Green Lantern #39

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1965
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19428

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Fight for the Championship of the Universe! (Green Lantern) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Brutus Force

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Practice Makes the Perfect Crime! (Green Lantern) Comic story, 13.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Carol Ferris; Black Hand [William Hand] (villain)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Original Green Lantern (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([June 1975?])
Practice Makes the Perfect Crime
 
United States
Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #6 ([January] 2007)
Practice Makes The Perfect Crime!
From GCD
from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #39 (September 1965)

Synopsis

Black Hand uses his power-light to create the illusion that Green Lantern is Black Hand, leading to GL's arrest for stealing art treasures.

Notes

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

Show/hide 2. Nature's Bill of Rights Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Two boys who are polluting a stream are given an anti-pollution lesson by a fisherman. Includes an excerpt from an 1869 Massachusetts Board of Health document.

Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Green Lantern's Mail Chute) Letters page, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern's Mail Chute

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters submitted by Bob Butts; Frank Tower; Richard Flinchbaugh

Show/hide 4. The Fight for the Championship of the Universe! (Green Lantern) Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Kory (first appearance); Brutus Force (first appearance; villain)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Original Green Lantern (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([June 1975?])
The Fight for the Championship of the Universe
 
United States
DC Super Stars (DC, 1976 series) #10 (December 1976)
The Fight for the Championship of the Universe!
 
Australia
The Flash (KG Murray, 1975 series) #136 ([April 1977?])
The Fight For the Championship of the Universe
 
United States
Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #6 ([January] 2007)
The Fight For the Championship of the Universe!
From GCD
from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #39
 
from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #39 (September 1965)

Synopsis

An intergalactic fighting champion wants a shot at Green Lantern.

Notes

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

Show/hide 5. Readers.. Why Do You Force Enemy Ace to Kill Again...? (Enemy Ace) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Enemy Ace
Genre
War

Credits

Art
Joe Kubert
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #58, on sale July 29

Show/hide 6. See Lois Lane Challenge Her Rivals for Superman (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G-14, on sale July 15

Show/hide 7. What's All the Hullabaloo About? (Starman; Black Canary) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Starman; Black Canary
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #61


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31970

Entry created

  • 11/07/2007

Index completed

  • 12/07/2015

Last updated

  • 12/07/2015