(January 1942)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1941-11-26
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Lala Palooza (inset); Samar (inset); Mickey Finn (inset); Spin Shaw (inset); Poison Ivy (inset); Rusty Ryan (inset); Swing Sisson (inset); Bruce Blackburn (inset)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Doll Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The half-pint human whirlwind, the Doll Man, in real life Darrel Dane...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

[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
Oh boy! Am I headed for big things...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Samar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grim death stalks through the jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Samar

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Madness, thrills, and terror race down the home stretch...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Zero

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
I think it's silly to encourage Sonny...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Night has fallen on a desolate section...
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
In these times one can't be too careful...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As leaders of New York's ace dance band...
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Widespread alarm follows disappearances...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Convoys are bombed and sunk just off our coast...
Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Capt. Bruce Blackburn

Witches' Cove (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With their expenses paid...
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
Oomf!
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
Hey, kid, ya gotta help us!
Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A new long range fighter is delivered...
Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Doll Man
  2. 1. ["The half-pint human whirlwind, the Doll Man, in real life Darrel Dane..."]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Oh boy! Am I headed for big things..."]
    Big Top
  4. 3. ["Grim death stalks through the jungle..."]
    Samar
  5. 4. ["Madness, thrills, and terror race down the home stretch..."]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  6. 5. ["I think it's silly to encourage Sonny..."]
    Mickey Finn
  7. 6. ["Night has fallen on a desolate section..."]
    Fargo Kid
  8. 7. ["In these times one can't be too careful..."]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. ["As leaders of New York's ace dance band..."]
    Swing Sisson
  10. 9. ["Widespread alarm follows disappearances..."]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  11. 10. ["Convoys are bombed and sunk just off our coast..."]
    Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy
  12. 11. Witches' Cove
    Perry Scott
  13. 12. ["With their expenses paid..."]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
  14. 13. ["Oomf!"]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  15. 14. ["Hey, kid, ya gotta help us!"]
    Poison Ivy
  16. 15. ["A new long range fighter is delivered..."]
    Spin Shaw
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