(December 1963-January 1964)

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

Ride a Deadly Grenade! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]
Reprints:
Keywords:
hand grenades

Ride a Deadly Grenade! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 12.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Ferdinand Alt; Jean Loring; foreign agents (villains); a C.I.A. agent
Synopsis:
The CIA recruits the Atom to recover an invention in Europe that has been taken by enemy spies.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cavorite; Central Intelligence Agency; CIA; Vienna

Indexer Notes

sequel to "Prisoner in a Test Tube!" from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #36

Your Free Trip Around the World! (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:
An old sea captain shows some kids how they too can learn more about foreign countries by visiting the local library.
Keywords:
libraries

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated June 1966.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Inside the Atom / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

letters from: Larry Brown, John Page, Joe Epstein, Robert Malisani, Leonard Berman

["A 'census' of bacteria in the United States..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Mysterious Swan-Maiden! (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Jean Loring; Judge Emil Potter; Johnny Trent; Rutherford Toller; Bill Cook; The Swan-Maiden [Doro Briggs] (villain)
Synopsis:
Jean Loring's latest court case concerns a woman who can turn into a swan, but the Atom uncovers the truth behind the transformation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
swans

Now -- Together -- In One Great Magazine! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman; Hawkman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
>
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold, (DC, 1955 series) #51

The Untold Stories of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #8, on sale November 21

Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #6, on sale November 14

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Ride a Deadly Grenade!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Ride a Deadly Grenade!
    The Atom
  3. 2. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  5. 4. ["A 'census' of bacteria in the United States..."]
    It's a Small World!
  6. 5. The Mysterious Swan-Maiden!
    Atom
  7. 6. Now -- Together -- In One Great Magazine!
    Aquaman; Hawkman
  8. 7. The Untold Stories of Superman!
    Superman
  9. 8. Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases!
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jerry Hillegas
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