(July 1949)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
Jesse C. Rogers
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Minstrel, Musician of Menace! (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Kotzky ?
Inks:
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; The Minstrel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Al Bryant left comics in 1947 after a nervous breakdown. Therefore all post '47 credits have been corrected.

The Minstrel! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
John Spranger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Rodolfo Bohanini (orchestra conductor); The Minstrel (villain, introduction); Minstrel's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
A troubadour called The Minstrel goes on a music-themed crime spree with his unique trick banjo/gun.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art is not by Al Bryant who left comics in 1947 (per the Who's Who).

Art revision from Alex Kotzky ? to Spranger per Bill Black.

Bill Woolfolk wrote this story in July 1948. Record book transcribed and story found by Martin O'Hearn (on his blogsite).

The Land That Time Forgot (Table of Contents)

Perky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Perky
Synopsis:
Perky travels into the distant past to try to help cavemen become civilized.
Reprints:

[The Policewoman Gig] (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; The Scurly Mob (first appearance; villains)
Synopsis:
Torchy becomes a cop and stops the Scurly Mob.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Ammon-Ra's Curse (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

The Fool Killer Is at Work (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Professor Roberts; Martha Roberts; The Fool Killer (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
The Fool Killer decides to kill everybody he considers to be a fool.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Minstrel, Musician of Menace!
    Doll Man
  2. 1. The Minstrel!
    Doll Man
  3. 2. The Land That Time Forgot
    Perky
  4. 3. [The Policewoman Gig]
    Torchy
  5. 4. Ammon-Ra's Curse
    Doll Man
  6. 5. The Fool Killer Is at Work
    Doll Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Stangas
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin