(July 1987)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price:
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD; 0.80 GBP
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
annually
On-sale date:
1987-05-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Robert Greenberger; Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (#1-#2); Squarebound (#3)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol; Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne; Ed Hannigan (sketch)
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [Robotman [Cliff Steele]; Chief; Elasti-Girl; Negative Man; Negative Woman; Celsius; Tempest [Joshua Clay]];Captain Comet
Reprints:

The Secret Origin of the Doom Patrol (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Robert Greenberger
Job Number:
G-2854

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [Robotman [Cliff Steel]; Negative Woman; Chief [Niles Caulder] (flashback); Celsius (flashback); Negative Man (flashback); Elasti-Girl (flashback); Mento (flashback, cameo); Beast Boy [Changeling; Gar Logan] (flashback, cameo); Tempest [Joshua Clay] (flashback)]; General Immortus (flashback, cameo); Brain (flashback, cameo); Monsieur Mallah (flashback, cameo); Madame Rouge (flashback, cameo); Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man (flashback, cameo); Garguax (flashback, cameo); Captain Zahl (flashback, cameo); Dr. Will Magnus (flashback, cameo); The Cossack (flashback, cameo); Reactron (flashback, cameo); Power Girl (flashback, cameo); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (flashback, cameo); Starfire (flashback, cameo); Robin [Dick Grayson] (flashback, cameo)
Synopsis:
When Robotman returns to the old Doom Patrol headquarters in Midway City, he is attacked by government agents commanded by Negative Woman. Both heroes recount the team's history.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Recaps the first Doom Patrol's origin and career, and the origin and early days of the second version with Tempest, Negative Woman and Celsius. This story leads into Doom Patrol #1.

Presenting The Doom Patrol (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joey Cavalieri
Pencils:
Steve Lightle
Inks:
Gary Martin
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Text article about the history of the Doom Patrol and the upcoming comic; Presents art from the yet to be published issue #1 as well as the cover.

The Secret Origin of Captain Comet (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Ron Harris
Inks:
Bruce Patterson
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Jean Simek
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (coordinating editor)
Job Number:
G-1791

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Comet; Professor Emery Zackro; Betty; Moose; Harun
Synopsis:
In 1951, Captain Comet fights the last of an alien race intent on taking over Earth while Professor Zackro recalls Captain Comet's origin.

Indexer Notes

Based on stories in Strange Adventures #9-10

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doom Patrol; Captain Comet
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of the Doom Patrol
    Doom Patrol
  3. 2. Presenting The Doom Patrol
    Doom Patrol
  4. 3. The Secret Origin of Captain Comet
    Captain Comet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Roy Lyons
  • Mark Boyer
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein