(April-May 1964)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1964-02-13
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 ad in Strange Adventures #162.


Danger -- Atom-Gun at Work! (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:

The Golden Rule (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Bob Hope
Synopsis:
The Golden Rule is universal.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated April 1967.

Danger -- Atom-Gun at Work! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atom / comic story / 12.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks:
Sid Greene (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Jean Loring; Enrichetta Negrini
Synopsis:
A nameless criminal with scientific knowledge discovers a way to imprison the Atom in a laser weapon and use him to power it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
laser

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 7.67 pages and 4.67 pages.

Who Is the Flaming Avenger? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Showcase; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["The amount of space occupied by an electron..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Strange Realm of the Atom! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

Dash Out of Your Foxholes! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

104 Cars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Electrifying Announcement! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

letters from: Leonard J. Tirado, Andy Wickstrom, Paul Feola

The Gold Hunters of '49! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Atom / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks:
Sid Greene (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Edgar Allan Poe; Professor Alpheus V. Hyatt; Charles Barr
Synopsis:
The Atom travels back to the year 1849 where he encounters Edgar Allan Poe and helps solve a mysterious gold robbery.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Baltimore; Time Pool; time travel

Indexer Notes

A "Time Pool" story.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Helen of Toy, Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Danger -- Atom-Gun at Work!
    The Atom
  2. 1. The Golden Rule
  3. 2. Danger -- Atom-Gun at Work!
    The Atom
  4. 3. Who Is the Flaming Avenger?
    Showcase; Cave Carson
  5. 4. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  6. 5. ["The amount of space occupied by an electron..."]
    Strange Realm of the Atom!
  7. 6. Dash Out of Your Foxholes!
    Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    104 Cars
  9. 8. Electrifying Announcement!
    Hawkman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  11. 10. The Gold Hunters of '49!
    The Atom
  12. 11. ["For the very best..."]
    Green Lantern; Strange Adventures
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Helen of Toy, Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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