(June-July 1963)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1963-04-11
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.


Case of the Cosmic Camera! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; cameras; flying saucers

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Alvin learns that it's hard to get a good job if you don't finish school, and decides against dropping out.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated November 1963.

The Case of the Cosmic Camera! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atom / comic story / 24 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]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol; Shiera Hall] (cameo); Chief Baxter; Jean Loring; Thanagarians; Thalens (villains)
Synopsis
The Atom and Hawkman are working on separate cases when their paths cross, and each is able to help the other.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First Atom team-up with Hawkman and Hawkgirl.

Story across 25 pages in three parts of 7.67 pages, 8.67 pages, and 7.67 pages.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Swing Is to DC! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Decrease... Diminish... Dwindle...] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

It's a Small World! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The asteroids -- an estimated 44,000 small planet-like bodies...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Richard West, Paul Gambaccini, Robert Malisani, Robert Butts, Doug Storer, Ed Ahrens.

On the two pages immediately preceding page 18 of the main story sequence.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Case of the Cosmic Camera!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. The Case of the Cosmic Camera!
    The Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Swing Is to DC!
  6. 5. [Decrease... Diminish... Dwindle...]
    What's the Difference Between--
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. ["The asteroids -- an estimated 44,000 small planet-like bodies..."]
    It's a Small World!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  14. 13. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
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