Data courtesy of the Grand Comics Database under Creative Commons license.

Issue Details

Issue #85
Published February 1945
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 60
Editing Gwen Hansen

Cover Details

Characters Doll Man [Darrel Dane]
Genre superhero
Pencils Al Bryant
Inks Al Bryant

13 page Doll Man story "The King of Beasts"

Characters Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; King (first appearance; villain; death); King's gang (first appearance; villain)
Genre superhero

2 page Big Top story

Genre Humor
Script Bernard Dibble
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble

7 page Rusty Ryan story "Allura and the Rising Suns"

Characters Rusty Ryan; Alababa; Pierpont Lee; Allura (first appearance; villain); the Rising Suns (first appearance; villain)
Genre spy; adventure; children
Pencils Bill Quackenbush
Inks Bill Quackenbush

4 page Mickey Finn story

Genre sitcom
Script Lank Leonard
Pencils Lank Leonard
Inks Lank Leonard
Notes strip reprints

3 page Lala Palooza story

Genre humor
Script Bernard Dibble
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble

6 page Swing Sisson story "The Musician of Crime"

Characters Swing Sisson; The Musician [Larry Lake] (first appearance; villain; death)
Genre humor; detective
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

6 page Perky story "In Toy Land"

Characters Perky; Lucy (first appearance; a paper doll); Hortense (first appearance; a male toy soldier)
Genre fantasy
Script Sid Lazarus
Pencils Sid Lazarus
Inks Sid Lazarus

2 page Perry Scott text story "Valley of Dead Men"

Characters Perry Scott
Genre adventure
Script Robert M. Hyatt?
Letters typeset

1 page Poison Ivy story "The Balloon Flight"

Characters Poison Ivy; Prof. Wiphill (first appearance)
Genre humor
Script Gill Fox
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox

5 page Spin Shaw story "Mission To Port Satsuma"

Characters Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]; Sultan of Kowkow (first appearance); The Japanese (villains)
Genre aviation

7 page Blimpy story "Twerlin the Sorceror"

Characters Blimpy; Miss Vanderworth (first appearance); Twerlin (villain); The Fraternity of Crime (first appearance; villain)
Genre humor
Script Tony DiPreta
Pencils Tony DiPreta
Inks Tony DiPreta