(June-July 1962)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1962-04-26
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

On-sale date from ad in Mystery in Space #76 and copyright registration.

Menace of the Dragonfly Raiders! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Dragonfly Raiders
Awards
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Winner of the 1962 "Best Single Comic Book Cover" Alley Award.

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Menace of the Dragonfly Raiders (Table of Contents: 2)

Hawkman / comic story / 24.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Joe Kubert (credited)
Inks
Joe Kubert (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Thal]; Chief Andar Pul; Dragonfly Raiders (villains); Byth (villain); Jarl (villain); Krandor Vat; Matter Master (cameo flashback); Konrad Kaslak (cameo flashback); Shadow-Thief (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Hawkman and Hawkgirl return to Thanagar, where Byth has escaped from prison and replicated his powers in the others of his gang. The Hawks use police techniques they learned on Earth to capture the criminals.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in 3 parts: Part 1 (unnumbered, 7 pp.), Part 2 (7 pp.), Part 3 (10.67 pp.)

Hawkman earns the "honor wings" on his helmet in this story.

At their first meeting by the waterfall (in flashback), Hawkgirl introduces herself as "Policewoman Shayera Thal" (page 15).

Your Pass to New Worlds! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Frank takes his friends to the public library where they are impressed with the different kinds of books that can teach them new things.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

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

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

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

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

Palisades Amusement Park Admission / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Hawkman's Roost / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Joe Kubert (illustration)
Inks
Joe Kubert (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Donna Hainbaugh, Paul Gambaccini, M.R. Motta, Jerry Bails, Jim Smith, Ron Selose, Tom Brown, Donald A. Thompson.

On the two pages immediately following page 14 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Garcelon Stamps / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Strange Bird Beliefs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
According to a rural superstition...
Genre
non-fiction; animal

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

Junket Desserts; Salada Tea / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Menace of the Dragonfly Raiders!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. The Menace of the Dragonfly Raiders
    Hawkman
  4. 3. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Atom
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park Admission
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman's Roost
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamps
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  11. 10. ["According to a rural superstition..."]
    Strange Bird Beliefs
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Junket Desserts; Salada Tea
  13. 12. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products
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