The Atom #26
(August-September 1966)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1966-06-07
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Bug-Eyed Bandit
Reprints

The Eye-Popping Perils of the Insect Bandit! (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 Bug-Eyed Bandit [Bertram Larvan] (introduction, villain); Clifford Rogers; Jean Loring; Jimmy Loring; Ed Thayer; Alice Thayer; Detective Baxter
Synopsis
Scientist Bertram Larvan has built a robot insect that he uses for crime. Ray Palmer and Jean Loring are engaged.
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 7.67, 9.67 and 5.67 pages. Bertram Larvan is only called the "Bug-Eyed Bandit" on the cover of this issue.

Draggin'?? Complainin'?? (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Introducing Jimmy Olsen... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

A Handful of Wishes, the Atom (Table of Contents: 4)

The Atom / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]

Indexer Notes

Pin-up in centerfold. Appears between pages 13 and 14 of the main story.

Dynamite's Coming! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

AMT Makes the Party (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

AMT Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Dynamite's Coming! (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 [as The Editor]
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers James Flanagan, Guy H. Lillian III, Marcy Slyh and Irene Vartanoff, with replies from Schwartz.

A Front Line in the Back Yard! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Adventures in the G I Joe Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Command Your Own Missile-Firing Tank in Battle (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Mattel's Switch 'N Go Battle Set / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Atom
  2. 1. The Eye-Popping Perils of the Insect Bandit!
    The Atom
  3. 2. Draggin'?? Complainin'??
  4. 3. Introducing Jimmy Olsen...
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. A Handful of Wishes, the Atom
    The Atom
  6. 5. Dynamite's Coming!
    Superman
  7. 6. AMT Makes the Party
    AMT Corporation
  8. 7. Dynamite's Coming!
    Batman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  10. 9. A Front Line in the Back Yard!
    Adventures in the G I Joe Club
  11. 10. Command Your Own Missile-Firing Tank in Battle
    Mattel's Switch 'N Go Battle Set
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll