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    Atom (1962) #3 CGC 8.0
    Published Nov 1962 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Significant front/back scuff(s)
    • Label #2080594012

    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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