(April, 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:
Lank Leonard
Inks:
Lank Leonard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

"It's amazin' Ali !!" (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:
?

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate

The Run that Crushed Germany's Dr. Otto Peltzer (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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Register and Tribune Syndicate

["As Minnie Kelvie now learns the secret of Seth Kriner's newly found riches"] (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 Register and Tribune Syndicate. top half

[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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate. bottom half of Jane Arden

[The Poisoned Chocolates] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
William A. Smith
Pencils:
William A. Smith
Inks:
William A. Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Captain Cook; Bart Scruggs (first appearance; villain); Mary Cook; John Holliday
Synopsis:
Captain Cook's vacation is interupted when he's summoned back to London to track down the Candy Killer.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material.

[Count Hackula] (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; Count Hackula (first appearance; villain; death); Tessie (first appearance; villain; death); Suzy Sweet; Dr. Hangnale
Synopsis:
Archie is bitten by a jitterbug and turned into a jive turkey.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material

[Montecourt: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Sir Neville; Count De Rochemont (villain); Duke of Montecourt
Synopsis:
When de Rochemont is sentenced to death, his troops try to free him. Neville is separated from Montecourt's men and ends up plunging into the sea to escape death.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Reprinted from Wags?

[Episode 19] (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:
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

["Less than a minute to play, Coach- Send me in!"] (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- Register and Tribune Syndicate

"I like to sit here and imagine you're pursuing me!" (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

Strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

[Pug Pratt, Fight Fixer] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Danny Dowd (first appearance); Pug Pratt and his gang (first appearance; villain); the Crusher (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Pug Pratt and his gang want Danny to throw his first match.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. From Wags (Editors Press Service, 1937 Series, UK) ?

Allenby's Conquest of Jerusalem (Table of Contents)

Strange As It Seems / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

panel reprints- Frank Jay Markey syndicate

["Learn to ride indoors"] (Table of Contents)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

[Propaganda In Panama] (Table of Contents)

Espionage Starring Black X / 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; Gen. Hoch (first appearance; villain; death); Batu
Synopsis:
Enemies of America try to take over the Panama Canal.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material

[Episode 19] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Frank J. Markey Syndicate

[The Emerald Robbery] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Frollo
Pencils:
Frank Frollo
Inks:
Frank Frollo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Richard Manners; Louise (first appearance; villain); Joan De Vrille (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Joan Devrille asks Manners to accompany her to France to guard her emerald.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material.

["Men this war with Rusty's gang is a war t'end wars"] (Table of Contents)

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

"Do Not Harm the Birds" (Table of Contents)

Mortimer Mum / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
William Sakren
Pencils:
William Sakren
Inks:
William Sakren
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

The Outcast (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Waiter change my milk order to champagne"] (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

Strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

["Vincent, Our party's dull"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Rube Goldberg
Pencils:
Rube Goldberg
Inks:
Rube Goldberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Frank Jay Markey syndicate

[Murder At a Lumber Camp] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Art Pinajian
Pencils:
Art Pinajian
Inks:
Art Pinajian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; Cabat (first appearance; villain; death); Baxter
Synopsis:
Raynolds searches out murder in a lumber camp.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material

Neighbor's Day (Table of Contents)

Bungle Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
H. J. Tuthill
Pencils:
H. J. Tuthill
Inks:
H. J. Tuthill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

The Head that Changed Bodies! (Table of Contents)

Strange As It Seems / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

panel reprints- Frank Jay Markey syndicate

["Gosh Uncle Phil-- is Ink Higgins the cartoonist really gonna draw you picture?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Lank Leonard; Morris Weiss [as Ink Higgins] (assistant)
Pencils:
Lank Leonard; Morris Weiss [as Ink Higgins] (assistant)
Inks:
Lank Leonard; Morris Weiss [as Ink Higgins] (assistant)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Phil; Ink Higgins; Mickey Finn

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  2. 1. "It's amazin' Ali !!"
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. The Run that Crushed Germany's Dr. Otto Peltzer
    They're Still Talking
  4. 3. ["As Minnie Kelvie now learns the secret of Seth Kriner's newly found riches"]
    Jane Arden
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Lena Pry
  6. 5. [The Poisoned Chocolates]
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  7. 6. [Count Hackula]
    Archie O'Toole
  8. 7. [Montecourt: Part 2]
    Gallant Knight
  9. 8. [Episode 19]
    Slim and Tubby
  10. 9. ["Less than a minute to play, Coach- Send me in!"]
    Ned Brant
  11. 10. "I like to sit here and imagine you're pursuing me!"
    Off the Record
  12. 11. [Pug Pratt, Fight Fixer]
    The Clock Strikes
  13. 12. Allenby's Conquest of Jerusalem
    Strange As It Seems
  14. 13. ["Learn to ride indoors"]
    Dixie Dugan
  15. 14. [Propaganda In Panama]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  16. 15. [Episode 19]
    Big Top
  17. 16. [The Emerald Robbery]
    Richard Manners
  18. 17. ["Men this war with Rusty's gang is a war t'end wars"]
    Toddy
  19. 18. "Do Not Harm the Birds"
    Mortimer Mum
  20. 19. The Outcast
  21. 20. ["Waiter change my milk order to champagne"]
    Off the Record
  22. 21. ["Vincent, Our party's dull"]
    Lala Palooza
  23. 22. [Murder At a Lumber Camp]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  24. 23. Neighbor's Day
    Bungle Family
  25. 24. The Head that Changed Bodies!
    Strange As It Seems
  26. 25. ["Gosh Uncle Phil-- is Ink Higgins the cartoonist really gonna draw you picture?"]
    Mickey Finn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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