(September 1963)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Doom Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Three Against the Earth! Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

The 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]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Roy Jamison (villain); Tim Logan (villain); Enrico Fermi (flashback)
Synopsis:
When a secret organization plants a camera and tape recorder on Rita the Chief's photograph is published for the first time but he has still cunningly managed to keep his past a secret.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!" (Table of Contents: 4)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs
Synopsis:
Binky's friend misses out on lots of summer fun by finding excuses not to do anything.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated August 1953 and October 1956.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Missile Attack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

104 Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Chapter 2: The Conspiracy of the Green-Headed League (Table of Contents: 7)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 9.67 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 Green-Headed League (villains)
Synopsis:
The secret organization turns out to be aliens doing advance work for an invasion but the Doom Patrol convinces them that Earth cannot be conquered.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Adventurers' Club / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff; Alex Toth
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
includes biography of Alex Toth
Keywords:
biography

Indexer Notes

letters from: Ricky Katz, Kenneth C. Jacobs, Robert Hull, Ben Bushman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hot Cargo to Nowhere (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Captain Bradford's experimental hydrofoil freighter is taken over by a strange amorphous creature.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Blast Off / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  3. 2. Three Against the Earth! Chapter 1
    The Doom Patrol
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!"
    Binky
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    104 Cars
  8. 7. Chapter 2: The Conspiracy of the Green-Headed League
    The Doom Patrol
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Adventurers' Club
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  13. 12. Hot Cargo to Nowhere
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Blast Off
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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