(March 1948)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Jesse C. Rogers Jr.
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

The Doll Man Frames a Murder Picture! (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Barry ?
Inks
Dan Barry ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

Indexer Notes

Art is not by Al Bryant as he left comics in 1947.

Darrel Dane, Private Detective (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Muggsy (villain); Duke Clare (villain); Mrs. Joshua Wellington (Baby)
Synopsis
Jim Ryan mails a photograph to Darrell and then is murdered. Was it the ex-con who hired Jim to find his old girl friend, the girl friend who is now a millionaire's wife, or the ex-safecracker who keeps trying to stomp Doll Man into the ground?

Indexer Notes

Art is not by Al Bryant as he left comics in 1947. Compare with Dan Barry's art in Crime Does Not Pay 69.
Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn, as per http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yep! That's for me all right!
Genre
humor

[Death By Microphone] (Table of Contents: 3)

Swing Sisson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Hart ?
Inks
Ernie Hart ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Larry Gunn
Synopsis
Swing is accused of murdering an egotistical singer.

[Tomaine City] (Table of Contents: 4)

Roscoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[Radio Repair] (Table of Contents: 5)

Blimpy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Stahl
Pencils
Al Stahl
Inks
Al Stahl
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[The Floating Diamond of Demeres: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 6)

Rusty Ryan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Alababa; Pierpont Lee; Patty Dexter (introduction)]; Big Mike (villain, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

Catalina Kidnappers (Table of Contents: 7)

Doll Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Big Top / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet Dinny Boss! I'm gonna train him for my new act!
Genre
humor

[In Spare Land] (Table of Contents: 9)

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Lazarus
Pencils
Sid Lazarus
Inks
Sid Lazarus
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Perky

[The Sleep Wave] (Table of Contents: 10)

Officer Shenanigan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Michael Senich
Inks
Michael Senich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Officer Shenanigan
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Doll Man Frames a Murder Picture!
    Doll Man
  2. 1. Darrel Dane, Private Detective
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Yep! That's for me all right!"]
    Lala Palooza
  4. 3. [Death By Microphone]
    Swing Sisson
  5. 4. [Tomaine City]
    Roscoe
  6. 5. [Radio Repair]
    Blimpy
  7. 6. [The Floating Diamond of Demeres: Part 1]
    Rusty Ryan
  8. 7. Catalina Kidnappers
    Doll Man
  9. 8. ["Meet Dinny Boss! I'm gonna train him for my new act!"]
    Big Top
  10. 9. [In Spare Land]
    Perky
  11. 10. [The Sleep Wave]
    Officer Shenanigan
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