(December 1941)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1941-10-24
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)

Lala Palooza / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Devlin
Inks
John Devlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'd have been hurt without this parachute, Lala!
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent; The Doll Man [Darrel Dane] (inset); Mickey Finn (inset); Samar (inset); Swing Sisson (inset)

[The Evil of Lester DuBois] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
? [as William Erwin Maxwell] (credited)
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Dr. Roberts; Martha Roberts; Lester DuBois (villain, introduction); DuBois' gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
While working late at the DuBois Powder Plant, Dr. Roberts discovers that steel filings have been mixed with the powder grains, and that the steel could cause a spark to ignite the powder. Doll Man is called in to investigate this serious sabotaging of America's defense efforts.
Keywords
Dubois Powder Plant

[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
You're outta luck, Butch
Genre
humor

[The Jungle Priest] (Table of Contents: 3)

Samar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Samar

[The Ghost of Noah Jordan] (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; Noah Jordan (villain, a ghost, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
But Uncle Phil, if you're goin' to the ball game...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Missing Mail Plane] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Characters
The Fargo Kid [Tim Turner]

[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
Burglars
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza

[The War Orphans' Benefit] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

[The Search for Blackbeard] (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
Characters
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; Blackbeard (first appearance; villain)

Thwarted Assassins (Table of Contents: 10)

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 (villain)

Fire of St. Elmo (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

[Mystery of the Freighter] (Table of Contents: 12)

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]

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
I agree with you, son!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poison Ivy has entered in the giant ski jump contest!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Poison Ivy

[The PADUCAH Is Launched] (Table of Contents: 15)

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]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We'd have been hurt without this parachute, Lala!"]
    Lala Palooza
  2. 1. [The Evil of Lester DuBois]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["You're outta luck, Butch"]
    Big Top
  4. 3. [The Jungle Priest]
    Samar
  5. 4. [The Ghost of Noah Jordan]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  6. 5. ["But Uncle Phil, if you're goin' to the ball game..."]
    Mickey Finn
  7. 6. [The Missing Mail Plane]
    Fargo Kid
  8. 7. ["Burglars"]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. [The War Orphans' Benefit]
    Swing Sisson
  10. 9. [The Search for Blackbeard]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  11. 10. Thwarted Assassins
    Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy
  12. 11. Fire of St. Elmo
    Perry Scott
  13. 12. [Mystery of the Freighter]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
  14. 13. ["I agree with you, son!"]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  15. 14. ["Poison Ivy has entered in the giant ski jump contest!"]
    Poison Ivy
  16. 15. [The PADUCAH Is Launched]
    Spin Shaw
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