Doll Man #38
(February 1952)

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
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Horror-themed issues begin.


The Cult of Death! (Table of Contents)

Doll Man; Doll Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Quackenbush ?
Inks
Bill Quackenbush ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Doll Girl [Martha Roberts]

The Druid Death (Table of Contents: 1)

Doll Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Chic Stone ?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Doll Girl [Martha Roberts]; Elmo (the wonder dog); Dr. Harley Somers (introduction, death); Band of Druids (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Darrel, Martha and Harley succeed in discovering an ancient tomb of the Druids, but later discover a parchment they have recovered reveals the existence opf a fabulous treasure at the site of the ruins....a treasure also sought by a group of present-day Druids!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

[The Sea Cruise Gig] (Table of Contents: 2)

Torchy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Torchy Todd; Tess; Sneaky Sturgis (villain, introduction); un-named crook (villain, introduction)
Keywords
adult

House of Vampires (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Chic Stone ?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Doll Girl [Martha Roberts]; Jimmy Rogers (introduction); Count de Grasso (villain, introduction, death, a vampire); Countess de Grasso (villain, introduction, death, a vampire); Dandy Phil Dander (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Doll Man and Doll Girl enter the home of the de Grasso's, a family whose records trace them back to Transylvania, after a body is found drained of it's blood. They discovered that the de Grassos were indeed supernatural as they witnessed the pair emerging from their coffins. However, when morning came and sunlight filtered into the house, the evil pair were reduced to bone and ash.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Revenge From the Grave (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

The Voodoo Master! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Chic Stone ?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Doll Girl [Martha Roberts]; Eleanor Madill (death); Elmer Valon (scientist, death); Senator Smithers; Dr. Voodoo (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Visiting a wax museum, Darrel and Martha are startled to see life characters of two people known to them, and they discover the curator of the museum, Dr. Voodoo, has killed them both (attempting another) because all three were responsible for sending him to prison some fifteen years earlier.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Cult of Death!
    Doll Man; Doll Girl
  2. 1. The Druid Death
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [The Sea Cruise Gig]
    Torchy
  4. 3. House of Vampires
    Doll Man
  5. 4. Revenge From the Grave
  6. 5. The Voodoo Master!
    Doll Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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