Showcase (1956-1978) #22

This landmark 1959 story introduced Hal Jordan as Earth's Green Lantern! Test pilot Hal Jordan traces a downed aircraft to the Southwest desert, where he finds the dying Abin Sur, one of the Green Lantern Corps, whose ring chooses Hal to be Earth's new Green Lantern!

Also: "The Secret of The Flaming Spear!" and "The Menace of the Runaway Missile!"
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Written by

John Broome

Art by

Joe Giella Gil Kane

Cover by

Gil Kane


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Page Count

28 Pages

Print Release Date

September 30 1959

Digital Release Date

May 28 2011

Age Rating

12+ Only


1959 DC Comics.

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