(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
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

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


The Return of General Immortus! (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]]; General Immortus
Reprints:

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

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The 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 [Niles Caulder]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; 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.
Reprints:

[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.
Reprints:

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)

The 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 [Niles Caulder]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; 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

["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."] (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:
?

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

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

["I'm leaving! That statue of Amorrah gives the evil eye to anyone who stares at it..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

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) /

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

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

Helen of Toy, Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Bodybuilding Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of General Immortus!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Return of General Immortus [Part 1]
    The 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
    The 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]
    Jaro Stamp Co.; Stamp Specialties; Anca Stamp Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Helen of Toy, Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Bodybuilding Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Gilbert Auto-rama
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Dwayne Best
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  • Matthew Head
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