(September-October 1962)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
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

4th Metal Men


The Day the Metal Men Melted! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Will Magnus; Iron; Mercury; Platinum; Tin; Gold; Lead
Reprints:

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

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

The Day the Metal Men Melted! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Will Magnus; Platinum; Gold; Mercury; Lead; Iron; Tin; Chemo; Col. Henry Caspar
Synopsis:
The Metal Men battle Chemo after he turns Doc Magnus into a radioactive giant.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story in three parts with same overall title: unnumbered part one (7.67 pages), Part Two (7.67 pages), Part Three (8.67 pages); continued in Metal Men #1; Doc Magnus is repeatedly referred to as Doc Evans.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Metal... Mineral..."] (Table of Contents)

What's the Difference Between... / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 16 of the main story sequence.

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

Littleton Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (as Metal Men)
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Fred Bronson, Lester Phillips, Miguel A. Morales, Larry Brown, Jeff Wetmore.

On the page immediately preceding page 17 of the main story sequence.

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Day the Metal Men Melted!
    Metal Men
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Day the Metal Men Melted!
    Metal Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  8. 7. ["Metal... Mineral..."]
    What's the Difference Between...
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Coin Co.
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metal Scraps
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
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