(March 1982)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.95 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-11-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing
Karen Berger (editor); Dick Giordano (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed as Perez)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (signed as Giacoia)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-798
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [Negative Man; Elasti-Girl; Robotman; The Chief]
Reprints

Doom Patrol (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Doom Patrol (Table of Contents: 2)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Chief (intro); Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr] (intro, origin); Negative Man [Larry Trainor] (intro, origin); Robotman [Cliff Steele] (intro, origin); Mitch (Movie Producer)
Synopsis
A mysterious man known only as the Chief calls three people who have all escaped certain doom but were left outcasts because of their experiences. He recounts their individual stories. He asks them to become the Doom Patrol, and their first mission is to defuse a bomb.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint of origin and first appearance Doom Patrol. Chapter 1. Reformatted to fill 12 full pages.

Chapter 2: The Challenge of the Timeless Commander (Table of Contents: 3)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake; Bob Haney
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Chief; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele] (all as the Doom Patrol); General Immortus (intro, villain)
Synopsis
The Chief informs the Doom Patrol of an alien spaceship that has landed on Earth carrying a super-weapon. General Immortus, spying on them, makes plans. The Doom Patrol are sent to protect the spaceship but encounter a strange machine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reformatted to fill four full pages.

Chapter 3: The Deadly Duel with Gen. Immortus (Table of Contents: 4)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; General Immortus
Synopsis
After locating the super-weapon, the Doom Patrol is confronted by General Immortus, who takes the upper-hand.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reformatted to fill nine full pages.

The Brotherhood of Evil (Table of Contents: 5)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Mento -- The Man Who Split the Doom Patrol (Table of Contents: 6)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Enemy Within the Doom Patrol (Table of Contents: 7)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 8)

Doom Patrol / cover reprint (on interior page) / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bruno Premiani; Bob Brown
Inks
Bruno Premiani; Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol
Reprints

Inside Robotman (Table of Contents: 9)

Robotman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Robotman
Reprints

Another Dynamite Comic from the House of Daring Concepts! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Doom Patrol Villains] (Table of Contents: 11)

Doom Patrol / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mento; Brotherhood of Evil; General Immortus; Garguax

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Previews of the villains in the stories in the issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. Doom Patrol
  3. 2. The Doom Patrol
    Doom Patrol
  4. 3. Chapter 2: The Challenge of the Timeless Commander
    Doom Patrol
  5. 4. Chapter 3: The Deadly Duel with Gen. Immortus
    Doom Patrol
  6. 5. The Brotherhood of Evil
    Doom Patrol
  7. 6. Mento -- The Man Who Split the Doom Patrol
    Doom Patrol
  8. 7. The Enemy Within the Doom Patrol
    Doom Patrol
  9. 8. Cover Gallery
    Doom Patrol
  10. 9. Inside Robotman
    Robotman
  11. 10. Another Dynamite Comic from the House of Daring Concepts!
    Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew
  12. 11. [Doom Patrol Villains]
    Doom Patrol
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