(Spring 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-03-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of March 27 in ad in All-American Comics #38.

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
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; the Nazis
Reprints

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

How You Can Defend Your Home! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Living Graveyard of the Sea, Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

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; unnamed Executive Officer of APEX; Winston Churchill (cameo); Mr. Sprig (banker); Vivian Sprig; Roger Sprig; Adolf Hitler (villain); the Nazis (villains, many die)
Synopsis
Alan Scott is sent to Australia to help install a short-wave radio transmitter, but his ship is torpedoed at sea by Nazi raiders.
Reprints
Keywords
APEX Broadcasting Company; green lantern (called the battered green lamp); oath; power ring

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Oh woe is me- Oh woe is me- I must get free somehow...
Genre
humor
Characters
Adeline

[The Living Graveyard of the Sea], Chapter 2 (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; Mr. Sprig; Vivian Sprig; Roger Sprig; Kapitan Schmidt (villain, unnamed in this chapter); the Nazis (villains); Kraken (giant octopus, death)
Synopsis
The lifeboat containing Alan, Irene, Doiby and other survivors makes its way to safety, but lands in a strange area called Sargasso Island, whose inhabitants are descendants of those ship-wrecked there thousands of years ago.
Reprints
Keywords
Power ring

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

False Alarm (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan

An Important Message to Members of the All-American Flying Club (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[The Living Graveyard of the Sea], Chapter 3: The Nazi Dream! (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; Irene Miller; Mr. Sprig; Vivian Sprig; Roger Sprig; Adolf Hitler (villain); Kapitan Schmidt [aka Baron von Schmidt] (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Hitler decides to use Sargasso Island as a concealed base from which to launch attacks on his enemies, while G.L. attempts to convince the peace-loving inhabitants to fight back against the Nazis.
Reprints
Keywords
green lantern (called an old old lantern); power ring

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

O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Pencils
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In which the peaceful hours of a lazy Sunday afternoon...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
O'Malley

Have You a Civilian Defense Club in Your School? (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[The Living Graveyard of the Sea] Chapter 4: Utopia vs. Totalitarianism (Table of Contents: 12)

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; Mr. Sprig; Vivian Sprig; Roger Sprig; Kapitan Schmidt (villain, death); Adolf Hitler (villain, cameo); the Nazis (villains, many die)
Synopsis
The Nazi commander captures Green Lantern and dons his ring in an attempt to turn the tide of victory in his favor.
Reprints
Keywords
Power ring

Indexer Notes

When Kapitan Schmidt dons the ring of G.L., he is destroyed.

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

Muscle Power Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    How You Can Defend Your Home!
  3. 2. The Living Graveyard of the Sea, Chapter 1
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. ["Oh woe is me- Oh woe is me- I must get free somehow..."]
    Sweet Adeline
  5. 4. [The Living Graveyard of the Sea], Chapter 2
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. ["Here it is again!"]
    All-Flash
  7. 6. ["500 years in the future with the Justice Society of America!"]
    All-Star Comics
  8. 7. False Alarm
    A Hop Harrigan Story
  9. 8. An Important Message to Members of the All-American Flying Club
    All-American Flying Club
  10. 9. [The Living Graveyard of the Sea], Chapter 3: The Nazi Dream!
    Green Lantern
  11. 10. ["In which the peaceful hours of a lazy Sunday afternoon..."]
    O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct
  12. 11. Have You a Civilian Defense Club in Your School?
  13. 12. [The Living Graveyard of the Sea] Chapter 4: Utopia vs. Totalitarianism
    Green Lantern
  14. 13. The Big Eight!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Muscle Power Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Matthew Head
  • Per Sandell
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes