(December 1947-January 1948)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1947-10-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications Inc.
Publisher's Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (credited) (editor); Julius Schwartz (assistant editor, uncredited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Challenge of the Harlequin! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern; Harlequin

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)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Readers! Here's an important message from Joe DiMaggio!

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Framed by the Harlequin] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
John Belfi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Harlequin [Molly Mayne] (villain, chronological 3rd appearance)
Synopsis
No matter how hard he attempts to prove otherwise, Green Lantern fails to convince the police he isn't on the side of the Harlequin, and is arrested.

Indexer Notes

Alan Scott works for Station WXYZ and Molly Mayne is his secretary. Doiby Dickles uses a green signal flare to summon the Green Lantern in this story.

Bert La Brucherie (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Challenge of the Harlequin! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
John Belfi; Irwin Hasen (page 1)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AA98
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Harlequin [Molly Mayne] (chronological 4th appearance)
Synopsis
Believing that the Harlequin is actually in love with Green Lantern, her gang wants her to prove them wrong. If she doesn't, they will kill him...and her!

Indexer Notes

Alan Scott works for Station WXYZ and Molly Mayne is his secretary. The job number indicates that this story was originally prepared for All-American Comics #98.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Spalding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Quiet, Please! (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall (credited as Charles King)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Ton o' Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's hard to believe that he conducts from memory!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

Chemcraft / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Junior Jim (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Harlequin Haunts Green Lantern! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
John Belfi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
GL30A
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Harlequin [Molly Mayne] (chronological 5th appearance)
Synopsis
The Harlequin shocks the Police when she surrenders voluntarily to them...that is, providing Green Lantern will be her defense counsel!

Indexer Notes

The job number indicates that this story was originally prepared to appear in Green Lantern #30. Alan Scott works for Station WXYZ and Molly Mayne is his secretary.

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

Lifebuoy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Parker Johns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Challenge of the Harlequin!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Readers! Here's an important message from Joe DiMaggio!"]
  4. 3. [Framed by the Harlequin]
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. Bert La Brucherie
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  7. 6. The Challenge of the Harlequin!
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Spalding
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Gang Busters
  10. 9. Quiet, Please!
  11. 10. ["Boys and girls! --- The Junior Justice Society of America is back in operation!!"]
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  12. 11. ["It's hard to believe that he conducts from memory!"]
    Ton o' Fun
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Chemcraft
  14. 13. Junior Jim
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  15. 14. The Harlequin Haunts Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Lifebuoy
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Parker Johns
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • David Banuelos
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
  • Kurt Mitchell
  • John Pannozzi
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore