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(Autumn 1941)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Volume:
[1]
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1941-08-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
Ed Cronin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The Doll Man Quarterly is the indicia title. No issue number on the cover. E. M. Arnold (Everett M. "Busy" Arnold) listed as general manager. E.S. Murthey, advertising representative, New York, New York. Advertising western representative, F. E. M. Cole & Company, Chicago, Illinois.

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Volume 36, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number 526324. Volume number not in comic, but reported to Copyright Office as well.


["The Phantom Dualist"] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Cassone ?
Inks:
John Cassone ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]
Reprints:

Phantom Swordsman (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Cassone?
Inks:
John Cassone?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; The Phantom Duelist [Steve Morton] (first appearance; villain; death)
Reprints:

Gags (Table of Contents)

Poison Ivy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gill Fox
Pencils:
Gill Fox
Inks:
Gill Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Vulture (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Cassone?
Inks:
John Cassone?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; The Vulture (first appearance)
Reprints:

["If the city doesn't stop cutting expenses on our patrol cars..."] (Table of Contents)

The Laugh Parade / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tony Di Preta (signed)
Pencils:
Tony Di Preta (signed)
Inks:
Tony Di Preta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Origin of Justin Wright] (Table of Contents)

Just 'N' Right / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Pencils:
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Inks:
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Just 'N' Right [Justin Wright] (introduction, lumberjack, origin); Cronin; Fox; DiPreta; two un-named mobsters (villains, introduction for both)
Synopsis:
Justin receives a telegram summoning him to the offices of Cronin, Fox and DiPreta, where Cronin informed Wright, because it was his 26th birthday, he stood to inherit his parents' fortune. At his boyhood hiome, while going through some of his parents' possessions, he discovered a red scarf that belonged to his mother. From that moment on, he wore that scarf and a blue suit, vowing to avenge his parents' murder as Just 'N' Right, rounding up two mobsters responsible.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only appearance. Cronin, Fox and DiPreta were Quiality Comics' staff employees at the time. At the end of the story, the hero left a trademark note for the Police bearing his signal: the scales of justice.

[The Framing of Joe Davis] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Di Preta ?
Inks:
Tony Di Preta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Joe Davis (first appearance); Ms. Davis (first appearance; Joe's sister); Slats and his gang (first appearance; villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to John Cassone.

[Black Gold] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Cassone?
Inks:
John Cassone?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Dr. Rosdick (first appearance; villain); Prof. Weezel (first appearance; villain)
Reprints:

Red Light of Doom (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]
Reprints:

How to Fool Your Friend (Table of Contents)

Comic Quiz for Kids / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Black Gondolier (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais ?
Inks:
Rudy Palais ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; The Black Gondolier (first appearance; villain; death)
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The Phantom Dualist"]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. Phantom Swordsman
    Doll Man
  3. 2. Gags
    Poison Ivy
  4. 3. The Vulture
    Doll Man
  5. 4. ["If the city doesn't stop cutting expenses on our patrol cars..."]
    The Laugh Parade
  6. 5. [Origin of Justin Wright]
    Just 'N' Right
  7. 6. [The Framing of Joe Davis]
    Doll Man
  8. 7. [Black Gold]
    Doll Man
  9. 8. Red Light of Doom
    Doll Man
  10. 9. How to Fool Your Friend
    Comic Quiz for Kids
  11. 10. The Black Gondolier
    Doll Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin