(September 1942)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-07-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Gill Fox
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)

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); Lala Palooza (inset); Samar (inset); Swing Sisson (inset)

Enemy Subs Menace Coastal Areas (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Professor Roberts; Martha Roberts; Mademoiselle de Mortire [aka Yvette] (introduction); Yvette's un-named sister (villain, introduction); thje Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Professor Roberts falls under the spell of a beautiful and ambitious woman who entices him to divulge his secrets. When Doll Man investigates her, his discovers her true name and that she is under the cruel spell of her hag-like sister. Once restored from her spell, she double-dates with Darrel and Martha.
Keywords
U-Boats

Indexer Notes

The strip always carried the by-line of William Erwin Maxwell and did not refer to Crandall.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Big Top / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Dibble [as B. Dibble] (signed)
Inks
Bernard Dibble [as B. Dibble] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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
Shrieks and moans fill the corridors...
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] (credited)
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many evil things inhabit the jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Samar; Johnny (a young boy)

Indexer Notes

John Charles was a house name.

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

Nippie / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lank Leonard
Inks
Lank Leonard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • Looks like a Sunday page reprint.

Indexer Notes

Nippie is a top-piece to Mickey Finn Sunday-page reprints.

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

Mickey Finn / comic story / 3.2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lank Leonard
Inks
Lank Leonard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • Looks like a Sunday page reprint.

Indexer Notes

Nippie is a top-piece to Mickey Finn Sunday-page reprints.

This Is Suicide Shack (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alexander Koda (signed)
Inks
Alexander Koda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Fargo Kid [Tim Turner]

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Dibble [as B. Dibble] (signed)
Inks
Bernard Dibble [as B. Dibble] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swing Sisson crushes a Japanese saboteur ring...
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor

The Masked Hermit (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP

[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
Six boys who show their loyalty to America...
Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Smiley Scott; Ed; Whitey; Scotty; Moi Yutong]
Keywords
Boyville

Indexer Notes

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

The World below The Pole (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Homer Doodle and Son / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Beeman
Inks
Arthur Beeman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[Meet the Raven!] (Table of Contents: 15)

Spider Widow and the Raven / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Borth (signed)
Pencils
Frank Borth (signed)
Inks
Frank Borth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spider Widow [Dianne Grayson]; The Raven [Tony Grey] (introduction)
Synopsis
Spider Widow answers an ad in the newspaper placed by Axis spies. But the ad is also answered by the mysterious Raven, who freed her and then, together with the Widow, delivered the spies into the hands of the U.S. Navy.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Darci for noting the Raven's first appearance via error report.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The rattlesnakes of the sea...
Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. Enemy Subs Menace Coastal Areas
    The Doll Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Big Top
  4. 3. ["Shrieks and moans fill the corridors..."]
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  5. 4. ["Many evil things inhabit the jungle..."]
    Samar
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Nippie
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  8. 7. This Is Suicide Shack
    The Fargo Kid
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  10. 9. ["Swing Sisson crushes a Japanese saboteur ring..."]
    Swing Sisson
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Poison Ivy
  12. 11. The Masked Hermit
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  13. 12. ["Six boys who show their loyalty to America..."]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
  14. 13. The World below The Pole
    Perry Scott
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  16. 15. [Meet the Raven!]
    Spider Widow and the Raven
  17. 16. ["The rattlesnakes of the sea..."]
    Spin Shaw
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Keith Chandler
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Lou Mougin
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