The Atom #13
(June-July 1964)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1964-04-02
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 Our Fighting Forces #84 and copyright registration.


Weapon Watches of the Time-Wise Guy! (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]; Chronos [David Clinton]
Reprints

Are You a Good Neighbor? (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
The boys learn a lesson about littering.
Keywords
litterbugs

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Weapon Watches of the Time-Wise Guy! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atom / comic story / 14.33 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]; Anton Teljas; Jason Thrower; Eva Teljas; Jean Loring; Chronos [David Clinton] (villain)
Synopsis
Chronos escapes from prison and plans to steal a number of clocks made by the artist Anton Teljas which have priceless jewels inside.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 7.67 pages and 6.67 pages.

Watch for the First Superboy Annual! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

What's New? The "New Look" in Batman and Detective Comics! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A kangaroo at birth...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Emerging from His Cloak of Shadows (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

I -- Spy! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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: Sal Iacopelli, Paul Feoloa, Robert Malisani, Bob Jacobs

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

Amazing Ratios / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prominences of the sun often shoot out...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

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

I Accuse Ray Palmer -- Of Robbery! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Atom / comic story / 9.67 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]; Fred Norton (villain); Billy the Wheel (villain)
Synopsis
Ray Palmer is present at the robbery of several rare coins, and later he is accused of being an accomplice of the thieves, so the Atom must clear his own name.
Reprints

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

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

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

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Fighting Ships / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Weapon Watches of the Time-Wise Guy!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Are You a Good Neighbor?
  3. 2. Weapon Watches of the Time-Wise Guy!
    The Atom
  4. 3. Watch for the First Superboy Annual!
    Superboy
  5. 4. What's New? The "New Look" in Batman and Detective Comics!
    Batman
  6. 5. ["A kangaroo at birth..."]
    It's a Small World!
  7. 6. Emerging from His Cloak of Shadows
    I -- Spy!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  9. 8. ["Prominences of the sun often shoot out..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  10. 9. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  11. 10. I Accuse Ray Palmer -- Of Robbery!
    The Atom
  12. 11. ["Two trail-blazing heroes..."]
    Green Lantern; The Flash
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Fighting Ships
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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