(November-December 1969)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1969-09-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Dick Giordano
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed) [as NC]
Inks:
Nick Cardy (signed) [as NC]
Colors:
?
Job Number:
G-407

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aquagirl

A Kingdom to Re-Build! (Table of Contents: 1)

Aquaman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed) [as JA]
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed) [as JA]
Colors:
Jim Aparo ?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
G-270

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aqualad; Mera; Aquagirl; Vulko; Narkran (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jim Aparo drew the hidden message SOLO on page one, indicating he probably did everything but write the story.

Test Your "Golden Age" I.Q. (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Job Number:
N-115? N-116?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Golden Age quiz with twenty questions and answers. Located between pages 8 and 9 of the main story.

Take a Giant Step... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Look For The Different (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Showcase; World's Finest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

How Aquaman Got His Powers! (Table of Contents: 5)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-423

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atlantis; Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (Origin); Atlanna (Flashback); Tom Curry (Flashback); Commander Haskel
Synopsis:
Aquaman stops the U.S. Navy from testing atomic depth charges and recounts his origin to Commander Haskel.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Earth 1 origin of Aquaman, substantially different from More Fun Comics version.

["Dear Editor: Since I've lately been dropping lines..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Aqua-Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano
Pencils:
? (logo iillustration)
Inks:
? (logo iillustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-422

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Roger Schoolcraft; Gary Skinner; and Madeleine Robins.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Aquaman
  2. 1. A Kingdom to Re-Build!
    Aquaman
  3. 2. Test Your "Golden Age" I.Q.
    Wonderful World of Comics
  4. 3. Take a Giant Step...
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. Look For The Different
    Showcase; World's Finest
  6. 5. How Aquaman Got His Powers!
    Aquaman
  7. 6. ["Dear Editor: Since I've lately been dropping lines..."]
    Aqua-Mail
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