The Doom Patrol #96

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1965
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Silver Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19206

Credits

Editing
Murray Boltinoff, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Day the World Went Mad! (Doom Patrol) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Doom Patrol
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #2 ([March] 2004)
[Cover - Doom Patrol #96]; The Day the World Went Mad!
 
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #2 ([March] 2004)
Backcover  (cover)
Printed in
Showcase Presents: The Doom Patrol (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([June] 2009)
 
Doom Patrol: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2017 series) #[nn] ([August] 2017)
 
Doom Patrol: The Silver Age (DC, 2018 series) #2 ([May] 2020)
Show/hide 1. Happy Hobby Time! (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy; Frank

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
, editor

Synopsis

Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1952.

Credits from a list by Lionel English.

Show/hide 2. The Day the World Went Mad! Part 1 (Doom Patrol) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doom Patrol
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Dr. Friedrich Kleinmann; Balu Sutra; Richard Morgan; Dr. Duroff; Cobra Syndicate

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter [credited]
Art
Bruno Premiani, line art [credited]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #8 ([December 1965?])
The Day the World Went Mad! Part 1
 
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #2 ([March] 2004)
The Day the World Went Mad! (part 1)
Printed in
Showcase Presents: The Doom Patrol (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([June] 2009)
 
Doom Patrol: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2017 series) #[nn] ([August] 2017)
 
Doom Patrol: The Silver Age (DC, 2018 series) #2 ([May] 2020)
 
Eclipso (Arédit-Artima, 1968 series) #7 (octobre 1969)

Synopsis

When 3 famous well-respected men suddenly go mad and attempt to kill people, the Doom Patrol investigates and find that each of the men possess a blue stone monkey. They travel to Tajali to investigate.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (G.I. Joe) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
G.I. Joe

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

On the page between page 6 and page 7 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Silly Putty) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Silly Putty

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 5. Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach! (AMT) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
AMT
Characters
Herman Munster

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 7. [The Day the World Went Mad!] Part 2: The Three Families of Fear (Doom Patrol) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doom Patrol
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Nao Tsi; Cobra Syndicate; Dodge; Leroy; Mr. Stanhope; Sears; Mr. Pyke; McConnell

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #8 ([December 1965?])
[The Day the World Went Mad!] Part 2 The Three Families of Fear
 
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #2 ([March] 2004)
The Three Families of Fear (part 2)
Printed in
Showcase Presents: The Doom Patrol (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([June] 2009)
 
Doom Patrol: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2017 series) #[nn] ([August] 2017)
 
Doom Patrol: The Silver Age (DC, 2018 series) #2 ([May] 2020)
 
Eclipso (Arédit-Artima, 1968 series) #7 (octobre 1969)

Synopsis

In Tajali, the Doom Patrol work with the Cobra Syndicate to track who is behind the blue monkey curse, while back in the US, more respected men go mad and attack people.

Show/hide 8. For the Very Best in Comics Reading (The Adventures of Bob Hope; The Adventures of Jerry Lewis) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Bob Hope; The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
Genre
Humour

Credits

Art
Bob Oksner, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

House ad for The Adventures of Bob Hope (DC, 1950 series) #93 and The Adventures of Jerry Lewis (DC, 1957 series) #88.

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Going camping, Pete?"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour
Characters
Little Pete

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (K. G. Murray, 1965 series) #11 (Circa 1965 - 1967)
Show/hide 10. Amazing Power! Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Morris Waldinger, scripter
Art
Morris Waldinger, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #21 (December 1953)
Amazing Power!
Also printed
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #36 (April 1959)
Amazing Power!
Show/hide 11. [The Day the World Went Mad!] Part 3: Whom the Gods Would Destroy (Doom Patrol) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doom Patrol
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Brotherhood of Evil [Madame Rouge; The Brain]; General Immortus [Mr. Semprevita]; Garguax

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #8 ([December 1965?])
[The Day the World Went Mad!] Part 3 Whom the Gods Would Destroy
 
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #2 ([March] 2004)
Whom the Gods Would Destroy (part 3)
Printed in
Showcase Presents: The Doom Patrol (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([June] 2009)
 
Doom Patrol: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2017 series) #[nn] ([August] 2017)
 
Doom Patrol: The Silver Age (DC, 2018 series) #2 ([May] 2020)
 
Eclipso (Arédit-Artima, 1968 series) #7 (octobre 1969)

Synopsis

The Doom Patrol confront General Immortus, whose mind ray cannon is the cause of people around the world going mad, and find that he is working with Garguax and the Brotherhood of Evil.

Notes

Story continues in the following issue.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Monogram) Advertisement, 1 page

"Greetings, Earth people!"

Featuring

Feature
Monogram

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

On the page between the 3rd page and the 4th page of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 13. Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death... (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

House ad for 80 Page Giant Magazine (DC, 1964 series) #11, on sale April 15.

On the page between the 5th page and the 6th page of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 14. For the Very Best in Comics Reading (Challengers of the Unknown; Tomahawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown; Tomahawk
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

House ad for Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #99 and Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #44.

Show/hide 15. 10 Issues of Doom Patrol for Only $1.00 Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, penciller
 
Curt Swan, penciller (illustration)
 
Bruno Premiani, inker
 
George Klein, inker (illustration)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Patrol Postscripts) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Patrol Postscripts

Credits

Writing
Murray Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, line art (logo illustration)
Colours
, colourist (logo illustration)
Text
, typeset

Notes

Page includes letters submitted by Joseph T. Brand, Felipe Hart, Chuck Robinson II, and brief excerpts from other readers.

Show/hide 17. Untitled (100 Magnets) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Magnets

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 18. Untitled (Famous Artists Schools) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Famous Artists Schools

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from an ad in The Adventures of Bob Hope #93 and copyright registration.

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  • 24992

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