(February-March 1966)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
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 U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Twilight of the Challengers! (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Doom Patrol [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]
Reprints:

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Twilight of the Challengers (Table of Contents: 2)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Brown [as W. R. (Bob) Brown] (credited)
Inks:
Bob Brown [as W. R. (Bob) Brown] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Leterese ?

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; VILLAINS: Challenger-Haters [Kra; Volcano Man; Drabny; Multi-Man]
Synopsis:
The Doom Patrol answers a call for help from the Challengers, who are badly injured. In flashback, we learn how they were attacked by the Challenger-Haters.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues from The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #101.

The Kat Talks Back to "My Mother the Car" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Our Army at War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Showcase; The Spectre / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Ballantine Books, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Challengers' Mail Chute / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Lon Mitchell, Mike Roddy and questions culled from various readers' letters.

The Invisible Handicap! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Part 2: Kingdom of Darkness (Table of Contents: 9)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Doom Patrol [The Chief]; VILLAINS: Challenger-Haters [Kra; Volcano Man; Multi-Man; Multi-Woman]
Synopsis:
Continuing the flashback, Prof saves the Challengers from the Challenger-Haters trap, but the team decides to pretend to be dead in order to lure out their foes. Unfortunately they fall victim to another attack from their enemies, and call the Doom Patrol for help.
Reprints:

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

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Uoy -- Gnidaer ruoy cimoc sgam!"] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

["Definitely coming..."] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

["I'd like a model plane!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Part 3: The Battle of the Female Titans (Table of Contents: 14)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; VILLAINS: Challenger-Haters [Kra; Volcano Man; Multi-Man; Multi-Woman]
Synopsis:
The Chief needs Robotman to retrieve a sample of Multi-Man's stingray venom in order to develop an antidote to save the Challengers. Then the heroes join forces to battle the villains.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #102.

["Weird-oh and monster krazy labels..."] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Doom Patrol / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Halt! Who Goes There? (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

More Features! More Fun! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Aurora Model Motoring / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Twilight of the Challengers!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. Twilight of the Challengers
    Challengers of the Unknown
  4. 3. The Kat Talks Back to "My Mother the Car"
    AMT
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Our Army at War
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; The Spectre
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Ballantine Books, Inc.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Challengers' Mail Chute
  9. 8. The Invisible Handicap!
  10. 9. Part 2: Kingdom of Darkness
    Challengers of the Unknown
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America
  12. 11. ["Uoy -- Gnidaer ruoy cimoc sgam!"]
  13. 12. ["Definitely coming..."]
  14. 13. ["I'd like a model plane!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  15. 14. Part 3: The Battle of the Female Titans
    Challengers of the Unknown
  16. 15. ["Weird-oh and monster krazy labels..."]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Doom Patrol
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. Halt! Who Goes There?
    G. I. Joe
  20. 19. More Features! More Fun!
    Aurora Model Motoring
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