(January 1938)

Quality Comics, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Editing:
Ed Cronin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Statement of Ownership:
Owners: Everett M Arnold, Frank J. Murphy, Frank J. Markey, Henry Martin.
Information from Hames Ware in Alter Ego #58.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Well if it ain't Margie and Tommy McPatch!"] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mickey Finn
Synopsis:
Mickey saves Christmas for two poor neighborhood kids by posing as Santa Claus.
Keywords:
Christmas; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

strip reprints. McNaught Syndicate 12/20/36 et seq

Unrecognized Genius (Table of Contents)

Strange As It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Hix
Pencils:
John Hix
Inks:
John Hix
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

panel reprints- McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

["Only a few seconds to go!"] (Table of Contents)

Ned Brant / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Zuppke
Pencils:
R. W. Depew
Inks:
R. W. Depew
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints. Register and Tribune Syndicate

Charles Laughton (Table of Contents)

Star Snapshots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Universal Phoenix Features

[Episode 4] (Table of Contents)

Big Top / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Frank J. Markey Syndicate

Jack Dempsey at Toledo Ohio July 4, 1919 (Table of Contents)

They're Still Talking / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Zupke
Pencils:
B. W. Depew
Inks:
B. W. Depew
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

["Gee, Ma--I can't seem t'get excited..."] (Table of Contents)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
J. P. McEvoy
Pencils:
J. H. Striebel
Inks:
J. H. Striebel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints. McNaught Syndicate 1937

["It's too bad Edison an' me didn't get together!"] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Rube Goldberg
Pencils:
Rube Goldberg
Inks:
Rube Goldberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Frank Jay Markey syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Off Sides / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Jo Metzer
Pencils:
Jo Metzer
Inks:
Jo Metzer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

panel reprints: McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ann Horgan
Letters:
typeset

["The loan shark, born out of the Depression and hard times..."] (Table of Contents)

The Clock / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George Brenner
Pencils:
George Brenner
Inks:
George Brenner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Captain Kane; Nichols (villain)
Synopsis:
A lone shark is killing people who can't pay him back.

Pirates Ahoy! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles B. Driscoll
Pencils:
Montfort Amory (signed)
Inks:
Montfort Amory (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical
Keywords:
pirates

["Roger Bligh Jr. spends so much time with Judith that Slim and Tubby go out to Look Out Peak to watch over him."] (Table of Contents)

Slim and Tubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John J. Welch
Pencils:
John J. Welch
Inks:
John J. Welch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

The Greatest Competitor in Athletic History Is A Woman! (Table of Contents)

Strange As It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Puzzle Phun / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don DeConn
Pencils:
Don DeConn
Inks:
Don DeConn
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

from Wags (UK) 1937 series

["Jane must be after a story..."] (Table of Contents)

Jane Arden / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Monte Barrett
Pencils:
Russell E. Ross
Inks:
Russell E. Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate

["I'm glad I came but law, I'm not betting!"] (Table of Contents)

Lena Pry / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Monte Barrett
Pencils:
Russell E. Ross
Inks:
Russell E. Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate.

["Is there a Boy Scout in the crowd?"] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

Neighbors' Day (Table of Contents)

Bungle Family / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
H. J. Tuthill
Pencils:
H. J. Tuthill
Inks:
H. J. Tuthill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

About Jim Thorpe's Athletic Tragedy (Table of Contents)

They're Still Talking / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Zupke
Pencils:
B. W. Depew
Inks:
B. W. Depew
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

["Thank goodness we're somewhere near the shipping lane."] (Table of Contents)

Jim Swift / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Cronin
Pencils:
Ed Cronin
Inks:
Ed Cronin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Two glasses for a cent..."] (Table of Contents)

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Marcoux
Pencils:
George Marcoux
Inks:
George Marcoux
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

["Gimme one of those penny baloons..."] (Table of Contents)

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Zere
Pencils:
Al Zere
Inks:
Al Zere
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

War Clouds Over China (Table of Contents)

Modern Planes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Les Marshall
Pencils:
Les Marshall
Inks:
Les Marshall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

from Wags (UK) 1937 series

James A Garfield (Table of Contents)

Strange As It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

panel reprints- McNaught Syndicate

["The enraged Carlos then orders one of his henchmen..."] (Table of Contents)

Hawks of the Seas / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 5-9. Reformatted due to smaller page size than the original. The version of this story published by Kitchen Sink in 1986 was translated from French and Spanish and does not have the same dialogue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

panel reprints-Register and Tribune Syndicate

["Have you heard the latest news, dear?"] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ham Fisher
Pencils:
Ham Fisher
Inks:
Ham Fisher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints. McNaught Syndicate

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  2. 1. ["Well if it ain't Margie and Tommy McPatch!"]
    Mickey Finn
  3. 2. Unrecognized Genius
    Strange As It Seems
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  5. 4. ["Only a few seconds to go!"]
    Ned Brant
  6. 5. Charles Laughton
    Star Snapshots
  7. 6. [Episode 4]
    Big Top
  8. 7. Jack Dempsey at Toledo Ohio July 4, 1919
    They're Still Talking
  9. 8. ["Gee, Ma--I can't seem t'get excited..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  10. 9. ["It's too bad Edison an' me didn't get together!"]
    Lala Palooza
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Off Sides
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["The loan shark, born out of the Depression and hard times..."]
    The Clock
  14. 13. Pirates Ahoy!
  15. 14. ["Roger Bligh Jr. spends so much time with Judith that Slim and Tubby go out to Look Out Peak to watch over him."]
    Slim and Tubby
  16. 15. The Greatest Competitor in Athletic History Is A Woman!
    Strange As It Seems
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Phun
  18. 17. ["Jane must be after a story..."]
    Jane Arden
  19. 18. ["I'm glad I came but law, I'm not betting!"]
    Lena Pry
  20. 19. ["Is there a Boy Scout in the crowd?"]
    Off the Record
  21. 20. Neighbors' Day
    Bungle Family
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  23. 22. About Jim Thorpe's Athletic Tragedy
    They're Still Talking
  24. 23. ["Thank goodness we're somewhere near the shipping lane."]
    Jim Swift
  25. 24. ["Two glasses for a cent..."]
    Toddy
  26. 25. ["Gimme one of those penny baloons..."]
    Flossie
  27. 26. War Clouds Over China
    Modern Planes
  28. 27. James A Garfield
    Strange As It Seems
  29. 28. ["The enraged Carlos then orders one of his henchmen..."]
    Hawks of the Seas
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  31. 30. ["Have you heard the latest news, dear?"]
    Joe Palooka
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