(April-May 1963)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1963-02-21
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

The Highwayman and the Mighty Mite! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jack Adler ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Dick Turpin
Reprints:
Keywords:
highwaymen; horses; Time Pool; time travel

Indexer Notes

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

The Riddle of the Two-Faced Astronaut! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Jean Loring; Wizardo the Great; Chief Baxter; Peter Venner; Howard Crane (villain)
Synopsis:
Ray Palmer's old friend Wizardo uses an assistant dressed as an astronaut in his magic act, but when it appears that the astronaut is using the magic act as a cover for burglary the Atom must figure out the truth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
stage magic

Double the Thrill... Double the Action... (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #20, featuring a team-up with the Flash

The Highwayman and the Mighty Mite! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Professor Alpheus V. Hyatt; Dick Turpin [Tom Palmer] (villain); Black Bess; Lady Jane de la Mare; Tom King
Synopsis:
The Atom travels through Professor Hyatt's Time Pool to the year 1739. where he learns that an ancestor of his was the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Hampstead Heath; highwaymen; London; Time Pool; time travel

Indexer Notes

a "Time Pool" story

Strange Sports Stories Is the Most (Table of Contents)

Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #47

Salute to Our Fellow Citizens of Puerto Rico! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Morris Waldinger ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
information about the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and brief profiles of famous people from there

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Highwayman and the Mighty Mite!
    The Atom
  2. 1. The Riddle of the Two-Faced Astronaut!
    The Atom
  3. 2. Double the Thrill... Double the Action...
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. The Highwayman and the Mighty Mite!
    The Atom
  5. 4. Strange Sports Stories Is the Most
    Strange Sports Stories
  6. 5. Salute to Our Fellow Citizens of Puerto Rico!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Devine
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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