(December 1968-January 1969)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-10-01
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Major Mynah
Reprints
Keywords
lightning; rain

Indexer Notes

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

If 1 Super Hero Doesn't Grab You... Try 2 (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky; Neal Adams
Inks
Joe Giella; Neal Adams
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; house ad for Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #65 and The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #81.

The Explosive Exploit of the Split-Atom! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atom / comic story / 13.17 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Major Mynah; Jean Loring (cameo)
Synopsis
Atom works with the FBI to capture a gang of spies that have developed a ray that can extract secrets from the brain.
Reprints
Keywords
FBI; Lobotikon

Indexer Notes

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

Story in two parts of 5.67 and 7.5 pages.

Captain Action and Action Boy Meet Dr. Evil (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Action; Ideal Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Action; Action Boy; Doctor Evil

Indexer Notes

Ad for Captain Action Toys from Ideal in sequential art form.

We Want You to Baby-Sit with the World's Mightiest Tot... (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #212 [80 Page Giant #G-54], on sale October 15.

Steel Yourself for a Classic! (Table of Contents: 5)

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) #184.

[What's in a Fanzine] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Wonderful World of Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Hanerfeld ?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Description of fanzines and reviews of the Comic Crusader (published by Martin Greim) and Fandom Calling (published by Mike Raub).

The Man with an Inbuilt Panic Button! (Table of Contents: 7)

Hawkman / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Andrew Harris
Synopsis
Hawkman meets Andrew Harris, who has the unconscious ability to teleport himself out of danger, when Harris turns up on the Hawks' spaceship.
Reprints

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: 8)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Jim Vicko, Harvey Sobel, John Potter and Dave Truesdale.

Get in on the Action! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; house ad for Captain Action (DC, 1968 series) #2, on sale October 29.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Atom; Hawkman
  2. 1. If 1 Super Hero Doesn't Grab You... Try 2
  3. 2. The Explosive Exploit of the Split-Atom!
    The Atom
  4. 3. Captain Action and Action Boy Meet Dr. Evil
    Captain Action; Ideal Toys
  5. 4. We Want You to Baby-Sit with the World's Mightiest Tot...
    Superman
  6. 5. Steel Yourself for a Classic!
    The Flash
  7. 6. [What's in a Fanzine]
    The Wonderful World of Comics
  8. 7. The Man with an Inbuilt Panic Button!
    Hawkman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom -- Hawkman
  10. 9. Get in on the Action!
    Captain Action
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