The Atom #16
(December 1964-January 1965)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1964-10-01
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 copyright registration.


Fate of the Flattened-Out Atom! (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]; Andrew Frost
Reprints
Keywords
steam irons

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
celebration of United Nations Day (October 24) with a description of the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of a Child
Keywords
UNICEF; United Nations

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated December 1960.

Fate of the Flattened-Out Atom! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atom / comic story / 23 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]; Andrew Frost (villain); Jean Loring
Synopsis
Scientist Andrew Frost discovers that when the Atom uses his shrinking powers, Frost gains limited powers of precognition. He captures the Atom and imprisons him, hoping to increase his ability.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 7.67 pages each.

Metamorpho the Element Man (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Lucky Charms / advertisement / 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
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the smallest of the prehistoric dinosaurs...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

25 Years of Batman (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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: Arnold Secrest, Gary Johnson, Paul Bakulski.

On the page immediately following page 16 of the main story sequence.

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want to buy a model racing car kit.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following the previous sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Monogram / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Whose Face Does the Enemy See in His Smoking Sights? (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

G. I. Joe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Electric Engine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Hasbro's G.I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fate of the Flattened-Out Atom!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Children of Tomorrow!
  3. 2. Fate of the Flattened-Out Atom!
    The Atom
  4. 3. Metamorpho the Element Man
    Metamorpho
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Charms
  6. 5. ["One of the smallest of the prehistoric dinosaurs..."]
    It's a Small World!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle
  8. 7. 25 Years of Batman
    Batman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  10. 9. ["I want to buy a model racing car kit."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  12. 11. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  14. 13. Whose Face Does the Enemy See in His Smoking Sights?
    G. I. Joe
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Electric Engine
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G.I. Joe
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
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  • Matthew Head
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