(February 1964)

DC, 1955 Series
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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

The Furies from 4,000 Miles Below! (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

The Furies from 4,000 Miles Below 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]]
Synopsis:
The Chief plots to convince Rita to take a role in a film so that she will be out of the way when he takes Cliff and Larry on a dangerous mission under the surface of the earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Hollywood; monsters; underground

Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!" (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
Synopsis:
Short information on global Christmas customs accompanied by illustrations.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly; previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated February 1955

Part 2 The Subterranean Terror (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]]; nuclear beasts (villains)
Synopsis:
Rita arrives in time to rescue the others from the subterranean creatures that they are fighting.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

underground; monsters

["Look at that - a gas station in the desert!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 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

[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

Listing of names of readers who have written (no actual letter content printed).

The Curse of the Cat's Cradle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Dan Hearn has been sent on a mission to South America where he discovers a mysterious giant and a huge attempted theft.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1963
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J.S. Liebowitz; P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc. all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Furies from 4,000 Miles Below!
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. The Furies from 4,000 Miles Below Part 1
    Doom Patrol
  3. 2. Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!"
  4. 3. Part 2 The Subterranean Terror
    Doom Patrol
  5. 4. ["Look at that - a gas station in the desert!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Adventurers' Club
  7. 6. The Curse of the Cat's Cradle
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
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