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Issue Details

Issue #1
Published September 1983
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.60 USD
Pages 36
Editing Dick Giordano; Gil Kane

Cover Details

Characters Atom [Ray Palmer]
Genre superhero; Adventure
Pencils Gil Kane
Inks Gil Kane

23 page Sword of the Atom story "Book One: Stormy Passage"

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.
Genre Superhero; Adventure
Script Jan Strnad
Pencils Gil Kane
Inks Gil Kane
Colors Tom Ziuko
Letters John Costanza
Reprinted In Sword of the Atom (DC, 2007 series) #[nn]

1 page TSR advertisement "Star Frontiers"

Genre Science Fiction
Pencils Larry Elmore (signed)
Inks Larry Elmore (signed)
Notes Advertisement for the Star Frontiers role-playing game.

1 page Sgt. Rock; Remco advertisement "Move Out!"

Characters Sgt. Rock
Genre War
Pencils Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks Joe Kubert (signed)
Notes Ad for Sgt. Rock action figures.

1 page Meanwhile... promo (ad from the publisher)

Script Dick Giordano; Bob Rozakis
Letters Typeset

1 page Sword of the Atom illustration

Characters Atom [Ray Palmer]; Princess Laethwen
Genre Superhero; Adventure
Pencils Gil Kane (signed)
Inks Gil Kane (signed)
Colors Tom Ziuko