(April-May 1966)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-02-01
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

The Atom-Destruction of Earth! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Jason Woodrue
Reprints:
Keywords:
water

The Atom-Destruction of Earth! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Plant Master [Jason Woodrue] (villain); Maya; Sylvanna; Jean Loring
Synopsis:
Jason Woodrue escapes from prison and travels to the dimension of Floria, where he plans to rule. Queen Maya enlists the Atom's help again, but they don't know that battling Woodrue may bring about the destruction of Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Dynamite! Choice! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Grandpa Munster "Digs" the Drag-U-La! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Kat from AMT; Munsters; AMT Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Who Are the Real Kings of Super-Speed? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["It takes about 80 acres of woodland..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Information on paper making, dust storms, the pigmy shrew and the rate of eating your own weight.
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Indexer Notes

Follows sequence 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Mom, I see you changed the roll of paper towels."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
1371

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Follows sequence 4.

What's Your B.Q,*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

Follows sequence 5, followed by page 7 of sequence 1.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.4 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 255,254
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 249,178
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

Shares the page with page 16 of sequence 1.

["What d'ya mean, you built it?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tyco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bullets Bounce Off Him! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Inside the Atom (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Mike O'Handley, Fred Kau, Frank Klein, Guy H. Lillian III and Sal Iacopelli, with replies from Schwartz.

["Hey, George, let's finish building our winter battle scene."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Adventures of Andy and George in the GIJoe Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Atom-Destruction of Earth!
    The Atom
  2. 1. The Atom-Destruction of Earth!
    The Atom
  3. 2. Dynamite! Choice!
  4. 3. Grandpa Munster "Digs" the Drag-U-La!
    Kat from AMT; Munsters; AMT Corporation
  5. 4. Who Are the Real Kings of Super-Speed?
    The Flash
  6. 5. ["It takes about 80 acres of woodland..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. ["Mom, I see you changed the roll of paper towels."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  9. 8. What's Your B.Q,*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  11. 10. ["What d'ya mean, you built it?"]
    Tyco
  12. 11. Bullets Bounce Off Him!
    Superman
  13. 12. Inside the Atom
  14. 13. ["Hey, George, let's finish building our winter battle scene."]
    Adventures of Andy and George in the GIJoe Club
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