(February-March 1964)

DC, 1963 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Bob Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Day Doc Turned Robot (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Dr. William Magnus; Gas Gang [Helium; Oxygen; Carbon Dioxide; Carbon Monoxide; Chloroform] (first appearance, origin); comet being
Synopsis:
Doc is changed to a robot by cosmic rays and invents the Gas Gang, which the Metal Men have to destroy in self defense.
Reprints:

Amazing Alloys! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Facts about bronze, duralumin and monel.

Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!" (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Short information on global Christmas customs accompanied by illustrations.

Indexer Notes

Credits from a list by Lionel English.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metal Scraps / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Gary Fox, Roy Thomas, Leonard J. Tirado.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Metal Men
  2. 1. The Day Doc Turned Robot
    Metal Men
  3. 2. Amazing Alloys!
  4. 3. Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!"
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metal Scraps
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