(August 1962)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-06-26
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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Face in the Atom Bomb Cloud! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Face in the Atom-Bomb Cloud! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The Andrann, a group of alien conquerors, has been exiled on a remote planetoid. They develop a plan to blackmail Earth into giving them gold, which has chemical properties that will give them great power, but they are tricked when they receive fool's gold (iron pyrite) instead.

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

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

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Alvin learns that it's hard to get a good job unless you finish school, and decides against dropping out.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated February 1963.

Krypton, the World where Superman Was Born, Lives Again! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Spotlight on Strange Adventures / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Rick Wood; Windell Mabry; Doug Storer

The Two-Way Time-Traveler! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tod White (scientist); Doctor Phalaron (Doctor of Thereomatics)
Synopsis
Scientist Tod White is inexplicably transported to different eras in time without warning and must find someone in the future who can help him before he is transported away again. Ironically enough, when Tod reaches the year 3087, they know all about him and use him to go into the past to obtain soil and rocks that had been bathed in radition to save the world of that year!
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Indexer Notes

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

The dates mentioned when Tod wakes up on his travels are stated to be: April 6, 1917, 2007, 2187, 3087, 838, and finally back to 1962.

Have You Seen the New Comicpac (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane... (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Spotlight on Science / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why are astronomers so prejudiced...

Indexer Notes

scientific inquiries from readers

Case of the Unwanted Robot! (Table of Contents: 13)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Hawkins; Ilda
Synopsis
Star Hawkins gets a job from the Asteroid Tourist Bureau to find out who has been exploding small asteroids lately, but it's robot secretary Ilda who stumbles on the perpetrators, since she isn't allowed into the fancy hotel where Hawkins is distracted by several beautful women.

You Must Not Miss These Great Issues! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Chet Atkins Method / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Face in the Atom Bomb Cloud!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  3. 2. The Face in the Atom-Bomb Cloud!
  4. 3. ["Boys and girls..."]
  5. 4. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  6. 5. Krypton, the World where Superman Was Born, Lives Again!
    Superman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  9. 8. The Two-Way Time-Traveler!
  10. 9. Have You Seen the New Comicpac
    Comicpac
  11. 10. Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!
    Batman and Robin
  12. 11. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane...
    Lois Lane
  13. 12. ["Why are astronomers so prejudiced..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  14. 13. Case of the Unwanted Robot!
    Star Hawkins
  15. 14. You Must Not Miss These Great Issues!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Batman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
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