(October-November 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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Dr. William Magnus
Reprints:

Smoking Is for Squares! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Paulette Breen; Bob; Bob's friends
Synopsis:
Paulette Breen (real-life winner of the Palisades Amusement Park's Miss American Teenager contest) tells Bob and his friends that girls don't like guys who smoke.

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover. Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Revolt of the Gas Gang! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / comic story / 23.8 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]
Synopsis:
During the battle with the Robot Juggernauts, the Metal Men were fused together. They attempt to seperate themselves in the smelter but impurities alter their personalities. Doc has to activate the Gas Gang to capture them and restore them to normal.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story told in three parts. Part 1 is 5.6 pages, Part 2 is 5.6 pages and Part 3 is 12.6 pages. Doc is shown with his girlfriend but she is not named.

Curious Metals! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Facts about platinum and gold. Between Part 1 and Part 2 of story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metal Scraps / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Pete Beard, Bob Strom, Chris Harding, Mark Glazer. Between Part 2 and Part 3 of story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Metal Men
  2. 1. Smoking Is for Squares!
  3. 2. Revolt of the Gas Gang!
    Metal Men
  4. 3. Curious Metals!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metal Scraps
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon