(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.
On-sale Date
1964-12-03
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Showdown on Nightmare Road! (Table of Contents)

The 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

Superboy Says: "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
advocacy; 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)

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]; 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

[no title indexed] (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) (Expand) /

Silly Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Cap's Hobby Center / 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
Hi, Bill. Say, isn't that the walkie-talkie...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Cap
Keywords
walkie-talkies

Coming Your Way in '65- The Greatest Superman Products Ever! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part 2: Who Is Doctor Wilder? (Table of Contents: 8)

The 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: 9) (Expand) /

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

Make It a Happy Holiday -- With the Best in Comics! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a great collection of mummies we've uncovered!
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka
Synopsis
The Professor finds a way to keep warm at night.
Reprints
Keywords
Egypt; mummies

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

126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part 3: The Beast of the Doom Patrol (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]; 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Aurora; Gigantic Frankenstein / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Showdown on Nightmare Road!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Superboy Says: "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!"
    Superboy
  3. 2. Showdown on Nightmare Road, Part 1
    The Doom Patrol
  4. 3. ["Whose face does the enemy see in his smoking sights?"]
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  7. 6. ["Hi, Bill. Say, isn't that the walkie-talkie..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  8. 7. Coming Your Way in '65- The Greatest Superman Products Ever!
  9. 8. Part 2: Who Is Doctor Wilder?
    The Doom Patrol
  10. 9. They Live on Borrowed Time!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  11. 10. Make It a Happy Holiday -- With the Best in Comics!
  12. 11. ["This is a great collection of mummies we've uncovered!"]
    Professor Eureka
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos
  14. 13. Part 3: The Beast of the Doom Patrol
    The Doom Patrol
  15. 14. ["Readers.. The most sensational bargains in thrilling stories today..."]
    80 Page Giant Magazine
  16. 15. ["Dr. Casey and Dr. Kildare can put away their scalpels and stethoscopes!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Aurora; Gigantic Frankenstein
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