The Atom #19
(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 and copyright registration.


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
advocacy; 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)

The Atom / comic story / 23.83 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]; 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

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Story across 25 pages in three parts of 11.67 pages, 5.67 pages, and 6.5 pages.

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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.

On the page immediately following page 18 of the main story sequence.

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

Monogram / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death... (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Lucky Charms / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

10 Issues of The Atom for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Fighting Ships / advertisement / 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!
    The Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  5. 4. Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach!
    The Munsters; AMT
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. ["For the very best..."]
    Green Lantern; Hawkman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  11. 10. ["Greetings, Earth people!"]
    Monogram
  12. 11. Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death...
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Charms
  14. 13. 10 Issues of The Atom for Only $1.00
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Fighting Ships
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