(November 1943)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1943-09-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Gilbert Fox (editor); E. M. Arnold (general manager)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

1st 60-page issue

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you hadn't lost our meat ration coupons, Vincent, we wouldn't have to...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent; The Doll Man [Darrel Dane] (inset); Rusty Ryan (inset); Blimpy [aka Rufus Rastas Sassafrass O'Brain] (inset); Mickey Finn (inset)

The Crooks Who Hated Crime (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Kotzky
Inks
John Cassone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Warden Gray (first appearance, villain); The Unholy Three [Harry "The Fox" Saunders; Duke Devali; Al "the Boss" Cammara] (first appearance, villains); Commissioner Edwards (first appearance)

[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
Isn't this the night that you're supposed to go to the auxiliary police school, Uncle Phil?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

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

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
Please, boss!
Genre
humor

[Loons on the Moon] (Table of Contents: 4)

Professor Noodle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Lazarus
Pencils
Sid Lazarus
Inks
Sid Lazarus
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Prof. Noodle, Morguen (first appearance); Prof. Crey Zee (first appearance); Archie (first appearance); Prof. Candle (first appearance)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For some reason that silly widow McJones likes me!
Genre
humor

The Tunnel of Love (Table of Contents: 6)

Blimpy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Blimpy [Rufus Rastas Sassafrass O'Brain]; Stoop (villain, introduction); other saboteurs (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

Vanity, Thy Name Is Woman (Table of Contents: 7)

Swing Sisson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Tommy Roderick (first appearance); Whitey Rafferty (first appearance, villain): Lolita (first appearance, villain)

The Phantom Ship (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Robert M. Hyatt ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Perry Scott

[To Russia with Love] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]; Maj. Maria Soblesky; The Japanese (villains)

[The Tattoo Artist] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy; Dr. I. Discolor (first appearance)

[The Cave of Spies] (Table of Contents: 11)

Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Alababa; Pierpont Lee]; The Japanese (villains)

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["If you hadn't lost our meat ration coupons, Vincent, we wouldn't have to..."]
    Lala Palooza
  2. 1. The Crooks Who Hated Crime
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Isn't this the night that you're supposed to go to the auxiliary police school, Uncle Phil?"]
    Mickey Finn
  4. 3. ["Please, boss!"]
    Big Top
  5. 4. [Loons on the Moon]
    Professor Noodle
  6. 5. ["For some reason that silly widow McJones likes me!"]
    Lala Palooza
  7. 6. The Tunnel of Love
    Blimpy
  8. 7. Vanity, Thy Name Is Woman
    Swing Sisson
  9. 8. The Phantom Ship
    Perry Scott
  10. 9. [To Russia with Love]
    Spin Shaw
  11. 10. [The Tattoo Artist]
    Poison Ivy
  12. 11. [The Cave of Spies]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
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