(February-March 1977)

DC, 1975 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1976-11-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893166503
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Denny O'Neil (story editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound (#1-4); saddle-stitched (#5-end)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #137.


To Doomsday and Beyond! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
C-354
Genre
adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis]

To Doomsday and Beyond! (Table of Contents: 1)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
James Sherman
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4429
Genre
adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis]; Dr. Chrislow
Synopsis
Dr. Chrislow has placed a bomb inside a volcano hoping to set off a chain reaction that will destroy the Earth. While trying to stop him the Challengers discover an dying civilization living inside the volcano.
Reprints

The Maltese Cup Cake (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Cupcakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Team Talk / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
L587
Synopsis
An overview of other people who almost became members of the Challengers of the Unknown.

The Green Arrow's Last Stand (Table of Contents: 4)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4493
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Hagen; Arrowcar; Arrowplane; Brave Turtle (Medicine Man)
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Speedy land in a remote valley that is still occupied by Sioux Indian warriors.
Reprints

The Incredible Origin of the Chief, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-4492
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder] (origin); Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; General Immortus [as The Baron] (villain)
Synopsis
Origin of the Chief.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parts 2 and 3 of this story are in the following issue. The Doom Patrol costumes are re-colored here to match the newer design.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. To Doomsday and Beyond!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. To Doomsday and Beyond!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  3. 2. The Maltese Cup Cake
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Cupcakes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Team Talk
  5. 4. The Green Arrow's Last Stand
    The Green Arrow
  6. 5. The Incredible Origin of the Chief, Part 1
    The Doom Patrol
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen