([June] 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
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Volume
1
Price
14.99 USD; 16.99 CAD
Pages
164
On-sale Date
2009-04-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
978-1-4012-2163-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401221638 51499
Editing
Bob Joy; Julius Schwartz (editor, original series)

Issue Notes

Reprints Showcase #22-24 and Green Lantern #1-3.

Fourth printing available September 10, 2014 (per comiclist.com).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Menace of the Runaway Missile! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp (letters, logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints

SOS Green Lantern! (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (introduction, origin); Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (introduction)
Synopsis
Hal Jordan is selected by the power ring of Abin Sur to become a Green Lantern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction and origin of Silver Age Green Lantern.

Secret of the Flaming Spear! (Table of Contents: 4)

Green Lantern / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris (introduction); Willard Ferris (introduction); saboteurs (villains); Frank Nichols (pilot)
Synopsis
Saboteurs try to crash a new experimental aircraft created by Ferris Aircraft.
Reprints

Menace of the Runaway Missile! (Table of Contents: 5)

Green Lantern / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; Dr. Parris (villain)
Synopsis
Green Lantern stops a missile launched by Dr. Parris at a government Hydrogen Power facility.
Reprints

The Invisible Destroyer! (Table of Contents: 6)

Green Lantern / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Invisible Destroyer
Reprints
Keywords
atomic bomb

Summons from Space! (Table of Contents: 7)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (brief origin); Carol Ferris; a Venusian pterodactyl; Venusians
Synopsis
Green Lantern travels to Venus to save a blue-skinned caveman-like race from attack by yellow pterodactyl-like creatures.
Reprints

The Invisible Destroyer! (Table of Contents: 8)

Green Lantern / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Phantom Destroyer [aka The Invisible Destroyer] (introduction, villain); Carol Ferris; Dr. Phillips
Synopsis
When Dr. Phillips is distracted, The Invisible Destroyer is released from his mind.
Reprints

The Creature That Couldn't Die! (Table of Contents: 9)

Green Lantern / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints

The Secret of the Black Museum! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Moster (villain, spy); Carol Ferris
Synopsis
When a group of spies steal secret plans for a new spaceplane from Hal Jordan, Green Lantern goes into action to recover them.
Reprints

The Creature That Couldn't Die! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; cosmic-ray creature (villain)
Synopsis
A blob is turned into a giant monster when exposed to cosmic rays. It is up to Green Lantern to stop the destruction.
Reprints

Menace of the Giant Puppet! (Table of Contents: 12)

Green Lantern / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints

The Planet of Doomed Men (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (origin recap); The Guardians of the Universe (introduction for all); 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
Keywords
Battery of Power; Calor (a planet); power ring

Menace of the Giant Puppet! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Puppet-Master (introduction, villain); Carol Ferris; Biffy (small-time crook)
Synopsis
The Puppet-Master invents a Hypno-Ray and commits crimes using others as puppets, until he attempts to capture Green Lantern, who instead captures him. Meanwhile, Carol Ferris daydreams of marrying Green Lantern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Hypno-Ray is similar to an emotion controlling ray invented by Mind Games in Action Comics Weekly 611-613. Green Lantern uses a high speed stunt like The Flash.

Secret of the Golden Thunderbolts! (Table of Contents: 15)

Green Lantern / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; a Weaponer of Qward
Reprints

The Secret of the Golden Thunderbolts! (Table of Contents: 16)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; Anti-Matter Universe Qward [Telle-Teg; Telle-Teg's Friends; The Weaponers; Weaponer Kramen; Thunderbolt Destroyers] (introduction, villains)
Synopsis
Green Lantern learns of the anti-matter universe of Qward. He travels there to rescue the few lawful citizens and brings them to Earth and closes the portal between dimensions.
Reprints
Keywords
Qward

Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku] (introduction); Jimmy Dawes (flashback); Pieface's father (flashback); Duke Danfield (villain); Weeper; another man working for Duke Danfield
Synopsis
Tom Kalmaku's father and Jimmy Dawes had stumbled on a gold mine and split the map for keeping while Dawes raised money to work it, but Tom's father died and Dawes lost his map while gambling. Duke Danfield won the map half and steals Tom's half to find the gold, but Green Lantern defeats his gang and Tom discovers Hal's secret identity as Green Lantern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction of Pieface (Thomas Kalmaku), who learns Green Lantern's secret identity.

Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp! (Table of Contents: 18)

Green Lantern / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints

The Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp! (Table of Contents: 19)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Qward Spy Drik (villain); Qward Spy Chomin (villain); Qward Vekos Squadron (villain); Qwardian Chieftains (villain)
Synopsis
Drik and Chomin travel to the Plus-Matter universe from Qward to steal Green Lantern's power battery.
Reprints
Keywords
Qward

The Leap Year Menace! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern Fan Club; Carol Ferris; Mrs. Cranston; "Chiller-Diller" (villain, a creation of the power-ring); General Willis
Synopsis
In an attempt to dodge a marriage proposal from Carol Ferris, Green Lantern creates a menace with his power ring to distract her. This menace goes on a rampage and is stopped by Green Lantern.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Menace of the Runaway Missile!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. SOS Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. Secret of the Flaming Spear!
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. Menace of the Runaway Missile!
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. The Invisible Destroyer!
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. Summons from Space!
    Green Lantern
  9. 8. The Invisible Destroyer!
    Green Lantern
  10. 9. The Creature That Couldn't Die!
    Green Lantern
  11. 10. The Secret of the Black Museum!
    Green Lantern
  12. 11. The Creature That Couldn't Die!
    Green Lantern
  13. 12. Menace of the Giant Puppet!
    Green Lantern
  14. 13. The Planet of Doomed Men
    Green Lantern
  15. 14. Menace of the Giant Puppet!
    Green Lantern
  16. 15. Secret of the Golden Thunderbolts!
    Green Lantern
  17. 16. The Secret of the Golden Thunderbolts!
    Green Lantern
  18. 17. Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town!
    Green Lantern
  19. 18. Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp!
    Green Lantern
  20. 19. The Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp!
    Green Lantern
  21. 20. The Leap Year Menace!
    Green Lantern
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