(August-September 1964)

DC, 1963 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

The Robot Juggernaut! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Billy; robot juggernaut
Synopsis:
A juggernaut made of rollers is flattening the Metal Men while Tin tries to rescue Billy.
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; advocacy
Characters:
Mr. Joby; Bob; other boys
Synopsis:
Bob discovers the value of "looking before you leap" in preventing accidents.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
Credits from a list by Lionel English.
Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

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

Metal Men / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doc Magnus [Dr. William Magnus]; Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Billy; robot juggernauts
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.
Platinum calls Gold "Ron" in one panel.

Long Time! Long Time! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Amaze Your Friends With Magic (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Be My Guest at Palisades Amusement Park, N.J."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Boys and Girls!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

What Makes a Tootsie Pop So Special? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Be First in Your Neighborhood to Read Each Issue of Metal Men (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[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.
Between pages 12-13 of the main story sequence.

["I like chocolate fudge best!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Alloys Are Two or More Metals Joined Together...] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Doc Magnus [Dr. William Magnus]; Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; 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.

You Can Have Hours and Hours of Fun with Silly Putty (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Silly Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

100 pc. Toy Soldiers; 132 pc. Roman Soldiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nationally Famous Prizes at No Cost to You! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Robot Juggernaut!
    Metal Men
  2. 1. Rx Against Accidents!
  3. 2. The Robot Juggernaut! - Book Two of "The Playground of Terror!"
    Metal Men
  4. 3. Long Time! Long Time!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Amaze Your Friends With Magic
  6. 5. ["Be My Guest at Palisades Amusement Park, N.J."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. ["Boys and Girls!"]
  8. 7. What Makes a Tootsie Pop So Special?
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. Be First in Your Neighborhood to Read Each Issue of Metal Men
    DC Comics
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metal Scraps
  11. 10. ["I like chocolate fudge best!"]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  12. 11. [Alloys Are Two or More Metals Joined Together...]
    Metal Facts and Fancies!
  13. 12. You Can Have Hours and Hours of Fun with Silly Putty
    Silly Putty
  14. 13. 100 pc. Toy Soldiers; 132 pc. Roman Soldiers
    Josely Company
  15. 14. Nationally Famous Prizes at No Cost to You!
    Junior Sales Club of America
  16. 15. 204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Stangas
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