(August 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 Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Menace! (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 Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man [Sven Larsen]
Reprints:

Rx Against Accidents! (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:
Bob discovers the value of "looking before you leap" in preventing accidents.

Indexer Notes

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

The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Menace (Part 1) (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]]; Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man [Sven Larsen] (introduction, villain)
Synopsis:
A laboratory accident seems to transform Sven Larsen, one of the Chief's former students, into a creature that can alter its body chemistry at will. Later, the Doom Patrol learns that it was no accident, but an intentional act.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man returns in issue #95.

Lure of the Changing Nightmare (Part 2) (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]]; The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man [Sven Larsen] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Chief deduces that Larsen is trying to kill the Doom Patrol out of revenge for an imagined grievance from their university days, and he figures out a way to neutralize Larsen's changling powers.
Reprints:

["Mr. Cap, I just finished my model car!"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

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

excerpts from reader letters; mentions Tony Isabella as a letter-writer.

The Private War of Elasti-Girl (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 [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Kim Loo; Sgt. Allen Norton
Synopsis:
Elasti-Girl comes to the aid of a Korean War veteran who has been traumatized by his battle experiences.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Korean War

These Great Imaginary Stories of the Superman Family... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Whole Batman Family! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Menace!
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Rx Against Accidents!
  3. 2. The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Menace (Part 1)
    Doom Patrol
  4. 3. Lure of the Changing Nightmare (Part 2)
    Doom Patrol
  5. 4. ["Mr. Cap, I just finished my model car!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  6. 5. They Live on Borrowed Time!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  8. 7. The Private War of Elasti-Girl
    Doom Patrol
  9. 8. These Great Imaginary Stories of the Superman Family...
    Superman
  10. 9. The Whole Batman Family!
    Batman
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