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Atom (1962) 3

  • Issue #3
    Atom (1962) 3
    Published Nov 1962 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Significant front/back scuff(s)
    • Label #2080594012
    • 2-1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Cover detached from original top staple.
    • Cover detached, held by extra staples. Staples added (not manufacturing). Water damage.
    • 4 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. 1st appearance of Chronos in "The Time Trap!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; David Clinton is a former con who has become obsessed with clocks and has opened up a clock shop following his release from prison; Deciding to become a costumed criminal, Clinton adopts the guise of Chronos, and uses clock related weapons to steal exotic clocks; When he learns that Ivy University has an atomic clock when Ray Palmer visits his clock shop, he decides to steal it that night as Chronos; When he does so, he rouses Ray Palmer who tries to stop Chronos, however Chronos' weapons prove to be too much of a match for plain ordinary Ray Palmer. "The Secret of "Al Atom's Lamp!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; Ray Palmer is invited to his colleague Alpheus Hyatt's home to see his latest invention; This invention turns out to be a "Time Pool", a small portal which Alpheus sends a magnet into to try and collect artifacts from different eras. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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