Showcase #23 (Nov.-Dec. 1959):
“Summons from Space!”
by John Broome, Gil Kane, Joe Giella

Showcase #23

Title: “Summons from Space!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov.-Dec. 1959

Publisher: DC
Written by: John Broome
Art by: Gil Kane, Joe Giella

9 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Green Lantern Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) hero
CBR Scale: U Jewish Catholic / Green Lantern
Green Lantern Corps; Super Friends...  DC 2,529
Star Sapphire Carol Ferris supporting character villain
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
Extreme Justice (administrator); Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 214
Venusians Venusians supporting character group
CBR Scale: M primal-indigenous
[blue-skinned cavemen native to Venus] DC 1
Venusian pterodactyls Venusian pterodactyls villain group
CBR Scale: I N.A.
pterodactyl DC 1
Lois Fuller Lois Fuller
(4-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [went on 1 date with Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)] DC 1
Susie Taft Susie Taft
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  ["career girl" who had lunch with Green Lantern] DC 1
Brenda Brown Brenda Brown
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [won Green Lantern's autograph] DC 1
Abin Sur Abin Sur
CBR Scale: S Ungaran religion; spirit
Green Lantern Corps
[imparted Green Lantern power ring to Hal Jordan]
DC 22
Carl Ferris Carl Ferris
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
[father of Green Lantern's girlfriend Carol Ferris] DC 21

Reprints of this comic:
Green Lantern (vol. 2) #88 (Feb.-Mar. 1972): "Summons from Space!"