(June 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
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

The Man Who Lived Twice! (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]]; The Baron
Reprints:

Are You a Good Neighbor? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The boys learn a lesson about littering.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Incredible Origin of the Chief (part 1) (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 11.67 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] (origin); Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; the Baron (villain); General Immortus (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Baron and his henchmen go on a crime spree and the Doom Patrol are unable to stop him. The Chief believes that the Baron is somehow connected to General Immortus, and he tells the team how he first encountered the General, who wanted to obtain the secret of life.
Reprints:

Their Motto Was... "One for All, All for One!" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

What's New? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Mr. Cap. can you help me with my model boat?"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Man Who Lived Twice (part 2) (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 6.67 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] (origin); Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; The Baron; General Immortus (flashback); Robot Assistant-2 (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Chief continues his story, telling how he was killed by General Immortus and restored to life by his robot assistant, and how the General has been trying to get the secret from him ever since. Later, the Doom Patrol encounters the Baron again, who captures them.
Reprints:

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

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

["Oh, it isn't so bad lying here!"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah
Reprints:

[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

letter submitted by Clark Frederick; page includes brief excerpts from several other reader letters

Showdown for the Chief! (part 3) (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 5.67 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]]; General Immortus [The Baron] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Baron unmasks, revealing himself to be General Immortus, and threatens to kill the Doom Patrol unless Caulder gives him the secret. The heroes escape and the General is killed trying to get away.
Reprints:

Watch for the First 80 Page Superboy Annual! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Lived Twice!
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Are You a Good Neighbor?
  3. 2. The Incredible Origin of the Chief (part 1)
    Doom Patrol
  4. 3. Their Motto Was... "One for All, All for One!"
    Blackhawk
  5. 4. What's New?
    Batman
  6. 5. ["Mr. Cap. can you help me with my model boat?"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  7. 6. The Man Who Lived Twice (part 2)
    Doom Patrol
  8. 7. They Live on Borrowed Time!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  9. 8. ["Oh, it isn't so bad lying here!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  11. 10. Showdown for the Chief! (part 3)
    Doom Patrol
  12. 11. Watch for the First 80 Page Superboy Annual!
    Superboy
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