(April-May 1963)

DC, 1963 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Bob Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Rain of the Missile Men! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Doc Magnus [Dr. Will Magnus]; the Missile Men
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

Credits for cover scripts and letters from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker.

Rain of the Missile Men! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Dr. Will Magnus; the Missile Men
Synopsis:
The Metal Men battle the Missile Men.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st mention of "responsometers." Letters credit from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker. Story in 4 parts: unnumbered part I (5.67 pp.), Part II (5.67 pp., titled "The Metal Men vs the Rain of the Missile Men!"), Part III (6 pp., titled same as Part II), Part IV (7 pp., titled same as Part II)

Metal Facts and Fancies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metal Scraps / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mrs. Gilbert Bogs, Ray Gardner, Richard West, Terry McBain, Bill Heskins.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Rain of the Missile Men!
    Metal Men
  2. 1. Rain of the Missile Men!
    Metal Men
  3. 2. Metal Facts and Fancies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metal Scraps
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon