(December 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)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lank Leonard
Pencils:
Lank Leonard
Inks:
Lank Leonard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lank Leonard?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Nippie is a top-piece to Mickey Finn Sunday-page reprints. Copyright McNaught Syndicate.

[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

copyright McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Copyright Register and Tribune Syndicate

["How's your new experiment working out, Darrel?"] [Meet the Dollman] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner [as William Erwin Maxwell] (signed); (probably some work by the shop too)
Inks:
Will Eisner [as William Erwin Maxwell] (signed); (probably some work by the shop too)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane] (introduction); Professor Roberts (introduction); Martha Roberts (introduction, the Professor's daughter, Dane's fiance)
Synopsis:
Professor Roberts creates a marvelous chemical formula that can reduce a man to the size of a doll, but still retain the strength of twenty men. Against the advice of Roberts, Darrel Dane uses the formula to shrink himself, an action that temporarily drives him mad. Recovering his senses, he uses his new found powers to save Martha from an extortionist.
Keywords:
aqua regia (used to create the formula that allowed Darrel Dane to shrink)

Indexer Notes

The Quality Companion (from TwoMorrows), by Jim Amash and Mike Kooiman, states this story was entirely created by Will Eisner, story and art.......no mention made of Jerry Iger or others.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Brother / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

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

Reprints:
  • Looks like a Sunday page reprint.

Indexer Notes

Little Brother is a top-piece to The Bungle Family

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 1.6 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Copyright McNaught Syndicate.

[no title indexed] (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

Copyright Register and Tribune Syndicate.

[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

Indexer Notes

Copyright Frank J. Markey Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Good Deed Dottie / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Good Deed Dottie is a top-piece to Dixie Dugan. Copyright McNaught Syndicate.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 3.2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Copyright McNaught Syndicate

[Episode 27] (Table of Contents)

Slim and Tubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John J. Welch
Inks:
John J. Welch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Copyright Register and Tribune Syndicate.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Phantom Gang Escapes Police Again (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

copyright Frank J. Markey Syndicate.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Monte Barrett
Pencils:
Russell Ross
Inks:
Russell Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; drama
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

Copyright Register and Tribune Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Fortune [Tyrone Fortune]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toddy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mortimer Mum / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toddy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lala Palooza

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Craig Delich 2013-4-6.

Cove of the Beasts (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
William A. Smith [as Will Arthur]
Pencils:
William A. Smith [as Will Arthur]
Inks:
William A. Smith [as Will Arthur]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rance Keane

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Chan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Charlie Chan

Indexer Notes

Copyright McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka's Album / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Reprints:
  • Looks like a Sunday page reprint.

Indexer Notes

Joe Palooka's Album is a top-piece to Joe Palooka

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 3.2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ham Fisher
Pencils:
Mo Leff (ghost for Ham Fisher)
Inks:
Mo Leff (ghost for Ham Fisher)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ham Fisher?

Reprints:
  • Looks like a Sunday page reprint.

Indexer Notes

copyright McNaught Syndicate

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Joe Palooka
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Nippie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  5. 4. ["How's your new experiment working out, Darrel?"] [Meet the Dollman]
    Doll Man
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Little Brother
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Bungle Family
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Ned Brant
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Good Deed Dottie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Dixie Dugan
  12. 11. [Episode 27]
    Slim and Tubby
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    They're Still Talking
  15. 14. Phantom Gang Escapes Police Again
    The Clock
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Big Top
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jane Arden
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Captain Fortune
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Mortimer Mum
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  23. 22. Cove of the Beasts (Part 2)
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Rance Keane
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Chan
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Joe Palooka's Album
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Joe Palooka
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Torrance