(August-September 1966)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-06-07
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors:
Jack Adler ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Bug-Eyed Bandit
Reprints:

The Eye-Popping Perils of the Insect Bandit! (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]; The Bug-Eyed Bandit [Bertram Larvan] (introduction, villain); Clifford Rogers; Jean Loring; Jimmy Loring; Ed Thayer; Alice Thayer; Detective Baxter
Synopsis:
Scientist Bertram Larvan has built a robot insect that he uses for crime. Ray Palmer and Jean Loring are engaged.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bertram Larvan is only called the "Bug-Eyed Bandit" on the cover of this issue.
Story is divided into three chapters, each ending in 2/3 page.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Draggin'?? Complainin'?? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Introducing Jimmy Olsen... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

A Handful of Wishes, the Atom (Table of Contents)

The Atom / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]

Indexer Notes

Pin-up in centerfold.
Appears between pages 13 and 14 of the main story.

Dynamite's Coming! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

AMT Makes the Party (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

AMT Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Dynamite's Coming! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman / 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 of comment from readers James Flanagan, Guy H. Lillian III, Marcy Slyh and Irene Vartanoff, with replies from Schwartz.

A Front Line in the Back Yard! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Adventures in the GIJoe Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Command Your Own Missile-Firing Tank in Battle (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mattel's Switch 'N Go Battle Set / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Atom
  2. 1. The Eye-Popping Perils of the Insect Bandit!
    The Atom
  3. 2. Draggin'?? Complainin'??
  4. 3. Introducing Jimmy Olsen...
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. A Handful of Wishes, the Atom
    The Atom
  6. 5. Dynamite's Coming!
    Superman
  7. 6. AMT Makes the Party
    AMT Corporation
  8. 7. Dynamite's Coming!
    Batman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  10. 9. A Front Line in the Back Yard!
    Adventures in the GIJoe Club
  11. 10. Command Your Own Missile-Firing Tank in Battle
    Mattel's Switch 'N Go Battle Set
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Stangas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll