The Atom #29
(February-March 1967)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1966-12-01
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 Thinker! (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 Atom [Al Pratt]; The Thinker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Thinker's Earth-Shaking Robberies! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Atom / comic story / 21.5 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 Atom [Al Pratt]; The Thinker (villain); Cheryl Drake; Jean Loring; Artie Perkins; Alicia Perkins
Synopsis
The Thinker discovers a way to travel to Earth-1 to commit crimes and then safely return to Earth-2 but the Atoms of both worlds team up to stop him.
Reprints
Keywords
Earth-2; soap operas

Indexer Notes

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

There are 23 numbered pages, but half-page house ads on pages numbered 8, 18, and 23.

Even the Enemy Voted... (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

You Call This a Team-Up? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Peace on Earth (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
the words "peace on earth" translated into many different languages

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

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

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

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
1
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whoa! Sure, you're eager to get your favorite DC magazine...
Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
advice about safely crossing the street

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Earl Krizek, Ed Caster, Steven Carlberg, Irene Vartanoff, John Webber, David Wasinger

The Chips Are Down... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Holy Pin-Ups! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Job Number
6480
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why are you heating the screwdriver over the candle?

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Daniel Griffis of Medford, Massachusetts

[End... Finish... Outcome...] (Table of Contents: 11)

What's the Difference Between... / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
non-fiction

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

Inside the Atom -- Extra / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Randy McBurnett, John Daly

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1966
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 232,850
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 262,623
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022

Out of the Dim and Misty Days of the Past (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thinker!
    The Atom
  2. 1. The Thinker's Earth-Shaking Robberies!
    The Atom
  3. 2. Even the Enemy Voted...
    Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars
  4. 3. You Call This a Team-Up?
    Batman; Hawkman
  5. 4. Peace on Earth
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. ["Whoa! Sure, you're eager to get your favorite DC magazine..."]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  9. 8. The Chips Are Down...
    Batman and Superman
  10. 9. Holy Pin-Ups!
    Batman
  11. 10. ["Why are you heating the screwdriver over the candle?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  12. 11. [End... Finish... Outcome...]
    What's the Difference Between...
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom -- Extra
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Out of the Dim and Misty Days of the Past
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Allen Ross
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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