Green Lantern #2

DC Comics

United States

Published
September-October 1960
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15804

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Secret of the Golden Thunderbolts! (Green Lantern) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; a Weaponer of Qward

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Printed in
In Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #1
in Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #1

Notes

Some sources credit the cover inks to Joe Giella. Credits in Green Lantern #100 and 80-Page Giant Green Lantern Annual list Murphy Anderson inks, as do the Scwartz pay records. Art spotters Gene Reed and Bob Bailey agree with the Murphy Anderson credit. Schwartz pay records provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 1. The Secret of the Golden Thunderbolts! (Green Lantern) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; the Weaponers of Qward, the anti-matter universe (intro, villains); Carol Ferris; Telle-Teg; Kramen

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
in DC Special (DC, 1975 series) #17 (Summer 1975)
The Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #1
In Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #1

Synopsis

Green Lantern learns of the anti-matter universe of Qward. He travels there to rescue the few lawful citizens and brings them to Earth and closes the portal between dimensions.

Show/hide 2. Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town! (Green Lantern) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Carol Ferris; Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku] (intro); Jimmy Dawes (flashback); Pieface's father (flashback); Duke Danfield (villain); Weeper and another man working for Duke Danfield

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #57 ([December 1973?])
Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #57 ([December 1973?])
 
United States
DC Special (DC, 1975 series) #20 (February-March 1976)
Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town!
 
Australia
Green Lantern Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #6 ([October 1977?])
 
United States
Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #Volume 1 (1993)
Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #1 (October 2005)
Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town!
From GCD
in DC Special (DC, 1975 series) #20 (February-March 1976)
in Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #1
in Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #1
 
from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #2 (September-October 1960)

Synopsis

Tom Kalmakus' father and Jimmy Dawes had stumbled on a gold mine and split the map for keeping while Dawes raised money to work it, but Tom's father died and Dawes lost his map while gambling. Duke Danfield won the map half and steals Tom's half to find the gold, but Green Lantern defeats his gang and Tom discovers Hal's secret identity as Green Lantern.

Notes

Introduction of Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku], who learns Green Lantern's secret identity.


Notes

Some sources credit the cover inks to Joe Giella. Credits in Green Lantern #100 and 80-Page Giant Green Lantern Annual list Murphy Anderson inks, as do the Scwartz pay records. Art spotters Gene Reed and Bob Bailey agree with the Murphy Anderson credit. Schwartz pay records provided by DC Comics.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 50763

Cover added

  • 17/08/2010

Index completed

  • 17/08/2010