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(December-January 1966)

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

Bat-Knights of Darkness! (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]; Bat-Knights [Elvarans]
Reprints:
Keywords:
bats; bells

Builders of the Future! (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:
facts showing the importance of UNESCO funding in building schools in Africa
Keywords:
Africa; UNESCO; United Nations

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Bat-Knights of Darkness (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Elvarasn [Bat-Knights] (introduction); Avery Sanders; Jean Loring; Eddie Gordon (villain); Olan Parr; Slim Peters
Synopsis:
The Atom fights a crime wave launched by tiny men mounted on bats. He discovers that they are part of a miniature civilization that lives in Giant Cavern, where Ray Palmer first became the Atom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.
Story is told in three chapters, each ending in 2/3 page.

Ultra the Multi-Alien (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["The world's smallest race of human beings..."] (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
Synopsis:
The smallest race of human beings, the smallest bone in the human body, the smallest monkey and the smallest eggs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Follows page 6 of sequence 2.

["Wow! That's the old Hooterville Cannonball right down to the rivets!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tyco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

By Popular Demand (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Hey Kids! Transogram's Trik-Trak is the Greatest! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

They Had to Invent a New Kind of Medal... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Haunted Tank; Johnny Cloud / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as The Editor]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Frank Tower, Sal Iacopelli and Guy H. Lillian III, with replies from Schwartz.
Follows page 16 of sequence 2. Followed by sequence 7.

["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Riddle Me This! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

AMT Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Supergirl; Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Presenting... A New Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Great Moments in Sport (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Aurora Plastics Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bat-Knights of Darkness!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Builders of the Future!
  3. 2. Bat-Knights of Darkness
    The Atom
  4. 3. Ultra the Multi-Alien
  5. 4. ["The world's smallest race of human beings..."]
    It's a Small World
  6. 5. ["Wow! That's the old Hooterville Cannonball right down to the rivets!"]
    Tyco
  7. 6. By Popular Demand
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. Hey Kids! Transogram's Trik-Trak is the Greatest!
  9. 8. They Had to Invent a New Kind of Medal...
    Haunted Tank; Johnny Cloud
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  11. 10. ["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  12. 11. Riddle Me This!
    Batman
  13. 12. Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever!
    AMT Corporation
  14. 13. They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful...
    Supergirl; Wonder Woman
  15. 14. Presenting... A New Jimmy Olsen
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  16. 15. Great Moments in Sport
    Aurora Plastics Corp.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll