Green Lantern #38

DC Comics

United States

Published
May-June 1949
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
DC: A Superman Publication
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/7593

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Julius Schwartz (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Double Play (Streak the Wonder Dog) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Streak the Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal
Characters
Streak

Credits

Art
Alex Toth
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Julius Schwartz (actual)

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. The Murdered Clues (Green Lantern) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Molly Mayne; Doiby Dickles; John Blake; Capt. Mahon.

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Bob Oksner

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First published in this issue

Synopsis

The appearance of several objects in Alan Scott's office that have been "murdered" as if they were human beings, and the fact that they tie in with several recent murders, prompts Green Lantern into immediate action to find the connection.

Notes

Alan Scott works for Station WXYZ and Molly Mayne is his secretary. Green Lantern recites his oath, but doesn't charge his ring in this story.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Ma Nature's Curiousity Shop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ma Nature's Curiousity Shop
Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel
Letters
Martin Naydel

Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

Show/hide 3. Snowball (Streak's Wonder Dog of the Month) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Streak's Wonder Dog of the Month
Genre
Fact
Characters
Snowball [a dog]

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher?
Art
Alex Toth
Show/hide 4. The Double Ray (Streak the Wonder Dog) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Streak the Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal
Characters
Streak; Alan Scott; Gregory Gaynor; Nina and Van.

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Art
Alex Toth

Synopsis

Alan Scott has the problem of finding a Romeo and Juliet that will look as good on TV as they sound on the radio.

Notes

Alan Scott works for Station WXYZ. Notes, story title correction and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Money Stuff) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Money Stuff
Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel
Letters
Martin Naydel

Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

Show/hide 6. Dazzling Diamonds Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. The Impossible Mr. Paradox (Green Lantern) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Clay Chalmers; C. K. Nevins; V: Mr. Paradox [I, only appearance].

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United States
Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #89 (April-May 1972)
The Impossible Mr. Paradox!
 
Australia
Green Lantern Album (Murray, 1978? series) #7 ([February 1978?])
The Impossible Mr. Paradox!

Synopsis

The cancellation of Clay Chalmer's program at Station WXYZ leads Alan Scott to believe Chalmers is the new criminal haunting Gotham City, Mr. Paradox, who attempts to defeat Green Lantern by employing illusions based on scientific paradoxes.

Notes

The splash page indicates that this story was originally intended for All-American Comics #108. Alan Scott works for Station WXYZ and Molly Mayne was his secretary. Some notes & modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Science-Snaps) Comic story, 1 page

"Black attracts bees more than any other color"

Featuring

Feature
Science-Snaps
Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel
Letters
Martin Naydel

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #52 (January 1955)
Science-Snaps
 
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #9 ([December 1955?])
Untitled
 
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #117 (June 1960)
Science-Snaps

Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 42807

Cover added

  • 25/01/2010

Index completed

  • 25/01/2010

Last updated

  • 01/01/2019