(June 1966)

DC, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Jan., Apr., July and Oct.
On-sale date:
1966-04-19
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

Elasti-Girl Marries Mento! (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]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Mento [Steve Dayton]; Madame Rouge; Justice League [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]]
Reprints:

The Bride of the Doom Patrol (part 1) (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Mento [Steve Dayton]; "Killer" Keller (villain)
Synopsis:
Marriage of Elastigirl and Mento.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1; this was originally completed to be a stand-alone lead story, ending with Rita calling off the wedding and returning to the team, then the additional pages to expand it to issue-length and have the wedding actually happen were created.
Letters credit from http://dccomicsartists.com/letters/letters.htm

Your Free Trip Around the World! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
an old sea captain; two boys
Synopsis:
The public library can take its patrons on journeys around the world and beyond, as shown by the captain after telling the boys some tales.
Reprints:
  • from Dec 1963 DC titles

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 7 & 8 of first chapter. A list by Lionel English also gives the penciller and inker as "Sheldon Moldoff" in most of the issues this PSA appears in. Creator credits from a list by Lionel English.

["These ancient gods control the destiny of my people!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Bride of the Doom Patrol (part 2) (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Mento [Steve Dayton]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan] (cameo); Justice League of America [Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (cameo); Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (cameo)]; Teen Titans [Kid Flash [Wally West] (cameo); Robin [Dick Grayson] (cameo); Wonder Girl [Donna Troy] (cameo)]; Super-Hip (cameo); VILLAINS: Brotherhood of Evil [The Brain; Madame Rouge; Monsieur Mallah]; Garguax
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from http://dccomicsartists.com/letters/letters.htm

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Murray Boltinof
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Letters from readers Patrick Stout, Joe Harris, Kathy Hiers and Marshall Lanz with editorial replies. Also included is the collectors' segment "The Swap Shop" and a paragraph of replies to readers whose own comments are not reproduced.

["You always make the coolest model cars, Tommy!"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Job Number:
6409

Genre:
non-fiction

["Hi, DC fans!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Guess what I've got, Andy!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Andy and George in the G.I. Joe Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Elasti-Girl Marries Mento!
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. The Bride of the Doom Patrol (part 1)
    Doom Patrol
  3. 2. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  4. 3. ["These ancient gods control the destiny of my people!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  5. 4. The Bride of the Doom Patrol (part 2)
    Doom Patrol
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  7. 6. ["You always make the coolest model cars, Tommy!"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  8. 7. ["Hi, DC fans!"]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. ["Guess what I've got, Andy!"]
    The Adventures of Andy and George in the G.I. Joe Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Jim Stangas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ted Watson
  • Dwayne Best
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed