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The Doom Patrol Archives Vol. 1

The Doom Patrol Archives Vol. 1
By Arnold Drake, Bob Haney (writers) and Bruno Premiani with Bob Brown (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Archive Editions
Originally released April 2002

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $49.95
Format: Hard cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563897954

Synopsis from publisher:
Made up of misfit super-heroes with unusual powers and abilities, the Doom Patrol embarked on and endured some of the most bizarre adventures ever imaginable. Assembled in this hardcover volume are the earliest escapades of Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl, and the Chief. Reprinted as they originally appeared in the 1960s, this archive edition includes the Doom Patrol’s first appearance and origin, as well as their first battles with their greatest adversary, General Immortus, the prehistoric monster menace Dr. Janus, the subterranean Atomic Furies, and the mutant Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man.

Notes:

This publication is the first in a series of Archive Editions reprinting stories from the 1960s starring the original Doom Patrol from the comic book series My Greatest Adventure, which was re-titled Doom Patrol. All material in this publication was written by Arnold Drake and illustrated by Bruno Premiani. Bob Haney co-wrote My Greatest Adventure issues #80 and #81. Bob Brown provided cover art for My Greatest Adventure #85 and Doom Patrol issues #86 to #89.

Reprints:

  1. My Greatest Adventure #80 (1963)
  2. My Greatest Adventure #81 (1963)
  3. My Greatest Adventure #82 (1963)
  4. My Greatest Adventure #83 (1963)
  5. My Greatest Adventure #84 (1963)
  6. My Greatest Adventure #85 (1964)
  7. Doom Patrol #86 (1964)
  8. Doom Patrol #87 (1964)
  9. Doom Patrol #88 (1964)
  10. Doom Patrol #89 (1964)

Bonus Material:

  1. Foreword by Arnold Drake
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