The Atom #38
(August-September 1968)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-06-04
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

Issue Notes

Final issue; title numbering continues as The Atom & Hawkman (DC, 1968 series).
On-sale date from copyright registration.

Sinister Stopover-- Earth! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Sinister Stopover... Earth! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Atom / comic story / 23.17 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins (credited)
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky (credited)
Inks
George Roussos (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Major Mynah; General Naylor; Professor Richard Alvin; Jean Loring; Admiral White; "Jonah" Wale; Physalians (villains)
Synopsis
Military officials and Ray Palmer are monitoring a test of Palmer's new invention when several soldiers vanish. The Atom and Major Mynah investigate and discover that aliens from Physalia are responsible and must be stopped.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.
Story across 24 pages, but page 8 is 2/3 of a page and page 24 is 1/2 a page.

Superman Is Jimmy Olsen's Hangup! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Jim Vlcko, Jeffrey B. Siegel, Jeff Pierce, Rand Lee, and Mark Evanier.

Starting in the Next Issue... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Atom and Hawkman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sinister Stopover-- Earth!
    The Atom
  2. 1. Sinister Stopover... Earth!
    The Atom
  3. 2. Superman Is Jimmy Olsen's Hangup!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom
  5. 4. Starting in the Next Issue...
    The Atom and Hawkman
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