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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bungle Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

["T-they've gone!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Joe Palooka; Little Tommy

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

["Get your fur coat at the easy credit store"] (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

[The Tuvanian Munitions Plot] (Table of Contents)

Espionage / 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; Bronislaus (first appearance; villain); Karl Lescu (first appearance; villain); Pigiron (first appearance; villain; death)

"Ah, a nice bracelet - What is the price?" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The East Wing] (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; The ghosts of the East Wing (first appearance; villains)

A Helping Hand (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

[The Deserter] (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; Harry Wells (first appearance; villain); Jim Wells (first appearance; villain); Pierre (first appearance; villain); their gang (first appearance; villains)

[Episode 20] (Table of Contents)

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

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

"Boy! I've cert'ny been waitin' a long time for that picture!" (Table of Contents)

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Yu the Great (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

[Robbery At the Acme Diamond Company] (Table of Contents)

The Clock / 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]; Boss Marco (villain, introduction, death); Slick (villain, introduction, death); Soapy (villain, introduction, death); another crook (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Boss Marco gets the drop on the Clock, unmasking him, and threatening to reveal his identity to the public. Fortunately, as Marco and his gang leave the scene, their car exploded from a container of nitro glycerin.

The Olympic Marathon of 1908 in London (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Zupke ?
Pencils:
B. Walt Depew ?
Inks:
B. Walt Depew ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

newspaper reprints

["Aunt Lala- Bud and Stuart and two of my sorority sisters are coming for the weekend!"] (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

[The Scarab Curse] (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; The Briston Brothers (first appearance; villain); Earl of Gillingham (first appearance; death); Sydney Gillingham (first appearance; death); John Gillingham (first appearance)

["That big girl is sure careless laying her eggs!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["I told you I don't want to go to the party"] (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:
drama

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[Episode 20] (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 Mystery of Echo Island: Ch. 1--Man of Iron (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John A. Thorne
Letters:
typeset

[Battle At Sea] (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 Raymond (first appearance); Lady Alice (first appearance)

["If you can hold the alumni this time, we've got 'em, Bud-"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[Mr. Goetz and the Counterfeiters] (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; Mr. Goetz (first appearance); Miro (first appearance; villain); Joe (first appearance; villain); Caesar (first appearance; villain)

Mark of A Coward (Table of Contents)

Strange As It Seems / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["But Uncle Phil- I was gonna hire a friend of mine, a Mr. Murphy, to do it-"] (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

Dan and the Gang go to bat with Grips (Table of Contents)

Grips Athletic Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (red only)
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bungle Family
  2. 1. ["T-they've gone!"]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. ["Get your fur coat at the easy credit store"]
    Off the Record
  4. 3. [The Tuvanian Munitions Plot]
    Espionage
  5. 4. "Ah, a nice bracelet - What is the price?"
    Jane Arden
  6. 5. [The East Wing]
    Archie O'Toole
  7. 6. A Helping Hand
    Bungle Family
  8. 7. [The Deserter]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  9. 8. [Episode 20]
    Big Top
  10. 9. "Boy! I've cert'ny been waitin' a long time for that picture!"
    Toddy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Mortimer Mum
  12. 11. Yu the Great
    Strange As It Seems
  13. 12. [Robbery At the Acme Diamond Company]
    The Clock
  14. 13. The Olympic Marathon of 1908 in London
    They're Still Talking
  15. 14. ["Aunt Lala- Bud and Stuart and two of my sorority sisters are coming for the weekend!"]
    Lala Palooza
  16. 15. [The Scarab Curse]
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  17. 16. ["That big girl is sure careless laying her eggs!"]
    Off the Record
  18. 17. ["I told you I don't want to go to the party"]
    Dixie Dugan
  19. 18. [Episode 20]
    Slim and Tubby
  20. 19. The Mystery of Echo Island: Ch. 1--Man of Iron
  21. 20. [Battle At Sea]
    Gallant Knight
  22. 21. ["If you can hold the alumni this time, we've got 'em, Bud-"]
    Ned Brant
  23. 22. [Mr. Goetz and the Counterfeiters]
    Richard Manners
  24. 23. Mark of A Coward
    Strange As It Seems
  25. 24. ["But Uncle Phil- I was gonna hire a friend of mine, a Mr. Murphy, to do it-"]
    Mickey Finn
  26. 25. Dan and the Gang go to bat with Grips
    Grips Athletic Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin