Category Archives: Doom Patrol

Doom Patrol Vol. 6: Planet Love

Doom Patrol Vol. 6: Planet Love
By Grant Morrison (writer), Richard Case, Sean Phillips, Steve Pugh, Ian Montgomery, Paris Cullins, Duke Mighten and Ken Steacy with Stan Woch, Brad Vancata, Walter Simonson, Ray Kryssing, Mark McKenna and Brian Bolland (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released January 2008

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Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401216242

Synopsis from publisher:
Legendary writer Grant Morrison (ALL STAR SUPERMAN, BATMAN) finishes his fractured remake of this 1960s misfit super-team in this volume collecting DOOM PATROL #58-63 and DOOM FORCE SPECIAL #1. Along the way, the Doom Patrol must face new challenges: Danny the Street meets his cosmic destiny, the bizarre hero known as Rebis battles the Candlemaker, and Crazy Jane attempts to find her place in the world.

Notes:

This publication is the sixth and final volume in a series reprinting the second Doom Patrol comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Grant Morrison and illustrated by Richard Case and Stan Woch. Issue #58 was illustrated by Sean Phillips. Issue #57 included additional inking by Mark McKenna. Doom Force Special #1 was illustrated by Steve Pugh, Ian Montgomery, Richard Case, Paris Cullins, Duke Mighten and Ken Steacy with Brad Vancata, Walter Simonson, Ray Kryssing, Mark McKenna and Ken Steacy. The cover for this publication was created by Brian Bolland.

The remainder of the second Doom Patrol comic book series, which ended with issue #87 (1995), has not been collected or reprinted. Rachel Pollack took over as writer for the series with issue #64. Richard Case and Stan Woch remained as the artistic team until issue #66. Linda Medley provided additional art for issue #65, and then took over the art for the comic book series with Graham Higgins starting with issue #67. Scot Eaton and Tom Sutton stepped in for issue #70. Sutton replaced Higgins as inker with issue #71. Gene Fama filled in as inker for issue #73. Ted McKeever stepped in as series artist from issue #75 to issue #87, the series’ finale. Arnold and Jacob Pander stepped in to illustrate issue #80. Jamie Tolagson and Matt Howarth filled in for issue #83. Doom Patrol Annual #2, released in 1993, was illustrated by Mark Wheatley.

A Doom Patrol one-shot comic book was released in 1997 as part of the Tangent Comics event. It was written by Dan Jurgens and illustrated by Sean Chen with Kevin Conrad and Ray Kryssing. It was reprinted in Tangent Comics Vol. 2.

A third Doom Patrol comic book series began at the end of 2001 and lasted for 22 issues. It was written by John Arcudi and illustrated by Tan Eng Huat, except for issues #13 and #14 by artist Seth Fisher, and issue #20 by artist Rick Geary. This series has never been collected or reprinted.

A fourth Doom Patrol comic book series ran from 2004 to 2006 for 18 issues. It was written and illustrated by John Byrne with inks by Doug Hazlewood. Terry Austin inked issues #13 and #14. This series has never been collected or reprinted.

Reprints:

  1. Doom Patrol #58 (1992)
  2. Doom Patrol #59 (1992)
  3. Doom Patrol #60 (1992)
  4. Doom Patrol #61 (1992)
  5. Doom Patrol #62 (1992)
  6. Doom Patrol #63 (1993)
  7. Doom Force Special #1 (1992)
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Doom Patrol Vol. 5: Magic Bus

Doom Patrol Vol. 5: Magic Bus
By Grant Morrison (writer), Richard Case and Ken Steacy with Stan Woch, Philip Bond, Mark McKenna and Brian Bolland (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released January 2007

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Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401212026

Synopsis from publisher:
The collection of comics savant Grant Morrison’s legendary run on DOOM PATROL continues in this fifth trade paperback volume reprinting issues #51-57. Featuring the final fate of the Brotherhood of Dada and the rise of the unstoppable Candlemaker, DOOM PATROL VOL. 5 also includes the delightful Jack Kirby tribute issue “And Men Shall Call Him — HERO!” as well as a new cover by the incomparable Brian Bolland.

Notes:

This publication is the fifth volume in a series reprinting the second Doom Patrol comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Grant Morrison and illustrated by Richard Case and Stan Woch. Issue #52 was inked by Philip Bond. Issue #53 was illustrated by Ken Steacy. Issue #57 included additional inking by Mark McKenna. The cover for this publication was created by Brian Bolland.

Reprints:

  1. Doom Patrol #51 (1992)
  2. Doom Patrol #52 (1992)
  3. Doom Patrol #53 (1992)
  4. Doom Patrol #54 (1992)
  5. Doom Patrol #55 (1992)
  6. Doom Patrol #56 (1992)
  7. Doom Patrol #57 (1992)

Doom Patrol Vol. 4: Musclebound

Doom Patrol Vol. 4: Musclebound
By Grant Morrison (writer), Richard Case, Mike Dringenberg, Steve Yeowell, Vince Giarrano, Jamie Hewlett and Rian Hughes with Mark McKenna, Malcolm Jones III, Scott Hanna, Mark Badger and Brian Bolland (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released August 2006

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Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401209998

Synopsis from publisher:
A new chapter begins for the World’s Strangest Heroes with MUSCLEBOUND, collecting issues #42-50 of the surreal series written by Grant Morrison. Revealing the secret origin of Flex Mentallo and the terrifying secret beneath the Pentagon, MUSCLEBOUND also features the subtle menace of the Beard Hunter and more!

Notes:

This publication is the fourth volume in a series reprinting the second Doom Patrol comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Grant Morrison and illustrated by Richard Case and Mark McKenna. Issue #42 was illustrated by Mike Dringenberg. Steve Yeowell illustrated issue #43. Issue #45 was drawn by Vince Giarrano and Malcolm Jones III. Issue #48 was inked by Scott Hanna. Issue #49 was inked by Mark Badger. Issue #50 was also illustrated by Jamie Hewlett and Rian Hughes. The cover for this publication was created by Brian Bolland.

Reprints:

  1. Doom Patrol #42 (1991)
  2. Doom Patrol #43 (1991)
  3. Doom Patrol #44 (1991)
  4. Doom Patrol #45 (1991)
  5. Doom Patrol #46 (1991)
  6. Doom Patrol #47 (1991)
  7. Doom Patrol #48 (1991)
  8. Doom Patrol #49 (1991)
  9. Doom Patrol #50 (1991)

Doom Patrol Vol. 3: Down Paradise Way

Doom Patrol Vol. 3: Down Paradise Way
By Grant Morrison (writer), Richard Case, Kelley Jones and Mark McKenna with Kim DeMulder, John Nyberg and Brian Bolland (artists)

Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released November 2005

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Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 140120726X

Synopsis from publisher:
The World’s Strangest Heroes continue their adventures in this third volume collecting Grant Morrison’s career-launching run on DOOM PATROL. Reprinting issues #35-41 of the series, DOWN PARADISE WAY features the debut of Danny the Street, the first appearance of Flex Mentallo, and, through it all, an incredible saga of cosmic war and super-evolving consciousness!

Notes:

This publication is the third volume in a series reprinting the second Doom Patrol comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Grant Morrison and illustrated by Richard Case and Mark McKenna, except issue #35, which was inked by John Nyberg, issue #36, which was illustrated by Kelley Jones and McKenna, and issues #39 and #41 by Case, McKenna and Kim DeMulder. The cover for this publication was created by Brian Bolland.

Reprints:

  1. Doom Patrol #35 (1990)
  2. Doom Patrol #36 (1990)
  3. Doom Patrol #37 (1990)
  4. Doom Patrol #38 (1990)
  5. Doom Patrol #39 (1990)
  6. Doom Patrol #40 (1991)
  7. Doom Patrol #41 (1991)

Doom Patrol Vol. 2: The Painting That Ate Paris

Doom Patrol Vol. 2: The Painting That Ate Paris
By Grant Morrison (writer), Richard Case and John Nyberg with Brian Bolland (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released October 2004

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Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401203426

Synopsis from publisher:
The long-awaited second collection of superstar writer Grant Morrison’s groundbreaking run on DOOM PATROL, this new trade paperback reprints issues #26-34. This collection includes the rise of the legendary Brotherhood of Dada – the only team of super-foes ever strange enough to rival the Doom Patrol itself – as well as the menace of the Decreator and the return of Monsieur Mallah and the Brain from the original Brotherhood of Evil. In addition, THE PAINTING THAT ATE PARIS features never-before-seen character conceptual sketches drawn by Morrison and a new cover by Brian Bolland.

Notes:

This publication is the second volume in a series reprinting the second Doom Patrol comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Grant Morrison and illustrated by Richard Case and John Nyberg. The cover for this publication was created by Brian Bolland.

Reprints:

  1. Doom Patrol #26 (1989)
  2. Doom Patrol #27 (1989)
  3. Doom Patrol #28 (1989)
  4. Doom Patrol #29 (1990)
  5. Doom Patrol #30 (1990)
  6. Doom Patrol #31 (1990)
  7. Doom Patrol #32 (1990)
  8. Doom Patrol #33 (1990)
  9. Doom Patrol #34 (1990)
Bonus Material:
  1. Character sketches by Grant Morrison

Doom Patrol Vol. 1: Crawling from the Wreckage

Doom Patrol Vol. 1: Crawling from the Wreckage
By Grant Morrison (writer), Richard Case, Doug Braithwaite and Brian Bolland with Scott Hanna and Carlos Garzon (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released June 1992; re-issued April 2000

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Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563890348

Synopsis from publisher for April 2000 edition:
This new printing of the first collection of Grant Morrison’s DOOM PATROL run includes issues #19 — 25 of the series, including the restoration of three story pages omitted from the original printing. Plus, a new cover by Bolland.

Notes:

This publication is the first volume in a series reprinting the second Doom Patrol comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Grant Morrison and illustrated by Richard Case and Scott Hanna, except for issue #19, by Case and Carlos Garzon, and #25, by Doug Braithwaite and Hanna. The cover for this publication was created by Brian Bolland.

The first 18 issues of the second Doom Patrol comic book series have yet to be collected or reprinted. They were written by Paul Kupperberg and, for the first five issues, illustrated by Steve Lightle and Gary Martin. John Byrne, Joe Staton, Terry Austin and Karl Kesel also contributed art to issue #1. Rick Stasi provided additional art for issue #2. With issue #6, Erik Larsen became the series artist, with Martin inking. Pablo Marcos (issue #12), Al Gordon (#13) and James Sanders III (#14 and #15) filled in for inking duties. Graham Nolan became the new artist with issue #16, inked by Arne Starr. Tim Dzon inked issues #17 and #18. Doom Patrol Annual #1 was illustrated by James Fry and Al Vey, and Randy DuBurke and Kyle Baker.

Reprints:

  1. Doom Patrol #19 (1989)
  2. Doom Patrol #20 (1989)
  3. Doom Patrol #21 (1989)
  4. Doom Patrol #22 (1989)
  5. Doom Patrol #23 (1989)
  6. Doom Patrol #24 (1989)
  7. Doom Patrol #25 (1989)

The Doom Patrol Archives Vol. 5

The Doom Patrol Archives Vol. 5
By Arnold Drake (writer) and Bruno Premiani with Bob Brown, Jack Sparling and Joe Orlando (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Archive Editions
Originally released July 2008

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Cover price: $49.99
Format: Hard cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401217206

Synopsis from publisher:
In the final volume in the DOOM PATROL series, featuring issues #114-121, the team battles the Mutant Master, the Galactic Gladiator, the Black Vulture, and more before meeting one of the strangest ends any super-team has ever experienced!

Notes:

This publication is the fifth and final volume in a series of Archive Editions reprinting the first Doom Patrol comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Arnold Drake and illustrated by Bruno Premiani. Bob Brown provided cover art for the original issues, except for the cover to issue #120 by Jack Sparling and issue #121 by Joe Orlando, the latter of which was used for the cover for this publication.

Reprints:

  1. Doom Patrol #114 (1967)
  2. Doom Patrol #115 (1967)
  3. Doom Patrol #116 (1967)
  4. Doom Patrol #117 (1968)
  5. Doom Patrol #118 (1968)
  6. Doom Patrol #119 (1968)
  7. Doom Patrol #120 (1968)
  8. Doom Patrol #121 (1968)

The Doom Patrol Archives Vol. 4

The Doom Patrol Archives Vol. 4
By Arnold Drake (writer) and Bruno Premiani with Bob Brown (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Archive Editions
Originally released February 2008

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Cover price: $49.99
Format: Hard cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401216463

Synopsis from publisher:
The World’s Strangest Heroes return in this volume collecting THE DOOM PATROL #106-113 (Sep. 1966-Aug. 1967)!

Notes:

This publication is the fourth in a series of Archive Editions reprinting the first Doom Patrol comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Arnold Drake and illustrated by Bruno Premiani. Bob Brown provided cover art for the original issues, excpet for the cover to issues #109 and #110 by Premiani. The cover for this publication is from interior art by Premiani.

Reprints:

  1. Doom Patrol #106 (1966)
  2. Doom Patrol #107 (1966)
  3. Doom Patrol #108 (1966)
  4. Doom Patrol #109 (1967)
  5. Doom Patrol #110 (1967)
  6. Doom Patrol #111 (1967)
  7. Doom Patrol #112 (1967)
  8. Doom Patrol #113 (1967)

The Doom Patrol Archives Vol. 3

The Doom Patrol Archives Vol. 3
By Arnold Drake (writer) and Bruno Premiani with Bob Brown and Brian Bolland (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Archive Editions
Originally released March 2006

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Cover price: $49.99
Format: Hard cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401207669

Synopsis from publisher:
An amazing hardcover collecting DOOM PATROL #98-105 and CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN #48 (1966)! Witness a new “unofficial” member, a wedding, and the Challengers of the Unknown! Featuring an introduction by comics historian Bill Schelly and a new cover by Brian Bolland!

Notes:

This publication is the third in a series of Archive Editions reprinting the first Doom Patrol comic book series. Also included is an issue of the comic book series Challengers of the Unknown, which featured a guest appearance by the Doom Patrol. All material in this publication was written by Arnold Drake and illustrated by Bruno Premiani, except for a portion of issues #98 and all of issue #99 and Challengers of the Unknown #48, which were drawn by Bob Brown. Brown also provided the original cover art for the reprinted issues except for the cover for issue #98, which was drawn by Premiani. Brian Bolland provided the new cover art for this publication.

Reprints:

  1. Doom Patrol #98 (1965)
  2. Doom Patrol #99 (1965)
  3. Doom Patrol #100 (1965)
  4. Doom Patrol #101 (1966)
  5. Challengers of the Unknown #48 (1966)
  6. Doom Patrol #102 (1966)
  7. Doom Patrol #103 (1966)
  8. Doom Patrol #104 (1966)
  9. Doom Patrol #105 (1966)

Bonus Material:

  1. Introduction by Bill Schelly

The Doom Patrol Archives Vol. 2

The Doom Patrol Archives Vol. 2
By Arnold Drake (writer) and Bruno Premiani with Bob Brown and Brian Bolland (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Archive Editions
Originally released August 2004

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Cover price: $49.95
Format: Hard cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401201504

Synopsis from publisher:
The World’s Strangest Heroes are back in an Archive Edition collecting DOOM PATROL #90-97 (originally published in 1964-1965). Robotman, Elasti-Girl, Negative Man and “The Chief” take on classic villains including The Brotherhood of Evil, the Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man, Dr. Tyme, Mento, General Immortus, and more! Plus: an introduction by comics legend Roy Thomas.

Notes:

This publication is the second in a series of Archive Editions reprinting the first Doom Patrol comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Arnold Drake and illustrated by Bruno Premiani, except for a portion of issue #94, which was drawn by Bob Brown. Brown also provided the original cover art for the reprinted issues. Brian Bolland provided the new cover art for this publication.

Reprints:

  1. Doom Patrol #90 (1964)
  2. Doom Patrol #91 (1964)
  3. Doom Patrol #92 (1964)
  4. Doom Patrol #93 (1965)
  5. Doom Patrol #94 (1965)
  6. Doom Patrol #95 (1965)
  7. Doom Patrol #96 (1965)
  8. Doom Patrol #97 (1965)

Bonus Material:

  1. Introduction by Roy Thomas