(May 1967)

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:
1967-03-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Zarox-13--King of the Criminal Cosmos! (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 [Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Zarox-13
Reprints:

Zarox-13, Emperor of the Cosmos! (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 13.83 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Mento [Steve Dayton]; Lord Marsden; Brotherhood of Evil [The Brain; Garguax; Monsieur Mallah; Madame Rouge] (villains); Zarox-13 (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Garguax's previously unknown superior,
Zarox-13, plans to take over the Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is split into Part 1 (5.33 pages) and Part 2 (8.5 pages). Zarox-13 also in issue #112.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6497

Synopsis:
How to use old model car tires to decorate a raceway set.

Indexer Notes

Hint submitted by Steve Kredmer.
Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence 1. Sequence added per Ted Watson, March 2009.

[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

Characters:
Chief; Rita; Larry; Cliff

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Irene Vartanoff; Steve Brow; Mark Evanier; Debbi Leonard; Suzanne Brezausek; Ira Edwards; Michael Cirone. Includes a Swap Shop section.
Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence 1. Sequence added per Ted Watson, March 2009.

Neg Man's Last Road! (Table of Contents)

The Private World of Negative Man / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Mrs. Trainor; Dr. Death [Dr. Drew; also as Mr. Tolliver] (villain)
Synopsis:
Negative Man stops Dr. Death and joins the Doom Patrol.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story chronologically continues in My Greatest Adventure #80.

How to "Figure" a Super-Hero (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Wood
Pencils:
? (caricature of Euclid); Bruno Premiani
Inks:
? (caricature of Euclid); Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Negative Man; Larry Trainor; Euclid
Synopsis:
Wood draws parallels between mathematical studies and comic book creating, limiting his examples of the latter to the Doom Patrol.

Indexer Notes

This is actually a letter to the editor given a spotlight ("Editor" salutation and signing retained.) Illustration of Negative Man from page 24, panel 3 of the previous issue.
Sequence added per Ted Watson, March 2009.

Direct Currents (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
House ad for: Blackhawk #232; World's Finest #166; Jerry Lewis #100; Justice League of America #53; Teen Titans #9; Superboy #138; Inferior 5 #2; Plastic Man #4; Our Fighting Forces #107; Superman #196; Wonder Woman #170; Showcase #68 (The Maniaks); Lois Lane #74; Sea Devils #35. Contains capsule promos for all with art from Jerry Lewis #100.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Ted Watson, March 2009.

BEM Shows Up! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Brains, Emotions and Muscles should be used in combination for best results.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Sequence added per Ted Watson, March 2009.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Zarox-13--King of the Criminal Cosmos!
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Zarox-13, Emperor of the Cosmos!
    Doom Patrol
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  5. 4. Neg Man's Last Road!
    The Private World of Negative Man
  6. 5. How to "Figure" a Super-Hero
  7. 6. Direct Currents
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. BEM Shows Up!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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