Green Lantern #43

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1966
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19883

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster! (Green Lantern) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Major Disaster [Paul Booker]

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Betsy tells young Bobby that he should keep his room neater but realizes that she has the same problem.

Notes

Inside front cover. Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly. Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1959.

Show/hide 2. Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster! (Green Lantern) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen] (guest star); Carol Ferris; Iris West; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Major Disaster [Paul Booker] (first appearance, villain)

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Sid Greene (credited)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1974 series) #127 ([November 1975?])
Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster
 
Australia
The Flash Album (Murray, 1977? series) #13 ([November 1976?])
The Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster
 
Australia
The Flash Album (Murray, 1977? series) #13 ([November 1976?])
 
United States
Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #6 ([January] 2007)
The Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #3 ([May] 2008)
The Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster!
From GCD
from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #43 (March 1966)
Original
Green Lantern 43, March 1966
This version
DC Special 18, October-November 1975

Synopsis

A new villain creates disasters to commit his crimes, and Hal and Barry are having a hard time stopping him.

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 7.67, 9.67, and 5.67 pages.

Show/hide 3. Any Questions (Professor Aubit) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Professor Aubit
Genre
Humor
Characters
Professor Aubit

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker

Notes

gags about scientific facts

Show/hide 4. Look -- Up in the Sky! (Supergirl) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334 [80 Page Giant #G-20]

Show/hide 5. Second Smash Issue (The Spectre) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #62

Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, 0.5 pages

"My racing track looks pretty bad."

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Code
6362

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Direct Currents) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late January 1966

Show/hide 8. No title recorded Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965 No circulation information given. Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Ave, New York, N.Y., 10022 Revised statement including circulation numbers appears in the July issue (#46).

Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Green Lantern's Mail Chute) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern's Mail Chute

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters submitted by Rand B. Lee; Mike Flasher; Leonard Tirado

Show/hide 10. Get With It, Cats! (Teen Titans) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Teen Titans
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Letters
Ira Schnapp
typeset

Notes

subscription advertisement: ten issues for $1.00

Show/hide 11. No One in Central City Believed It Would Ever Happen (The Flash) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #159


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 23019

Entry created

  • 19/09/2019

Cover added

  • 19/09/2019

Index completed

  • 19/09/2019