Famous Yank Comics

Published
1950
Page count
?
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Doll Man) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Doll Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 1. Untitled [The Boy Who Knew All the Answers] (Doll Man) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doll Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Donald (first appearance); Goon Gibbett (first appearance; villain)

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Jack Spranger, line art [as John Spranger]
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Ann Meredith, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Doll Man (Quality, 1941 series) #15 (Winter 1948)
The Boy Who Knew All the Answers
Show/hide 2. A Wallop for King Gus (Alley Oop) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Alley Oop
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
V. T. Hamlin, scripter
 
V. T. Hamlin, scripter
Art
V. T. Hamlin, line art
 
V. T. Hamlin, line art
Text
V. T. Hamlin , letterer
 
V. T. Hamlin , letterer

Reprint history

Original
Alley Oop daily (Newspaper Enterprise Association) 194-?
Show/hide 3. The Tragedy of Merry Andrew (The Spirit) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spirit
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Merry Andrew; The Spirit; Commissioner Dolan; Klink; Musclehead McSneer

Credits

Writing
Will Eisner, scripter
 
Will Eisner, scripter
Art
Will Eisner, line art
 
Jerry Grandenetti, backgrounds
 
Will Eisner, line art
 
Jerry Grandenetti, backgrounds
Text
Abe Kanegson, letterer
 
Abe Kanegson, letterer
Editing
, original Editor
 
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Spirit (Register & Tribune, 1940 series) #15/2/1948 (15 February 1948)
Merry Andrew

Synopsis

Merry Andrew challenges the Spirit to a prize fight for charity and wins. (But he cheats, of course.)

Show/hide 4. Goodnight! Dictator! (Captain Easy & Wash Tubbs) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Easy & Wash Tubbs
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Leslie Turner , scripter
 
Leslie Turner , scripter
Art
Leslie Turner , line art
 
Leslie Turner , line art
Text
Leslie Turner , letterer

Reprint history

Original
Captain Easy daily (Newspaper Enterprise Association) 194-?

Notes

The inside front cover of this issue lists it as "Popular Yank Comics No. 52".

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AusReprints ID

  • 63022

Entry created

  • 16/07/2011

Cover added

  • 20/05/2017

Last updated

  • 30/10/2021