(September 1967)

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
1967-07-13
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.


Cosmic Enemy Number One! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Roger Vicker [as Green Lantern]; actors [as Green Lantern Corps]; actor [as a Guardian of the Universe]
Synopsis
The Green Lantern Corps appears ready to execute Green Lantern Hal Jordan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Cosmic Enemy Number One (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern Corps [Tomar-Re; Katma Tui; Chaselon; Zborra; Stel (cameo); Abin Sur (flashback); many others unnamed]; Guardians of the Universe; Al Magone; Gmane; Ashez; Furine; Gagaran; Tenavor; Charley Vicker; Roger Vicker (death)
Synopsis
The murder of a television actor playing Green Lantern connects to an intergalactic plot against the GL Corps masterminded by Earth criminal Al Magone, once captured by Abin Sur and imprisoned on a remote planet by the Guardians. Several Green Lanterns are killed and the rest fight for their lives against other villains freed by Magone. Charley Vicker is deputized as a Green Lantern by Hal Jordan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 23 pages, but pages 15 and 23 are half-pages.

Story continues in the following issue. Mentions deceased Green Lanterns Davos of Pharma and Chogar of Tyraea among at least 13 Green Lanterns who died at the beginning of this story. Al Magone is drawn as a caricature of actor Edward G. Robinson.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Mike Flesher, Gary Skinner, and R. L. Thomas.
Between pages 12-13 of story.

Get Set for an Electrifying Experience! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Major Matt Mason / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Boys, Men, Build, Develop Mighty Muscles (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

How to Do Strong Man Tricks...Without Strength! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed); Ronald Andrews (idea)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Job Number
6515
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I see you're trying to put roll bars...
Synopsis
A boy explains to another how to make model joints look welded on, using heat.

Indexer Notes

Hint submitted by Ronald Andrews of Richmond, Vermont.
At bottom of page 15 of story.

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

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

For the Most in Thrills... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Famous Name Prizes or Cash...from Olympic (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys, Girls, Men, Women (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Coin Collector Specials! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Matt Numiss / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now Being Launched at Hobby Counters Everywhere (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Aurora Plastics Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cosmic Enemy Number One!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Cosmic Enemy Number One
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. ["He's more fun than..."]
  5. 4. ["Be my guest at America's greatest amusement park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  7. 6. Get Set for an Electrifying Experience!
  8. 7. ["Major Matt Mason has been on the Moon..."]
    Major Matt Mason
  9. 8. Boys, Men, Build, Develop Mighty Muscles
  10. 9. How to Do Strong Man Tricks...Without Strength!
  11. 10. ["I see you're trying to put roll bars..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  13. 12. For the Most in Thrills...
  14. 13. Famous Name Prizes or Cash...from Olympic
    Olympic Sales Club
  15. 14. Boys, Girls, Men, Women
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  16. 15. Coin Collector Specials!
    Matt Numiss
  17. 16. Now Being Launched at Hobby Counters Everywhere
    Aurora Plastics Corp.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer