Doll Man #23
(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: 1)

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: 2)

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: 3)

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: 4)

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: 5)

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
Related Scans
Series Information
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:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin