The Atom #23
(February-March 1966)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1965-12-02
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 copyright registration.


Thief with the Tricky Toy! (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]; Billy Knolles
Reprints
Keywords
cash; jack-in-the-box

Riddle of the Far-Out Robbery! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Atom / comic story / 12.34 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]; Dr. Ewald Barnes; Bill Ames; Oban Thokol; Krommer Pav (villain); Davarians; Enrichetta Negrini (flashback)
Synopsis
The Atom tells two friends about a robbery committed by an invisible alien, then admits that he made up the story.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story in two chapters of 5.67 and 6.67 pages.

Warning! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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

Science Says You're Wrong... / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Snow is colored white...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

The Invisible Handicap! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
The class gets a lesson on not making fun of those who are different.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

DC's Immortal 6! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

DC Blazes a New Path in Comics History! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Amazing Ratios / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only 1/3 of the earth's ocean waters...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Thief with the Tricky Toy! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Atom / comic story / 10.67 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]; Jean Loring; Billy Knolles (villain)
Synopsis
Jean Loring is arrested for a burglary and the Atom must track down the real thief, who uses a jack-in-the box as a distraction.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

You Are Invited to Join the Justice League! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Leonard Tirado, Sal Iacopelli, and Dave Bakulski.

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

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

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

Job Number
6357
First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll have a big race on Cap's new slot track!
Genre
humor
Keywords
model racing

Definitely Coming... (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Thief with the Tricky Toy!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Riddle of the Far-Out Robbery!
    The Atom
  3. 2. Warning!
    The Spectre
  4. 3. ["Snow is colored white..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong...
  5. 4. The Invisible Handicap!
  6. 5. DC's Immortal 6!
    Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars
  7. 6. DC Blazes a New Path in Comics History!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  8. 7. ["Only 1/3 of the earth's ocean waters..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  9. 8. Thief with the Tricky Toy!
    The Atom
  10. 9. ["Uoy! Gnidaer rouy cimoc sgam!"]
  11. 10. You Are Invited to Join the Justice League!
    Justice League of America
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  13. 12. ["We'll have a big race on Cap's new slot track!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  14. 13. Definitely Coming...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll