(March 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
1965-01-21
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.

[The Nightmare Fighters] (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

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

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

The Nightmare Fighters (Table of Contents: 2)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Osra; Kenneth Devine; Dr. John Radick; Rama Kara
Synopsis
The Doom Patrol tries to prove that the menacing spirit of an ancient Eastern mystic is a phony illusion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a schematic diagram of Robotman.

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

Hasbro's G.I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Friends Across the Sea (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
School children from around the world discuss letters from their pen-pals (promoting 1965 as International Cooperation Year).

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly;
between pages 8 and 9 of first story

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 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

Letters submitted by Steve Chapman, Glen D. Johnson, Joseph Davoli, with brief excerpts from several more reader letters.

The Chief "Stands" Alone, Part 1 (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]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]
Synopsis
While the team tries to prevent a volcanic eruption, back at home the Chief tests his new invention.
Reprints
Keywords
volcanoes

Indexer Notes

Introduces The Chief's new armed wheelchair.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1964
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc,. Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

The Magazine You Asked For! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant Magazine; More Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Testor Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part 2: Master of the Killer Birds (Table of Contents: 11)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 6.67 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]]; The Claw (villain)
Synopsis
The Claw controls two trained hawks who commit robberies and the Chief defeats him alone with the help of his weaponized wheelchair.
Reprints

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Dan'l Boone's Trek to Ol' Kentucky / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Tomahawk; The Adventures of Jerry Lewis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

10 Issues of Doom Patrol for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Junior Sales Club of America / 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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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Nightmare Fighters]
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The World of Dinosaurs
  3. 2. The Nightmare Fighters
    The Doom Patrol
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G.I. Joe
  5. 4. Friends Across the Sea
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  8. 7. The Chief "Stands" Alone, Part 1
    The Doom Patrol
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. The Magazine You Asked For!
    80 Page Giant Magazine; More Secret Origins
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Testor Corporation
  12. 11. Part 2: Master of the Killer Birds
    The Doom Patrol
  13. 12. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Dan'l Boone's Trek to Ol' Kentucky
  15. 14. ["For the very best..."]
    Tomahawk; The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  16. 15. 10 Issues of Doom Patrol for Only $1.00
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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