(July 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent; The Doll Man [Darrel Dane] (inset); Mickey Finn (inset); Rusty Ryan (inset); Blimpy (inset)

Fate Dealt the Cards (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani ?
Inks
Rudy Palais ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

[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
So your Uncle Phil joined the Auxiliary Police, eh, Mickey?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

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

Blimpy, the Bungling Buddha / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yippee!
Genre
humor
Characters
Blimpy [Rufus Rastas Sassafrass O'Brain]; the Japanese (villains)

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poison's dentist has to pull a tooth...
Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

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

The Spider Widow / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fightingest' Gals in the History of Comic Books!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spider Widow [Dianne Grayton]; The Raven [Tony Grey]; Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Joe [aka Jo-Jo] (villain); The Boss (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Raven invites Sandra to meet with Dianne Grayson, believing that they can help Sandra with efforts to get inside information from her father. The two ladies bicker from the very start, but succeed in being taken to the Boss by one of his henchmen, only to lose him in the end.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title and Phantom Lady appearance added per Error Report #2556, from Darci. Story continues in Police Comics #20 (July 1943).

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So good of you to put my name up for your club...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza

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

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

Script
Bob Powell
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands...
Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]; Madame Chiang Kai-Shek; Gen. Chiang Kai-Shek

The Friars of Finance (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Toni Blum
Pencils
Witmer Williams [as Clark Williams] (signed)
Inks
Witmer Williams [as Clark Williams] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Zero

Indexer Notes

Credits suggested by the Who's Who.

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

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
Besides leading a band...
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson

The Haunted House (Table of Contents: 10)

Doll Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

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

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

Script
Al Stahl
Pencils
Al Stahl
Inks
Al Stahl
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! Inferior Man!!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Inferior Man [Courtney Fudd]

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suppose I try a bigger lollypop, Boss?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tsniff!...Tsniff!...My poor little airplane...
Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Pierpont Lee; Alababa; Smiley Scott; Ed; Whitey; Scotty; Moi Yutong]
Keywords
Boyville

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  2. 1. Fate Dealt the Cards
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["So your Uncle Phil joined the Auxiliary Police, eh, Mickey?"]
    Mickey Finn
  4. 3. ["Yippee!"]
    Blimpy, the Bungling Buddha
  5. 4. ["Poison's dentist has to pull a tooth..."]
    Poison Ivy
  6. 5. ["Fightingest' Gals in the History of Comic Books!"]
    The Spider Widow
  7. 6. ["So good of you to put my name up for your club..."]
    Lala Palooza
  8. 7. ["Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands..."]
    Spin Shaw
  9. 8. The Friars of Finance
    Zero, Ghost Detective
  10. 9. ["Besides leading a band..."]
    Swing Sisson
  11. 10. The Haunted House
    Doll Man
  12. 11. ["Ah! Inferior Man!!"]
    Inferior Man
  13. 12. ["Suppose I try a bigger lollypop, Boss?"]
    Big Top
  14. 13. ["Tsniff!...Tsniff!...My poor little airplane..."]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
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