(February-March 1963)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1962-12-13
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 promo ad in Wonder Woman #136.


Diamond of Deadly Dooms! (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]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Hi, kids!"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Diamond of the Deadly Dooms! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
Gil Kane (credited); Mike Sekowsky (pp. 4-9, uncredited)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Ted Ralston; Karl Jat (villain); Moorn Jor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 5.67 pages and 8.67 pages.

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

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

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

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

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

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

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Batman; World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Inside the Atom / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as Editor]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Robert Malisani, John Santino Jr., Leonard Weiss, Gerry Desrosiers, Tommy Jones, Fred Bronson, Larry Switzer and Paul Gambaccini, with replies from Schwartz.

The Specter of 3000-Moons Lake! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Atom / comic story / 9.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Don Morgan; Jean Loring; Jon Van Dorn; Fred Harris (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 5 and 10 are 2/3 pages.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Early Atomic Theories... (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 5 of the previous story sequence.

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

Our Army at War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Mystery in Space; Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Diamond of Deadly Dooms!
    The Atom
  2. 1. ["Hi, kids!"]
    Comicpac
  3. 2. The Diamond of the Deadly Dooms!
    The Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  6. 5. Health Myths Debunked!
  7. 6. ["For the very best..."]
    Batman; World's Finest Comics
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  9. 8. The Specter of 3000-Moons Lake!
    The Atom
  10. 9. ["For the very best..."]
    The Flash; Green Lantern
  11. 10. Early Atomic Theories...
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Our Army at War
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow
  14. 13. ["For the very best..."]
    Mystery in Space; Justice League of America
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bill Devine
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
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