(August 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
1964-06-04
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 copyright registration.


The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Menace! (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]]; The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man [Sven Larsen]
Reprints

Rx Against Accidents! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Bob discovers the value of "looking before you leap" in preventing accidents.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Menace, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

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]]; Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man [Sven Larsen] (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
A laboratory accident seems to transform Sven Larsen, one of the Chief's former students, into a creature that can alter its body chemistry at will. Later, the Doom Patrol learns that it was no accident, but an intentional act.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Doom Patrol switches from their green uniforms to their new red and white uniforms that they would wear from here on out. Larry compliments Rita for designing the new look.

The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man returns in issue #95.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part 2: Lure of the Changing Nightmare (Table of Contents: 6)

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]]; The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man [Sven Larsen] (villain)
Synopsis
The Chief deduces that Larsen is trying to kill the Doom Patrol out of revenge for an imagined grievance from their university days, and he figures out a way to neutralize Larsen's changling powers.
Reprints

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

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

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Cap, I just finished my model car!
Genre
humor

They Live on Borrowed Time! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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; mentions Tony Isabella as a letter writer

The Private War of Elasti-Girl (Table of Contents: 12)

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 [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Kim Loo; Sgt. Allen Norton
Synopsis
Elasti-Girl comes to the aid of a Korean War veteran who has been traumatized by his battle experiences.
Reprints
Keywords
Korean War

Indexer Notes

"A Doom Patrol Special."

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

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

These Great Imaginary Stories of the Superman Family... (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Whole Batman Family! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 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) /

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Menace!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Rx Against Accidents!
  3. 2. The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Menace, Part 1
    The Doom Patrol
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  7. 6. Part 2: Lure of the Changing Nightmare
    The Doom Patrol
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. ["Mr. Cap, I just finished my model car!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  10. 9. They Live on Borrowed Time!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  11. 10. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  13. 12. The Private War of Elasti-Girl
    The Doom Patrol
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. These Great Imaginary Stories of the Superman Family...
    Superman
  16. 15. The Whole Batman Family!
    Batman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed