jailing of Hal Jordan!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Look What's New on Route '66'
    AMT models
  5. 4. ["Be My Guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. Riddle Me This!
    Batman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  8. 7. Best Power Ring Wishes, Green Lantern
    Green Lantern
  9. 8. The End of a Gladiator!
    Green Lantern
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. 40 Army-Navy-Marine All Authentic Medals & Insignias
  12. 11. 100 Individual Magnets
  13. 12. A 2nd Star Collection of the Strange Lives of Batman and Robin!
    Batman
  14. 13. Friend, Dare You Risk a Dime 10c?
    American Body Building Club
  15. 14. Combat Squad Gets Decorations
    The Adventures of Andy and George in the G. I. Joe Club
  16. 15. Fighting Ships a Complete Game!
    Helen of Toy Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
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