Showcase #22 Values
Publisher: DC, 1959
About Showcase #22Origin and first appearance of the Silver Age Green Lantern (Hal Jordan). First appearances of Abin Sur and Carol Ferris. Gil Kane cover and art. Currently tied for #9 on Overstreet's list of Top 50 Silver Age Comics.
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Characters: Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Pencils: Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks: Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Letters: Ira Schnapp (letters, logo design)
Notes: Some sources credit Joe Giella with the cover inking, including Green Lantern Annual, No 1, 1963 issue (DC, 1998 series) #[nn]. The cover is signed with a K over G, which at this time meant that Gil Kane did the inking also. The Schwartz pay records also list solely Gil Kane on this cover. Art Spotters Bob Bailey, Michael Evans, David Bachman and Gene Reed all agree that it is Gil Kane inks. Schwartz pay records provided by DC Comics. Logo design credit from Todd Klein's Logo of the Day #2307 posting on Facebook, 18 December 2018.
Characters: Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (introduction, origin); Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (introduction)
Synopsis: Hal Jordan is selected by the power ring of Abin Sur to become a Green Lantern.
Script: John Broome
Pencils: Gil Kane
Inks: Joe Giella
Letters: Gaspar Saladino
Reprints: Secret Origins (DC, 1973 series) #2 (April-May 1973)
Notes: Introduction and origin of Silver Age Green Lantern.
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