(February-March 1968)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1967-12-07
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

Plight of the Pin-Up Atom! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]
Reprints:
Keywords:
beetles; butterflies

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, May 2009).

Plight of the Pin-Up Atom! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Atom / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Enrichetta Negrini; Smarts (villain); Chief Baxter; Jean Loring (cameo); Papa Arzoni (cameo); Mama Arzoni (cameo)
Synopsis:
A criminal mastermind obsessed with collecting tries to add the Atom to his collection.
Reprints:
Keywords:
American primitives; bottles; collecting

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Gerry Conway, Jim Vicko, Bill Sherman, Rand B. Lee, Irene Vartanoff

The Surprising Answer Is Waiting for You (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Col. Blood Steals the Crown Jewels! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Atom / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Alpheus V. Hyatt; Talbot Edwards; Colonel Tom Blood (villain)
Synopsis:
When Professor Hyatt retrieves one of the British crown jewels, the Atom travels back to the year 1671 to return it, and finds himself trying to save the entire collection from being stolen in that era.
Reprints:
Keywords:
England; Time Pool; time travel; Tower of London

Indexer Notes

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

DC's Answer to Dickens "Christmas Carol"... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Blazing (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Last Day on Earth! (Table of Contents: 7)

A Demand Classic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sy Barry
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Gary Thorpe; Dorine
Synopsis:
Dr. Thorpe shrinks to microscopic size so that he can marry a girl from a subatomic world.
Reprints:
Keywords:
shrinking; subatomic worlds

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

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

132 Roman Soldiers (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Plight of the Pin-Up Atom!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Plight of the Pin-Up Atom!
    The Atom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  4. 3. The Surprising Answer Is Waiting for You
    Superman
  5. 4. Col. Blood Steals the Crown Jewels!
    The Atom
  6. 5. DC's Answer to Dickens "Christmas Carol"...
    Teen Titans
  7. 6. Blazing
    Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars
  8. 7. Last Day on Earth!
    A Demand Classic
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  10. 9. 132 Roman Soldiers
    Roman War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll