The Atom #24
(April-May 1966)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1966-02-01
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.


The Atom-Destruction of Earth! (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]; Jason Woodrue
Reprints
Keywords
water

The Atom-Destruction of Earth! (Table of Contents: 1)

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]; The Plant Master [Jason Woodrue] (villain); Maya; Sylvanna; Jean Loring
Synopsis
Jason Woodrue escapes from prison and travels to the dimension of Floria, where he plans to rule. Queen Maya enlists the Atom's help again, but they don't know that battling Woodrue may bring about the destruction of Earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 5.67, 9.67, and 7.67 pages.

Dynamite! Choice! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Grandpa Munster "Digs" the Drag-U-La! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Kat from AMT; Munsters; AMT Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Who Are the Real Kings of Super-Speed? (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Amazing Ratios / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It takes about 80 acres of woodland...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Information on paper making, dust storms, the pigmy shrew and the rate of eating your own weight.
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Indexer Notes

Follows sequence 2.

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

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

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
1371
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom, I see you changed the roll of paper towels...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Follows sequence 4.

What's Your B.Q,*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Follows sequence 5, followed by page 7 of sequence 1.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.4 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 255,254
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 249,178
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

Shares the page with page 16 of sequence 1.

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

Tyco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz [as The Editor]
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Mike O'Handley, Fred Kau, Frank Klein, Guy H. Lillian III and Sal Iacopelli, with replies from Schwartz.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Andy and George in the G I Joe Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Atom-Destruction of Earth!
    The Atom
  2. 1. The Atom-Destruction of Earth!
    The Atom
  3. 2. Dynamite! Choice!
  4. 3. Grandpa Munster "Digs" the Drag-U-La!
    Kat from AMT; Munsters; AMT Corporation
  5. 4. Who Are the Real Kings of Super-Speed?
    The Flash
  6. 5. ["It takes about 80 acres of woodland..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. ["Mom, I see you changed the roll of paper towels..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  9. 8. What's Your B.Q,*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  11. 10. ["What d'ya mean, you built it?"]
    Tyco
  12. 11. ["Bullets bounce off him!"]
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  14. 13. ["Hey, George, let's finish building our winter battle scene."]
    The Adventures of Andy and George in the G I Joe Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll