(December 1967-January 1968)

DC, 1963 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1967-10-19
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

The Robot-Eater of Metalis 5! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Doc Magnus [Dr. Will Magnus]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue (added by Greg Fischer, October 2007).

The Robot-Eater from Metalis 5 (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Braillard
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Doc Magnus [Dr. Will Magnus]; Nameless; Torgola; Horbok; Dr. Helen Ethos
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title of story is misspelled on splash page and story. 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.

Metal Facts and Fancies (Table of Contents)

Metal Facts and Fancies / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated factual history of the scientific elements.

Direct Currents [December 1967] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Batman; Spectre; Scooter; Shahn-Zi
Keywords:
news; reviews

Indexer Notes

Featuring the following titles released: SWING WITH SCOOTER #10 (includes cover preview); THE FOX AND THE CROW #107; THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #75 (includes cover preview); WORLD'S FINEST #172; JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #59; STRANGE ADVENTURES #207.

How To Do It Better (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Hobby hint from Craig Sanders (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Metal Scraps (Table of Contents)

Metal Scraps / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Metal Men [Gold; Tin; Iron; Mercury; Lead; Platinum]

Indexer Notes

Fan letters column.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Robot-Eater of Metalis 5!
    Metal Men
  2. 1. The Robot-Eater from Metalis 5
    Metal Men
  3. 2. Metal Facts and Fancies
    Metal Facts and Fancies
  4. 3. Direct Currents [December 1967]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. How To Do It Better
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. Metal Scraps
    Metal Scraps
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mark Gordon
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon