(November 1941)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Ed Cronin
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Cassone ?
Inks:
John Cassone ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Lala Palooza (inset); Samar (inset); Mickey Finn (inset); Spin Shaw (inset)

[The Final Act of Mr. Grimm] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Grimm (first appearance; death); The Nazis (villains)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Big Top / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Devlin
Inks:
John Devlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Joe Devlin to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. Devlin did not write this strip according to the Who's Who. Artist correction from Joe (who did not exist) to John Devlin also made by Craig Delich.

[The Curse of the Death Devil] (Table of Contents)

Samar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Max Elkan
Inks:
Max Elkan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Samar; Benton (first appearance); An agent of the Homburg Rubber Company (first appearance; villain; death)

[The Gibson Street Ghoul] (Table of Contents)

Zero, Ghost Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum
Pencils:
Al Bryant
Inks:
Al Bryant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Zero; un-named ghost (introduction); John Stewart (introduction, death); Betty Stewart (introduction); The Gibson Street Ghoul [Moss] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Zero is summoned by the law to take on the Gibson Street Ghoul, a mysterious ghost bent on vengeanace.

Indexer Notes

Toni Blum is the only person identified by the Who's Who as the writer for this feature from 1940-43.

[To Save a Convoy] (Table of Contents)

Dusty Dane / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Vernon Henkel
Pencils:
Vernon Henkel
Inks:
Vernon Henkel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dusty Dane (last appearance); a first mate (first appearance; villain); the Nazis (villains)

[Acid and Extortion] (Table of Contents)

Swing Sisson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Martin
Pencils:
Phil Martin
Inks:
Phil Martin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Swing Sisson; Gilda Kay (first appearance); An extortion gang (first appearance; villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Devlin
Inks:
John Devlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lala Palooza

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Joe Devlin to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. Devlin did not write this strip according to the Who's Who. Artist correction from Joe (who did not exist) to John Devlin also made by Craig Delich.

[The Escape of Romer] (Table of Contents)

Reynolds of the Mounted / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Pinajian
Inks:
Art Pinajian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; Romer (first appearance; villain; death)

Clue of the Matches (Table of Contents)

Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Campbell
Pencils:
Harry Campbell
Inks:
Harry Campbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
Capt. Bruce Blackburn; Z-2 and other spies (first appearance; villains)

[Legree, the Dope Smuggler] (Table of Contents)

Fargo Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Koda
Inks:
Alex Koda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Fargo Kid [Tim Turner]; Mr. Legree (first appearance; villain); Mrs. Legree (first appearance; villain); Pedro (first appearance; villain)

Treasure of the Khymers (Table of Contents)

Perry Scott / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Perry Scott

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lank Leonard
Pencils:
Lank Leonard
Inks:
Lank Leonard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Explosive Pencils] (Table of Contents)

Rusty Ryan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; children; spy
Characters:
Rusty Ryan; Hans (first appearance; villain; death); Number Two (first appearance; villain; death); Number Three (first appearance; villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Homer Doodle and Son / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Beeman
Pencils:
Arthur Beeman
Inks:
Arthur Beeman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Castor Oil] (Table of Contents)

Poison Ivy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Poison Ivy

[Chaos In Cuba] (Table of Contents)

Spin Shaw / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clark Williams
Inks:
Clark Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]; Gomez (first appearance; villain); Nazis (villains)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Doll Man
  2. 1. [The Final Act of Mr. Grimm]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Big Top
  4. 3. [The Curse of the Death Devil]
    Samar
  5. 4. [The Gibson Street Ghoul]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  6. 5. [To Save a Convoy]
    Dusty Dane
  7. 6. [Acid and Extortion]
    Swing Sisson
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. [The Escape of Romer]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  10. 9. Clue of the Matches
    Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy
  11. 10. [Legree, the Dope Smuggler]
    Fargo Kid
  12. 11. Treasure of the Khymers
    Perry Scott
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  14. 13. [The Explosive Pencils]
    Rusty Ryan
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  16. 15. [Castor Oil]
    Poison Ivy
  17. 16. [Chaos In Cuba]
    Spin Shaw
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Torrance