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Showcase (1956) - #22
"presents GREEN LANTERN"
DC Comics


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  Editor(s):
Julius Schwartz

Cover Artist(s):
Gil Kane
 

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Cover Date: Sep/Oct 1959
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: Featuring "MENACE OF THE RUNAWAY MISSILE!"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue

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Reprinted/Collected in:
DC Silver Age Classics (1992) Showcase #22
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (1980) #22
Green Lantern (1960) Omnibus HC vol. 01
Green Lantern Archives (1993) HC vol. 01
Green Lantern Archives (1993) HC vol. 01 (2nd Printing)
The Green Lantern Chronicles (2009) TPB vol. 01
Green Lantern/Green Arrow (1972) TPB vol. 01
Hit Comics (1998) Sonderausgabe 03
Millennium Edition:... (2000) Showcase 22
Secret Origins (1973) #2
Secret Origins of the Super DC Heroes (1976) TPB
Showcase Presents: Green Lantern (2005) TPB vol. 01
Showcase Presents: Green Lantern (2005) TPB vol. 01 (2010 Edition)

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As crack test pilot Hal Jordan is testing out a new plane for Ferris Aircraft, nearby a strange alien craft crash lands. The pilot, Abin Sur, calls out for his Green Lantern ring to find a suitable replacement. Summoning Hal Jordan, Abin Sur tells him of his responsibilities and grants him the power of the Green Lantern!

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As Ferris Aircraft tests its new pride and joy, the top-secret Flaming Spear aircraft, it freezes in mid-air for no apparent reason. Using the power ring to track down the source of the sabotage, Hal Jordan apprehends the three saboteurs single handedly. Returning to Ferris Aircraft, Hal learns some shocking news... Carol Ferris is his new boss!

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As the Green Lantern and Carol Ferris attend a lavish gala together, Green Lantern learns that an out-of-control rocket is heading directly for Coast City! Quickly, Hal flies away and tries repeatedly to stop the missile before being successful and tracking down the culprit. Learning that Carol Ferris is now upset with him, Hal remarks that he can't win in either identity!

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