(September 1941)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-07-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Ed Cronin (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rudy Palais (see notes)
Inks
Rudy Palais (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Cover artist identified as Rudy Palais by members of the Facebook group, The Reed Crandall Appreciation Group on 1-2 August 2021. The original indexer thought maybe the pencil and ink work may have been by Crandall.

[Trouble in South America] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
William Erwin Maxwell (signed)
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Dr. Roberts; Martha Roberts; Ernst Muller (villain, introduction); Hermann (villain, introduction); un-named Nazis (villains, introduction for all)
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Silly - yer wanted on the phone!
Genre
humor

[The Feast of Azoga] (Table of Contents: 3)

Samar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Max Elkan (signed as MCE) (see notes)
Inks
Max Elkan (signed as MCE) (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Samar; The Wambu chief (first appearance, villain, death); a trader (first appearance, villain, death)

Indexer Notes

Signed in the last panel.

[Duel of the Ghosts] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Toni Blum (see notes)
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Zero; Jim Dolan (introduction); Dolan (introduction, a ghost); Jim Dolan's cousin (villain, a ghost, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

[Lighthouse of Doom] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Vern Henkel
Pencils
Vern Henkel
Inks
Vern Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dusty Dane; Julius Korn (first appearance, death); Slimey (first appearance, death); their gang (first appearance, all die)

[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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure, these kind of things are swell -
Genre
humor

[Masquerade of Treason] (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Private Allen Marshall (son of General Marshall, Commander at Fort Maxon, introduction); Richter (villain, introduction); Rochter's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
The son of the Commanding General at Fort Maxon is discovered by USA to be aiding and abetting a group of criminals with guns and ammunition.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, for pity's sake!
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza

[Arson at Settler's Valley] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier; adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; Flatfoot Charlie (first appearance); Dan Carter (first appearance); Chief Black Hawk (first appearance); Thorpe and his gang (first appearance, villains)

Telltale Tunnel (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain 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 (villain); Carl (first appearance, villain)

[The Transvestite Bandit] (Table of Contents: 11)

Fargo Kid [Quality] / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Koda
Inks
Alex Koda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Fargo Kid [Tim Turner]; Sheriff Baxter (first appearance); Cal (first appearance, villain)

Sea Killer (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Robert Hyatt ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Perry Scott

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mickey Finn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So your uncle Phil has made a sailboat for Sonny, eh, Mickey?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Mickey Finn daily (McNaught Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX - 19XX-XX-XX

[Stand-In for Gill Fox] (Table of Contents: 14)

Poison Ivy [Quality] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy; Gill Fox; Ham Berger (first appearance, villain)

[The Refugee Teacher] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Paul Gustavson (see notes)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (see notes)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson (see notes)

Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Smiley Scott; Ed; Whitey; Scotty]; Mr. Abrams (introduction); Hans (villain, spy); Hans' spy ring (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[The Vanishing Planes] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Witmer Williams
Inks
Witmer Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; adventure
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. [Trouble in South America]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Hey, Silly - yer wanted on the phone!"]
    Big Top
  4. 3. [The Feast of Azoga]
    Samar
  5. 4. [Duel of the Ghosts]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  6. 5. [Lighthouse of Doom]
    Dusty Dane
  7. 6. ["Sure, these kind of things are swell -"]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  8. 7. [Masquerade of Treason]
    USA, the Spirit of Old Glory
  9. 8. ["Well, for pity's sake!"]
    Lala Palooza
  10. 9. [Arson at Settler's Valley]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  11. 10. Telltale Tunnel
    Captain Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy
  12. 11. [The Transvestite Bandit]
    Fargo Kid [Quality]
  13. 12. Sea Killer
    Perry Scott
  14. 13. ["So your uncle Phil has made a sailboat for Sonny, eh, Mickey?"]
    Mickey Finn
  15. 14. [Stand-In for Gill Fox]
    Poison Ivy [Quality]
  16. 15. [The Refugee Teacher]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
  17. 16. [The Vanishing Planes]
    Spin Shaw
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