(Fall 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-09-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited)
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 September 30 in ad in Action Comics #54.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irwin Hasen [as I. H.] (signed)
Inks
Irwin Hasen [as I. H.] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Ghost Town Adventure by Rutherford Montgomery (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Legion of the Lantern!! Chapter 1: Five Picked Men! (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Irene Miller; Sgt. Doiby Dickles; General Brock; The Black Prophet (villain, introduction); Princess Valla; Prince Karl; Lt. Smith; Legion of the Lantern [Yank Jones; Reb Stuart; Inad Hohay] (introduction)
Synopsis
While at a U.S.O. dance, a beautiful princess is kidnapped by a group of Nazis. Soon after her rescue by G.L., General Brock asks Alan and 3 others to form a special squad to go behind enemy lines.

Indexer Notes

Finger script credit per Craig Delich. We formerly credited Ted Udall.

Green Lantern recites an unusual oath in this story: "I shed my Light upon the darkness! Evil has no place to hide itself! Green Lantern goes forth to conquer!"

[Seven Flags Have Flown Over California; The First Flag to Reach the North Pole!] (Table of Contents: 4)

Flying Colors / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John M. Jenks (signed)
Pencils
John M. Jenks (signed)
Inks
John M. Jenks (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

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

All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Legion of the Lantern!!] Chapter 2: Swords of the Sahara (Table of Contents: 7)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; General Brock; The Legion of the Lantern [Yank Smith; Reb Stuart; Inad Hohay]; The Black Prophet (villain); Sheik Judar
Synopsis
After fending off a Nazi attack, the hand-picked team is flown to Africa and is shot down over the Sahara region by a mysterious Arab leader called "The Black Prophet."

Indexer Notes

Finger script credit from Craig Delich. We formerly credited Ted Udall.

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

We Were All Kids Once! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh sure! It'll be perfectly all right...
Genre
humor; children

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

Sweet Adeline / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wish we had our old store back...
Genre
humor
Characters
Adeline

An Important Message to Members of the All-American Flying Club (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[The Legion of the Lantern!!] Chapter 3: Triumph in the Desert! (Table of Contents: 11)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; The Legion of the Lantern [Reb Stuart; Yank Smith; Inad Hohay]; Black Prophet (villain); Captain Kortz
Synopsis
The team fights valiantly, but is captured. Then --- the unexpected occurs: one of the men turns traitor!

Indexer Notes

Finger script per Craig Delich. We formerly credited Ted Udall.

Green Lantern recites an unusual oath in this story: "Let the light of the Lantern penetrate the dark places of ignorance and Wrong, setting all minds right and overthrowing all servants of evil!"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Flying Serpent of Yucatan (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan

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

Fat and Slat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dirt - dirt - dirt!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Fuller Phun; Archibald Clubb

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

[The Legion of the Lantern!!] Chapter 4: Spy's Showdown! (Table of Contents: 16)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Capt. Kortz; The Legion of the Lantern [Reb Stuart; Yank Smith; Inad Hohay]; Irene Miller; General Brock
Synopsis
It's the Legion of the Lantern versus Nazi Captain Kortz, as G.L. trails the infamous Nazi spy back to his HQ in America for the final showdown.

Indexer Notes

Finger script credit per Craig Delich. We formerly credited Ted Udall.

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

Modern Concise Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Choose Your Prize! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Ghost Town Adventure by Rutherford Montgomery
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Legion of the Lantern!! Chapter 1: Five Picked Men!
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. [Seven Flags Have Flown Over California; The First Flag to Reach the North Pole!]
    Flying Colors
  6. 5. ["Here it is, boys and girls!"]
    Wonder Woman
  7. 6. ["Here it is again!"]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  8. 7. [The Legion of the Lantern!!] Chapter 2: Swords of the Sahara
    Green Lantern
  9. 8. ["Oh sure! It'll be perfectly all right..."]
    We Were All Kids Once!
  10. 9. ["Wish we had our old store back..."]
    Sweet Adeline
  11. 10. An Important Message to Members of the All-American Flying Club
    All-American Flying Club
  12. 11. [The Legion of the Lantern!!] Chapter 3: Triumph in the Desert!
    Green Lantern
  13. 12. ["Well, Jeff, we made it!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  14. 13. ["Another complete novel-length story featuring The Flash..."]
    All-Flash
  15. 14. The Flying Serpent of Yucatan
    Hop Harrigan
  16. 15. ["Dirt - dirt - dirt!!"]
    Fat and Slat
  17. 16. [The Legion of the Lantern!!] Chapter 4: Spy's Showdown!
    Green Lantern
  18. 17. The Big Eight!
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Modern Concise Encyclopedia
  20. 19. Choose Your Prize!
    American Specialty Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes