(October 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)

The Clock; Mickey Finn / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Mickey Finn

[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

[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)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lala Palooza

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints. Writer credit revised from Joe Devlin to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. Devlin did not write this strip according to the Who's Who. Artist correction from Joe (who did not exist) to John Devlin also made by Craig Delich.

[The Hedrin Gold Mine Mystery: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Chan / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Charlie Chan

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Reforming a Reformer (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:
?

[The Coming of Captain Fortune] (Table of Contents)

Captain Fortune / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Fortune [Tyrone Fortune] (first appearance); Michael Severish (first appearance; villain)

[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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rube Goldberg's Side Show / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Parker Gang] (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]; Inspector Kane; Morton (villain, introduction); The Parker Gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Inspector Kane confides to Brian that he prefers having the Clock stepping in on his cases, such as the one with the Parker Gang, because his undercover men were too well known to the mobsters.

About Exactly What Happened on that Historic Merkle Play (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Fred Merkle
Synopsis:
The 1908 Cubs/Giants series and Merkle's mistake.
Keywords:
baseball

[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

[A Death In Wagonwheel] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rance Keane; Clyde Doan (first appearance; death); Ab Flint (first appearance; villain)

[Episode 25] (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)

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 25] (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 Rules of the Game (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A. L. Allen
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (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
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[Gold and Greed] (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:
Wade (first appearnce; villain); Red Cloud (first appearance; villain)

[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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Clock; Mickey Finn
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  5. 4. [The Hedrin Gold Mine Mystery: Part 1]
    Charlie Chan
  6. 5. Reforming a Reformer
    Bungle Family
  7. 6. [The Coming of Captain Fortune]
    Captain Fortune
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Mortimer Mum
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  11. 10. [The Parker Gang]
    The Clock
  12. 11. About Exactly What Happened on that Historic Merkle Play
    They're Still Talking
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Dixie Dugan
  14. 13. [A Death In Wagonwheel]
    Rance Keane
  15. 14. [Episode 25]
    Big Top
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Ned Brant
  17. 16. [Episode 25]
    Slim and Tubby
  18. 17. The Rules of the Game
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Jane Arden
  20. 19. [Gold and Greed]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Torrance