(June-July 1969)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1969-04-01
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)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-150
Genre
superhero
Characters
Gentleman Ghost; Hawkman [Katar Hol]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

How Can This Be Possible? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Sgt. Rock / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Come to My Hanging (Table of Contents: 2)

Hawkman / comic story / 11.17 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Gentleman Ghost [Jim Craddock] (first Silver Age appearance)
Synopsis
In early 19th century England, the highwayman known as Gentleman Jim Craddock is executed for his crimes, but he vows to return and resume his criminal career. When an apparent ghostly bandit surfaces in Europe, the Hawks travel to London where they meet the Gentleman Ghost. However, while matching wits with him they disagree on whether he is truly a ghost, or a man pretending to be one.
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Keywords
Big Ben; hangings; highwaymen; London; Trafalgar Square

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.
Page 6 is a 2/3-page and page 12 is a 1/2-page.

The First Name in Comics Presents Famous First Classics! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

3 Blockbusters (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Strange Realm of the Atom / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Milt Snapinn ?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-161
First Line of Dialogue or Text
If an atom of oxygen were placed in the center of the continental United States...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
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Buzzin', Buzzin' -- Who's Got the Buzzin'? (Table of Contents: 6)

The Atom / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-103
Genre
superhero
Characters
Atom [Ray Palmer]; Professor Horace McByrd; Hap Coogan
Synopsis
The Atom investigates a strange buzzing sound that causes people to briefly lose their memory, and discovers the bizarre faculty rivalry at Ivy Town University that's behind the sonic attacks.
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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: 7)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-152

Indexer Notes

Letters from Klaus Janson (future comics artist), Bill Sherman, Martin Pasko (future comics writer), Damon Paul Thomas.

Impossible? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Will This Be Tomorrow's Headline? (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Captain Action / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

13 Tales that Hold You in Unbelievable Suspense... (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. How Can This Be Possible?
    Batman; Sgt. Rock
  3. 2. Come to My Hanging
    Hawkman
  4. 3. The First Name in Comics Presents Famous First Classics!
    Superman
  5. 4. 3 Blockbusters
  6. 5. ["If an atom of oxygen were placed in the center of the continental United States..."]
    Strange Realm of the Atom
  7. 6. Buzzin', Buzzin' -- Who's Got the Buzzin'?
    The Atom
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Inside the Atom - Hawkman
  9. 8. Impossible?
    The Flash
  10. 9. Will This Be Tomorrow's Headline?
    Captain Action
  11. 10. 13 Tales that Hold You in Unbelievable Suspense...
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