(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

Issue Notes

This was the last issue for which the full title, both on the cover and in the indicia, is "The Doll Man Quarterly"


[Perkins' Pelican] (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' Pelican] (Table of Contents: 1)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Got some copy paper, Lala?
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Mr. Palooza
Synopsis
Mr. Palooza is writing a crime novel.

[The Criminal Band] (Table of Contents: 3)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The first U.S. battleship ever to bear a plural name...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Sullivan brothers (five sailors); Thomas Jefferson
Synopsis
Facts of American history; short biography of Thomas Jefferson

A Blueprint for Banditry (Table of Contents: 5)

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: 6)

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: 7)

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 versus the Doll Man! (Table of Contents: 8)

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
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Perkins' Pelican]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. [Perkins' 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 ever to bear a plural name..."]
    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 versus the Doll Man!
    Doll Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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