(November 1943)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
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

Issue Notes

1st 60-page issue


[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:
Laslapalooza; Vincent; The Doll Man [Darrel Dane] (inset); Rusty Ryan (inset); Blimpy [aka Rufus Rastas Sassafrass O'Brain] (inset); Mickey Finn (inset)

The Crooks Who Hated Crime (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Kotzky
Inks:
John Cassone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Warden Gray (first appearance; villain); The Unholy Three [Harry "The Fox" Saunders; Duke Devali; Al "the Boss" Cammara] (first appearance; villains); Commissioner Edwards (first appearance)

[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)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[Loons On the Moon] (Table of Contents)

Professor Noodle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Lazarus
Pencils:
Sid Lazarus
Inks:
Sid Lazarus
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Prof. Noodle, Morguen (first appearance); Prof. Crey Zee (first appearance); Archie (first appearance); Prof. Candle (first appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Tunnel of Love (Table of Contents)

Blimpy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Al Stahl
Inks:
Al Stahl
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Blimpy [aka Rufus Rastas Sassafrass O'Brain]; Stoop (villain, introduction); other saboteurs (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from Stahl to Reit by Craig Delich 2014-1-16, per the Who's Who.

Vanity, Thy Name Is Woman (Table of Contents)

Swing Sisson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Vernon Henkel
Pencils:
Vernon Henkel
Inks:
Vernon Henkel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Swing Sisson; Tommy Roderick (first appearance); Whitey Rafferty (first appearance; villain): Lolita (first appearance; villain)

The Phantom Ship (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Perry Scott

[To Russia With Love] (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]; Maj. Maria Soblesky; The Japanese (villains)

[The Tattoo Artist] (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; Dr. I. Discolor (first appearance)

[The Cave of Spies] (Table of Contents)

Rusty Ryan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; children; spy
Characters:
Rusty Ryan; Alababa; Pierpont Lee; The Japanese (villains)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  2. 1. The Crooks Who Hated Crime
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Big Top
  5. 4. [Loons On the Moon]
    Professor Noodle
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  7. 6. The Tunnel of Love
    Blimpy
  8. 7. Vanity, Thy Name Is Woman
    Swing Sisson
  9. 8. The Phantom Ship
    Perry Scott
  10. 9. [To Russia With Love]
    Spin Shaw
  11. 10. [The Tattoo Artist]
    Poison Ivy
  12. 11. [The Cave of Spies]
    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