(June 1943)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
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

The Bearded Lady! (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Bryant (signed)
Inks
Al Bryant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Swing Sisson (inset); Mickey Finn (inset); Rusty Ryan (inset); Lala Palooza (inset)

The Bearded Lady (Table of Contents: 1)

Doll Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Max Elkan
Inks
Max Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Dr. Highe (villain)
Synopsis
Doll Man must overcome a little person named Dr. Highe, who envies the Doll Man's ability to change size.

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

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
Why don't you act sensible, Uncle Phil...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

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

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
Inventin' a new kind of gas range, Grandpa?
Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

Case of Buggy No. 13 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Zero

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

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

Inferior Man / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Stahl (signed)
Pencils
Al Stahl (signed)
Inks
Al Stahl (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Drat that %@$c#&!! mouse!
Characters
Inferior Man

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

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
In the words of that fantastic fiend...
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Maestro (villain)

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

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

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, Biffany's Jewelry Store?
Genre
humor

The Spider Widow meets the Tiglon Man (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Pencils
Frank Borth [as Borth] (signed)
Inks
Frank Borth [as Borth] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spider Widow [Dianne Grayson]; The Raven [Tony Grey]; Tiglon Man (villain)
Synopsis
When the Raven summons Dianne to a cemetery, she happens upon the lair of the Tiglon Man, a creature with the head of a tiger, who commands the very artifacts that the Raven had meant to show her. In escaping from Tiglon Man, she is forced to destroy all of the artifacts.

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

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

Script
? [as Rex Smith] (signed)
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Plowing majestically through the waters...
Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]

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

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

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw, boss!
Genre
humor

The Flying Dutchman Returns (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

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
Gollies, I'm sure broke today
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Featured Star Performer, 3 Ring Circus (Table of Contents: 13)

Blimpy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Al Stahl (signed)
Inks
Al Stahl (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Blimpy [aka Rufus Rastas Sassafrass O'Brain]
Synopsis
Blimpy becomes a performer at the 3-Star Circus.

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

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

Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers / comic story / 9 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
Boy--! I could go for a steak so big...
Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Alababa; Pierpoint Lee; Smiley Scott; Ed; Whitey' Scotty; Moi Yutong]

Indexer Notes

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Bearded Lady!
    Doll Man
  2. 1. The Bearded Lady
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Why don't you act sensible, Uncle Phil..."]
    Mickey Finn
  4. 3. ["Inventin' a new kind of gas range, Grandpa?"]
    Poison Ivy
  5. 4. Case of Buggy No. 13
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  6. 5. ["Drat that %@$c#&!! mouse!"]
    Inferior Man
  7. 6. ["In the words of that fantastic fiend..."]
    Swing Sisson
  8. 7. ["Ah, Biffany's Jewelry Store?"]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. The Spider Widow meets the Tiglon Man
    Spider Widow and the Raven
  10. 9. ["Plowing majestically through the waters..."]
    Spin Shaw
  11. 10. ["Aw, boss!"]
    Big Top
  12. 11. The Flying Dutchman Returns
    Perry Scott
  13. 12. ["Gollies, I'm sure broke today"]
    Homer Doodle and Son
  14. 13. Featured Star Performer, 3 Ring Circus
    Blimpy
  15. 14. ["Boy--! I could go for a steak so big..."]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
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