(October-November 1968)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-08-01
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 (credited) (editor); Carmine Infantino (credited) (editorial director)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Vengeance of the Silver Vulture! (Table of Contents)

The Atom and Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed as Joe Kubert [short k])
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed as Joe Kubert [short k])
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Missile Firing Tank (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Here Is a Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Vengeance of the Silver Vulture! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Atom; Hawkman / comic story / 21.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (credited)
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited); Joe Giella (credited) (pages 4-12;14-16;18-21,23)
Colors
?
Letters
Shelly Leferman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As The Atom and Hawkman venture into the dense, sinister jungle of ancient Mayan civilization, they are unaware of two sinister figures hanging upside down like vultures from the jungle trees...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Miguel Sanchez; Maria; Tekla (villain)
Synopsis
The Atom, Hawkman and Hawkgirl stop Tekla from trying to rebuild the ancient Mayan empire.
Reprints
Keywords
jungle setting; Mayan empire

Indexer Notes

Letters page confirms: "Cover by Joe Kubert! Interior art by Murphy Anderson (with an inking assist by Joe Giella/Story by Bob Kanigher!" Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The records erroneously credit Anderson inking the first 6 pages and Giella inking the rest of the story but Nick Caputo notes that Anderson inked the first 3 pages as well as the splashes on page 17 and 22.

Story across 23 pages in three parts of 5.67, 5.5, and 10.5 pages

Wailing Whaler (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Revell Models / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Go-Powerful Cheerios Kid (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Zeroids Are Here! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Zeroids; Ideal Toys / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Born to Trouble! His Name's Jonny Double! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Fun's-a-Poppin' Saturdays on CBS (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

CBS Saturday Cartoons / comics-form advertising / 2 pages (report information)

Stick Shift Racerific with the Terror Turn! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Ideal Toys / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Your Demand... Is Our Command (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

DC Comics; DC Special; World's Finest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Enemy Ace Is Back! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hawkman readers -- welcome to The Atom! (That didn't come out right. Let's begin over again...)

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kym Bouchard, Irene Vartanoff, Eric Kappes, Robert Gluckson, John Potter, and Dave Truesdale.

Tank Trap / Blast Off (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Helen of Toy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

204 Pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers Set (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Win $1,000.00 College Scholarship (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Land of the Giants (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Aurora Products; Land of the Giants / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Vengeance of the Silver Vulture!
    The Atom and Hawkman
  2. 1. Missile Firing Tank
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. Here Is a Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  4. 3. Vengeance of the Silver Vulture!
    The Atom; Hawkman
  5. 4. Wailing Whaler
    Revell Models
  6. 5. Go-Powerful Cheerios Kid
    Cheerios
  7. 6. The Zeroids Are Here!
    Zeroids; Ideal Toys
  8. 7. Born to Trouble! His Name's Jonny Double!
    Jonny Double
  9. 8. Fun's-a-Poppin' Saturdays on CBS
    CBS Saturday Cartoons
  10. 9. Stick Shift Racerific with the Terror Turn!
    Ideal Toys
  11. 10. Your Demand... Is Our Command
    DC Comics; DC Special; World's Finest
  12. 11. Enemy Ace Is Back!
    Enemy Ace
  13. 12. ["Hawkman readers -- welcome to The Atom! (That didn't come out right. Let's begin over again...)"]
    Inside the Atom -- Hawkman
  14. 13. Tank Trap / Blast Off
    Helen of Toy
  15. 14. 204 Pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers Set
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  16. 15. Win $1,000.00 College Scholarship
    Junior Sales Club of America Cards
  17. 16. Land of the Giants
    Aurora Products; Land of the Giants
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