(August 1939)

Quality Comics, 1939 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 US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was 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:
?

Characters:
The Bungles

[Introducing Charlie Chan] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Chan / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Andriola?
Pencils:
Alfred Andriola
Inks:
Alfred Andriola
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Charlie Chan (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[no title indexed] (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:
?

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints. Across the top quarter of each page runs the feature Good Dead Dotty.

Thunder in the Orient (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; Lady Alice; Tartars (villains)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

The top half of two consecutive pages, shared with Mortimer Mum.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

The bottom half of two consecutive pages, shared with Toddy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[Episode 23] (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:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[The Burton Kidnapping] (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]; Burton (introduction); Inspector Kane; Butch (villain); Squint (villain)
Synopsis:
Brian attempts to work his way into Inspector Kane's latest case, but Kane, who really doesn't mind help, merely considers O'Brien nothing more than his golfing buddy, leaving Brian to his undercover devices as the Clock in rounding up Butch and Squint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rube Goldberg's Side Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (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. Running across the top quarter of these pages is the feature Nippie.

[Bob Feller] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Bob Feller (baseball player)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jane Arden; Lena Pry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints. Split pages with Jane Arden on the top half, Lena Pry on the bottom half.

Cause of War (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

[Jim Slade's Plot] (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:
Jim Slade and his gang (first appearance; villains); Mr. Brewster (first appearance); Bess Brewster (first appearance)

Rain Bird, Chapter II (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[Episode 23] (Table of Contents)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rube Goldberg's Side Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[Trouble At the Mountain Valley Ranch] (Table of Contents)

Rance Keane / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
William A. Smith
Pencils:
William A. Smith (Will Arthur)
Inks:
William A. Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rance Keane; Joan Hern (first appearance); Jess Hern (first appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bungle Family
  2. 1. [Introducing Charlie Chan]
    Charlie Chan
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Dixie Dugan
  4. 3. Thunder in the Orient
    Gallant Knight
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mortimer Mum
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Ned Brant
  8. 7. [Episode 23]
    Slim and Tubby
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  10. 9. [The Burton Kidnapping]
    The Clock
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  13. 12. [Bob Feller]
    They're Still Talking
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jane Arden; Lena Pry
  15. 14. Cause of War
    Bungle Family
  16. 15. [Jim Slade's Plot]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  17. 16. Rain Bird, Chapter II
  18. 17. [Episode 23]
    Big Top
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  21. 20. [Trouble At the Mountain Valley Ranch]
    Rance Keane
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Joe Palooka
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Dan Kocher
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Torrance