(February-March 1963)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1962-12-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from promo ad in Wonder Woman #136.


Diamond of Deadly Dooms! (Table of Contents)

Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atom [Ray Palmer]
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Atom Archives, The (DC, 2001 series) #1 (June 2001)
  • in Showcase Presents: The Atom (DC, 2007 series) #1

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Diamond of the Deadly Dooms! (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane; Mike Sekowsky (pp. 4-9)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atom [Ray Palmer]; Ted Ralston; Karl Jat (villain); Moorn Jor
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Atom Archives, The (DC, 2001 series) #1 (June 2001)
  • in Showcase Presents: The Atom (DC, 2007 series) #1

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Placed between pages 6 and 7 of sequence 1.

Inside the Atom (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as Editor]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Robert Malisani, John Santino Jr., Leonard Weiss, Gerry Desrosiers, Tommy Jones, Fred Bronson, Larry Switzer and Paul Gambaccini, with replies from Schwartz.

The Specter of 3000-Moons Lake! (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atom [Ray Palmer]; Don Morgan; Jean Loring; Jon Van Dorn; Fred Harris (villain)
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #404 (September 1971)
  • in Atom Archives, The (DC, 2001 series) #1 (June 2001)
  • in Showcase Presents: The Atom (DC, 2007 series) #1

Early Atomic Theories... (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Placed between pages 5 and 6 of sequence 4.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Diamond of Deadly Dooms!
    Atom
  2. 1. The Diamond of the Deadly Dooms!
    Atom
  3. 2. Health Myths Debunked!
  4. 3. Inside the Atom
  5. 4. The Specter of 3000-Moons Lake!
    Atom
  6. 5. Early Atomic Theories...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Bill Devine
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll