(October-November 1962)

DC, 1962 Series
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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:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Time Trap! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Chronos (hands)
Reprints:

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

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

The Time Trap! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atom / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Jean Loring; Chronos [David Clinton] (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 5.67 and 8.67 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) /

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Nature's Prize Pupil! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
Humans have managed to copy some of the best protective attributes of animals.

Indexer Notes

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

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated June 1958.

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

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

["If an atom of oxygen were placed..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
educational info about atomic energy and atoms

The Last Days of Superman! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Inside the Atom / 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 Earl Dill; PFC Ellis R. McDaniels; Don Hauptman; Lew Litziner III

The Secret of "Al Atom's" Lamp! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Atom / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Professor Alpheus V. Hyatt (introduction); Abdul the Thief (villain); Hassan; Ayesha
Synopsis:
Atom helps out Hassan, Sinbad's grandson, by pretending to be "al Atom," the genie of Sinbad's old lamp. At the end of the story, the Atom speculates that the words "al Atom's lamp" were corrupted into "Aladdin's lamp", prompting the whole Aladdin's Lamp story. [synopsis by Michael Torregrossa]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Aladdin's lamp; Time Pool; time travel

Indexer Notes

first Time Pool story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Time Trap!
    The Atom
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  3. 2. The Time Trap!
    The Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  7. 6. Nature's Prize Pupil!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  9. 8. ["If an atom of oxygen were placed..."]
    Strange Realm of the Atom
  10. 9. The Last Days of Superman!
    Superman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  12. 11. The Secret of "Al Atom's" Lamp!
    The Atom
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
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