Doll Man #28
(May 1950)

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
Harry Stein (editor); Elaine Allen; Gloria Bley; Alfred Grenet (associate editors)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Flame (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; The Flame [Northcross]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Al Bryant did not do any art for Quality in 1948 as he suffered a nervous breakdown and left the industry. Credits corrected per Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Doll Man / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
John Spranger
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Storm Was His Stock In Trade!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Professor Roberts; Martha Roberts; un-named town Mayor; Pluvius (villain, introduction); Daya (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Doll Man must battle the evil Pluvius, who has invented a terrible rain-making device and is seeking to blackmail towns in order to get the rain to stop.
Reprints
Keywords
Cornville District

Indexer Notes

Artist revision from Bill Ward to Spranger by Bill Black 2013-11-21.

The Flame (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Inks
Jack Katz ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Loreen Andrews (introduction); Zeno (introduction, death); The Flame [Northcross] (villain, introduction)
Reprints

[The Dog Show Gig] (Table of Contents: 3)

Torchy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Ward?
Pencils
Bill Ward
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Torcy Todd; Ed; Tess; Mr. Boris McGinty (first appearance); Mrs. Boris McGinty (first appearance)
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Midge the Mighty (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Midge Pulham (the smallest detective on the force)

[The Undertaker and Tom Thumb] (Table of Contents: 5)

Doll Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
John Spranger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; The Undertaker (villain); Tom Thumb (villain)
Synopsis
When the Undertaker and Tom Thumb inadvertently help each other steal Egyptian treasure, they decide that whoever could kill the Doll Man could keep the jewels!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Compare with Torchy story. Bill Ward did not draw this story. Art credits confirmed by Bill Black, thus revision of pencil credit (Dan Zolnerovich ?) and inker credit (Jack Katz ?) to John Spranger, added by Craig Delich 2013-2-14.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Flame
    Doll Man
  2. 1. ["Storm Was His Stock In Trade!!"]
    The Doll Man
  3. 2. The Flame
    Doll Man
  4. 3. [The Dog Show Gig]
    Torchy
  5. 4. Midge the Mighty
  6. 5. [The Undertaker and Tom Thumb]
    Doll Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin