Green Lantern #19 [Direct]
(December 1991)

DC, 1990 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 1.00 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1991-10-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Kevin Dooley
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Special 50th Anniversary Issue.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alan Scott, the Original Green Lantern Returns!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Chapter One (Table of Contents: 1)

Green Lantern / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gerard Jones
Pencils
M. D. Bright
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui] (cameo, flashback); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (cameo); Green Lantern [Guy Gardner] (cameo); Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
Synopsis
Frustrated by having to patrol Oa to keep the patchwork of cities and cultures from fighting each other, John Stewart receives a vision of the original Alan Scott Green Lantern that tells Stewart to return to Earth and look for him.

Chapter Two (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gerard Jones
Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Pat Broderick
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Doiby Dickles; Prince Peril (cameo); Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
Synopsis
While scouting for prospective members for the Green Lantern Corps, Hal visits the planet Myrs, where Alan Scott's old sidekick Doiby Dickles is king and has remade the planet to look and sound like old-time Brooklyn. A vision of the Alan Scott Green Lantern appears in the sky telling Hal to return to Earth.

Chapter Three (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gerard Jones
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Art Nichols
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Jade; Obsidian; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Doiby Dickles; Harlequin [Molly] (cameo); Thorn (cameo)
Synopsis
After receiving a vision of Alan Scott while in space, Guy finds Alan's children, Jade and Obsidian, and manages to insult them before being rescued by John Stewart. The pair meet up with Hal and Doiby and go to visit Alan's wife Molly (Harlequin) , where they find the visions are coming from a part of Alan's soul which resides in his power lantern.

Chapter Four (Table of Contents: 4)

Green Lantern / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gerard Jones
Pencils
Mart Nodell
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner];Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Green Lantern [Yalan Gur]; Guardians
Synopsis
The part of Alan that resides in the lantern takes the other three GLs back to ancient China where they learn the origin of the weakness to wood in his power, as opposed to yellow in theirs. They also find why the lantern is on Earth and why Alan didn't have any contact with the Guardians.

Chapter Five (Table of Contents: 5)

Green Lantern / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gerard Jones
Pencils
M. D. Bright
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Guy Gardner];Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Harlequin [Molly]
Synopsis
The GLs return to the present at Alan's house where Molly and Doiby are waiting. They discuss what they have learned then go their separate ways. Alan's whereabouts remain a mystery.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Alan Scott, the Original Green Lantern Returns!"]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Chapter One
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Chapter Two
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Chapter Three
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. Chapter Four
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. Chapter Five
    Green Lantern
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Laura Gjovaag
  • Will Allred
  • Eric Gjovaag
  • John Greb
  • Gregory Fischer