The Atom #37
(June-July 1968)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-04-02
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.


Introducing Major Mynah (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Major Mynah
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Coming Your Way -- A New DC Brand (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Meet Major Mynah! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atom / comic story / 22.17 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Sid Greene (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Major Mynah (introduction); Viet Minh (villains); Jean Loring; Hawkman [Katar Hol] (cameo)
Synopsis
While Ray Palmer is leading an archaeological expedition in Cambodia, the Atom rescues a mynah bird from a hawk, and the rescued bird leads him to a gang of Viet Minh soldiers trying to rob ancient treasures. He decides to keep the bird, naming it Major Mynah and making it an ally in his fight against crime back home.
Reprints
Keywords
archaeology; Cambodia; mynahs; Viet Minh

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Page 11 is 0.67 story, page 23 is 0.5 story (remainder ads).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Neil Telafor, Jeff Pierce, David Lewin, Dave Truesdale.

The Eyes Have It! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Reprints

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

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

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

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed); Jeff Patt (idea)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I glued my model together...
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing Major Mynah
    The Atom
  2. 1. Coming Your Way -- A New DC Brand
  3. 2. Meet Major Mynah!
    The Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  5. 4. The Eyes Have It!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. ["I glued my model together..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
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