(February 1942)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1941-12-24
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 2.


[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
They couldn't squeeze me in a tank, Lala - so they...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent; The Doll Man [Darrel Dane] (inset); Samar (inset); Mickey Finn (inset); Spin Shaw (inset); Swing Sisson (inset); Poison Ivy (inset); Bruce Blackburn (inset); Rusty Ryan (inset)

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

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

Script
William Erwin Maxwell
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Martha, daughter of the famous scientist Dr. Roberts, never suspects that their friend...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts

[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
Oop! Dere goes me wrench!
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
Toni Blum [as Noel Fowler] (signed)
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another belligerent ghost is finally thwarted in its weird meanderings...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Zero

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

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

Samar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Charles (signed)
Pencils
Max Elkan
Inks
Max Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For the life of a little child, Samar risks all the horrors of primitive...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Samar

[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
Has your Uncle Phil started any trouble lately, Mickey?
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
South of the border the Fargo Kid, in reality Tim Turner, finds new excitement...
Genre
western-frontier
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
Caddy, mister?
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
Another smashing adventure of Swing Sisson, that thrill-a-minute orchestra leader...
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Toby Tucker (sax player); Bonnie Baxter (vocalist)

[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
What is the mission of the strangers who come to the far desolate Arctic...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jim Reynolds (RCMP Sergeant)

Skies Afire (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Harry Francis Campbell
Pencils
Harry Francis Campbell (signed)
Inks
Harry Francis Campbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Capt. Bruce Blackburn

The Bravest Coward (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

[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
Rusty and the Brigadiers are touring the country with 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
None of my friends have any money...
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
But, Poison, your service to your country as a crimefighter...
Genre
humor; children
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
No mission is too tough for Spin Shaw, daredevil ace of the U.S. Naval Air Corps, but...
Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["They couldn't squeeze me in a tank, Lala - so they..."]
    Lala Palooza
  2. 1. ["Martha, daughter of the famous scientist Dr. Roberts, never suspects that their friend... "]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Oop! Dere goes me wrench!"]
    Big Top
  4. 3. ["Another belligerent ghost is finally thwarted in its weird meanderings..."]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  5. 4. ["For the life of a little child, Samar risks all the horrors of primitive..."]
    Samar
  6. 5. ["Has your Uncle Phil started any trouble lately, Mickey?"]
    Mickey Finn
  7. 6. ["South of the border the Fargo Kid, in reality Tim Turner, finds new excitement..."]
    Fargo Kid
  8. 7. ["Caddy, mister?"]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. ["Another smashing adventure of Swing Sisson, that thrill-a-minute orchestra leader..."]
    Swing Sisson
  10. 9. ["What is the mission of the strangers who come to the far desolate Arctic..."]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  11. 10. Skies Afire
    Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy
  12. 11. The Bravest Coward
    Perry Scott
  13. 12. ["Rusty and the Brigadiers are touring the country with expenses paid."]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
  14. 13. ["None of my friends have any money..."]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  15. 14. ["But, Poison, your service to your country as a crimefighter..."]
    Poison Ivy
  16. 15. ["No mission is too tough for Spin Shaw, daredevil ace of the U.S. Naval Air Corps, but..."]
    Spin Shaw
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