(February 1965)

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.
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

Showdown on Nightmare Road! (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Monsieur Mallah; Rog
Reprints:
Keywords:
robots; scuba gear; submarines

Don't Give Fire a Place to Start! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Synopsis:
Superboy puts out a fire at the Smallville Teen-Age Club which inspires them to start a project to educate people about fire prevention.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously published in DC comics cover-dated July 1954.

Showdown on Nightmare Road (part 1) (Table of Contents: 2)

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]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Madame Rouge [disguised as Dr. Wilder] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Doom Patrol foils an assassination attempt. Later, Robotman consults a doctor who may be able to transplant his brain into a human body.
Reprints:

["Whose face does the enemy see in his smoking sights?"] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

G. I. Joe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

letters submitted by Marty O'Brien, Edna Wernicke; also includes brief excerpts from other readers including Don Thompson and David Eddings

["Hi, Bill. Say, isn't that the walkie-talkie..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Cap
Keywords:
walkie-talkies

Who Is Doctor Wilder? (part 2) (Table of Contents: 6)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 9.67 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]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; VILLAINS: Brotherhood of Evil [Madame Rouge; Monsieur Mallah; The Brain; Rog]
Synopsis:
Dr. Wilder turns out to be Madame Rouge in disguise, who transplants the Brain into Robotman's body.
Reprints:
Keywords:
brain transplants

They Live on Borrowed Time! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

["This is a great collection of mummies."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Synopsis:
The Professor finds a way to keep warm at night.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Egypt; mummies

The Beast of the Doom Patrol (part 3) (Table of Contents: 9)

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]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; VILLAINS: Brotherhood of Evil [The Brain; Monsieur Mallah; Madame Rouge; Rog]
Synopsis:
The Brain in Robotman's body leads the Brotherhood against Elasti-Girl and Negative Man. Meanwhile, the Chief rescues Robotman's brain and transplants it into a synthetic creature which helps the heroes defeat their enemies.
Reprints:

Readers.. The Most Sensational Bargains in Thrilling Stories Today... (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

["Dr. Casey and Dr. Kildare can put away their stethescopes!"] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Showdown on Nightmare Road!
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Showdown on Nightmare Road (part 1)
    Doom Patrol
  4. 3. ["Whose face does the enemy see in his smoking sights?"]
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  6. 5. ["Hi, Bill. Say, isn't that the walkie-talkie..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  7. 6. Who Is Doctor Wilder? (part 2)
    Doom Patrol
  8. 7. They Live on Borrowed Time!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  9. 8. ["This is a great collection of mummies."]
    Professor Eureka
  10. 9. The Beast of the Doom Patrol (part 3)
    Doom Patrol
  11. 10. Readers.. The Most Sensational Bargains in Thrilling Stories Today...
  12. 11. ["Dr. Casey and Dr. Kildare can put away their stethescopes!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
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