Showcase #35
(November-December 1961)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1961-09-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor)

Issue Notes

2nd appearance of Silver Age Atom.

On-sale date from copyright registration. Copy with date stamp of September 2 reported by Bob Bailey. Cover for this issue appeared in DC house ads in December 1961 issues without a cover price.

Dooms from Beyond! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane (sourced)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Up an' at 'em, Atom!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Atom [Ray Palmer]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Dooms from Beyond! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited) (sourced)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited) (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The only way I can save Gordon Heath's life is by diving right inside this globe of the Earth!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Atom [Ray Palmer]; Dr. Gordon Doolin [Gordon Heath]; Jean Loring; Judge Myles Heath (flashback); Goody Wilson (flashback); Ebenezer Heath (flashback); Mrs. Hathaway; Jenkins; Betty; Peter; Tim; Bates (villain); Tom
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Indexer Notes

Story in three parts of 5.67, 8.67, and 9.67 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

It's a Small World! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The amoeba -- one of the tiniest forms of life...
Genre
non-fiction
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Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Tootsie [all other candies] / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Inside the Atom (Table of Contents: 7)

Inside the Atom / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although the regular title of this department is Inside the Atom, a more appropriate title - for this particular issue - would be...
Genre
biography
Characters
Gardner Fox; Gil Kane; Murphy Anderson
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Indexer Notes

Biographies of the Atom's creative team: Gardner Fox, Gil Kane, and Murphy Anderson, with illustrated portraits of each. On the two pages immediately following page 15 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Strange Realm of the Atom / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Expanding an atom a billion times in size...
Genre
non-fiction; nature
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Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following the previous sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Centre Coin Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Wanted: Safe Bus Riders! (Table of Contents: 12)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Millions of children use school buses or public ones for transportation to school and...
Genre
advocacy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dooms from Beyond!
    The Atom
  2. 1. ["Still 10ยข and still the best value in comics magazines at any price!"]
    DC Comics
  3. 2. The Dooms from Beyond!
    The Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Sea Devils
  6. 5. ["The amoeba -- one of the tiniest forms of life..."]
    It's a Small World!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie [all other candies]
  8. 7. Inside the Atom
    Inside the Atom
  9. 8. ["Expanding an atom a billion times in size..."]
    Strange Realm of the Atom
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Centre Coin Company
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  13. 12. Wanted: Safe Bus Riders!
  14. 13. ["The world's greatest molder of handsome he-men and champs out of weaklings says..."]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Bailey
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Merlin Haas
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer