(February 1964)

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

The Furies from 4,000 Miles Below! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

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

The World of Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Furies from 4,000 Miles Below, Part 1 (Table of Contents)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 7.67 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]]
Synopsis:
The Chief plots to convince Rita to take a role in a film so that she will be out of the way when he takes Cliff and Larry on a dangerous mission under the surface of the earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Hollywood; monsters; underground

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

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

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

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

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

Fred Bronner Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!" (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
Short information on global Christmas customs accompanied by illustrations.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly; previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated February 1955

Part 2: The Subterranean Terror (Table of Contents)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 8.67 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]]; nuclear beasts (villains)
Synopsis:
Rita arrives in time to rescue the others from the subterranean creatures that they are fighting.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

underground; monsters

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mystery in Space; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Look at that - a gas station in the desert!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Listing of names of readers who have written (no actual letter content printed).

The Curse of the Cat's Cradle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Dan Hearn has been sent on a mission to South America where he discovers a mysterious giant and a huge attempted theft.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1963
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J.S. Liebowitz; P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc. all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Furies from 4,000 Miles Below!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The World of Dinosaurs
  3. 2. The Furies from 4,000 Miles Below, Part 1
    The Doom Patrol
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Challengers of the Unknown
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fred Bronner Corporation
  7. 6. Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!"
  8. 7. Part 2: The Subterranean Terror
    The Doom Patrol
  9. 8. ["For the very best..."]
    Mystery in Space; Strange Adventures
  10. 9. ["Look at that - a gas station in the desert!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  11. 10. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Adventurers' Club
  13. 12. The Curse of the Cat's Cradle
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
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