(February 1966)

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
1965-12-02
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.


I, Kranus! (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]]; Kranus
Reprints

I, Kranus, Robot Emperor! [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 1)

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]; Nicholas Galtry (Beast Boy's guardian); Mr. Z (villain); Kranus (villain)
Synopsis
Beast Boy's guardian, afraid that Gar will learn he has been stealing from his trust fund, puts out a hit on Gar. Beast Boy tries to convince the Doom Patrol of this, but they are interrupted and end up investigating strange signals from a tiny island where they encounter Kranus, emperor of robots.
Reprints

The Kat Talks Back to "My Mother the Car" (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

AMT Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

DC's Immortal 6! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Warning! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[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

Letters from Linda Hall, John Kimsey, and snippets of other readers' letters; includes The Trading Post.

The Invisible Handicap! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Students get a lesson about not making fun of those who are different.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Part 2: What Makes Kranus Run? (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]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Kranus [The Brain] (villain); Mr. Z (villain); Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis] (cameo)
Synopsis
The Doom Patrol and Beast Boy battle Kranus, who is revealed to be the Brain. Later, they go to foil Galtry's murder plot against Gar, but Galtry outwits them, leading the Doom Patrol to believe that Gar lied to them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Challengers of the Unknown #48.

DC Blazes a New Path in Comics History! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Lonely Giant (Table of Contents: 9)

Robotman Unchained / 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]; The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Poor Mary; Blind Mike; Tibor; Manuel
Synopsis
Having fled from those who performed the operation that saved his life, Robotman befriends an odd group of misfits.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continuing the early adventures of Robotman before he joined the Doom Patrol. Story continues from issue #100.

Definitely Coming... the Brand-New Look! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Cap's Hobby Center / 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
We'll have a big race on Cap's new slot track!
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I, Kranus!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. I, Kranus, Robot Emperor! [Part 1]
    The Doom Patrol
  3. 2. The Kat Talks Back to "My Mother the Car"
    AMT Corporation
  4. 3. DC's Immortal 6!
    Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars
  5. 4. Warning!
    The Spectre
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  7. 6. The Invisible Handicap!
  8. 7. Part 2: What Makes Kranus Run?
    The Doom Patrol
  9. 8. DC Blazes a New Path in Comics History!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  10. 9. The Lonely Giant
    Robotman Unchained
  11. 10. Definitely Coming... the Brand-New Look!
  12. 11. ["We'll have a big race on Cap's new slot track!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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