(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: 1)

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: 2)

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: 3)

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

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

Candy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's still raining!
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: 5)

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: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, Poison!
Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy; Grandpa
Synopsis
Poison wins a tug-o'-war.

[The Mantis] (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Related Scans
Series Information
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. ["C'mon, Poison!"]
    Poison Ivy
  8. 7. [The Mantis]
    Doll Man
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