(June-July 1965)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1965-04-08
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 Showcase #56.


The World of the Magic Atom! (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]; the Druid; Zatanna (inset)
Reprints:
Keywords:
dragons

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Synopsis:
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and that an expressive hobby can provide lifelong enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1952.

World of the Magic Atom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Atom / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Biff Parker; Zatanna (guest star); Hawkman [Katar Hol] (cameo flashback); Hawkgirl [Shayera Thal] (cameo flashback); The Druid (villain); Zatara (flashback)
Synopsis:
Atom helps Zatanna search for her father in a sub-atomic world ruled by the Druid.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story follows the first appearance of Zatanna in Hawkman (DC, 1964 series) #4. Zatanna's quest continues in Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #42.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Munsters; AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters from: Sal Iacopelli, Marv Wolfman, Doug Meuer, Duane Tank, Guy H. Lillian III

Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The World of the Magic Atom!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. World of the Magic Atom!
    Atom
  4. 3. Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach!
    The Munsters; AMT
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  6. 5. Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death...
    Superman
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