(March 1942)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1942-01-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand
?
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, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Mickey Finn (inset); Samar (inset); Lala Palooza (inset); Spin Shaw (inset); Zero (inset); Swing Sisson (inset); Poison Ivy (inset); Reynolds of the Mounted (inset); Bruce Blackburn (inset); Rusty Ryan (inset); Big Top (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits from Keif Fromm via the GCD Error List (22 April 2007), based on a Jim Amash interview with Fox in Alter-Ego #12. The original indexer credited both pencils and inks to Reed Crandall ?.

This was the first cover done by Fox for Quality Comics.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Darrel Dane, a friend of Dr. Roberts, renowned scientist...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Ituri (villain, Japanese agent)
Synopsis
The Doll Man faces Ituri, a Japanese agent in Virginia, who is attempting to sabotage our military's sub-detecting invention.

[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 an ace for minding little Aggie, Butch!
Genre
humor
Characters
Butch

[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
Freak circumstance combines with a setting of moss-hung bayous...
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
? [as John Charles] (signed)
Pencils
Max Elkan
Inks
Max Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The mighty jungle-man treks through his home highlands.
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
You mean that your uncle made two resolutions to keep out of arguments?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from strip.

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
Tim Turner fights his strangest battle...
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
So! Lala let another salesman sell her a silly doo-dad...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza

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

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

Script
Phil Martin (signed)
Pencils
Phil Martin (signed)
Inks
Phil Martin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the swank Clover Club in New York...
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Toby Tucker; Bonnie Baxter; The Maestro (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Swsing must battle the Maestro, whose violin playing mesmerized his victims.
Keywords
Clover Club

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Art Pinajian (signed)
Inks
Art Pinajian (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Death strikes, and a wave of fear and terror...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP

Kiss of the Cobra (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Capt. Bruce Blackburn; Sonya (villain)

Uncle Sam Makes a Homer (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
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 (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a paid expense tour of the country...
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
It's a fuse I'll bet!
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
Gill Fox (signed)
Pencils
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks
Gill Fox (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poison, this is a block of the heaviest metal in the world...
Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

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

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

Script
? [as Rex Smith] (signed)
Pencils
Clark Williams
Inks
Clark Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Treacherous forces attempt to hijack...
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. ["Darrel Dane, a friend of Dr. Roberts, renowned scientist..."]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["You're an ace for minding little Aggie, Butch!"]
    Big Top
  4. 3. ["Freak circumstance combines with a setting of moss-hung bayous..."]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  5. 4. ["The mighty jungle-man treks through his home highlands."]
    Samar
  6. 5. ["You mean that your uncle made two resolutions to keep out of arguments?"]
    Mickey Finn
  7. 6. ["Tim Turner fights his strangest battle..."]
    Fargo Kid
  8. 7. ["So! Lala let another salesman sell her a silly doo-dad..."]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. ["At the swank Clover Club in New York..."]
    Swing Sisson
  10. 9. ["Death strikes, and a wave of fear and terror..."]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  11. 10. Kiss of the Cobra
    Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy
  12. 11. Uncle Sam Makes a Homer
    Perry Scott
  13. 12. ["On a paid expense tour of the country..."]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
  14. 13. ["It's a fuse I'll bet!"]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  15. 14. ["Poison, this is a block of the heaviest metal in the world..."]
    Poison Ivy
  16. 15. ["Treacherous forces attempt to hijack..."]
    Spin Shaw
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Madrid
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Keith Chandler
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Merlin Haas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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