(February 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)

The Bungle Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
"Quick!! There's a gas leak in the kitchen!"
Pencils:
Ed Cronin
Inks:
Ed Cronin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Hype Igoe is sendin' a french friend of his here t'hang around with us a couple days-"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

"I brought the mouse along for size" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["Well Jane, your next job will be to go after Tavern Terry Troop!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lena Pry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Monte Barret
Pencils:
Russell E. Ross
Inks:
Russell E. Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Stolen Pearls] (Table of Contents)

Richard Manners / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Frollo (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Frollo (signed)
Inks:
Frank Frollo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Richard Manners (first appearance; origin; a detective); Mr. Manners (first appearance); Doris Winthrop (first appearance); Nick Gordon (first appearance; villain)

[Episode 17] (Table of Contents)

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

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

The Man Who Broke a World's Record and Lost! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Zuppke ?
Pencils:
B. W. DePew
Inks:
B. W. DePew
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

Help! (Table of Contents)

The 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

[Vera Venom] (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; children
Characters:
Archie O'Toole; Vera Venom (first appearance; villain)

[The End of Black John] (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. Reynolds; Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; Black John (first appearance; villain; death)

Real "Red Men" (Table of Contents)

Strange As It Seems / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

[Murder of a Window Washer] (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]; Dr. T. Loden (first appearance); a window washer (first appearance; death); Nick (first appearance; villain); Slug (first appearance; villain)

"Well Vincent- We finally got aboard! (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

["This bureau arranged a date for you Jake, and you've got to keep it!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Zuppke
Pencils:
B. W. Depew
Inks:
b. W. Depew
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[Dr. Stieble's Spy Ring] (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:
Blxk X; Batu (first appearance); Dr. Stieble (first appearance; villain; death)

["He's been like that ever since those missionaries passed!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["Tsk! Tsk!"] (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

["How about a hamburger kids"!] (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

last appearance

["C'mon and swim George-- and stop all that silly fishing!"] (Table of Contents)

Off Side / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jo Metzer (signed)
Pencils:
Jo Metzer (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Black Baron: Part 3] (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:
The Black Baron (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 previous issue and continues into the next issue.

[Episode 17] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["I haven't read it yet, but you're welcome to it Mickey- I'm still reading another book!"] (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

The Fiji Islands (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:
?

["This is the best amateur ice carnival I've ever seen Mrs. Finn!!"] (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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Bungle Family
  2. 1. ["Hype Igoe is sendin' a french friend of his here t'hang around with us a couple days-"]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. "I brought the mouse along for size"
    Off the Record
  4. 3. ["Well Jane, your next job will be to go after Tavern Terry Troop!"]
    Jane Arden
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Lena Pry
  6. 5. [The Stolen Pearls]
    Richard Manners
  7. 6. [Episode 17]
    Slim and Tubby
  8. 7. The Man Who Broke a World's Record and Lost!
    They're Still Talking
  9. 8. Help!
    The Bungle Family
  10. 9. [Vera Venom]
    Archie O'Toole
  11. 10. [The End of Black John]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  12. 11. Real "Red Men"
    Strange As It Seems
  13. 12. [Murder of a Window Washer]
    The Clock Strikes
  14. 13. "Well Vincent- We finally got aboard!
    Lala Palooza
  15. 14. ["This bureau arranged a date for you Jake, and you've got to keep it!"]
    Ned Brant
  16. 15. [Dr. Stieble's Spy Ring]
    Espionage
  17. 16. ["He's been like that ever since those missionaries passed!"]
    Off the Record
  18. 17. ["Tsk! Tsk!"]
    Toddy
  19. 18. ["How about a hamburger kids"!]
    Flossie
  20. 19. ["C'mon and swim George-- and stop all that silly fishing!"]
    Off Side
  21. 20. [The Black Baron: Part 3]
    Gallant Knight
  22. 21. The Barbarian
  23. 22. [Episode 17]
    Big Top
  24. 23. ["I haven't read it yet, but you're welcome to it Mickey- I'm still reading another book!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  25. 24. The Fiji Islands
    Strange As It Seems
  26. 25. ["This is the best amateur ice carnival I've ever seen Mrs. Finn!!"]
    Mickey Finn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin