Doll Man #42
(October 1952)

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
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Eerie Tale of the Mind Monster (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]; Kain
Reprints

The Mind-Monster (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Art Gates
Inks
Art Gates
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Doll Girl [Martha Roberts]; Hubert Perrin (writer, introduction, death); Kain (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
A supernatural monster called Kain comes to life from his creator's typewriter and kills the author. He was later dispelled by Doll Girl when she types him out of existence!

Indexer Notes

Story swiped from story in Captain America #? Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

[It's a Dog's Life] (Table of Contents: 2)

Torchy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Torchy Todd; Tess
Keywords
adult

The Spectre In Steel (Table of Contents: 3)

Doll Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Chic Stone ?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Doll Girl [Martha Roberts]; Elmer Ronald (introduction, death, comes back as a ghost); John Brath (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

The Weakling (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Diary of Death (Table of Contents: 5)

Doll Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Art Gates
Inks
Art Gates
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Doll Girl [Martha Roberts]; Willie Jordan (villain, introduction, death); Harry Clement (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Eerie Tale of the Mind Monster
    Doll Man
  2. 1. The Mind-Monster
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [It's a Dog's Life]
    Torchy
  4. 3. The Spectre In Steel
    Doll Man
  5. 4. The Weakling
  6. 5. Diary of Death
    Doll Man
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