(March 1944)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except December and June
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Gill Fox

[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 Palooza; The Doll Man [Darrel Dane] (inset); Blimpy [Rufus Rastas Sassafrass O'Brain] (inset); Rusty Ryan (inset); Mickey Finn (inset)

Death Holds the Doll Man in Pawn (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
? [as William Erwin Maxwell] (signed)
Pencils
Alex Kotzky
Inks
John Cassone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Elkins (introduction); Mephisto and his gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Darrel Dane gives Martha Roberts an engagement ring and proposes to her. The evil Mephisto, having seen Dane at the scene after a brush with the Doll Man, kidnaps the happy couple, forcing Dane to use his fists against the villain until he can find a moment to change into Doll Man.

[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
Gee, Uncle Phil - you don't have to get sore...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mickey Finn
Reprints
  • from Mickey Finn daily (McNaught Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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
Come, come, Cleo...
Genre
humor

[The Satyr Strikes] (Table of Contents: 4)

Blimpy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Blimpy [Rufus Rastas Sassafrass O'Brain]; The Satyr (villain, an animated statue, introduction)

[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
Oh, dear, what a problem!
Genre
humor

[A Very Latin Death] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Bonnie Baxter; Toby; Alvarez (first appearance); Karl (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
Latin American night at the Clover Club starts with murder.

[Parachute Test] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

Expendable (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Irving Tirman ?
Inks
Irving Tirman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]; Commander Rath (first appearance); The Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
Spin is assigned to a new secret Q-type aircraft carrier.

Indexer Notes

Heads in 3/4 backview with the jawbone going back behind the ear is peculiar. This can be found in his credited "Mike Gibbs Guerilla" story in Adventure Comics #88, and also in his Lt. Hercules stories in Green Lama Comics. Very few here, so uncertain.

Whale Ho! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Robert M. Hyatt ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Perry Scott

[In Rock Land] (Table of Contents: 10)

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Perky; The Rock King (first appearance); the Tree King (first appearance); Mr. Wind (first appearance); The Witch (first appearance; villain)

[The Magnet of Death] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Pierpont Lee; Alababa; Death (villain, introduction, an Arab Chieftain]; Youseff (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Rusty and his companions are captures by pirates.

Indexer Notes

Alababa and Pierpont Lee take hits of a hookah in splash panel.

Art is by Mort Leav, with his large hands, lively figures and a special crouching way of running, with thighs lifted high.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lala Palooza
  2. 1. Death Holds the Doll Man in Pawn
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Gee, Uncle Phil - you don't have to get sore..."]
    Mickey Finn
  4. 3. ["Come, come, Cleo..."]
    Big Top
  5. 4. [The Satyr Strikes]
    Blimpy
  6. 5. ["Oh, dear, what a problem!"]
    Lala Palooza
  7. 6. [A Very Latin Death]
    Swing Sisson
  8. 7. [Parachute Test]
    Poison Ivy
  9. 8. Expendable
    Spin Shaw
  10. 9. Whale Ho!
    Perry Scott
  11. 10. [In Rock Land]
    Perky
  12. 11. [The Magnet of Death]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
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