(August 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bungle Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't bother me now - I'm busy!
Genre
humor

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

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
Gee Ma- I'm glad Uncle Phil's lodge picked this place for their outing
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate 7/18/37

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sardines in the sandwich were too hard to take out of the can, dear!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Didn't think I had the nerve, eh?
Genre
drama

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate 8/16/37

Ordeal of the Cross! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Alexander's Striking Out Lazzeri with the Bases Full in a World Series Game (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You fools! You muddle headed fools
Genre
historical
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reformatted from original form, due to smaller page size.

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

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
Time to listen in on the news broadcasts
Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jeff Bangs hands Myra the telegram.
Genre
drama

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints. Frank J. Markey Syndicate.

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

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 feels sure Mr. Bleak of the Burprowin Company is a racketeer
Genre
drama
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate 2/21/37

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

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 have to find the farm Uncle Lem left me here---
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

Off Side / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I tell you I had them on before I slid!
Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

panel reprints: McNaught Syndicate

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

The Clock Strikes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner (signed)
Pencils
George Brenner (signed)
Inks
George Brenner (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I still refuse to believe the Clock committed a murder-
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Captain Kane; Doyle; Silk Basso; Muscles Mulloy
Synopsis
The Clock appears to have murdered real estate broker Tyrone Carron.

Two Boys Who Took A Ship From Corsairs! (Table of Contents: 13)

Pirates Ahoy! / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles B. Driscoll
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Gallant Knight / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Pencils
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sir Neville raised his sword in victory of the dead body of King Melrot
Genre
historical
Characters
Sir Neville; King Melrot (dies); Sir Giles
Synopsis
After having ended the reign of Melrot, Neville goes off in search of new adventures.

Indexer Notes

from Wags (UK)(Editors Press Service) 1937 series

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

Archie O'Toole / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner [as Bud Thomas]
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that you are king you must make some laws
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie O'Toole; Spider; Gil O.Teen
Synopsis
Archie abolishes spinach- and fights a duel with Gil O.Teen

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

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 was nice of that farmer to lend me this swiss cheese to take a shower!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Frank Jay Markey syndicate

The 1036 Pound World Record Tiger Shark! (Table of Contents: 17)

Exciting Adventures / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Pencils
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks
Terry Gilkison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

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

Clip Chance at Cliffside / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner [as Scott Sheridan]
Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With Cliffside College closed for the summer vacation we find Cliff Chance working in a steel mill
Genre
sports

One of Baseball's Greatest Catches (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

Party Phun (Table of Contents: 20)

Puzzle Phun / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

from Wags (UK)(Editor's Press Service, 1937 series)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Such luck- sitting here hour after hour and not one fish!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate 6/21/36, 2/28/36, 7/5/36

"Have the pirates gone yet?" (Table of Contents: 22)

Off the Record / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

Boris Karloff (Table of Contents: 23)

Screen Snapshots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Baily (signed)
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Universal Phoenix Features

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

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

Script
John J. Welch
Pencils
Jack McGuire (signed)
Inks
Jack McGuire (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By George this is serious- I've wandered all night! I must be lost!

Indexer Notes

7/31/35 strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate: Bullet Benton dailies 7/31/35 on. strip code A105+

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

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (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: 26)

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

Gem of the Ocean (Table of Contents: 27)

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: 28)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 4 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
You'll have plenty of explainin' t'do!
Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate 4/18/37

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Don't bother me now - I'm busy!"]
    Bungle Family
  2. 1. ["Gee Ma- I'm glad Uncle Phil's lodge picked this place for their outing"]
    Mickey Finn
  3. 2. ["The sardines in the sandwich were too hard to take out of the can, dear!"]
    Off the Record
  4. 3. ["Didn't think I had the nerve, eh?"]
    Dixie Dugan
  5. 4. Ordeal of the Cross!
    Strange As It Seems
  6. 5. Alexander's Striking Out Lazzeri with the Bases Full in a World Series Game
    They're Still Talking
  7. 6. ["You fools! You muddle headed fools"]
    Hawks of the Seas
  8. 7. ["Time to listen in on the news broadcasts"]
    Ned Brant
  9. 8. ["Jeff Bangs hands Myra the telegram."]
    Big Top
  10. 9. ["Jane feels sure Mr. Bleak of the Burprowin Company is a racketeer"]
    Jane Arden
  11. 10. ["I have to find the farm Uncle Lem left me here---"]
    Lena Pry
  12. 11. ["But I tell you I had them on before I slid!"]
    Off Side
  13. 12. ["I still refuse to believe the Clock committed a murder-"]
    The Clock Strikes
  14. 13. Two Boys Who Took A Ship From Corsairs!
    Pirates Ahoy!
  15. 14. ["Sir Neville raised his sword in victory of the dead body of King Melrot"]
    Gallant Knight
  16. 15. ["Now that you are king you must make some laws"]
    Archie O'Toole
  17. 16. ["It was nice of that farmer to lend me this swiss cheese to take a shower!"]
    Lala Palooza
  18. 17. The 1036 Pound World Record Tiger Shark!
    Exciting Adventures
  19. 18. ["With Cliffside College closed for the summer vacation we find Cliff Chance working in a steel mill"]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  20. 19. One of Baseball's Greatest Catches
    They're Still Talking
  21. 20. Party Phun
    Puzzle Phun
  22. 21. ["Such luck- sitting here hour after hour and not one fish!"]
    Bungle Family
  23. 22. "Have the pirates gone yet?"
    Off the Record
  24. 23. Boris Karloff
    Screen Snapshots
  25. 24. ["By George this is serious- I've wandered all night! I must be lost!"]
    Slim and Tubby
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Flossie
  28. 27. Gem of the Ocean
    Strange As It Seems
  29. 28. ["You'll have plenty of explainin' t'do!"]
    Joe Palooka
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
  • Michael Hoskin
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