(Summer 1946)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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]

[The Dress Suit Murders] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; The Dress Suit (villain, introduction, a robot); Jasper Sordin (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Martha encounters the robotic Dress Suit.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Al Bryant, who has shorter figures with more rounded faces than this. It look more like Zolnerowich's figures with a long torso and special way of walking and running. He is credited on both pencils and ink, but the inking is a bit different from his signed stories.

It (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Dr. Verne (villain, introduction); It (villain, introduction, a death)
Synopsis:
In the western desert, the evil Dr. Verne creates a monster using a gibbon's brain and other tissues, resulting in a paleolithic-looking beast called It, which follows the doctor's commands. Doll Man corners the beast and destroys it in a furnace.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Al Bryant, who has shorter figures with more rounded faces than this. It look more like Zolnerowich's figures with long torso and special way of walking and running. Zolne is credited on both pencils and ink, but the inking is a bit different from his signed stories.

[The Screen Test] (Table of Contents)

Torchy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Ward?
Pencils:
Bill Ward
Inks:
Bill Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Torchy Todd; Donald Moleman (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Torchy working as a waitress gets her into trouble.
Keywords:
adult

"It's still raining!" (Table of Contents)

Candy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Sahle
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Candy O'Connor; Tim O'Connor (father)
Synopsis:
Candy will build her own tennis court.

Indexer Notes

three strips

The Living Mummy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mrs. Mott; Prof. Diggs; Steve Loomis
Synopsis:
Mrs. Mott's house is haunted.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Poison Ivy; Grandpa
Synopsis:
Poison wins a tug-o'-war.

[The Mantis] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ward
Inks:
Bill Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Dacey Gavin; Mantis (first appearance; villain); Dude (first appearance; villain; death); Bullseye (first appearance; villain; death); Packy (first appearance; villain; death); another hood (first appearance; villain; death)
Synopsis:
Mr. Mantis has killed his stooges who served him and now he thinks they have returned to haunt him.

Indexer Notes

Leaning figures with long necks and torsos, and shuffling way of walking point to Zolnerowich, but the thin face of Mr. Mantis looks like Ward.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. [The Dress Suit Murders]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. It
    Doll Man
  4. 3. [The Screen Test]
    Torchy
  5. 4. "It's still raining!"
    Candy
  6. 5. The Living Mummy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Poison Ivy
  8. 7. [The Mantis]
    Doll Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Steinar Ã…dland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin