(June 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
1965-04-15
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 an ad in The Adventures of Bob Hope #93 and copyright registration.


The Day the World Went Mad! (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
Keywords
jukeboxes; robots

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy; Frank
Synopsis
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1952.
Credits from a list by Lionel English.

The Day the World Went Mad! Part 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake (credited)
Pencils
Bruno Premiani (credited)
Inks
Bruno Premiani (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Dr. Friedrich Kleinmann; Balu Sutra; Richard Morgan; Dr. Duroff; Cobra Syndicate
Synopsis
When 3 famous well-respected men suddenly go mad and attempt to kill people, the Doom Patrol investigates and find that each of the men possess a blue stone monkey. They travel to Tajali to investigate.
Reprints
Keywords
Empire State Building; United Nations

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

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

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part 2: The Three Families of Fear (Table of Contents: 7)

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]]; Nao Tsi; Cobra Syndicate; Dodge; Leroy; Mr. Stanhope; Sears; Mr. Pyke; McConnell
Synopsis
In Tajali, the Doom Patrol work with the Cobra Syndicate to track who is behind the blue monkey curse, while back in the US, more respected men go mad and attack people.
Reprints
Keywords
jukeboxes; robots

For the Very Best in Comics Reading (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Going camping, Pete?
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

Amazing Power! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Morris Waldinger
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Morris Waldinger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Part 3: Whom the Gods Would Destroy (Table of Contents: 11)

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]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Brotherhood of Evil [Madame Rouge; The Brain]; General Immortus [Mr. Semprevita]; Garguax
Synopsis
The Doom Patrol confront General Immortus, whose mind ray cannon is the cause of people around the world going mad, and find that he is working with Garguax and the Brotherhood of Evil.
Reprints
Keywords
Big Ben; Eiffel Tower; Empire State Building; New York City

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue.

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

Monogram / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death... (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

For the Very Best in Comics Reading (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Tomahawk; Challengers of the Unknown / 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)

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

Page includes letters submitted by Joseph T. Brand, Felipe Hart, Chuck Robinson II, and brief excerpts from other readers.

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Day the World Went Mad!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Day the World Went Mad! Part 1
    The Doom Patrol
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  6. 5. Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach!
    AMT
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. Part 2: The Three Families of Fear
    The Doom Patrol
  9. 8. For the Very Best in Comics Reading
    The Adventures of Bob Hope; The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  10. 9. ["Going camping, Pete?"]
    Little Pete
  11. 10. Amazing Power!
  12. 11. Part 3: Whom the Gods Would Destroy
    The Doom Patrol
  13. 12. ["Greetings, Earth people!"]
    Monogram
  14. 13. Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death...
    Superman
  15. 14. For the Very Best in Comics Reading
    Tomahawk; Challengers of the Unknown
  16. 15. 10 Issues of Doom Patrol for Only $1.00
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Famous Artists Schools
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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