(June-July 1966)

DC, 1963 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-04-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Birthday Cake for a Cannibal Robot! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doc Magnus; Metal Men [Gold; Platinum; Lead; Iron; Tin; Mercury; Nameless]; Dr. Yes's robot
Reprints:

The Top TV Comic Stars Come From DC - The House of Hits (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Birthday Cake for a Cannibal Robot! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doc Magnus; Metal Men [Gold; Platinum; Lead; Iron; Tin; Mercury; Nameless]; Dr. Yes's robot; Dr. Yes; unnamed friend of Doc Magnus'
Synopsis:
The Metal Men reconstruct Dr. Yes's robot with a responsometer, to have it lead them to Dr. Yes. But Dr. Yes turns the tables and the Metal Men have to fight and destroy the robot again, and still do not find his lair.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is broken into 3 parts. 21 pages of story are full pages while pages 6, 12 & 24 are 0.67 pages of art and 0.33 pages of house ads. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007). Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

[Said a Cat Suffocating in Squaresville...] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Human males and females have different number of bones..."] (Table of Contents)

Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That -- / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Characters:
Joseph Lister
Synopsis:
Information on bone structure of the hand and foot, and properties of the element Mercury, and compound carbolic acid.

Indexer Notes

Appears after page 6 of main story.

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
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
an old sea captain; two boys
Synopsis:
After telling the boys some tales, the captain takes them to the library where they can travel anywhere just by reading.

Indexer Notes

Appears after "Science Says You're Wrong." A list by Lionel English also gives the penciller and inker as "Morris Waldinger" in one of the issues this PSA appears in. Other creator credits from a list by Lionel English.

The Kat Visits AMT's New Trophy "Haul of Fame" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

AMT models / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Super-Scoop! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Batman and Detective Comics Started Something New...] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Readers - Sound-Off! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Gary Rothy; Ken Nathanson; Brian Hoye.
Appears after page 12 of main story and before "Cap's Hobby Hints."

["Before you start to build your model, you should have the following items handy..."] (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 (signed)

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Cap
Synopsis:
A list of items to have handy before you start to build a plastic model.

Indexer Notes

Appears after letters page. Idea from Gerald Greitzer, who was awarded the original art.

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

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

40 Army-Navy-Marine All Authentic Medals & Insignias (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Scooter? Who He? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Captured at Last!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Every hour the one-celled paramecium splits into two separate paramecia."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Information on ratios of paramecium division rates, thickness of the ozone layer, aging of humans vs. dogs, and sunlight over the earth's surface.

The Adventures of Andy and George in the G. I. Joe Club (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look What You Can Make with Mattel's Vac-U-Form (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Vac-U-Form / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Donald Dale Milne (since 2015-07-03, last edit 2015-07-03)

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Birthday Cake for a Cannibal Robot!
    Metal Men
  2. 1. The Top TV Comic Stars Come From DC - The House of Hits
    Superman; Superboy; Batman
  3. 2. Birthday Cake for a Cannibal Robot!
    Metal Men
  4. 3. [Said a Cat Suffocating in Squaresville...]
  5. 4. ["Human males and females have different number of bones..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That --
  6. 5. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  7. 6. The Kat Visits AMT's New Trophy "Haul of Fame"
    AMT models
  8. 7. A Super-Scoop!
  9. 8. [Batman and Detective Comics Started Something New...]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Readers - Sound-Off!
  11. 10. ["Before you start to build your model, you should have the following items handy..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  13. 12. 40 Army-Navy-Marine All Authentic Medals & Insignias
  14. 13. ["Be My Guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. Scooter? Who He?
  16. 15. [Captured at Last!]
  17. 16. ["Every hour the one-celled paramecium splits into two separate paramecia."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  18. 17. The Adventures of Andy and George in the G. I. Joe Club
    G. I. Joe
  19. 18. Look What You Can Make with Mattel's Vac-U-Form
    Vac-U-Form
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