(December 1937)

Quality Comics, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Editing
Ed Cronin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Mo Leff (ghost for Ham Fisher)
Inks
Mo Leff (ghost for Ham Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It sure is different than it used to be
Genre
sports
Characters
Knobby; Joe Palooka

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate 8/16/36 et seq

Baker's Kick that Broke Notre Dame's String of 26 Victories (Table of Contents: 2)

They're Still Talking / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Zupke
Pencils
B. W. Depew
Inks
B. W. Depew
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

Ned Brant / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Zuppke
Pencils
R. W. Depew
Inks
R. W. Depey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Right here is where I get even with Mr. Ned Brant
Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Register and Tribune Syndicate

On the Wings of the Wind (Table of Contents: 4)

Modern Planes / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Les Marshall
Pencils
Les Marshall
Inks
Les Marshall
Colors
?
Letters
Les Marshall

Indexer Notes

from Wags (UK) 1937 series

[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
Mickey- I just heard your Uncle Phil won a turkey at Clancy's!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

Professor of Suicide! (Table of Contents: 6)

Strange As It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
John Hix
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

panel reprints- McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Off the Record / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Reed
Pencils
Ed Reed
Inks
Ed Reed
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy
Pencils
J. H. Striebel
Inks
J. H. Striebel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate 12/20/1936 et seq

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

Off Side / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jo Metzer
Pencils
Jo Metzer
Inks
Jo Metzer
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Clock / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner
Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once more the Orchid calls for aid..
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; The Orchid; Mr. Glower; Monk (villain)
Synopsis
The Orchid asks the Clock for help to beat a protection racket.

Indexer Notes

last app. in FUNNY PAGES (Comics Magazine Company) #11

Joan Crawford (Table of Contents: 11)

Star Snapshots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Baily
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Universal Phoenix Features

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

Lena Pry / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett
Pencils
Russell E. Ross
Inks
Russell E. Ross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If these mud packs are any good, I can do it myself!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate.

Pirates Ahoy! (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Driscoll
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Niagara Falls (Table of Contents: 14)

Strange As It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
John Hix
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

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

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Zere
Pencils
Al Zere
Inks
Al Zere
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

[Episode 3] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Frank J. Markey Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Toddy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Marcoux
Pencils
George Marcoux
Inks
George Marcoux
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Off the Record / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Reed
Pencils
Ed Reed
Inks
Ed Reed
Colors
?
Letters
?

Assisting Art (Table of Contents: 19)

Bungle Family / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill
Inks
H. J. Tuthill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate from March 17 and March 24 1935. 3rd page unknown.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Jane Arden / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett
Pencils
Russell E. Ross
Inks
Russell E. Ross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Jane- Where are you going? Wait for me!
Genre
drama
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate. 7/12/36 et seq.

Swindle on Manhattan (Table of Contents: 21)

Strange As It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
John Hix
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Lala Palooza / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rube Goldberg
Pencils
Rube Goldberg
Inks
Rube Goldberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Lala Palooza Sundays (Frank Jay Markey Syndicate) 1936-12-13 - 1937-01-03

Indexer Notes

Original comic strip dates from Jon Ingersoll.

The Talking Play that Gained 70 Yards for Iowa (Table of Contents: 23)

They're Still Talking / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Zupke
Pencils
B. W. Depew
Inks
B. W. Depew
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Slim and Tubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John J. Welch
Pencils
John J. Welch
Inks
John J. Welch
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on Judith- Tell us all about Bligh's scheme
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

A Story of Buccaneers (Table of Contents: 25)

Hawks of the Seas / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie]
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
The Hawk (introduction); Claw Carlos (villain); The Governor; His Daughter
Synopsis
The Hawk and Claw Carlos vie over a precious Ruby, that belongs to neither of them.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Puzzle Phun / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don DeConn
Pencils
Don DeConn
Inks
Don DeConn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

from Wags (UK) 1937 series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Jim Swift / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin
Pencils
Ed Cronin (signed)
Inks
Ed Cronin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We must put into Garnet Island and save that girl..
Genre
adventure
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  2. 1. ["It sure is different than it used to be"]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. Baker's Kick that Broke Notre Dame's String of 26 Victories
    They're Still Talking
  4. 3. ["Right here is where I get even with Mr. Ned Brant"]
    Ned Brant
  5. 4. On the Wings of the Wind
    Modern Planes
  6. 5. ["Mickey- I just heard your Uncle Phil won a turkey at Clancy's!"]
    Mickey Finn
  7. 6. Professor of Suicide!
    Strange As It Seems
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Dixie Dugan
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Off Side
  11. 10. ["Once more the Orchid calls for aid.."]
    The Clock
  12. 11. Joan Crawford
    Star Snapshots
  13. 12. ["If these mud packs are any good, I can do it myself!"]
    Lena Pry
  14. 13. Pirates Ahoy!
  15. 14. Niagara Falls
    Strange As It Seems
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Flossie
  17. 16. [Episode 3]
    Big Top
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  20. 19. Assisting Art
    Bungle Family
  21. 20. ["Hey Jane- Where are you going? Wait for me!"]
    Jane Arden
  22. 21. Swindle on Manhattan
    Strange As It Seems
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  24. 23. The Talking Play that Gained 70 Yards for Iowa
    They're Still Talking
  25. 24. ["Come on Judith- Tell us all about Bligh's scheme"]
    Slim and Tubby
  26. 25. A Story of Buccaneers
    Hawks of the Seas
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Phun
  28. 27. ["We must put into Garnet Island and save that girl.."]
    Jim Swift
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Rowe
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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