Planet Series 1 #7 Captain Atom

Published
March 1978
Page count
100
Cover price
0.75 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Captain Atom (Captain Atom) Cover, 1 page

"The Origin * The Second Man in Space * On Planet X"

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #75 (June 1965)
Untitled
Based on
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #33 (March 1960)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Introducing Captain Atom (Captain Atom) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Pat Masulli, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Editing
Pat Masulli, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #33 (March 1960)
Introducing Captain Atom
This version
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #75 (June 1965)
Introducing Captain Atom
Show/hide 2. Captain Atom on Planet X (Captain Atom) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero
Code
6744

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Jon D'Agostino, letterer
Editing
Pat Masulli, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #36 (October 1960)
Captain Atom On Planet X
This version
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #75 (June 1965)
Captain Atom on Planet X

Synopsis

Captain Atom guards a new orbital satellite from enemy missles.

Show/hide 3. The 2nd Man in Space (Captain Atom) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain Atom [Captain Allen Adam]; Sergeant Goos Goslin; Igor Kriss

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Burton Levey, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #34 (June 1960)
The 2nd Man in Space
Also printed
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #75 (June 1965)
The 2nd Man in Space
 
United States
Action Heroes Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 (2004)
The 2nd Man In Space

Synopsis

Captain Atom goes into space to check on the first Russian cosmonaut and finds himself helping save the Russian.

Show/hide 4. High Level Visitor Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
A-4130

Credits

Art
Bill Molno, penciller
 
Rocco Mastroserio, inker [as Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio]
Text
, typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mysteries of Unexplored Worlds (Charlton, 1956? series) #45 (February 1965)
High Level Visitor
Show/hide 5. The Wreck of X-44 (Captain Atom) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero
Code
6698

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
, typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #36 (October 1960)
The Wreck of X-44
This version
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #76 (August 1965)
The Wreck Of X-44

Synopsis

The rocket-ship that Captain Atom is testing has been sabotaged.

Show/hide 6. The Little Wanderer (Captain Atom) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Editing
Pat Masulli, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #35 (August 1960)
The Little Wanderer
This version
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #76 (August 1965)
The Little Wanderer
Show/hide 7. The Dream Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy
Code
S1508

Credits

Art
Bill Molno, penciller
 
Sal Trapani, inker
Management
Al Fago, Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Out of this World (Charlton, 1956 series) #3 (March 1957)
The Dream
Show/hide 8. Test-Pilot's Nightmare (Captain Atom) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Editing
Pat Masulli, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #39 (April 1961)
Test-Pilot's Nightmare
This version
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #76 (August 1965)
Test-Pilot's Nightmare
Show/hide 9. The Mutants Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
A-3879

Credits

Art
Bill Molno, penciller
 
Vince Alascia, inker
Text
, typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #74 (March-April 1965)
The Mutants
Show/hide 10. A Victory for Venus (Captain Atom) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Pat Masulli, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #37 (December 1960)
A Victory For Venus
This version
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #76 (August 1965)
A Victory For Venus
Show/hide 11. The Silver Lady from Venus (Captain Atom) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Jon D'Agostino, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #42 (October 1961)
The Silver Lady From Venus
This version
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #77 (October 1965)
The Silver Lady From Venus
Show/hide 12. An Ageless Weapon (Captain Atom) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero
Code
6821
Characters
Captain Atom [Captain Adam]; President of the United States; General McGibbons; Franz; Vladimir Koss; Frieda

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Jon D'Agostino, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #39 (April 1961)
An Ageless Weapon
This version
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #77 (October 1965)
An Ageless Weapon

Synopsis

Captain Atom is captured by some East German agents while taking important papers to the West Berlin embassy.

Show/hide 13. His Own Little World Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
B-1686

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Editing
Sal Gentile, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Outer Space (Charlton, 1968 series) #1 (November 1968)
His Own Little World
Also printed
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1978 series) #13 (March 1979)
His Own Little World

Synopsis

Major Rudd sets out to become the ruler of a newly found planet.

Show/hide 14. The Boy and the Stars (Captain Atom) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero
Code
A-84
Characters
Captain Atom [Captain Allen Adam]; M/Sgt Willkie Scott

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Jon D'Agostino, letterer
Management
Pat Masulli, original Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #40 (June 1961)
The Boy and the Stars
Also printed
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #77 (October 1965)
The Boy And The Stars
 
United States
Action Heroes Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 (2004)
The Boy And The Stars

Synopsis

Captain Atom cures M/Sgt. Willkie Scott's son who was dying from gamma ray radiation.

Show/hide 15. The Space Prowlers (Captain Atom) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Atom
Genre
Superhero
Code
6444

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Jon D'Agostino, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1958 series) #37 (December 1960)
The Space Prowlers
This version
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #77 (October 1965)
The Space Prowlers

Synopsis

Captain Atom stops an alien invasion.

Show/hide 16. The Mad-Man of Mars (The Space Rangers) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Space Rangers
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Lou Morales, line art
Editing
Al Fago, editor [as Alfred Fago]
 
Walter Gibson, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1952 series) #1 (July 1952)
The Mad-Man of Mars
Also printed
Australia
Planet Series 3 (Murray, 1980 series) #11 ([November 1980?]) —Space Adventures
The Space Rangers Battle the Mad-Man of Mars
Show/hide 17. Invaders from AXZ Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
A-3834

Credits

Art
Rocco Mastroserio, penciller [as Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio]
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
, typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #74 (March-April 1965)
Invaders from AXZ
Show/hide 18. Hercules the Man-God (Hercules) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Hercules
Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Sam Glanzman, line art

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Hercules (Charlton, 1967 series) #1 (October 1967)
Untitled

Notes

Murray Comics house ad.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Anthony Revill
  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 2538

Entry created

  • 16/05/2005

Cover added

  • 25/03/2017

Index completed

  • 13/02/2013

Last updated

  • 24/09/2019