(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.
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

[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)

["For the very best..."] (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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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.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed