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Showcase (1956) - #23
"presents GREEN LANTERN"
DC Comics


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  Editor(s):
Julius Schwartz

Cover Artist(s):
Joe Giella
Gil Kane
 

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Cover Date: Nov/Dec 1959
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: Featuring "The INVISIBLE DESTROYER!"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Reprinted/Collected in:
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (1990) HC
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (1990) TPB
Green Lantern (1960) Omnibus HC vol. 01
Green Lantern (1960) #88
Green Lantern Archives (1993) HC vol. 01
Green Lantern Archives (1993) HC vol. 01 (2nd Printing)
The Green Lantern Chronicles (2009) TPB vol. 01
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (2005) TPB vol. 01
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (2005) TPB vol. 01 (2010 Edition)

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Writer(s):
John Broome

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Gil Kane

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Synopsis:
Green Lantern is startled when he receives a distress call from his ring, which summons him to another planet. Originally confused by the natives of the planet, his ring translates their prehistoric language and Hal learns of attacks on them. Seeking out the attacker, Hal battles several dinosaur-like creatures before returning to Earth!

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Synopsis:
When Hal battles a new criminal that is seemingly invisible, he soon disappears into nothingness, almost as if he never existed. It is then that Hal is approached by an artist who believes that the Invisible Destroyer is escaping from his imagination. When that is revealed to be true, Hal keeps the man asleep as he battles the Destroyer!

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