The Atom #34
(December 1967-January 1968)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1967-10-03
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.


Little Man-- You've Had a Busy Day! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Big Shot
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Why Fight? Read All Three!! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Little Man-- You've Had a Big-Gang Day! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atom / comic story / 22 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; VILLAINS: The Big Gang [Big Head; Big Ben; Big Wig; Big Bertha; Big Shot; Big Cheese; Big Deal]
Synopsis
A troupe of former circus performers embarks on a series of crimes stealing the largest examples of various items, but the World's Smallest Super-Hero keeps foiling their plans.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Page 12 and 23 are half-pages.

Ban Gloom! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

New Things Are Coming from DC! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Don Akers, Jeffrey Smith, Peter Sanderson Jr., Ronald Patton.

Bad News! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 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
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
6581
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Cap, my cars are always overheating.

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Robert Cenna of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

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

Greatest Action Teams in History! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Little Man-- You've Had a Busy Day!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Why Fight? Read All Three!!
  3. 2. Little Man-- You've Had a Big-Gang Day!
    The Atom
  4. 3. Ban Gloom!
  5. 4. ["Look at this issue of Bob Hope!"]
  6. 5. New Things Are Coming from DC!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  8. 7. Bad News!
    Superman
  9. 8. ["Mr. Cap, my cars are always overheating."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  11. 10. Greatest Action Teams in History!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll