(October-November 1962)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1962-08-21
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


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)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If an atom of oxygen were placed...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
educational info about atomic energy and atoms
Reprints

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)

Editing
Related Scans
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
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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