(April-May 1963)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1963-02-21
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 ad in Strange Adventures #150 and copyright registration.


The Highwayman and the Mighty Mite! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Dick Turpin
Reprints
Keywords
highwaymen; horses; Time Pool; time travel

Indexer Notes

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

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Riddle of the Two-Faced Astronaut! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atom / comic story / 12.67 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; Wizardo the Great; Chief Baxter; Peter Venner; Howard Crane (villain)
Synopsis
Ray Palmer's old friend Wizardo uses an assistant dressed as an astronaut in his magic act, but when it appears that the astronaut is using the magic act as a cover for burglary the Atom must figure out the truth.
Reprints
Keywords
stage magic

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 6 pages and 6.67 pages.

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

Missile Attack! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Double the Thrill... Double the Action... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Midget... Dwarf... Pygmy...] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Highwayman and the Mighty Mite! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Atom / comic story / 11.67 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]; Professor Alpheus V. Hyatt; Dick Turpin [Tom Palmer] (villain); Black Bess; Lady Jane de la Mare; Tom King
Synopsis
The Atom travels through Professor Hyatt's Time Pool to the year 1739. where he learns that an ancestor of his was the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin.
Reprints
Keywords
Hampstead Heath; highwaymen; London; Time Pool; time travel

Indexer Notes

a "Time Pool" story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Salute to Our Fellow Citizens of Puerto Rico! (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Morris Waldinger ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
information about the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and brief profiles of famous people from there

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

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

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Highwayman and the Mighty Mite!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Riddle of the Two-Faced Astronaut!
    The Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack!
  5. 4. Double the Thrill... Double the Action...
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  7. 6. [Midget... Dwarf... Pygmy...]
    What's the Difference Between...
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  9. 8. The Highwayman and the Mighty Mite!
    The Atom
  10. 9. ["Strange Sports Stories is the most..."]
    The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories
  11. 10. Salute to Our Fellow Citizens of Puerto Rico!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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