(February-March 1967)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-12-01
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 Thinker! (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 Atom [Al Pratt]; The Thinker
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, October 2007).

The Thinker's Earth-Shaking Robberies! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Atom [Al Pratt]; The Thinker (villain); Cheryl Drake; Jean Loring; Artie Perkins; Alicia Perkins
Synopsis:
The Thinker discovers a way to travel to Earth-1 to commit crimes and then safely return to Earth-2 but the Atoms of both worlds team up to stop him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Earth-2; soap operas

Indexer Notes

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

There are 23 numbered pages, but half-page house ads on pages numbered 8, 18, and 23.

Even the Enemy Voted... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

You Call This a Team-Up? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Peace on Earth (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
the words "peace on earth" translated into many different languages

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

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

["Whoa! Sure, you're eager to get your favorite DC magazine..."] (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff ?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
1

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
advice about safely crossing the street

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Earl Krizek, Ed Caster, Steven Carlberg, Irene Vartanoff, John Webber, David Wasinger

The Chips Are Down... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Holy Pin-Ups! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

"Why are you heating the screwdriver...?" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6480

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Daniel Griffis of Medford, Massachusetts

["End... Finish... Outcome..."] (Table of Contents)

What's the Difference Between... / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

probably a reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Inside the Atom -- Extra / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Randy McBurnett, John Daly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1966
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 232,850
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 262,623
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022

Out of the Dim and Misty Days of the Past (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thinker!
    The Atom
  2. 1. The Thinker's Earth-Shaking Robberies!
    The Atom
  3. 2. Even the Enemy Voted...
    Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars
  4. 3. You Call This a Team-Up?
    Batman; Hawkman
  5. 4. Peace on Earth
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. ["Whoa! Sure, you're eager to get your favorite DC magazine..."]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  9. 8. The Chips Are Down...
    Batman and Superman
  10. 9. Holy Pin-Ups!
    Batman
  11. 10. "Why are you heating the screwdriver...?"
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  12. 11. ["End... Finish... Outcome..."]
    What's the Difference Between...
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom -- Extra
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Out of the Dim and Misty Days of the Past
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Allen Ross
  • Jim Stangas
  • Mike Nielsen
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