(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
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.


The Day the World Went Mad! (Table of Contents)

The Doom Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]
Reprints:

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. 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:
?

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; General Immortus (villain)
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:

Indexer Notes

Vs Gen Immortus, also in 97.

[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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Nao Tsi; Dodge; Leroy; Mr. Stanhope; Sears; Mr. Pike; 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:

["For the very best..."] (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)

["Going camping, Pete?"] (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

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:
?

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; The Brain]; General Immortus; 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.
Reprints:

["Greetings, Earth people!"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Monogram / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["For the very best..."] (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:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[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)

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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..."]
    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. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant Magazine; Superman
  15. 14. ["For the very best..."]
    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:
  • Gene Reed