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Old 07-04-2007, 07:30 AM   #1
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Default First appearance of Mogo in 1963, in GL #24?



Most people seem to regard Alan Moore's "Mogo Doesn't Socialize" in #188 in 1985 as the first appearance of Mogo... but I think it could very well have actually been a great deal earlier. All the way back to 1963 and #24. Passing through a system and being beckoned down by a planet that identifies itself as "Green Lantern," then after a bit of trouble communicating convinces Hal to put out/kill the alien fire creature within it theat threatens to destroy the world. He does so and Hal departs, friends with the planet now.

Not unreasonable to conjecture that after Hal parted on good terms, this planet -- Mogo -- was made a member of the Corps and such.
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Old 07-04-2007, 02:53 PM   #2
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Seems to have all the characteristics of Mogo, ability to change its land or its flora. Im sure it was at least the basis for Mogo.
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Old 07-04-2007, 03:11 PM   #3
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On an unrelated note, Hal must have double-jointed knees in the one panel where he's flying by...
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Not only probable but damn likely!
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I remember reading this issue in the Archive edition I have and thinking the same thing. It's gotta be the inspiration for one of the greatest GL characters ever created.
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Well, if it's not Mogo, somewhere out there is a planet just like Mogo. Lonely.

Someone should play matchmaker if it's not.
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What if Bzzzzd found this female planet that isnt Mogo and proceeded to hook Mogo up. I would love to see two sentient planets "DOING IT" in a comic then perhaps have a baby planet pop out !
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What if Bzzzzd found this female planet that isnt Mogo and proceeded to hook Mogo up. I would love to see two sentient planets "DOING IT" in a comic then perhaps have a baby planet pop out !
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What if Bzzzzd found this female planet that isnt Mogo and proceeded to hook Mogo up. I would love to see two sentient planets "DOING IT" in a comic then perhaps have a baby planet pop out !
You've put some thought into this, haven't you?
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You know you would love it
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You know you would love it
You're probably right....
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Only a very sick person wouldn't!!
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What if Bzzzzd found this female planet that isnt Mogo and proceeded to hook Mogo up. I would love to see two sentient planets "DOING IT" in a comic then perhaps have a baby planet pop out !


The tectonic stresses alone of such an act would... to say nothing of the two such masses being in such close proximity could possibly end all life on both planets. But then again it might be worth it to see if Maybe in the next DC/Marvel crossover Ego the Living Planet could show up and they could have a threesome, provided of course that THAT planet isn't actually Mogo.
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But then again it might be worth it to see if Maybe in the next DC/Marvel crossover Ego the Living Planet could show up and they could have a threesome
I've said it before, and I'll say it again.
There are some sentences only us comics geek can come up with.
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What if Bzzzzd found this female planet that isnt Mogo and proceeded to hook Mogo up. I would love to see two sentient planets "DOING IT" in a comic then perhaps have a baby planet pop out !
this would be interesting ... two planets moving out of their normal orbits would cause quite a stir to nearby planets ... mogo and the missus may even cause a black hole or two to form ... two planets "doing it" may turn the tide *pun intended* on nearby watery worlds too ...
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this would be interesting ... two planets moving out of their normal orbits would cause quite a stir to nearby planets ... mogo and the missus may even cause a black hole or two to form ... two planets "doing it" may turn the tide *pun intended* on nearby watery worlds too ...
well two galaxies appeared to be "doing it" in the JLA/Avengers mini
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well two galaxies appeared to be "doing it" in the JLA/Avengers mini
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well two galaxies appeared to be "doing it" in the JLA/Avengers mini
If you mean Eternity and Kismet; they aren't galaxys. They are manifestations of their respective universes... and they wern't "doing it", they were just 'dry humping' if anything... can you imagine what Kismet might catch from the manifestation of the Marvel Universe?
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That's sick!
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Old 07-11-2007, 08:03 PM   #21
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Not Going there....
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Oh whoa, that really could be Mogo! If not then it should be

Though if thats Mogo and hes guiding rings to the Lanterns forever how was he JUST THEN joining the Corps in the 1960s?
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Seriously though, I agree with all of you guys, if that's not Mogo, at least Alan Moore must've read that story and use it as inspiration..
It's very likely that's Mogo, though!
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This HAS to be Mogo! Just how many Sentient planets do we have wandering around the cosmos???? I would love to see his origin on how he became a GL and his responibilties....
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I would love to see his origin on how he became a GL and his responibilties....
I second that!
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