(May-June 1962)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1962-03-29
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; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

2nd Metal Men. On-sale date from ad in Sea Devils #5.


The Nightmare Menace! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Nightmare Menace; Gold; Lead; Platinum; Lead; Mercury; Tin; Dr. Will Magnus
Reprints:

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Nightmare Menace! (Table of Contents: 2)

Metal Men / comic story / 25.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Nightmare Menace; Gold; Lead; Mercury; Iron; Platinum; Tin; Dr. Will Magnus; Von Vroon; Col. Henry Caspar
Synopsis:
The Metal Men battle a robot built by a foreign power and designed to cause their powers to malfunction.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story divided into parts: unnumbered part I (7.67 pages); Part II (4 pages), Part III (14 pages).

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

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

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

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

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

Mystery in Space; Adam Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["There are about eighty metals..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Metal Facts and Fancies! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the two pages immediately preceding page 9 of the main story sequence.

Magic with Metals (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 12 of the main story sequence.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Nightmare Menace!
    Metal Men
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  3. 2. The Nightmare Menace!
    Metal Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Sea Devils
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mystery in Space; Adam Strange
  7. 6. ["There are about eighty metals..."]
    Metal Facts and Fancies!
  8. 7. Magic with Metals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. Time-Out for Talk!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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