(Autumn 1943)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
Gill Fox
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Bryant
Inks:
Al Bryant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

[Perkins's Pelican] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Leav
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Perkins (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
A pelican is trained as a pick pocket.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Al Bryant, but this is Leav with his large hands and many panels without backgrounds. He is credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["Got some copy paper, Lala?"] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bernard Dibble
Pencils:
Bernard Dibble
Inks:
Bernard Dibble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lala Palooza; Mr. Palooza
Synopsis:
Mr. Palooza is writing a crime novel.

[The Criminal Band] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fran Matera ?
Inks:
Fran Matera ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Dirk Dalo and hig gang (first appearance; villains)
Synopsis:
This was a different sort of criminal band. They played musical instruments with one hand and a six-gun with the other.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Al Bryant, but this is very similar to the credited Matera art in the previous issue.

["the first U.S. battleship..."] (Table of Contents)

America--It's Worth Defending / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Feg Murray
Pencils:
Feg Murray
Inks:
Feg Murray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Sullivan brothers (five sailors); Thomas Jefferson
Synopsis:
Famous American battleships.

A Blueprint For Banditry (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Leav
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; The Mother Goose Gang [Humpty Dumpty (first appearance; death); Simple Simon (first appearance); Jack (first appearance); Jill (first appearance)] (villains)
Synopsis:
Well loved characters of childhood come alive in modern guise to commit their deeds of felony.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Al Bryant, but this is Leav with his large hands and many panels without backgrounds. Also the faces and eyes give him away.

[The Magician's Laboratory] (Table of Contents)

Kid From Hester Street / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Louis Ferstadt?
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt (signed)
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Larry (first appearance); Tessie (first appearance)
Synopsis:
A magician drops down from the sky and Larry and Tessie get a magic wish bone for saving him.

The Green Death (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Villains: Mikitojo; Dr. Klutch
Synopsis:
A green plant grows and grips everything in it's way.

The State Vs. the Doll Man (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Leav
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Henry Rainier (first appearance; villain; death); Gunner (first appearance; villain) Brenner and his gang (first appearance; villains)
Synopsis:
Darrel Dane is charged with murder.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Al Bryant, but this is Leav with his large hands and many panels without backgrounds. He is credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. [Perkins's Pelican]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Got some copy paper, Lala?"]
    Lala Palooza
  4. 3. [The Criminal Band]
    Doll Man
  5. 4. ["the first U.S. battleship..."]
    America--It's Worth Defending
  6. 5. A Blueprint For Banditry
    Doll Man
  7. 6. [The Magician's Laboratory]
    Kid From Hester Street
  8. 7. The Green Death
    Doll Man
  9. 8. The State Vs. the Doll Man
    Doll Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ã…dland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin