(November 1941)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1941-09-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
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

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)

The Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Cassone ?
Inks
John Cassone ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[The Final Act of Mr. Grimm] (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]; Grimm (first appearance; death); The Nazis (villains)

[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
Hello, young fella - what're you hanging around for?
Genre
humor

[The Curse of the Death Devil] (Table of Contents: 3)

Samar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Samar; Benton (first appearance); An agent of the Homburg Rubber Company (first appearance; villain; death)

[The Gibson Street Ghoul] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Zero; un-named ghost (introduction); John Stewart (introduction, death); Betty Stewart (introduction); The Gibson Street Ghoul [Moss] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Zero is summoned by the law to take on the Gibson Street Ghoul, a mysterious ghost bent on vengeanace.

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

[To Save a Convoy] (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 (last appearance); a first mate (first appearance; villain); the Nazis (villains)

[Acid and Extortion] (Table of Contents: 6)

Swing Sisson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Martin
Pencils
Phil Martin
Inks
Phil Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Gilda Kay (first appearance); An extortion gang (first appearance; villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy! The ponies did right by little Vincent today...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza

[The Escape of Romer] (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Romer (first appearance; villain; death)

Clue of the Matches (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; Z-2 and other spies (first appearance; villains)

[Legree, the Dope Smuggler] (Table of Contents: 10)

Fargo Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Fargo Kid [Tim Turner]; Mr. Legree (first appearance; villain); Mrs. Legree (first appearance; villain); Pedro (first appearance; villain)

Treasure of the Khymers (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Robert M. Hyatt?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Perry Scott

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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 went to the races today, eh Mickey?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Explosive Pencils] (Table of Contents: 13)

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]; Hans (villain, introduction, death); Number Two (villain, introduction, death); Number Three (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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
Mother and I are going now, junior
Genre
humor

[Castor Oil] (Table of Contents: 15)

Poison Ivy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

[Chaos in Cuba] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]; Gomez (first appearance; villain); Nazis (villains)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Doll Man
  2. 1. [The Final Act of Mr. Grimm]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Hello, young fella - what're you hanging around for?"]
    Big Top
  4. 3. [The Curse of the Death Devil]
    Samar
  5. 4. [The Gibson Street Ghoul]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  6. 5. [To Save a Convoy]
    Dusty Dane
  7. 6. [Acid and Extortion]
    Swing Sisson
  8. 7. ["Oh boy! The ponies did right by little Vincent today..."]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. [The Escape of Romer]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  10. 9. Clue of the Matches
    Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy
  11. 10. [Legree, the Dope Smuggler]
    Fargo Kid
  12. 11. Treasure of the Khymers
    Perry Scott
  13. 12. ["So your uncle Phil went to the races today, eh Mickey?"]
    Mickey Finn
  14. 13. [The Explosive Pencils]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
  15. 14. ["Mother and I are going now, junior"]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  16. 15. [Castor Oil]
    Poison Ivy
  17. 16. [Chaos in Cuba]
    Spin Shaw
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