(December 1942)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Gill 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)

Lala Palooza / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[The Troopship Terror] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as William Erwin Maxwell] (signed)
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Mischa (introduction); Boris (introduction); Col. Von Schtunke (villain, introduction); un-named Axis spies (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
In order to combat the enemy, Darrel teaches Martha how to fly an airplane.

[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.

[Deep In the Heart of Texas--Danger] (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; Nazi spies (villains)
Synopsis:
Swing & Co. go to Corpus Christi, Texas.

[Grandpa's Age Change] (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; Grandpa (first appearance; Poison Ivy's grandfather)

[The Girl On the Island] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]; Agent 206 (introduction); the Japanese (villains)

[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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / comic story / 3 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 Mute Ghost] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Zero; a ghost (introduction); Allen (introduction); Johnson (introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

[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

[The Menace of Morgue Hanson] (Table of Contents)

Samar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Samar (last appearance); George "Morgue" Hanson (first appearance; villain)

[The Ghost Town of the Mesa] (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] (last appearance)

Moro Magic (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Perry Scott

[The Secret Japanese Radio Station] (Table of Contents)

The 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 Grayson]; The Raven [Tony Grey]; the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
While vacationing at their mountain retreat, the Widow and Raven must stop some Japanese saboteurs.

Indexer Notes

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

[Miranda's Cafe] (Table of Contents)

Rusty Ryan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; children; spy
Characters:
Rusty Ryan; Miranda (first appearance; villain; death); Anaso (first appearance; villain; death); other spies (first appearance; villains; death)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  2. 1. [The Troopship Terror]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Big Top
  4. 3. [Deep In the Heart of Texas--Danger]
    Swing Sisson
  5. 4. [Grandpa's Age Change]
    Poison Ivy
  6. 5. [The Girl On the Island]
    Spin Shaw
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. [The Mute Ghost]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  11. 10. [The Menace of Morgue Hanson]
    Samar
  12. 11. [The Ghost Town of the Mesa]
    Fargo Kid
  13. 12. Moro Magic
    Perry Scott
  14. 13. [The Secret Japanese Radio Station]
    The Spider Widow and the Raven
  15. 14. [Miranda's Cafe]
    Rusty Ryan
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