Popular Yank Comics #75

Published
July 1951
Page count
24
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/968664

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Doll Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

This cover is inspired by, but not directly based on, a scene from page 4 of 'Ye Shall Die by Fire!'

Show/hide 1. Ye Shall Die by Fire! (Doll Man) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doll Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Jeremiah Dane; The Black Witch [Margaret Dagru]; Martha Roberts; Dr Roberts; Josiah Reede

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Bill Quackenbush , line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Harry Stein, original Editor
 
Elaine Allen, original Associate Editor
 
Gloria Bley, original Associate Editor
 
Al Grenet, original Associate Editor [as Alfred Grenet]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Doll Man (Quality, 1941 series) #29 (July 1950)
Ye Shall Die By Fire!
Also printed
United States
Men of Mystery Comics (AC, 1999 series) #73 ([October] 2008)
Ye Shall Die By Fire

Synopsis

Darrel's ancestor, Jeremiah, had once fought a witch who cursed the seventh in his line (Darrel), and now Darrel must battle the Black Witch, who is compelled to do evil, but perishes in her own flames!

Show/hide 2. Look Out, Doll Man! (Doll Man) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doll Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; the Troll; Doctor Roberts: Fenton Haswell

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Quackenbush , line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Harry Stein, original Editor
 
Al Grenet, original Associate Editor [as Alfred Grenet]
 
Elaine Allen, original Associate Editor
 
Gloria Bley, original Associate Editor
 
June Andrus, original Associate Editor
 
Richard Arnold, original Associate Editor
Management
Busy Arnold, original General Manager [as Everett M. Arnold]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Doll Man (Quality, 1941 series) #30 (September 1950)
Untitled [The Troll]

Synopsis

When Fenton Haswell's treasures mysteriously disapper from his basement, Doll Man investigates and finds the Troll.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Captain Easy) Comic story, 3 pages

"The day following the death of Colonel Vine, victim of the assassin doll, a voodoo-cursed antique."

Featuring

Feature
Captain Easy
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Captain Easy; Peggy Vine; Reggie Paddock

Credits

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

Reprint history

Compare
Captain Easy Sunday (Newspaper Enterprise Association) 10-04-1949 (1949)
Original
Captain Easy Sunday (Newspaper Enterprise Association) 10-04-1949 - 24-04-1949

Synopsis

After Peggy Vine's father is murdered, Captain Easy quickly suspects Paddock.

Notes

It's possible strips at this time were ghosted by Walt Scott.

Show/hide 4. Doll Man Versus Elmo! (Doll Man) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doll Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Elmo (a dog); Big Boss Scanlan (villain, introduction)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Chic Stone , penciller
 
Chuck Cuidera , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Al Grenet, original Editor [as Alfred Grenet]
 
Richard Arnold, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Doll Man (Quality, 1941 series) #36 (October 1951)
Doll Man Versus Elmo

Synopsis

Knowing that the Doll Man often uses Darrel Dane's lab, a group of gangsters intend to eliminate the Doll Man by substituting a vicious look-alike mutt for the domesticated dog owned by Dane.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 63067

Entry created

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