Doom Patrol #9 [Direct]
(June 1988)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1988-02-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Robert Greenberger (editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior (1 - 25); Mando interior (26 - 87)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Shipping date of March 1, 1988 per Direct Currents #1, January 1988.
Corrected shipping date of February 23, 1988 per Direct Currents #2, February 1988, confirmed from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Erik Larsen (signed)
Inks
Al Gordon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Negative Woman [Valentina Vostok]; Robotman [Clifford Steele]; Lodestone [Rhea Jones]; Karma [Wayne Hawkins]; Scott Fischer [Blaze]

It's Raining Plastic Men (Table of Contents: 1)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Erik Larsen
Inks
Gary Martin
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Workman [as Giovanni Workman]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Celsius [Arani Desai]; Tempest [Joshua Clay]; Negative Woman [Valentina Vostok]; Robotman [Clifford Steele]; Lodestone [Rhea Jones]; Karma [Wayne Hawkins]; Scott Fischer [Blaze]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Garguax

A Life in the Day (Table of Contents: 2)

Doom Patrol / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Miller
Pencils
Randy Duburke
Inks
Joe Alidetta
Colors
Elizabeth Kessler
Letters
Tim Harkins
Editing
Paul Kupperberg

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Bonus Book No. 3, inserted between pages 12 & 13 of main story.

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

The Doom Patrol! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3153

Indexer Notes

Letters from Galen S. West, Mark Daniel, John Miller, Jacob Gilbert, Jon C. Johnson and Malcolm Bourne.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doom Patrol
  2. 1. It's Raining Plastic Men
    Doom Patrol
  3. 2. A Life in the Day
    Doom Patrol
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Doom Patrol!
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