(Winter 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-12-19
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 December 23 in ad in All-American Comics #47.

Oddity: On several pages, G.L. wears his power ring on his right hand.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern; Doiby Dickles

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Christmas Gift Books / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Empire of Exiles, Chapter 1: The Explorer's Secret (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Joseph Greene
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; General Brooks (villain); Dr. Wickwar
Synopsis
General Brooks assigns Sgt. Dickles and Pvt. Scott to search for a brilliant, but eccentric explorer named Dr. Wickwar, whose knowledge of a secret place in South America could provide much needed raw materials for the war effort.

Indexer Notes

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

Possible alternative title: "The Land of Forgotten Men!"

Green Lantern recites an unusual oath in this Issue: "The light of Green Lantern pierces darkness and mystery and its radiance will strike at the heart of evil."

Don't Give Up the Ship! (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

They're Back Again! (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) /

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

[Empire of Exiles] Chapter 2: Perils of the Jungle (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Joseph Greene
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; Shiloh (villain); Nordo (villain); Dr. Wickwar (introduction)
Synopsis
Before his death, Dr. Wickwar informs Green Lantern of the location of Exilia. However, the inhabitants consider the Master of Light and Doiby as enemies rather than friends --- and Doiby faces death in an arena reminiscent of the Roman Coliseum.

Indexer Notes

Greene script credit per 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
Art Helfant

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can I help you, Mom?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

Rumpus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't this elevator service terrible!
Genre
humor
Characters
Rumpus

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Another Meeting of the Justice Society! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Louder and Funnier As the Years Go On! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[Consolidated Patrol Bombers] (Table of Contents: 12)

How to Spot the Planes in the Skies / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Falcon Mattheiu (signed)
Pencils
Falcon Mattheiu (signed)
Inks
Falcon Mattheiu (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

The Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Junior Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[United States Savings Bonds] (Table of Contents: 14)

Victory Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
A. W. Nugent

[Empire of Exiles] Chapter 3: Strife in the Arena! (Table of Contents: 15)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Greene
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; Shiloh (villain); Nordo (villain)
Synopsis
After saving Doiby from the jaws of death, G.L. tracks down the ruler of Exilia, only to find that he doesn't really exist!

Indexer Notes

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

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Jailbreak in the Sky (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan

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

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

[Empire of Exiles] Chapter 4: The Battle of Mastery! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Joseph Greene
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; Shiloh (villain); Nordo (villain)
Synopsis
Green Lantern battles the evil Nardo, who attempts to seize control of Exilia by organizing minority elements within the country against the western democracies.

Indexer Notes

Greene script credit per Craig Delich. Formerly credited to Ted Udall.

Brand New! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / 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. [no title indexed]
    Christmas Gift Books
  4. 3. Empire of Exiles, Chapter 1: The Explorer's Secret
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. Don't Give Up the Ship!
    Flying Colors
  6. 5. They're Back Again!
    All-Flash
  7. 6. ["Thanks, boys and girls for the wonderful reception you're giving Wonder Woman!"]
    Wonder Woman
  8. 7. [Empire of Exiles] Chapter 2: Perils of the Jungle
    Green Lantern
  9. 8. ["Can I help you, Mom?"]
    We Were All Kids Once!
  10. 9. ["Isn't this elevator service terrible!"]
    Rumpus
  11. 10. Another Meeting of the Justice Society!
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  12. 11. Louder and Funnier As the Years Go On!
    Mutt & Jeff
  13. 12. [Consolidated Patrol Bombers]
    How to Spot the Planes in the Skies
  14. 13. The Junior Justice Society of America
    Junior Justice Society of America
  15. 14. [United States Savings Bonds]
    Victory Puzzles
  16. 15. [Empire of Exiles] Chapter 3: Strife in the Arena!
    Green Lantern
  17. 16. The Big Eight!
  18. 17. Jailbreak in the Sky
    Hop Harrigan
  19. 18. ["Boys and girls! I'm on the radio now..."]
    Hop Harrigan
  20. 19. [Empire of Exiles] Chapter 4: The Battle of Mastery!
    Green Lantern
  21. 20. Brand New!
    Comic Cavalcade
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes