The Old Friends, New Foes..! / Progress wiki last edited by MoonBoi on 07/25/14 11:19AM View full history

  1. Cover by Dave Gibbons.
  2. "Old Friends, New Foes..!" written by Len Wein, penciled, inked and lettered by Dave Gibbons, colored by Anthony Tollin.
  3. "Progress" written by Joey Cavalieri, penciled, inked and lettered by Dave Gibbons, colored by Jeanine Casey.

Issue Tagline: Beware the Javelin, My Son!

Hal Jordan is back on earth after his year exile in space, and his first stop is his love Carol Ferris's house. She greets him with a hug and takes him over to the new LA branch of Ferris Airlines. While there Carol introduces Hal to Bruce Gordon, who is working on a new type of engine. The engine uses willpower to fly a plane.

Ferris air also employs Tom Kalmaku, who is also working on the will power plane, but he need one critical part. Meanwhile else where the Javelin has stolen that part and is making a get away when Hal is alerted to the thief. He chases down the Javelin but the villain uses a yellow ink javelin and Hal is left falling to his death.

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My First Comic 0

This was my Very First Comic, and it was what got me into comic books. Even though I came in in the middle of a story (never having read anything from 1 - 172) I still knew what was going on. The villain of the book (and the next issue) was dynamic and has stuck with me in my mind to this day, and he was smart, able to discern GL's weakness after one battle, and Knowing he would encounter Hal again prepared with an all Yellow arsenal. This book holds a special place in my heart, because withou...

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