(March 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
1966-01-20
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.
First Go-Go Check issue.


8 Against Eternity! (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]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Multi-Man; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan] (inset); Mento [Steve Dayton] (inset)
Reprints
Keywords
underwater

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Betsy tells young Bobby that he should keep his room neater but realizes that she has the same problem.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1959.

8 Against Eternity, 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
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Multi-Man; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Mento [Steve Dayton]
Synopsis
After teaming with the Challengers to fight the Challenger-Haters, the Doom Patrol enjoys some down time. However the Challengers call on them again to track down their enemies who escaped after the previous battle.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #48.

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

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

Christmas in January from AMT! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Kat from AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Second Smash Issue (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6361
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom, can I use your hair dryer?

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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 Kris Kessler, Kathy Ludlum, Leonard Tirado and excerpts from other letters.

Look -- Up in the Sky! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Part 2: The Zombies of Atlantis (Table of Contents: 10)

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]]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Challenger-Haters [Kra; Multi-Man; Multi-Woman] (villains); King Zatopa
Synopsis
The Doom Patrol and the Challengers track their enemies to Atlantis, where they plan to bring the ancient civilization back to life to conquer the world.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis; underwater

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022
Revised statement including circulation numbers appears in the August issue (#105).

Get with It, Cats! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Part 3: The King Who Could Not Die (Table of Contents: 13)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 8.67 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]]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Mento [Steve Dayton]; Challenger-Haters [Kra; Multi-Man; Multi-Woman; Volcano Man] (villains)
Synopsis
Mento and Beast Boy join the Doom Patrol and the Challengers against the Challenger-Haters and their army of Atlanteans.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis; underwater

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 8 Against Eternity!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  3. 2. 8 Against Eternity, Part 1
    The Doom Patrol
  4. 3. ["Before you buy -- check and double check!"]
  5. 4. Christmas in January from AMT!
    The Kat from AMT
  6. 5. Second Smash Issue
    The Spectre
  7. 6. ["Mom, can I use your hair dryer?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  10. 9. Look -- Up in the Sky!
    Supergirl
  11. 10. Part 2: The Zombies of Atlantis
    The Doom Patrol
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Get with It, Cats!
    Teen Titans
  14. 13. Part 3: The King Who Could Not Die
    The Doom Patrol
  15. 14. ["No one in Central City believed it would ever happen --"]
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
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