(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.


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)

["Kangaroos at birth..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

It's a Small World! / comic story / 1 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 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

["Prominences of the sun often shoot out..."] (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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."] (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:

["Two trail-blazing heroes..."] (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)

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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. ["Kangaroos 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
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