(December 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Cronin
Inks
Ed Cronin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now I'll start you with a good hard push, Knobby!
Genre
sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mo Leff (signed as Ham Fisher) (ghost)
Pencils
Mo Leff (signed as Ham Fisher) (ghost)
Inks
Mo Leff (signed as Ham Fisher) (ghost)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You sure ya know how to handle this thing?
Genre
sports
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

[The Black Baron: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Vern Henkel
Pencils
Vern Henkel
Inks
Vern Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; adventure
Characters
Sir Neville
Synopsis
Traveling far from home, Neville defends a lonely castle from strange invaders.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Reprinted from Wags?

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

Jane Arden / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett
Pencils
Russell Ross
Inks
Russell Ross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jane is on the trail of a crook posing as a jeweler
Genre
drama; adventure
Reprints
  • from Jane Arden Sunday (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

Top half of four pages.

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

Lena Pry / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett
Pencils
Russell Ross
Inks
Russell Ross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You mean my hat?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Lena Pry Sunday (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Lena Pry is the topper (footer) to the Jane Arden Sundays in the preceding sequence.

Bottom half of four pages.

[John Barr, Escaped Convict] (Table of Contents: 5)

Reynolds of the Mounted / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Art Pinajian
Pencils
Art Pinajian
Inks
Art Pinajian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier; adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP

[Episode 15] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh--It's awful Dad! I heard Myra tell Tex Roper I was no boy friend of hers
Genre
adventure; drama; humor
Characters
Hal; Myra; Tex Roper
Reprints
  • from Big Top daily and Sunday ? (Frank J. Markey Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

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

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

Script
Will Eisner (signed as Bud Thomas)
Pencils
Will Eisner (signed as Bud Thomas)
Inks
Will Eisner (signed as Bud Thomas)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
$3,478,602,412.02 Tsk- This is terrible, awful, it will never do!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Archie O'Toole
Synopsis
Archie goes to America to seek out a loan for his country, Pyromania. He finds it by signing advertising endorsements.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material.

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

Off the Record / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was slow today, so the warden made me do some home work!
Genre
humor; non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Off the Record daily and Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

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

The 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
What a nice day- The air is so --
Genre
humor; domestic
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Joshua Barney (Table of Contents: 10)

Strange as It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
John Hix
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Strange As It Seems daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

[Framing the Clock] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Clock [superhero] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner
Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Captain Kane; Tony Malta (villain); Jake
Synopsis
Tony Malta tries to frame the Clock for murder.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Reprinted from Wags?

How the Underdog Chewed the Mighty Gopher! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Bob Zuppke
Pencils
Walt Depew
Inks
Walt Depew
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports; non-fiction
Reprints
  • from They're Still Talking daily and Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

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

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
Lala our Happy Holiday Helpers benefit is a big success!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Lala Palooza daily and Sunday (Frank J. Markey Syndicate) 1937-11-28 - 1937-XX-XX

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

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
Y'see I don't aim to take any risky chances!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Off the Record daily and Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

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

Ned Brant / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Zuppke
Pencils
Walt Depew
Inks
Walt Depew
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There goes your friend Bludgeon, Bud
Genre
sports
Reprints
  • from Ned Brant daily and Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

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

Toddy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Marcoux
Pencils
George Marcoux
Inks
George Marcoux
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gran pa was school hard for you?
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Toddy daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Flossie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flossie stop asking questions
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Flossie daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

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

Espionage Starring Black X / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner (signed as Will Erwin)
Pencils
Will Eisner (signed as Will Erwin)
Inks
Will Eisner (signed as Will Erwin)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Major Murdock, I've called you in because regular diplomatic channels have failed me--
Feature Logo
Espionage
Genre
spy; adventure; war
Characters
Black X; Major Murdock; Joshua Hawkins; Count Rokk (villain)
Synopsis
A foreign pirate submarine is sinking American ships and trying to drag the US into war.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material.

[Episode 15] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
John Welch
Pencils
John Welch
Inks
John Welch
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Benton, Slim and Tubby think they'll be lynched for a crime they didn't commit
Genre
western-frontier; adventure; aviation
Characters
Bullet Benton; Slim; Tubby
Reprints
  • from Bullet Benton daily and Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

The Barbarian / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Hyatt
Pencils
Edward Cronin (illustration)
Inks
Edward Cronin (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Konar the Barbarian (first appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in the next issue.

The Most Expensive Advice In History (Table of Contents: 21)

Strange as It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
John Hix
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Strange As It Seems daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And now we come to the morning exercises
Genre
drama; humor
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Clip Chance at Cliffside / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner (signed as Scott Sheridan)
Pencils
George Brenner (signed as Scott Sheridan)
Inks
George Brenner (signed as Scott Sheridan)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After a nip and tuck battle, the teams of Cliffside and Colt are fighting to break a tie
Genre
sports; adventure

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

Mickey Finn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lank Leonard
Pencils
Lank Leonard; Morris Weiss
Inks
Lank Leonard; Morris Weiss
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How did they run him for alderman?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Mickey Finn daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now I'll start you with a good hard push, Knobby!"]
    Joe Palooka
  2. 1. ["You sure ya know how to handle this thing?"]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. [The Black Baron: Part 1]
    Gallant Knight
  4. 3. ["Jane is on the trail of a crook posing as a jeweler"]
    Jane Arden
  5. 4. ["You mean my hat?"]
    Lena Pry
  6. 5. [John Barr, Escaped Convict]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  7. 6. [Episode 15]
    Big Top
  8. 7. ["$3,478,602,412.02 Tsk- This is terrible, awful, it will never do!"]
    Archie O'Toole
  9. 8. ["I was slow today, so the warden made me do some home work!"]
    Off the Record
  10. 9. ["What a nice day- The air is so --"]
    The Bungle Family
  11. 10. Joshua Barney
    Strange as It Seems
  12. 11. [Framing the Clock]
    The Clock [superhero]
  13. 12. How the Underdog Chewed the Mighty Gopher!
    They're Still Talking
  14. 13. ["Lala our Happy Holiday Helpers benefit is a big success!"]
    Lala Palooza
  15. 14. ["Y'see I don't aim to take any risky chances!"]
    Off the Record
  16. 15. ["There goes your friend Bludgeon, Bud"]
    Ned Brant
  17. 16. ["Gran pa was school hard for you?"]
    Toddy
  18. 17. ["Flossie stop asking questions"]
    Flossie
  19. 18. ["Major Murdock, I've called you in because regular diplomatic channels have failed me--"]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  20. 19. [Episode 15]
    Slim and Tubby
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    The Barbarian
  22. 21. The Most Expensive Advice In History
    Strange as It Seems
  23. 22. ["And now we come to the morning exercises"]
    Dixie Dugan
  24. 23. ["After a nip and tuck battle, the teams of Cliffside and Colt are fighting to break a tie"]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  25. 24. ["How did they run him for alderman?"]
    Mickey Finn
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