(February 1940)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
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; Bungle Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[The Metropolis Museum Mystery] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner [as William Erwin Maxwell] (signed)
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Sidney Ambrose (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Darrel succeeds in developing Professor Roberts formula into pill form.

Indexer Notes

Oddity: in the story, Doll Man's name alternately appears as two words and one word. In addition, on one page, Doll Man is shown both wearing his full costume, and only shorts (as he appeared in issue #27) in another panel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Off the Record / comic story / 2 pages (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

[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

[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

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 Devlin" (presumably a typo for "John Devlin") to John Devlin also made by Craig Delich.

[The Kidnapping of Donna Grant: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Chan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Charlie Chan

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[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)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from "Joe Devlin" (presumably a typo for "John Devlin") to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-11. The Who's Who does not indicate that John Devlin wrote this strip. Artist revision from Joe Devlin to John Devlin, also by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Shooting of Ted Holt] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Ted Holt (first appearance; death); The Reaper (first appearance; villain)

[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

[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

[The Flying Death] (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:
Chief Big Eagle (first appearance; villain)

Resolved (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 Crownsville Train Wreck] (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; Gus Dropper (first appearance; villain)

Whispering Walls (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A. L. Allen
Letters:
typeset

[Black Flint] (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]; Black Flint (first appearance; villain; death)

[Episode 29] (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 Crop-Killing Planes] (Table of Contents)

Spin Shaw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell
Pencils:
Bob Powell [as Rex Smith] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell [as Rex Smith] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw] (introduction)

[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; Bungle Family
  2. 1. [The Metropolis Museum Mystery]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Joe Palooka
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Ned Brant
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  7. 6. [The Kidnapping of Donna Grant: Part 2]
    Charlie Chan
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Mortimer Mum
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Big Top
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Dixie Dugan
  12. 11. [The Shooting of Ted Holt]
    The Clock
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jane Arden
  15. 14. [The Flying Death]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  16. 15. Resolved
    Bungle Family
  17. 16. [The Crownsville Train Wreck]
    Rance Keane
  18. 17. Whispering Walls
  19. 18. [Black Flint]
    Captain Fortune
  20. 19. [Episode 29]
    Slim and Tubby
  21. 20. [The Crop-Killing Planes]
    Spin Shaw
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Torrance