Sword of the Atom #1 [Direct]
(September 1983)

DC, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1983-05-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano; Gil Kane
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
4-issue miniseries

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sword of the Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?

Job Number
C-488
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Atom [Ray Palmer]
Reprints

Book One: Stormy Passage (Table of Contents: 1)

Sword of the Atom / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Jan Strnad
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-8619
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Atom [Ray Palmer] (origin recap); Paul Hoben; Jean Loring; Princess Laethwen (Introduction); Taren; Caellich
Synopsis
Ray and Jean agree to a temporary separation and Ray heads to the Amazon to find a piece of white dwarf matter he believes crashed in the Amazon. When his plane crashes he is stuck at six inches tall and discovers a race of tiny people who live in the Amazon.
Reprints

Star Frontiers (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

TSR / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Move Out! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock; Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Action Pin-Up No. 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

Sword of the Atom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
Tom Ziuko

Job Number
J-8943
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Atom [Ray Palmer]; Princess Laethwen
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sword of the Atom
  2. 1. Book One: Stormy Passage
    Sword of the Atom
  3. 2. Star Frontiers
    TSR
  4. 3. Move Out!
    Sgt. Rock; Remco
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  6. 5. Action Pin-Up No. 1
    Sword of the Atom
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