(June-July 1963)

DC, 1962 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:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Case of the Cosmic Camera! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]
Reprints:
Keywords:
aliens; cameras; flying saucers

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Alvin learns that it's hard to get a good job if you don't finish school, and decides against dropping out.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated November 1963.

The Case of the Cosmic Camera! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Thal; Shiera Hall] (cameo); Chief Baxter; Jean Loring; Thanagarians; Thalens (villains)
Synopsis:
The Atom and Hawkman are working on separate cases when their paths cross, and each is able to help the other.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First Atom team-up with Hawkman and Hawkgirl.
Story divided into three chapters, each ending in 2/3 page.

The Swing Is to DC! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various (illustrations)
Inks:
various (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #137, My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #80, Batman (DC, 1949 series) #156, and The Adventures of Bob Hope (DC, 1950 series) #81

["Decrease... Diminish... Dwindle"] (Table of Contents)

What's the Difference Between / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre:
non-fiction

["The asteroids -- an estimated 44,000 small planet-like bodies..."] (Table of Contents)

It's a Small World! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Inside the Atom / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Richard West, Paul Gambaccini, Robert Malisani, Robert Butts, Doug Storer, Ed Ahrens

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Case of the Cosmic Camera!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. The Case of the Cosmic Camera!
    The Atom
  4. 3. The Swing Is to DC!
  5. 4. ["Decrease... Diminish... Dwindle"]
    What's the Difference Between
  6. 5. ["The asteroids -- an estimated 44,000 small planet-like bodies..."]
    It's a Small World!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
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