(November 1963)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July, and Oct.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
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

Negative Man Goes Berserk! (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]
Reprints:

The Night Negative Man Went Berserk Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Harry Morton (villain)
Synopsis:
The Chief insists that the members of the Doom Patrol must continue to train in the use of their fantastic powers.
Reprints:

Here It Is, Fans! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Green Arrow; Manhunter from Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Flashiest News of the Year... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Part 2 Negative Man Must Be Destroyed (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Nolan (villain); Cooky (villain)
Synopsis:
An accidental encounter with a radio transmitter severs the bond between Larry and his Negative Man projection, endangering his life and causing the Negative Man to run amok.
Reprints:

["I'll leave camp and go for a walk in the jungle."] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent
Keywords:
lions; snakes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Adventurers' Club / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

List of many readers who have written in (only snippets of letters by Eddie Simpson, Ron Pappin, Robert Dale, Jeff Howell, John Nunes, Paul Moslander printed).

Menace of the Undersea Beanstalk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Giunta
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Two men look for the roots of a giant vine growing up through the ocean and stumble upon an underground civilization planning to invade the surface world.
Keywords:
underwater

Your United Nations at Work (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Burmese Lin Tan goes to WHO nursing school in Rangoon. She then is able to diagnose the bubonic plague in her home village.
Keywords:
Burma; United Nations; World Health Organization

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Negative Man Goes Berserk!
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. The Night Negative Man Went Berserk Part 1
    Doom Patrol
  3. 2. Here It Is, Fans!
    Green Arrow; Manhunter from Mars
  4. 3. The Flashiest News of the Year...
    The Flash
  5. 4. Part 2 Negative Man Must Be Destroyed
    Doom Patrol
  6. 5. ["I'll leave camp and go for a walk in the jungle."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Adventurers' Club
  8. 7. Menace of the Undersea Beanstalk
  9. 8. Your United Nations at Work
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Stangas
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner