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Issue Details

Issue #22
Published December-January 1966
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.12 USD
Pages 36
Editing Julius Schwartz

Cover Details - "Bat-Knights of Darkness!"

Characters The Atom [Ray Palmer]
Genre superhero
Pencils Gil Kane
Inks Murphy Anderson

1 page UNESCO public service announcement "Builders of the Future!"

Genre fact
Script Jack Schiff ?
Pencils Sheldon Moldoff
Inks Sheldon Moldoff
Letters Ira Schnapp
Notes Inside front cover.

24 page Atom story "Bat-Knights of Darkness"

Characters The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Elvarans (intro); Avery Sanders; Jean Loring; Eddie Gordon (villain); Olan Parr; Slim Peters
Genre superhero
Script Gardner Fox
Pencils Gil Kane
Inks Sid Greene
Notes Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

1 page story "It's a Small World!"

Synopsis The smallest race of human beings, the smallest bone in the human body, the smallest monkey and the smallest eggs.
Genre fact
Notes Follows page 6 of sequence 2.

Half page Tyco advertisement "Wow! That's the old Hooterville Cannonball right down to the rivets!"

Notes Follows sequence 3.

1 page advertisement "Hey Kids! Transogram's Trik-Trak is the Greatest!"

Notes Follows sequence 4. Followed by page 7 of sequence 2.

1 page letters page "Inside the Atom"

Script Julius Schwartz [as The Editor]
Letters Typeset
Notes Letters of comment from readers Frank Tower, Sal Iacopelli and Guy H. Lillian III, with replies from Schwartz. Follows page 16 of sequence 2. Followed by sequence 7.

1 page Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios advertisement "You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"

Characters Rocky; Bullwinkle
Genre funny animals
Script Bill Williams? [as W.]
Pencils Bill Williams [as W.]
Inks Bill Williams [as W.]
Notes Follows sequence 6. Followed by page 17 of sequence 2.

Half page AMT Corporation advertisement "Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever!"

Characters Chuck; Dad
Notes Placed in between pages 18 and 19 of sequence 2.

1 page Aurora Plastics Corp. advertisement "Great Moments in Sport"

Notes Back cover.