(August 1963)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Nightmare Maker! (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]
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The Nightmare Maker (part 1) (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake; Bob Haney
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Dr. Janus
Synopsis:
The Doom Patrol encounter strange beasts on two missions, and a TV report by Dr. Janus remarks that they are beasts from a meteorite that hit Earth fifteen years ago which, according to eyewitnesses, had living being within. Robotman doesn't remember the incident that way, however.
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Indexer Notes

Based on an interview with Bob Haney by Michael Catron in "The Comics Journal" #277-278, Arnold and Bob were co-writers on this story. [added by Greg Fischer on 1/2/08 with permission from Michael Catron]

How NOT to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Mr. Green; Mrs. Green; the 2 Green children; Terry (the Greens' dog)
Synopsis:
Terry relates all the results of poor planning by Mr. Green on his last vacation.

Doorway to Disaster (part 2) (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake; Bob Haney
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Dr. Janus (villain); Hitler (picture)
Synopsis:
Although news reports confirm the meteorite story, the Chief sends the Doom Patrol to the crash site, Logan City, Arizona, to investigate. The Chief discovers that Dr. Janus is an escaped Nazi war criminal, just before more strange beasts appear.
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Indexer Notes

Based on an interview with Bob Haney by Michael Catron in "The Comics Journal" #277-278, Arnold and Bob were co-writers on this story. [added by Greg Fischer on 1/2/08 with permission from Michael Catron]

Listen, World...I'm the Missing Link (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Nightmare Maker!
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. The Nightmare Maker (part 1)
    Doom Patrol
  3. 2. How NOT to Enjoy a Vacation!
  4. 3. Doorway to Disaster (part 2)
    Doom Patrol
  5. 4. Listen, World...I'm the Missing Link
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner