Green Lantern #87

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1971-January 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Green Lantern) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1015
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Black Lantern [John Stewart]

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Colours
Jack Adler
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Printed in
in Green Lantern / Green Arrow (DC, 2004 series) #2

Notes

Cover colorist credit from 2004 collected edition. Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (July 2007).

Show/hide 1. Beware My Power (Green Lantern) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Guy Gardner; Guardians of the Universe; Black Lantern [John Stewart] (intro); Jeremiah Clutcher

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Green Lantern Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #2 ([October 1976?])
Beware My Power
 
United States
Green Lantern/Green Arrow (DC, 1983 series) #6 ([March] 1984)
Beware My Power
 
United States
Green Lantern/Green Arrow (DC, 2004 series) #2 ([July] 2004)
Beware My Power

Synopsis

When Guy Gardner is injured, the Guardians of the Universe instruct Hal Jordan to train another back-up, but John Stewart has different ideas about how to be a Lantern. When an attempt is seemingly made on the life of racist politician Jeremiah Clutcher, John Stewart figures out that the attack was faked and part of a cynical plot to get Clutcher elected president.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Show/hide 2. What Can One Man Do? (Green Arrow) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Jack Major; Kevin McManus; Dinah Drake Lance [Black Canary]; Bruce Wayne [Batman]; Hal Jordan [Green Lantern]; Clark Kent [Superman]

Credits

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure (KG Murray, 1975 series) #73 ([May 1976?])
What Can One Man Do?
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #23 (July 1982)
What Can One Man Do?
 
United States
Green Lantern/Green Arrow (DC, 1983 series) #6 ([March] 1984)
What Can One Man Do?
 
United States
Green Lantern/Green Arrow (DC, 2004 series) #2 ([July] 2004)
What Can One Man Do?
From GCD
from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #87 (December-January 1972)
Original
Green Lantern 87, December 1971-January 1972

Synopsis

After Green Arrow witnesses the death of a young boy in a riot, he decides that he might be able to do more for his city as its mayor.

Notes

This is Maggin's first professional script. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Show/hide 3. Earth's First Green Lantern! (Green Lantern) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Abin Sur; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku]; Larifars (Energy Beings); Balzona (Energy Being)

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

First print
United States
Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #16 (October 1962)
Earth's First Green Lantern!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #87 ([July 1972])
Earth's First Green Lantern!
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #5 (November-December 1980)
Earth's First Green Lantern!
 
United States
Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #Volume 3 ([April] 2001)
Earth's First Green Lantern!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #1 (October 2005)
Earth's First Green Lantern!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #1 (October 2005)
Green Lantern's Brother Act!

Synopsis

Hal Jordan explains to Pieface why Abin Sur came to Earth in a spaceship when all Green Lanterns can travel thru space unaided.

Notes

Recap of how Hal Jordan got his power ring. Some sources have incorrectly credited the inking to Joe Giella, but Murphy Anderson inks confirmed by Bob Bailey, Bob Hughes, David Bachman, and Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).


Notes

Cover colorist credit from 2004 collected edition. Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (July 2007).

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31875

Cover added

  • 15/03/2016

Index completed

  • 15/03/2016

Last updated

  • 15/03/2016