(January 1938)

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

Issue Notes

Statement of Ownership:
Owners: Everett M Arnold, Frank J. Murphy, Frank J. Markey, Henry Martin.
Information from Hames Ware in Alter Ego #58.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Mickey Finn / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well if it ain't Margie and Tommy McPatch!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mickey Finn
Synopsis
Mickey saves Christmas for two poor neighborhood kids by posing as Santa Claus.
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

strip reprints. McNaught Syndicate 12/20/36 et seq

Unrecognized Genius (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
John Hix
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

panel reprints- McNaught Syndicate

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

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

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only a few seconds to go!
Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints. Register and Tribune Syndicate

Charles Laughton (Table of Contents: 5)

Star Snapshots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Universal Phoenix Features

[Episode 4] (Table of Contents: 6)

Big Top / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Frank J. Markey Syndicate

Jack Dempsey at Toledo Ohio July 4, 1919 (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
sports

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Ma--I can't seem t'get excited...

Indexer Notes

strip reprints. McNaught Syndicate 1937

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's too bad Edison an' me didn't get together!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Frank Jay Markey syndicate

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

Off Sides / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

panel reprints: McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ann Horgan
Letters
typeset

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

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
The loan shark, born out of the Depression and hard times...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Captain Kane; Nichols (villain)
Synopsis
A lone shark is killing people who can't pay him back.

Pirates Ahoy! (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles B. Driscoll
Pencils
Montfort Amory (signed)
Inks
Montfort Amory (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical
Keywords
pirates

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

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
Roger Bligh Jr. spends so much time with Judith that Slim and Tubby go out to Look Out Peak to watch over him.
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

The Greatest Competitor in Athletic History Is A Woman! (Table of Contents: 15)

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: Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

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: 17)

Jane Arden / 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
Jane must be after a story...
Genre
drama
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

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
I'm glad I came but law, I'm not betting!

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Off the Record / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is there a Boy Scout in the crowd?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

Neighbors' Day (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

About Jim Thorpe's Athletic Tragedy (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Jim Swift / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin
Pencils
Ed Cronin
Inks
Ed Cronin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thank goodness we're somewhere near the shipping lane.
Genre
adventure

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

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two glasses for a cent...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gimme one of those penny baloons...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

War Clouds Over China (Table of Contents: 26)

Modern Planes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

from Wags (UK) 1937 series

James A Garfield (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Indexer Notes

panel reprints- McNaught Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The enraged Carlos then orders one of his henchmen...
Genre
historical
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pages 5-9. Reformatted due to smaller page size than the original. The version of this story published by Kitchen Sink in 1986 was translated from French and Spanish and does not have the same dialogue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Indexer Notes

panel reprints-Register and Tribune Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Ham Fisher
Inks
Ham Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you heard the latest news, dear?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints. McNaught Syndicate

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  2. 1. ["Well if it ain't Margie and Tommy McPatch!"]
    Mickey Finn
  3. 2. Unrecognized Genius
    Strange As It Seems
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  5. 4. ["Only a few seconds to go!"]
    Ned Brant
  6. 5. Charles Laughton
    Star Snapshots
  7. 6. [Episode 4]
    Big Top
  8. 7. Jack Dempsey at Toledo Ohio July 4, 1919
    They're Still Talking
  9. 8. ["Gee, Ma--I can't seem t'get excited..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  10. 9. ["It's too bad Edison an' me didn't get together!"]
    Lala Palooza
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Off Sides
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["The loan shark, born out of the Depression and hard times..."]
    The Clock
  14. 13. Pirates Ahoy!
  15. 14. ["Roger Bligh Jr. spends so much time with Judith that Slim and Tubby go out to Look Out Peak to watch over him."]
    Slim and Tubby
  16. 15. The Greatest Competitor in Athletic History Is A Woman!
    Strange As It Seems
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Phun
  18. 17. ["Jane must be after a story..."]
    Jane Arden
  19. 18. ["I'm glad I came but law, I'm not betting!"]
    Lena Pry
  20. 19. ["Is there a Boy Scout in the crowd?"]
    Off the Record
  21. 20. Neighbors' Day
    Bungle Family
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  23. 22. About Jim Thorpe's Athletic Tragedy
    They're Still Talking
  24. 23. ["Thank goodness we're somewhere near the shipping lane."]
    Jim Swift
  25. 24. ["Two glasses for a cent..."]
    Toddy
  26. 25. ["Gimme one of those penny baloons..."]
    Flossie
  27. 26. War Clouds Over China
    Modern Planes
  28. 27. James A Garfield
    Strange As It Seems
  29. 28. ["The enraged Carlos then orders one of his henchmen..."]
    Hawks of the Seas
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  31. 30. ["Have you heard the latest news, dear?"]
    Joe Palooka
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