(August 1945)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
monthly except December and June
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
Gwen Hansen
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Bryant
Inks:
Al Bryant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

The Whispering Corpse (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Dr. Roberts; Whispering Sam
Synopsis:
Doll Man is turned grave-digger to defeat the Whispering Corpse.

Indexer Notes

Tilting figures with long upper body and awkward way of standing and walking, some wild eyes, and also broad shoulders and narrow head on stretched neck are all pointing to Zolneriwich. He is credited on both pencils and ink on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, but inking may vary.

["So! That's the way you spend your life..."] (Table of Contents)

Blimpy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Blimpy

Song of Sorcery (Table of Contents)

Swing Sisson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Pencils:
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks:
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Swing Sisson; Bonnie Baxter; Toby;
Synopsis:
A music manuscript is found on a dead man and Swing and his band play it over, and are nearly killed by a fanatic.

["Berserk spinster slays sponging brother with shovel!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bernard Dibble
Pencils:
Bernard Dibble
Inks:
Bernard Dibble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Perkypestius Goofykidia..."] (Table of Contents)

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Lazarus
Pencils:
Sid Lazarus
Inks:
Sid Lazarus
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Perky

["This is one day that you should really regret..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mickey Finn

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Road to Empire (Table of Contents)

Perry Scott / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Why, you poor deserted little child!"] (Table of Contents)

Poison Ivy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Poison Ivy

["Oooh, Captain Shaw!"] (Table of Contents)

Spin Shaw / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Quackenbush ?
Inks:
Bill Quackenbush ?; Irving Tirman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]
Synopsis:
Spin Shaw's "Wildcat" fighter plane is shot down over the Pacific.

Indexer Notes

Quackenbush is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and short figures and some narrow heads point to him, but some jaws behind the ear point to Tirman.

["The fun in that fireman act is too forced!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bernard Dibble
Pencils:
Bernard Dibble
Inks:
Bernard Dibble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Pieces of eight--nine--ten--you're out!"] (Table of Contents)

Rusty Ryan And The Boyville Brigadiers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; children; spy
Characters:
Rusty Ryan; Pierpont Lee; Alabama; Boyville Brigade; Queen of Peral Island; Bonnie (pirate lady)
Synopsis:
Rusty Ryan Joins The South Sea Pirates.

Indexer Notes

Some short figures, and special hands, lines inside the ears and narrow heads in sideview point to Quackenbush, who has several signed stories in this feature, #83.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. The Whispering Corpse
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["So! That's the way you spend your life..."]
    Blimpy
  4. 3. Song of Sorcery
    Swing Sisson
  5. 4. ["Berserk spinster slays sponging brother with shovel!"]
    Lala Palooza
  6. 5. ["Perkypestius Goofykidia..."]
    Perky
  7. 6. ["This is one day that you should really regret..."]
    Mickey Finn
  8. 7. Road to Empire
    Perry Scott
  9. 8. ["Why, you poor deserted little child!"]
    Poison Ivy
  10. 9. ["Oooh, Captain Shaw!"]
    Spin Shaw
  11. 10. ["The fun in that fireman act is too forced!"]
    Big Top
  12. 11. ["Pieces of eight--nine--ten--you're out!"]
    Rusty Ryan And The Boyville Brigadiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig A Hadley
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Torrance