(December 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
1965-10-21
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
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 Origin of Beast-Boy! (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]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaurs; tyrannosaurs

Builders of the Future! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
This story describes UNESCO's mission to build schools in Africa.
Keywords
UNESCO; United Nations

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Fantastic Origin of Beast-Boy, Chapter 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]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan] (origin); Dr. Weir (villain); Nicholas Galtry (Beast Boy's guardian, introduction)
Synopsis
After a scientist examines Beast Boy, dinosaurs start appearing in the city.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Galtry (first name Nicholas given in #101) addresses Beast Boy as "Craig" in this story and only this one, even though Jill called him Gar in the previous issue. New Teen Titans (1980 series) would establish that this is short for "Garfield." The character's last name "Logan" is first given--in passing, as if it is nothing new--in DP #102. Is he in full "Craig Garfield Logan," and Galtry did not realize that the boy went by his middle name until just after the events of #100?

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

238 Magic Tricks / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Goodbye, Mrs. Ellis...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Pete
Synopsis
Little Pete leaves a party with full pockets.
Reprints

Two Batmen Too Many! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Trik-Trak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ultra the Multi-Alien (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Ultra the Multi-Alien / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy!
Genre
humor

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

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 and comments from Rick Ferguson, Paul Kassens, Vincent E. Summers, Steve Chapman, Sherry Daniels, John Cardoza, Larry Rippee, Bob Sergi, Doug Raeburn, Rudy Rankins, Vince Carlucci, Steve Hersh, Glen D. Johnson, George Shuler and Jim Mugridge.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Tyco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

By Popular Demand (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Origin of Beast-Boy, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 13)

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]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan] (origin); Mark Logan (Beast Boy's father, flashback, death); Marie Logan (Beast Boy's mother, flashback, death); Dr. Weir [also as Durling] (villain)
Synopsis
Beast Boy recounts his origin for the Doom Patrol, how he contracted a rare disease as a child and his father used his reverse evolution ray to cure him, but with the side effects of his skin turning green and gaining the ability to change into any animal. The Doom Patrol realizes that Dr. Weir has stolen the secret of reverse evolution from Beast Boy and is using that to turn lizards into dinosaurs which he controls to commit robberies.
Reprints

Hey! Here Comes a Double-Barreled Blast! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Challengers of the Unknown; Doom Patrol / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Supergirl; Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Robotman-- Wanted Dead or Alive (Table of Contents: 17)

An Untold Story of Robotman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robotman [Cliff Steele] (origin); The Chief [Niles Caulder]
Synopsis
This first chapter of a solo series details the origin of Robotman, and his first encounter with the Chief, in which Cliff promises to kill the man who planted his brain into a robot body, not knowing it was Niles Caulder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in issue #101.

Pages 2-5 of this story were inserted as a flashback into the reprint of "Robot-Maker Must Die" in The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #102 (June-July 1972).

This story's telling of Robotman's early life directly contradicts the DP origin story in My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #80.

A DC Offer (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Presenting... A New Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Great Moments in Sport (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of Beast-Boy!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Builders of the Future!
  3. 2. The Fantastic Origin of Beast-Boy, Chapter 1
    The Doom Patrol
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    238 Magic Tricks
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  6. 5. ["Goodbye, Mrs. Ellis..."]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. Two Batmen Too Many!
    Batman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Trik-Trak
  9. 8. Ultra the Multi-Alien
    Ultra the Multi-Alien
  10. 9. ["Oh boy!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tyco
  13. 12. By Popular Demand
    Batman
  14. 13. The Origin of Beast-Boy, Part 2
    The Doom Patrol
  15. 14. Hey! Here Comes a Double-Barreled Blast!
    Challengers of the Unknown; Doom Patrol
  16. 15. Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever!
    AMT
  17. 16. They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful!
    Supergirl; Wonder Woman
  18. 17. Robotman-- Wanted Dead or Alive
    An Untold Story of Robotman
  19. 18. A DC Offer
  20. 19. Presenting... A New Jimmy Olsen
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  22. 21. Great Moments in Sport
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed