(October 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
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S. Size; Full Color; Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched; Was An On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Comic Favorites, Inc. 1213 W. 3rd Street, Cleveland OH


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Yes I'll be startin' t'train in about a week!"] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

America's Foreign Legion (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

[The Coming of Black X] (Table of Contents)

Espionage Starring Black X / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Black X [Richard Spencer] (first appearance; origin); Major Gates [or Major Gale] (first appearance)

["Vincent, How will that gadget gets us in the studio?"] (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

The 22 Yard Kick That Decided A Titanic Contest (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

["I think it's lovely when two boys meeting for the first time make such ideal roommates."] (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

["I don't need a safety-belt-- I owe him money!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[The Bodyguard] (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; children
Characters:
Killer Diller (first appearance; villain)

["I'm surprised at you Pa- Staring like that!"] (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

Lionel Barrymore (Table of Contents)

Screen Snapshots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography

[The Z. Y. Callis Case] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Z. Y. Callis (first appearance; villain)

["Gosh Uncle Phil- It was nice of Charlie Miller to invite us here to his camp"] (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

[Episode 13] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Elizabeth Empress of Russia (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

One More Misunderstanding (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

[Episode 13] (Table of Contents)

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

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

[Sir Borat's Plan: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Sir Borat (first appearance; villain)

Pirates Ahoy!: Tomato Pie Made Massy a Pirate (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles B. Driscoll
Letters:
typeset

[Meet Captain Cook] (Table of Contents)

Captain Cook of Scotland Yard / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Asch
Pencils:
Stan Asch
Inks:
Stan Asch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Captain Cook (first appearance; of Scotland Yard); Merle Atherton (first apppearance; villain)

["This is your own library. Be Quiet"] (Table of Contents)

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[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

[The Bert Ball Encounter: Part 1] (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:
?

Characters:
Bert Ball (first appearance; villain)

["Good night Smith, Don't forget to turn out the lights"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["The fake fortune tellers are plotting against a widow..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Three Unusual Instruction Books (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for the Secrets of Cartooning and The Art of Cartooning by Chuck Thorndike and Turn Your Humor Into Money by Sidney Margolis

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  2. 1. ["Yes I'll be startin' t'train in about a week!"]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. America's Foreign Legion
    Strange As It Seems
  4. 3. [The Coming of Black X]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  5. 4. ["Vincent, How will that gadget gets us in the studio?"]
    Lala Palooza
  6. 5. The 22 Yard Kick That Decided A Titanic Contest
    They're Still Talking
  7. 6. ["I think it's lovely when two boys meeting for the first time make such ideal roommates."]
    Ned Brant
  8. 7. ["I don't need a safety-belt-- I owe him money!"]
    Off the Record
  9. 8. [The Bodyguard]
    Archie O'Toole
  10. 9. ["I'm surprised at you Pa- Staring like that!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  11. 10. Lionel Barrymore
    Screen Snapshots
  12. 11. [The Z. Y. Callis Case]
    The Clock Strikes
  13. 12. ["Gosh Uncle Phil- It was nice of Charlie Miller to invite us here to his camp"]
    Mickey Finn
  14. 13. [Episode 13]
    Big Top
  15. 14. Elizabeth Empress of Russia
    Strange As It Seems
  16. 15. One More Misunderstanding
    Bungle Family
  17. 16. [Episode 13]
    Slim and Tubby
  18. 17. [Sir Borat's Plan: Part 1]
    Gallant Knight
  19. 18. Pirates Ahoy!: Tomato Pie Made Massy a Pirate
  20. 19. [Meet Captain Cook]
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  21. 20. ["This is your own library. Be Quiet"]
    Toddy
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Flossie
  23. 22. [The Bert Ball Encounter: Part 1]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  24. 23. ["Good night Smith, Don't forget to turn out the lights"]
    Off the Record
  25. 24. ["The fake fortune tellers are plotting against a widow..."]
    Jane Arden
  26. 25. Three Unusual Instruction Books
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Rowe
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
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