Born from disasters and accidents, former racing driver Cliff Steele is Robotman; ex-test pilor Larry Trainor is Negative Man; one-time model Rita Farr is Elastigirl, and disease victim Garfield Logan is Beast Boy. Brought together by 'The Chief', Professor Niles Caulder, this collection of misfits and freaks is better known as the Doom Patrol! Now discover the wildly bizarre adventures of the Doom Patrol in this massive, budget-priced collection of their first adventures, featuring crazy villains like the Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man, and the unforgettable duo of The Brain and Monsieur Mallah! "Doom Patrol" creator Arnold Drake, Bob Haney and artist Bruno Preminani present the strangest superheroes of all!
Arnold Drake is best known as the creator of Deadman and Doom Patrol, and also worked on Batman and X-Men. In 1950, he wrote what may be the first American graphic novel, It Rhymes With Lust. Drake passed away in 2007. Bob Haney was a prolific comics writer best known for his work for DC Comics. He co-created the Silver Age Teen Titans and the Doom Patrol. He passed away in 2004. Bruno Premiani was a prolific political cartoonist and comics artist, who died in 1984.