The Atom #36
(April-May 1968)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-02-01
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.


Duel Between the Dual Atoms! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Atom [Al Pratt]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Duel Between the Dual Atoms (Table of Contents: 1)

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]; The Atom [Al Pratt]; Betty Roberts; Bill Roberts; Marion Thayer; Jean Loring
Synopsis
Al Pratt travels to Earth-1 to solve a scientific mystery, and finds the mystery reversed there, and his friend Ray Palmer adversely affected by it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 23 pages in two parts of 11.5 and 10.5 pages.

The Flashiest News of the Year (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #178 [80 Page Giant #G-46]

The World of Anthro Is Coming! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Howie Post ?
Inks
Howie Post ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howie Post ?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #74

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Tom Peyer, David Lewin, Jeff Pierce

Betcha Can't Stop at 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Springer
Inks
Frank Springer
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
spy

Indexer Notes

house ad for Secret Six (DC, 1968 series) #1, on sale February 1

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typese

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1967
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 184,100
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 201,500
Owner: 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 Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Neal Adams; Dick Dillin (illustrations)
Inks
Neal Adams; Chuck Cuidera (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late January and early February 1968; includes cover art for Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #361 and Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #240

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Duel Between the Dual Atoms!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Duel Between the Dual Atoms
    The Atom
  3. 2. The Flashiest News of the Year
    The Flash
  4. 3. The World of Anthro Is Coming!
    Showcase; Anthro
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  6. 5. Betcha Can't Stop at 1
    Secret Six
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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