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Issue Details

Issue #9
Published February-March 1977
Frequency bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.50 USD
Pages 52
Editing Denny O'Neil

Cover Details - "To Doomsday and Beyond!"

Characters Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis]
Genre adventure
Pencils Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks Jack Abel (signed)

17 page Challengers of the Unknown story "To Doomsday and Beyond!"

Characters Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Red Ryan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis]; Dr. Chrislow
Synopsis Dr. Chrislow has placed a bomb inside a volcano hoping to set off a chain reaction that will destroy the Earth. While trying to stop him the Challengers discover an dying civilization living inside the volcano.
Genre adventure
Script Steve Skeates
Pencils James Sherman
Inks Jack Abel

1 page Wonder Woman; Hostess advertisement "The Maltese Cup Cake"

Characters Wonder Woman
Genre Superhero
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Vince Colletta

1 page Team Talk letters page

Synopsis An overview of other people who almost became members of the Challengers of the Unknown.
Letters Typeset

5 page Green Arrow story "The Green Arrow's Last Stand"

Characters Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Hagen; Arrowcar; Arrowplane; Brave Turtle (Medicine Man)
Synopsis Green Arrow and Speedy land in a remote valley that is still occupied by Sioux Indian warriors.
Genre superhero
Script Dick Wood
Pencils Jack Kirby
Inks Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Reprinted from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #254 (November 1958)

11 page Doom Patrol story "The Incredible Origin of the Chief"

Characters Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder] (origin); Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; General Immortus [as The Baron] (villain)
Synopsis Origin of the Chief.
Genre superhero
Script Arnold Drake
Pencils Bruno Premiani
Inks Bruno Premiani
Notes Chapter 1. Parts 2 and 3 of this story are in the following issue. The Doom Patrol costumes are re-colored here to match the newer design.
Reprinted from Doom Patrol, The (DC, 1964 series) #88 (June 1964)