(Spring 1948)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Jesse C. Rogers, Jr.
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:
Reed Crandall ?
Inks:
Reed Crandall ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Darrel Dane (head view); Martha Roberts (head view); Professor Roberts (head view)

Millions For Murder (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Alex Kotzky ?
Inks:
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; J. W. Kerrigan (introduction, death); Hiram Browning (introduction, death); an un-named man (introduction, death); Eddie Gordon (introduction); Henry "Flame" Larsen (villain, introduction); Uncle Elias (villain, introduction); un-named crooks (villains, introduction for all);

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Death Is My Hobby (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Millard
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
John Spranger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Professor Piranha (villain, introduction); Tippy Graham (villain, introduction, death); Rocky Lynch (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Darrel and Martha visit the aquarium and are revolted to see a live salmon fed to piranhas. As they leave, Darrel spots two known felons approaching the aquarium and ends up in a struggle with them, getting knocked out. This chance meeting eventually leads the Doll Man to meet up with Professor Piranha, who once had his lower right arm flesh eaten off by piranhas!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Corrected art credits added by Craig Delich (2006-11-19). Formerly listed as Alex Kotsky ? Corrected name of the chief villain, from Professor Moray to Professor Piranha per Jim Amash in the Quality Collector (TwoMorrows, 2011).

[Queen of the Vuctus] (Table of Contents)

Torchy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Torchy Todd; Frisby Q. Quint (first appearance; villain); The Vuctus and the Explorers Club (first appearance)
Keywords:
adult

Black Mountain (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Doll Man Joins the Underworld (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Dan Barry
Inks:
Dan Barry ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Tom Thumb (villain); Muggs Maloney (villain, introduction); Champagne Charley (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Tom Thumb "rises from the grave" after dying in prison, thanks to a drug given to him by his henchmen. Vowing to get even w/Doll Man, he disguises himself as the Tiny Mite and sends a recently stolen 70-carat diamond to Martha Roberts (fiancee of Darrel Dane aka Doll Man), thus incriminating our hero!
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Indexer Notes

Art credits per Jerry Bails' Who's Who (Al Bryant left comics in 1947). Therefore art attributions to Bryant after that year are incorrect.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. Millions For Murder
    Doll Man
  3. 2. Death Is My Hobby
    Doll Man
  4. 3. [Queen of the Vuctus]
    Torchy
  5. 4. Black Mountain
    Doll Man
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  7. 6. Doll Man Joins the Underworld
    Doll Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin