(January 1939)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

"Step on it! Step on it man!" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Joe Palooka

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Hedy Lamarr (Table of Contents)

Screen Snapshots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Hedy LaMarr

["C'mon Dixie- Aren't you going home?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Sightless Wonder (Table of Contents)

Strange As It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Hix (signed)
Pencils:
John Hix (signed)
Inks:
John Hix
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
John Metcalf

Blue Monday (Table of Contents)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
H. J. Tuthill (signed)
Pencils:
H. J. Tuthill (signed)
Inks:
H. J. Tuthill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

["Before we condemn him.."] (Table of Contents)

Ned Brant / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Zuppke (signed)
Pencils:
R. W. Depew (signed)
Inks:
R. W. Depew
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The New York Crooks] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie O'Toole; Suzy (intro, unnamed); Two crooks
Synopsis:
Coming back from New York with enough money to balance the budget, King Archie is accosted by two crooks while trying to rescue a girl from a balloon. Archie and the girl escape and he takes her back to Pyromania with him.

[The Black Baron: Part 2] (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; The Black Baron (first appearance?; villain)

[Episode 16] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

["By the way, can you swim?"] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Edward C. Cronin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership: Comic Favorites Inc. 369 Lexington Ave, NY, NY
Editor: Edward Cronin. Business Manager: Ann L. Horgan
Owners: Everett M. Arnold, Frank J. Markey, Henry P Martin, Jr, Frank J. Murphy
(Indicia address: 1213 West 3rd Street Cleveland, OH)

[The Robbery On the ACQUAGAL] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Slick and his gang of jewel thieves (first appearance; villains; death)

About the Player Who Scored All Points for Both Teams! (Table of Contents)

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

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

["An Oil Company drills a well at Stamford"] (Table of Contents)

Jane Arden / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

The National Costume of Mexico (Table of Contents)

Strange As It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Hix (signed)
Pencils:
John Hix (signed)
Inks:
John Hix (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

["Oh boy! Your Dad certn'y treated you swell this Christmas!"] (Table of Contents)

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

top half of page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Zere (signed)
Pencils:
Al Zere (signed)
Inks:
Al Zere
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

bottom half of Toddy page

[The Purple Hoods] (Table of Contents)

Espionage / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Black X; The Purple Hoods (first appearance; villains)

["I've got to stop at the tailors an' get my dress suit for Sir Eric's New Year's party"] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Pencils:
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[Episode 16] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John J. Welch (signed)
Pencils:
Russell Ross
Inks:
Russell Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Kidnapping of Clip Chance] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Slip Chance; Red (first appearance; villain); Bugs (first appearance; villain)

The Barbarian (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils:
Edward Cronin (illustration)
Inks:
Edward Cronin (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue and continues in the next issue.

[Voice of the Totem] (Table of Contents)

Reynolds of the Mounted / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Pinajian (signed)
Pencils:
Art Pinajian (signed)
Inks:
Art Pinajian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; Jake Moran (first appearance; villain; death)

["Hey! Look, Annie--- the fleet's in!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

["Your Uncle Phil made a New Year's resolution Michael-"] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Pencils:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Inks:
Lank Leonard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mickey Finn; Uncle Phil

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  2. 1. "Step on it! Step on it man!"
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. Hedy Lamarr
    Screen Snapshots
  4. 3. ["C'mon Dixie- Aren't you going home?"]
    Dixie Dugan
  5. 4. Sightless Wonder
    Strange As It Seems
  6. 5. Blue Monday
    The Bungle Family
  7. 6. ["Before we condemn him.."]
    Ned Brant
  8. 7. [The New York Crooks]
    Archie O'Toole
  9. 8. [The Black Baron: Part 2]
    Gallant Knight
  10. 9. [Episode 16]
    Big Top
  11. 10. ["By the way, can you swim?"]
    Off the Record
  12. 11. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  13. 12. [The Robbery On the ACQUAGAL]
    The Clock Strikes
  14. 13. About the Player Who Scored All Points for Both Teams!
    They're Still Talking
  15. 14. ["An Oil Company drills a well at Stamford"]
    Jane Arden
  16. 15. The National Costume of Mexico
    Strange As It Seems
  17. 16. ["Oh boy! Your Dad certn'y treated you swell this Christmas!"]
    Toddy
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Flossie
  19. 18. [The Purple Hoods]
    Espionage
  20. 19. ["I've got to stop at the tailors an' get my dress suit for Sir Eric's New Year's party"]
    Lala Palooza
  21. 20. [Episode 16]
    Slim and Tubby
  22. 21. [The Kidnapping of Clip Chance]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  23. 22. The Barbarian
  24. 23. [Voice of the Totem]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  25. 24. ["Hey! Look, Annie--- the fleet's in!"]
    Off the Record
  26. 25. ["Your Uncle Phil made a New Year's resolution Michael-"]
    Mickey Finn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin