Green Lantern #50

DC Comics

United States

Published
January 1967
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/20653

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Thraxon the Powerful vs. Green Lantern the Powerless! (Green Lantern) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Thraxon; Green Lantern [Davo Yull]

Credits

Art
Gil Kane
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

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

Show/hide 1. The Quest of the Wicked Queen of Hearts! (Green Lantern) Unknown, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Art
Gil Kane
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Green Lantern Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #3 ([January 1977?])
The Quest of the Wicked Queen of Hearts!

Synopsis

Hal Jordan stumbles on two German crooks trying to recover a stolen painting from WW II.

Notes

Story is told in 2 chapters, each ending in 1/2 page. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Show/hide 2. Captain Action the Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero (Captain Action; Ideal Toys) Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain Action; Ideal Toys
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain Action [also costumed as Superman; Phantom; Batman; Captain America: Aquaman; Lone Ranger; Steve Canyon; Flash Gordon; Sgt. Fury]

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Notes

advertisement for the Captain Action action figure and costumes

Show/hide 3. He's Not as Strong as Superman... (Plastic Man) Unknown, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Plastic Man
Genre
Humor; superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Plastic Man 9DC, 1966 series) #2, on sale November 22

Show/hide 4. "I'll have a lot of fun building this model, Mr. Cap." (Cap's Hobby Hints) Unknown, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Genre
Non-fiction
Code
6467

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

hint submitted by Nolan Itamura of Maui, Hawaii

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Direct Currents) Unknown, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late November and early December 1966

Show/hide 6. Across the Jungle Rings the Cry -- B'wana Beast! (B'wana Beast) Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
B'wana Beast
Genre
Jungle; superhero

Credits

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #66 [first B'wana Beast], on sale November 22

Show/hide 7. Presenting the Mag from SUPER! (Superman) Unknown, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #193 [80 Page Giant #G-31], on sale November 10

Show/hide 8. Batgirl Is Here! (Batman; Batgirl) Unknown, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Batgirl
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #359 [first Batgirl], on sale November 29

Show/hide 9. Thraxton the Powerful vs. Green Lantern the Powerless (Green Lantern) Unknown, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Thraxon; Green Lantern [Davo Yull]

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Gil Kane
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Green Lantern Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #2 ([October 1976?])
Thraxton the Powerful Vs. Green Lantern the Powerless
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #3 ([May] 2008)
Thraxton the Powerful vs. Green Lantern the Powerless

Synopsis

The Guardians send Green Lantern to the planet Pharma, where that world's Lantern has been defeated by Thraxon, who has a machine that drains all energy from power rings.

Notes

Title calls the character "Thraxton" while the story and cover call the character "Thraxon." Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007),

Show/hide 10. Champs Against Odds! Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; sports
Characters
Mickey Mantle; Wilma Rudolph; Ben Hogan

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Synopsis

Kids who are thinking about giving up in school are reminded of sports heroes who overcame great challenges by perseverance.

Show/hide 11. At Long Last! (The Atom) Unknown, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Gil Kane
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #29, on sale December 1

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Green Lantern's Mail Chute) Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern's Mail Chute

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters submitted by Jack Gergotz; Paul Seydor; Irene Vartanoff


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 42738

Index completed

  • 15/03/2016