Green Lantern #88

DC Comics

United States

Published
February-March 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Special Surprise Issue! (Green Lantern) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1084
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Notes

All reprint issue. Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Show/hide 1. Summons from Space! (Green Lantern) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1102
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (brief origin); Carol Ferris; A Venusian Pterodactyl; Venusians

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #1 (October 2005)
Secret of the Flaming Spear!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #16 ([March 1960?])
Summons from Space
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #16 ([March 1960?])
 
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (Egmont Publishing, 1980 series) v1#5 (February 1981)
Summons from Space!
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) ([October] 1990)
Summons From Space!
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1992 series) ([March] 1992)
Summons from Space!
 
United States
Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #Volume 1 (1993)
Summons from Space!
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #23 (November-December 1959)

Synopsis

Green Lantern travels to Venus to save a blue-skinned caveman-like race from attack by yellow Pterodactyl-like creatures.

Notes

Some sources list this as inked by Murphy Anderson. The Schwartz pay records list Joe Giella, and art spotter Gene Reed agrees. Schwartz pay records provided by DC Comics. This issue may incorrectly credit Murphy Anderson; confirmation needed.

Show/hide 2. The Menace of the Marching Toys (Green Lantern) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1101

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Green Lantern Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #2 ([October 1976?])
The Menace of the Marching Toys

Notes

This golden-age Green Lantern story was originally intended for Green Lantern (1941) #39 but was never published due to the cancellation of the series

Show/hide 3. The Origin of Green Lantern's Oath! (Green Lantern) Comic story, 9.67 pages

Notes

All reprint issue. Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33564

Entry created

  • 04/09/2007

Last updated

  • 12/06/2009