(December 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.
On-sale Date
1963-10-17
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in The Adventures of Bob Hope #84 and copyright registration.

The Return of General Immortus! (Table of Contents)

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]
General Immortus
Reprints

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Return of General Immortus [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol: The Chief [Dr. Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]
General Immortus (villain)
Synopsis
General Immortus returns to steal valuable artifacts, when the Doom Patrol tries to stop him he takes control of Cliff's robot body and forces him to turn against his teammates.
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Indexer Notes

Page 2 panel 4 is a source panel for Roy Lichtenstein's painting Image
Duplicator. Note by Guy Lawley via the error tracker.

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

Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Your Free Trip Around the World! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
an old sea captain; 2 boys
Synopsis
After telling the boys some tales, the captain takes them to the library where they can travel anywhere just by reading.
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Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated June 1966.

Part 2: The Treasury of Terror (Table of Contents: 5)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 8.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol: The Chief [Dr. Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]
General Immortus (villain)
Synopsis
Immortus forces Robotman to help him locate an ancient treasure.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pages 10 and 17 are each 2/3 of a page.

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

The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Let's Go--Ghost GIs! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Eddie Rath
Synopsis
He needed the best help in the world to accomplish his nightmarish mission -- because lives depended on it! But still, Lieutenant Eddie Rath wasn't sure he'd succeeded when he cried… Let's Go -- Ghost GIs!
Reprints

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

House of Secrets; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Peter Puptent, Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm leaving! That statue of Amorrah gives the evil eye to anyone who stares at it...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

104 Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Anca Stamps; Jaro Stamps; Stamp Specialties / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Gilbert Auto-Rama / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of General Immortus!
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. The Return of General Immortus [Part 1]
    Doom Patrol
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  5. 4. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  6. 5. Part 2: The Treasury of Terror
    Doom Patrol
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Challengers of the Unknown
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Adventurers’ Club
  10. 9. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  11. 10. Let's Go--Ghost GIs!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    House of Secrets; Tomahawk
  13. 12. ["I'm leaving! That statue of Amorrah gives the evil eye to anyone who stares at it..."]
    Peter Puptent, Explorer
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    104 Cars
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Anca Stamps; Jaro Stamps; Stamp Specialties
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Gilbert Auto-Rama
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Dwayne Best
  • Chris Boyko
  • John Brichetto
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Matthew Head
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Adam Knights
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • John Monagle
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore