(September-October 1980)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.95 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1980-06-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode
0709893345210
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
5" x 6.75" (12.7 cm x 17.1cm)
Paper Stock
Glossy cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #180.


The Secrets of Green Lantern! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano [as Giordano] (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano [as Giordano] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]

Green Lantern (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Planet of Doomed Men (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Job Number
J-6784
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (origin recap); The Guardians of the Universe (intro); Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (flashback); Calorians; The Dryg (villain)
Synopsis
Hal Jordan's energy-duplicate is summoned by the Guardians for the first time. After he is returned to Earth the Guardians send him to Calor, a nearby planet, to save the Calorians from the ape-monster Dryg.
Reprints

The Power Ring That Vanished! (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / comic story / 24.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hector Hammond (intro, villain, origin); Carol Ferris; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Dr. Evart; Professor Paulson; Horton; Sue (Friend of Carol's)
Synopsis
Hector Hammond captures four scientists and uses a strange meteor to evolve them and then forces them to give him advances in science.
Reprints

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

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How did Hector Hammond gain his own super-evolved powers?

Indexer Notes

Artwork taken from the story in Justice League of America #14.

The Secret Life of Star Sapphire! (Table of Contents: 5)

Green Lantern / comic story / 14.34 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris] (Villain, Intro); Zamarons; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Anamede (Zamaron)
Synopsis
Zamaron warriors travel to Earth to make Carol Ferris their new queen. They turn Carol into Star Sapphire and test her by having her defeat Green Lantern.
Reprints

Zero Hour in the Silent City! (Table of Contents: 6)

Green Lantern / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Carol Ferris; Frankie (Safe-cracker); Danny (Safe-cracker)
Synopsis
Green Lantern must discover what has stopped all sound in the city.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Zero Hour story.

Two Green Lanterns in the Family! (Table of Contents: 7)

Green Lantern / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Rhino (villain); Jim Jordan (Hal's brother); Sue Jordan (Jim's wife)
Synopsis
Sue Jordan believes her husband Jim is Green Lantern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Secret Origin of the Guardians! (Table of Contents: 8)

Green Lantern / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Guardians of the Galaxy; Doiby Dickles; Krona
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 11.67 pages, 3.67 pages, and 7.67 pages.

Green Lantern's Rogues Gallery (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A listing of Green Lantern villains and their appearances.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Can You Answer These Questions About Green Lantern? (Table of Contents: 10)

Green Lantern / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris ?
Pencils
Dick Giordano ?
Inks
Dick Giordano ?
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hector Hammond; Star Sapphire

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Previews of the stories in the issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secrets of Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Planet of Doomed Men
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. The Power Ring That Vanished!
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. ["How did Hector Hammond gain his own super-evolved powers?"]
  6. 5. The Secret Life of Star Sapphire!
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. Zero Hour in the Silent City!
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. Two Green Lanterns in the Family!
    Green Lantern
  9. 8. Secret Origin of the Guardians!
    Green Lantern
  10. 9. Green Lantern's Rogues Gallery
  11. 10. Can You Answer These Questions About Green Lantern?
    Green Lantern
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