(September 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
1965-07-15
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 copyright registration.


The Death of the Doom Patrol! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Mr. 103
Reprints
Keywords
electricity; magnetism

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1)

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Death of the Doom Patrol, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

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]]; Mr. 103 [Jon Dubrovny] (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
The Chief abruptly disbands the Doom Patrol, but Larry, Cliff, and Rita decide to stay together and build a new headquarters, unaware that the real reason the Chief dismissed them is because he has found that he only has 90 days to live. A new villain, Mr. 103 strikes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mr. 103 is named for the then-current number of elements in the Periodic Table. He later appears in issues 105 and 106.
Story includes a diagram of Doom Patrol Headquarters.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the page between the 4th page and the 5th page of the previous story sequence.

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[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

The letter column mentions Jerry Bails, one of the sponsors of the 1964 Alley Awards, which voted the Doom Patrol among the Best Group of Characters.
Letters submitted by Steve Bishop and Helene Burr, also included are brief excerpts from other letters, including one from Mike Friedrich.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Nature's Bill of Rights (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
A man; two boys
Synopsis
Two boys who are polluting a stream are given an anti-pollution lesson by a fisherman. Includes an excerpt from an 1869 Massachusetts Board of Health document.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Part 2: It Takes a Chief to Kill a Chief (Table of Contents: 9)

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]]; Mr. 103 [Jon Dubrovny] (villain)
Synopsis
A dying Chief helps the Doom Patrol find a way to defeat Mr. 103 and to use the villain to cure his own condition.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Kat Gets Cooled! (Table of Contents: 11)

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Advertisement in sequential art form for AMC model car kits.

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

Enemy Ace / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Readers -- Why do you force Enemy Ace to kill again... ?
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

House ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #58 [featuring Enemy Ace], on sale July 29.

60 Sinister Seconds (Table of Contents: 13)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 7.67 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]]; President Lyndon B. Johnson
Synopsis
Negative Man has 60 seconds to disarm 4 nuclear bombs around the world to prevent a war between the US and the Soviet Union.
Reprints
Keywords
nuclear bombs

Indexer Notes

The story-time lasts only one minute in this story.

See Lois Lane Challenge Her Rivals for Superman... (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G-14, on sale July 15.
On the page between the 6th page and the 7th page of the previous story sequence.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

On the page between the 6th page and the 7th page of the previous story sequence.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kamp Karefree had everything kids hoped to find...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Adventures of Jerry Lewis (DC, 1957 series) #90.

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

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
I just painted my model...
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes product placement for Testor's Custom Finish for model cars.

10 Issues of Doom Patrol for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 18)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bruno Premiani (illustration)
Inks
Bruno Premiani (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Mets Wrist Watch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac (Table of Contents: 21)

Wen-Mac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Death of the Doom Patrol!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Death of the Doom Patrol, Part 1
    The Doom Patrol
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  9. 8. Nature's Bill of Rights
  10. 9. Part 2: It Takes a Chief to Kill a Chief
    The Doom Patrol
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. The Kat Gets Cooled!
    AMT
  13. 12. ["Readers -- Why do you force Enemy Ace to kill again... ?"]
    Enemy Ace
  14. 13. 60 Sinister Seconds
    The Doom Patrol
  15. 14. See Lois Lane Challenge Her Rivals for Superman...
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. ["Kamp Karefree had everything kids hoped to find..."]
    The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  18. 17. ["I just painted my model..."]
    Little Pete
  19. 18. 10 Issues of Doom Patrol for Only $1.00
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Mets Wrist Watch
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  22. 21. Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac
    Wen-Mac
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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