(May 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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jane Arden; Lena Pry / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russell Ross
Inks:
Russell Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Gosh--That car went right past that red light!!"] (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: McNaught Syndicate 4/25/37 et seq

["I knew it--I knew it the minute he bought those pants"] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

["Oh boy! A knockout- I've got to grab onto her!!"] (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 11-29-36 et seq

[no title indexed] (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

["Tris Speaker's defensive play in centerfield"] (Table of Contents)

They're Still Talking / comic story / 1 page (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

["Quick Doc--Did'ja hear about what happened?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Frank J. Markey Syndicate

[no title indexed] (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

[no title indexed] (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

["At sight of the mounted Neville the knights drew rein"] (Table of Contents)

Gallant Knight / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Pencils:
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks:
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Tyrone Neville; Baron Merlot (villain)
Synopsis:
Neville faces three knights loyal to the usurper Baron Merlot. Then he organizes the forest bandits into an army.
Reprints:

Walt Disney (Table of Contents)

Screen Snapshots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Universal Phoenix Features.

["For tonight's problem go home and figure out a way to improve business here!"] (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

["Countess -Are you ready for the last sitting?"] (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 J. Markey Syndicate

The Rough Riders (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

panel reprints- McNaught Syndicate

["Please Brian- give up this business of detective work in the guise of the Clock,--- it's too risky--"] (Table of Contents)

The Clock / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Brenner (signed)
Pencils:
George Brenner (signed)
Inks:
George Brenner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Captain Kane; Mr. O'Brien; Maroni (villain)
Synopsis:
Captain Kane asks the Clock to capture Maroni before Maroni has him transferred.
Reprints:
  • from Wags [UK] (Editors Press Service, 1937 series)?

The Pirate Who Became a Bashaw (Table of Contents)

Pirates Ahoy! / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles B. Driscoll
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["About ready, Red? Couple of fellows want to meet you"] (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

["I'm back Zenobia-Tonight I shall answer you question about the curse on my money!!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John J. Welch
Pencils:
Jack McGuire (signed)
Inks:
Jack McGuire (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hammond (villain); Mrs. Botts; Slim; Tubby
Synopsis:
Hammond plots to steal Mrs. Botts' money by convincing her it's cursed

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate: Bullet Benton dailies 7-17-35 to 7-27-35, strip code A75-A84

["Boy! Look at th' nifty numbah Wilbur's bringin' to th' hop!"] (Table of Contents)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Mcnaught Features 05-23-37 et seq

Ad Wolgast's 40th Round Knockout of Battling Nelson (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Ad Wolgast

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

"Looks like we're going to have a weak team this year, Clip-" (Table of Contents)

Clip Chance at Cliffside / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Brenner [as Scott Sheridan]
Pencils:
George Brenner [as Scott Sheridan]
Inks:
George Brenner [as Scott Sheridan]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Big Day (Table of Contents)

Bungle Family / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate, unknown, 6/16/35, 6/23/35, 6/30/35

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Puzzle Phun / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:
  • from Wags [UK] (Editors Press Service, 1937 series)

["Me and the sword-swollower have combined our acts!"] (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

"I said I'm taking this ship Carlos--There-- Does that convince you??" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner [as Willis Rensie]
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
The Hawk; Claw Carlos
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reformatted from original form due to smaller page size. Pages 22-25.

Sub Chaser (Table of Contents)

Modern Planes / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:
  • from Wags [UK] (Editors Press Service, 1937 series)

["Boy--What a smack!! Right on the button!! Turkey won't last th' first round!!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ham Fisher
Pencils:
Mo Leff (ghost for Ham Fisher)
Inks:
Mo Leff (ghost for Ham Fisher)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Knobby; Smokey; Turkey White; Joe Palooka

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate: 1-17-37 et seq

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Strange As It Seems / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

inside back cover. panel reprints- McNaught Syndicate

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jane Arden; Lena Pry
  2. 1. ["Gosh--That car went right past that red light!!"]
    Mickey Finn
  3. 2. ["I knew it--I knew it the minute he bought those pants"]
    Off the Record
  4. 3. ["Oh boy! A knockout- I've got to grab onto her!!"]
    Jane Arden
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Lena Pry
  6. 5. ["Tris Speaker's defensive play in centerfield"]
    They're Still Talking
  7. 6. ["Quick Doc--Did'ja hear about what happened?"]
    Big Top
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Flossie
  10. 9. ["At sight of the mounted Neville the knights drew rein"]
    Gallant Knight
  11. 10. Walt Disney
    Screen Snapshots
  12. 11. ["For tonight's problem go home and figure out a way to improve business here!"]
    Off the Record
  13. 12. ["Countess -Are you ready for the last sitting?"]
    Lala Palooza
  14. 13. The Rough Riders
    Strange As It Seems
  15. 14. ["Please Brian- give up this business of detective work in the guise of the Clock,--- it's too risky--"]
    The Clock
  16. 15. The Pirate Who Became a Bashaw
    Pirates Ahoy!
  17. 16. ["About ready, Red? Couple of fellows want to meet you"]
    Ned Brant
  18. 17. ["I'm back Zenobia-Tonight I shall answer you question about the curse on my money!!"]
    Slim and Tubby
  19. 18. ["Boy! Look at th' nifty numbah Wilbur's bringin' to th' hop!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  20. 19. Ad Wolgast's 40th Round Knockout of Battling Nelson
    They're Still Talking
  21. 20. "Looks like we're going to have a weak team this year, Clip-"
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  22. 21. The Big Day
    Bungle Family
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Phun
  24. 23. ["Me and the sword-swollower have combined our acts!"]
    Off the Record
  25. 24. "I said I'm taking this ship Carlos--There-- Does that convince you??"
    Hawks of the Seas
  26. 25. Sub Chaser
    Modern Planes
  27. 26. ["Boy--What a smack!! Right on the button!! Turkey won't last th' first round!!"]
    Joe Palooka
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Strange As It Seems
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin