(May 1964)

DC, 1964 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
1964-03-05
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
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in The Brave and the Bold #53 and copyright registration.


The Terrible Secret of Negative Man! (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]]
Reprints
Keywords
bank vaults; robots

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

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

The Terrible Secret of Negative Man, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 10.67 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]]; VILLAINS: Brotherhood of Evil [Madame Rouge; The Brain; Monsieur Mallah]
Synopsis
The Brotherhood of Evil tricks Negative Man into helping them steal the secret plans for a machine that can enlarge objects to giant size.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Vs Brotherhood of Evil, also in 90, 93, 96, 97, 104, 108-113, 115, 121.

Meet the Mysterious Mr. Cipher (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Names Do Hurt! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
You shouldn't make fun of people.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Patrol Postscripts / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

excerpts from reader letters

Part 2: The Toys of Terror (Table of Contents: 7)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 5.67 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]]; Madame Rouge (villain)
Synopsis
Negative Man stops the plans of the Brotherhood of Evil by removing his bandages and revealing his radioactive powers.
Reprints

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

House of Secrets; Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's an open spot in the jungle.
Genre
humor
Characters
Peter Puptent
Reprints
Keywords
jungle; sleeping bags

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

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Robotman Fights Alone (Table of Contents: 13)

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]]; Vince Harding (villain)
Synopsis
Robotman pursues an escaped killer to a deserted island with lots of booby traps.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"A Doom Patrol Special."

It Ripped Itself Loose (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / 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) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Terrible Secret of Negative Man!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  3. 2. The Terrible Secret of Negative Man, Part 1
    The Doom Patrol
  4. 3. Meet the Mysterious Mr. Cipher
    Blackhawk
  5. 4. Names Do Hurt!
  6. 5. Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt...
    Capt. Storm
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  8. 7. Part 2: The Toys of Terror
    The Doom Patrol
  9. 8. ["For the very best..."]
    House of Secrets; Rip Hunter... Time Master
  10. 9. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  11. 10. ["Here's an open spot in the jungle."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  14. 13. Robotman Fights Alone
    The Doom Patrol
  15. 14. It Ripped Itself Loose
    Tomahawk
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Bodybuilding Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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