(August-September 1963)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1963-06-13
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 copyright registration.


Lockup in the Lethal Lightbulb! (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]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]
Reprints
Keywords
lightbulbs

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lockup in the Lethal Lightbulb! (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
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atom [Ray Palmer]; Doctor Light; Jean Loring; Justice League of America [JLA; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (flashback only); Snapper Carr] (all cameo)
Synopsis
Doctor Light sets a trap for the Atom in another dimension to test a new means to destroy the Justice League.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 7.67 pages and 6.67 pages.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Terry, the Green family's dog, recalls everything that went wrong on their terrible vacation.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated October 1957.

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane... (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Superman's Girl Friand Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Inside the Atom / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Joe Finley, E. Nelson Bridwell (future DC staffer), Marty Riske, and Jack Harris.

The Purloined Miniatures (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Sid Greene (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Bill Wilson; Rodney Morton; Jean Loring; Alfred Trask (villain); Warden Barnes
Synopsis
Jean Loring loses her first case when she defends a man accused in a museum theft, and it's up to the Atom to prove the man was framed.
Reprints

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

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

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Blast Off / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lockup in the Lethal Lightbulb!
    The Atom
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  3. 2. Lockup in the Lethal Lightbulb!
    The Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation!
  11. 10. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane...
    Superman's Girl Friand Lois Lane
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  14. 13. The Purloined Miniatures
    The Atom
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Blast Off
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll