(August 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

["Don't bother me now - I'm busy!"] (Table of Contents)

Bungle Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Gee Ma- I'm glad Uncle Phil's lodge picked this place for their outing"] (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 7/18/37

["The sardines in the sandwich were too hard to take out of the can, dear!"] (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

["Didn't think I had the nerve, eh?"] (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:
?

Genre:
drama

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate 8/16/37

Ordeal of the Cross! (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

Alexander's Striking Out Lazzeri with the Bases Full in a World Series Game (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

"You fools! You muddle headed fools" (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
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reformatted from original form, due to smaller page size.

["Time to listen in on the news broadcasts"] (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

["Jeff Bangs hands Myra the telegram."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints. Frank J. Markey Syndicate.

["Jane feels sure Mr. Bleak of the Burprowin Company is a racketeer"] (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 2/21/37

"I have to find the farm Uncle Lem left me here---" (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

"But I tell you I had them on before I slid!" (Table of Contents)

Off Side / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

panel reprints: McNaught Syndicate

["I still refuse to believe the Clock committed a murder-"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Captain Kane; Doyle; Silk Basso; Muscles Mulloy
Synopsis:
The Clock appears to have murdered real estate broker Tyrone Carron.

Two Boys Who Took A Ship From Corsairs! (Table of Contents)

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

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

"Sir Neville raised his sword in victory of the dead body of King Melrot" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Sir Neville; King Melrot (dies); Sir Giles
Synopsis:
After having ended the reign of Melrot, Neville goes off in search of new adventures.

Indexer Notes

from Wags (UK)(Editors Press Service) 1937 series

"Now that you are king you must make some laws" (Table of Contents)

Archie O'Toole / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner [as Bud Thomas]
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie O'Toole; Spider; Gil O.Teen
Synopsis:
Archie abolishes spinach- and fights a duel with Gil O.Teen

["It was nice of that farmer to lend me this swiss cheese to take a shower!"] (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

The 1036 Pound World Record Tiger Shark! (Table of Contents)

Exciting Adventures / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks:
Terry Gilkison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["With Cliffside College closed for the summer vacation we find Cliff Chance working in a steel mill"] (Table of Contents)

Clip Chance at Cliffside / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports

One of Baseball's Greatest Catches (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

Party Phun (Table of Contents)

Puzzle Phun / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

from Wags (UK)(Editor's Press Service, 1937 series)

"Such luck- sitting here hour after hour and not one fish!" (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 6/21/36, 2/28/36, 7/5/36

"Have the pirates gone yet?" (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

Boris Karloff (Table of Contents)

Screen Snapshots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Universal Phoenix Features

["By George this is serious- I've wandered all night! I must be lost!"] (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:
?

Indexer Notes

7/31/35 strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate: Bullet Benton dailies 7/31/35 on. strip code A105+

[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

Gem of the Ocean (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

"You'll have plenty of explainin' t'do!" (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:
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate 4/18/37

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Don't bother me now - I'm busy!"]
    Bungle Family
  2. 1. ["Gee Ma- I'm glad Uncle Phil's lodge picked this place for their outing"]
    Mickey Finn
  3. 2. ["The sardines in the sandwich were too hard to take out of the can, dear!"]
    Off the Record
  4. 3. ["Didn't think I had the nerve, eh?"]
    Dixie Dugan
  5. 4. Ordeal of the Cross!
    Strange As It Seems
  6. 5. Alexander's Striking Out Lazzeri with the Bases Full in a World Series Game
    They're Still Talking
  7. 6. "You fools! You muddle headed fools"
    Hawks of the Seas
  8. 7. ["Time to listen in on the news broadcasts"]
    Ned Brant
  9. 8. ["Jeff Bangs hands Myra the telegram."]
    Big Top
  10. 9. ["Jane feels sure Mr. Bleak of the Burprowin Company is a racketeer"]
    Jane Arden
  11. 10. "I have to find the farm Uncle Lem left me here---"
    Lena Pry
  12. 11. "But I tell you I had them on before I slid!"
    Off Side
  13. 12. ["I still refuse to believe the Clock committed a murder-"]
    The Clock Strikes
  14. 13. Two Boys Who Took A Ship From Corsairs!
    Pirates Ahoy!
  15. 14. "Sir Neville raised his sword in victory of the dead body of King Melrot"
    Gallant Knight
  16. 15. "Now that you are king you must make some laws"
    Archie O'Toole
  17. 16. ["It was nice of that farmer to lend me this swiss cheese to take a shower!"]
    Lala Palooza
  18. 17. The 1036 Pound World Record Tiger Shark!
    Exciting Adventures
  19. 18. ["With Cliffside College closed for the summer vacation we find Cliff Chance working in a steel mill"]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  20. 19. One of Baseball's Greatest Catches
    They're Still Talking
  21. 20. Party Phun
    Puzzle Phun
  22. 21. "Such luck- sitting here hour after hour and not one fish!"
    Bungle Family
  23. 22. "Have the pirates gone yet?"
    Off the Record
  24. 23. Boris Karloff
    Screen Snapshots
  25. 24. ["By George this is serious- I've wandered all night! I must be lost!"]
    Slim and Tubby
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Flossie
  28. 27. Gem of the Ocean
    Strange As It Seems
  29. 28. "You'll have plenty of explainin' t'do!"
    Joe Palooka
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin