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A Year of Cool Comic Book Moments – Day 28

by  in Comic News Comment

Here is the latest cool comic book moment in our year-long look at one cool comic book moment a day (in no particular order whatsoever)! Here‘s the archive of the moments posted so far!

Today we look at a great “first” from the first appearance of Hal Jordan as Green Lantern.

Enjoy!

Showcase #22 featured three stories about Hal Jordan, the Green Lantern, including the first story in the issue, which contained the introduction and origin of Hal as Green Lantern.

John Broome wrote the issue and the legendary Gil Kane drew the book.

While the book has a few cool comic book moments, the one that I am highlighting is the first recitation of the Green Lantern oath. Note that Alan Scott had an oath, too, but it was not as prominently used as Hal’s and it certainly was not as famous.

So here is today’s cool comic book moment, Hal’s first time saying the following words…


So cool.