(March 1964)

DC, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date:
1964-01-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This book was originally intended to be renumbered #1 with this issue. House ad for it as #1 first issue were advertised in DC comics in late December and early January. The house ads were changed in mid January to delete any reference to a #1. Info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)


[no title indexed] (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 [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Monsieur Mallah; The Brain
Reprints:

The World's Strangest Heroes (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder] (brief origin); Negative Man [Larry Trainor] (brief origin); Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr] (brief origin); Robotman [Cliff Steele] (brief origin)]
Reprints:

The Brotherhood of Evil [part 1] (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 4.67 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 Doom Patrol create gifts for The Chief for his birthday.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Statue of Liberty

The Trail of the Terrible Titan [part 2] (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 12.67 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]]; Brotherhood of Evil [The Brain (intro, villain); Madame Rouge (intro, villain); Monsieur Mallah (intro, villain)]; Mr. Morden (villain); Rog (villain)
Synopsis:
Mr. Morden steals the giant robot Rog and attacks the Doom Patrol in an attempt to join the Brotherhood of Evil.
Reprints:
Keywords:
robots; Statue of Liberty

They Live on Borrowed Time! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Patrol Postscripts / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by: Ted Renault, R. M., Thomas Graham, Robert Dale Henshaw, Paul Gambaccini, Michael Colby, Jerry Phillips, Steve Tamerius, George Jackson, Robert Sladek

A Medal for Go-Buggy 3! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Purcell
Pencils:
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A Japanese war criminal, transformed into a strange creature, pretends to be missing astronaut Scott Reed when he is rescued so that he can travel to the US and create havoc.
Keywords:
astronauts

Dash Out of Your Foxholes! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. The World's Strangest Heroes
    Doom Patrol
  3. 2. The Brotherhood of Evil [part 1]
    Doom Patrol
  4. 3. The Trail of the Terrible Titan [part 2]
    Doom Patrol
  5. 4. They Live on Borrowed Time!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  7. 6. A Medal for Go-Buggy 3!
  8. 7. Dash Out of Your Foxholes!
    Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Bailey
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Dwayne Best
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed