(November 1942)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
Gilbert Fox
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)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rudy Palais ?
Inks:
Rudy Palais ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Lala Palooza (inset); Mickey Finn (inset); Swing Sisson (inset); Rusty Ryan (inset)

Behind the Head Lines (Table of Contents)

Uncle Sam / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
House ad for National Comics #27, with cover reproduction

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-front cover

["The pen is mightier than the sword in the hand of the Doll Man..."] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani?
Inks:
Bob Fujitani?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Dibble
Inks:
Bernard Dibble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Bernard Dibble to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. Dibble did not write this strip according to the Who's Who.

["Ghosts of the past come to life in this tale of a woman who was..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Toni Blum [as Noel Fowler] (signed)
Pencils:
Witmer Williams
Inks:
Witmer Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Zero; Diana Markham (actress)

Indexer Notes

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

["The Spider Widow and The Raven have won nation wide reknown because of their..."] (Table of Contents)

Spider Widow and the Raven / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Borth
Pencils:
Frank Borth
Inks:
Frank Borth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spider Widow [Dianne Grayton]; The Raven [Tony Grey]

Indexer Notes

The Who's Who verifies Borth as not only creator of this strip, but the writer and artist as well.

[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 Doomed Train (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Fargo Kid [Tim Turner]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Dibble
Inks:
Bernard Dibble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lala Palooza

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Bernard Dibble to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. Dibble did not write this strip according to the Who's Who.

["The thrill-a-minute band leader of New York's smart Clover Club..."] (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; Pete jaxon (owner of the Clover Club); Toby (band member); Bonnie (band member)

Swami Salami (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

["Glittering, fabulous treasure! Shining gold, tainted with the blood..."] (Table of Contents)

Samar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Samar

["It burns me up the way that jerk at the Navy Department said"] (Table of Contents)

Rusty Ryan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; children; spy
Characters:
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers; Nazis

The Snake Men (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

[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

["As the enemies of democracy try to bore from within, Sergeant Reynolds..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; western-frontier
Characters:
RCMP Sgt. Jim Reynolds (last appearance); Flatfoot Charlie (his sidekick); nazis

["The roar of big guns! The crash of giant bombs..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Witmer Williams [as Clark Williams] (signed)
Inks:
Witmer Williams [as Clark Williams] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. Behind the Head Lines
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. ["The pen is mightier than the sword in the hand of the Doll Man..."]
    Doll Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Big Top
  5. 4. ["Ghosts of the past come to life in this tale of a woman who was..."]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  6. 5. ["The Spider Widow and The Raven have won nation wide reknown because of their..."]
    Spider Widow and the Raven
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  8. 7. The Doomed Train
    Fargo Kid
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  10. 9. ["The thrill-a-minute band leader of New York's smart Clover Club..."]
    Swing Sisson
  11. 10. Swami Salami
    Poison Ivy
  12. 11. ["Glittering, fabulous treasure! Shining gold, tainted with the blood..."]
    Samar
  13. 12. ["It burns me up the way that jerk at the Navy Department said"]
    Rusty Ryan
  14. 13. The Snake Men
    Perry Scott
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  16. 15. ["As the enemies of democracy try to bore from within, Sergeant Reynolds..."]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  17. 16. ["The roar of big guns! The crash of giant bombs..."]
    Spin Shaw
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Torrance