(May 1942)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-03-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Gilbert Fox

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.

[none] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits from Keif Fromm via the GCD Error List (22 April 2007) based on examination of the original art. The original indexer credits the pencils and inks to Al Bryant.
Fox's color guides were found with the original art.

[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
The stage is set for a real life drama involving 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
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Joe Devlin to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. Devlin did not write this strip according to the Who's Who. Artist correction from Joe (who did not exist) to John Devlin also made by Craig Delich.

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

Samar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Charles
Pencils
Lee J. Ames
Inks
Lee J. Ames
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Relentless foe of jungle treachery, Samar pits his tremendous...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Samar

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

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
Is there really a sea monster?
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP

[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
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

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

The 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, better known as the fighting Fargo Kid, avenges the past and...
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
Bernard Dibble
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Bernard Dibble to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. Dibble did not write this strip according to the Who's Who.

[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
Swing Sisson, known to the Clover Club patrons as the battling...
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Bonnie Baxter (vocalist); Toby Tucker (sax player)

Spectre at Sea (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Zero

Indexer Notes

Toni Blum is the only person identified by the Who's Who as the writer for this feature from 1940-43.

Boomerang (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Harry Campbell
Pencils
Harry Campbell
Inks
Harry Campbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Captain Bruce Blackburn

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. The Who's Who lists Harry Francis Campbell as writer of this strip from 1940-42 and Henry Weston Taylor as the artist for the same period. However, evidence exists that Campbell did the art on some issues.

Island of Lost Time (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

The Black Dragon Society (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

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
?

Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My name is Vice and this is my associate Versa.
Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Witmer Williams
Inks
Witmer Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dare-devil flying ace of the U.S. Navy, Spin Shaw makes the most of...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [none]
    The Doll Man
  2. 1. ["The stage is set for a real life drama involving Darrel Dane..."]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Big Top
  4. 3. ["Relentless foe of jungle treachery, Samar pits his tremendous..."]
    Samar
  5. 4. ["Is there really a sea monster?"]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  7. 6. ["Tim Turner, better known as the fighting Fargo Kid, avenges the past and..."]
    The Fargo Kid
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. ["Swing Sisson, known to the Clover Club patrons as the battling..."]
    Swing Sisson
  10. 9. Spectre at Sea
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  11. 10. Boomerang
    Captain Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy
  12. 11. Island of Lost Time
    Perry Scott
  13. 12. The Black Dragon Society
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  15. 14. ["My name is Vice and this is my associate Versa."]
    Poison Ivy
  16. 15. ["Dare-devil flying ace of the U.S. Navy, Spin Shaw makes the most of..."]
    Spin Shaw
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