(August-September 1964)

DC, 1963 Series
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Price:
0.12
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

Issue Notes

Contains a letters page. Notes from Donald Dale Milne on 6 August 2004.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin (all as the Metal Men); Billy; robot juggernaut
Reprints:

Rx Against Accidents! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Mr. Joby; Bob; other boys
Synopsis:
Bob discovers the value of "looking before you leap" in preventing accidents.

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover. Information on this sequence from Donald Dale Milne on 6 August 2004. Credits from a list by Lionel English.

The Robot Juggernaut! - Book Two of "The Playground of Terror!" (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. William Magnus; Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin (all as the Metal Men); Billy
Synopsis:
The Metal Men and Billy escape from the planet of the Playground of Terror, and land on another planet where Robot Juggernauts try to melt them down. The Metal Men escape by alloying together and Billy's sight is returned by a comet shower on the way back to Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Metal Men #8. Title correction, "(signed)" note, character appearances, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 6 August 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Steve Jam & Rocky Midyett, Jeanette Smith, Barry Brown, Bruce Wheeler, and Philip Vlasak.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Metal Facts and Fancies! / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Dr. William Magnus; Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin (all as the Metal Men); Copper
Synopsis:
Includes a short item (3 panels) on Tin and Copper alloying to make Bronze as if it's a marriage with Doc Magnus officiating.

Indexer Notes

Science facts about various metal alloys. Information on this sequence from Donald Dale Milne on 6 August 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Metal Men
  2. 1. Rx Against Accidents!
  3. 2. The Robot Juggernaut! - Book Two of "The Playground of Terror!"
    Metal Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metal Scraps
  5. 4. [untitled]
    Metal Facts and Fancies!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Dan Kocher
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon