The Atom #28
(December 1966-January 1967)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1966-10-04
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 Time-Standstill Thefts! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Chronos
Reprints
Keywords
clocks

Indexer Notes

The cover was used as the inspiration to the cover of Power of the Atom #6.

Time-Standstill Thefts! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Atom / comic story / 14.34 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]; Chronos [David Clinton] (villain); Anton Teljas; Eva Teljas; Mrs. Ophelia Templeton
Synopsis
Chronos has discovered a way to "stop time" by temporarily incapacitating his victims so that he can steal whatever he wants without their knowledge.
Reprints
Keywords
clocks

Indexer Notes

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

Story in two parts of 7.67 and 6.67 pages.

On the Go with Motorific! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Motorific; Ideal Toy Corporation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mike's Toy Factory... Or "How I Made It with My Emenee Thermo/Craft Workshop!" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Emenee Thermo/Craft Workshop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Kat from AMT Jumps the Gun (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The 100,000 "Atoms" of Ivy Town! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Atom / comic story / 8.67 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
Synopsis
Ray Palmer is mystified when the residents of Ivy Town all shrink to tiny size and fall unconscious.
Reprints
Keywords
shrinking

Indexer Notes

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

Captain Billy and the Kid (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Renwal Products Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you cutting out that paper for?

Indexer Notes

Hint submitted by Sheldon Kane of North Brooklin, Maine.
Follows sequence 7, followed by page 3 of sequence 6.

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

Tyco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

An All-Star Collection of the Best of Batman (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

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, Alan Trahern, Steve Massar, Irene Vartanoff and Dave Cockrum, with replies from Schwartz.

Battle Grounds of the World! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Time-Standstill Thefts!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Time-Standstill Thefts!
    The Atom
  3. 2. On the Go with Motorific!
    Motorific; Ideal Toy Corporation
  4. 3. Mike's Toy Factory... Or "How I Made It with My Emenee Thermo/Craft Workshop!"
    Emenee Thermo/Craft Workshop
  5. 4. The Kat from AMT Jumps the Gun
    Kat from AMT; AMT Corporation
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. The 100,000 "Atoms" of Ivy Town!
    The Atom
  8. 7. Captain Billy and the Kid
    Renwal Products Inc.
  9. 8. ["What are you cutting out that paper for?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  10. 9. ["Hey, Bud... there's the train we rode out in Disneyland!"]
    Tyco
  11. 10. An All-Star Collection of the Best of Batman
    Batman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  13. 12. Battle Grounds of the World!
    Adventures in the G I Joe Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
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