(July 1941)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
?
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 Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gill Fox ?
Inks
Gill Fox ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Mickey Finn (inset); Samar (inset); Lala Palooza (inset); Spin Shaw (inset)

[The Fifth Idol] (Table of Contents: 1)

Doll Man / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; June Gaylord (first appearance); Mr. Gaylord (first appearance); Albert Bixby (first appearance): Ubano and the Ankazis (first appearance; villains); a ship's captain (first appearance; villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor

[It Started in McDorley's Tavern] (Table of Contents: 3)

Zero, Ghost Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum
Pencils
Max Elkan ?
Inks
Max Elkan ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Zero; Alfred Van Gilder (introduction, flashback); The Van Gilder children (introduction for all); Bill the Butcher (villain, introduction); the Slaughterhouse Boys (villains, introduction for all); the Dead Rabbits (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

[The Red Triangle] (Table of Contents: 4)

Reynolds of the Mounted / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; The Red Triangle [Baxter] (first appearance); Jeff Baxter (first appearance); Jacques (first appearance; death); Chips (first appearance; villain); Old Man Mears (first appearance; villain); Philip Denery (first appearance; villain)

[The Malay Pirates] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dusty Dane / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dusty Dane; Sen Gat and the Malay Pirates (first appearance; villains); Reggie Van Sloan (first appearance); Vivian Van Sloan (first appearance); Reggie (first appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Homer Doodle and Son / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Beeman
Pencils
Arthur Beeman
Inks
Arthur Beeman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[The Stone of Death] (Table of Contents: 7)

Samar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Samar; Venita (first appearance; death); Kathie Blake (first appearance); Mr. Blake (first appearance); the Suri tribe (first appearance); Gobo (first appearance; villain; death; a gorilla)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza

Fraulein Doctor's Daughter (Table of Contents: 9)

Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Campbell
Pencils
Harry Campbell
Inks
Harry Campbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Capt. Bruce Blackburn; Sonya (first appearance; villain)

[Karnoff the Fifth Columnist] (Table of Contents: 10)

USA, the Spirit of Old Glory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
USA; Karnoff (villain, introduction, death); General Von Roth (villain, introduction, death); un-named spies (villains, introducion for all, all die)
Synopsis
Intolerant of all Fifth Columnists, USA punched out one of their speakers during a rally in New York City, then followed them to their lair where she discovered their secret plot.

[Pee Wee Hits Hollywood] (Table of Contents: 11)

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 (last appearance); Shark Egan; Bernard Fluger (first appearance); Barbara La Conga (first appearance)

Black Ivory (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Robert M. Hyatt
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Perry Scott

[Dr. Hugh Corpse] (Table of Contents: 13)

Poison Ivy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gill Fox
Pencils
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

[Scoring against the Saboteurs] (Table of Contents: 14)

Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Smiley Scott; Ed; Whitey; Scotty]; Nazi saboteurs (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits from Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

[The U-Boat Incident] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Clark Willliams
Inks
Clark Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]; The Nazis (villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Doll Man
  2. 1. [The Fifth Idol]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Big Top
  4. 3. [It Started in McDorley's Tavern]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  5. 4. [The Red Triangle]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  6. 5. [The Malay Pirates]
    Dusty Dane
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  8. 7. [The Stone of Death]
    Samar
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  10. 9. Fraulein Doctor's Daughter
    Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy
  11. 10. [Karnoff the Fifth Columnist]
    USA, the Spirit of Old Glory
  12. 11. [Pee Wee Hits Hollywood]
    Rance Keane
  13. 12. Black Ivory
    Perry Scott
  14. 13. [Dr. Hugh Corpse]
    Poison Ivy
  15. 14. [Scoring against the Saboteurs]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  17. 16. [The U-Boat Incident]
    Spin Shaw
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
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