(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
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)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Cronin
Inks:
Ed Cronin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Joe Palooka; Knobby

["You sure ya know how to handle this thing?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mo Leff [as Ham Fisher] (ghost)
Pencils:
Mo Leff [as Ham Fisher] (ghost)
Inks:
Mo Leff [as Ham Fisher] (ghost)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

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

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

Genre:
historical
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?

["Jane is on the trail of a crook posing as a jeweler"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Monte Barrett
Pencils:
Russell E. Ross
Inks:
Russell E. Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
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.

["You mean my hat?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Monte Barrett
Pencils:
Russell E. Ross
Inks:
Russell E. Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP

["Oh--It's awful Dad! I heard Myra tell Tex Roper I was no boy friend of hers"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; drama
Characters:
Hal; Myra; Tex Roper
Reprints:
  • from Big Top daily and Sunday ? (Frank J. Markey Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

["$3,478,602,412.02 Tsk- This is terrible, awful, it will never do!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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.

["I was slow today, so the warden made me do some home work!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from Off the Record daily and Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

["What a nice day- The air is so --"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harry J. Tuthill [as H. J. Tuthill]
Pencils:
Harry J. Tuthill [as H. J. Tuthill]
Inks:
Harry J. Tuthill [as H. J. Tuthill]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from The Bungle Family daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Joshua Barney (Table of Contents)

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)

The Clock / 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)

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

Script:
Bob Zuppke
Pencils:
Benjamin Walter Depew [as B. W. DePew]
Inks:
Benjamin Walter Depew [as B. W. DePew]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

["Lala our Happy Holiday Helpers benefit is a big success!"] (Table of Contents)

Lala Palooza / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Rube Goldberg
Pencils:
Rube Goldberg
Inks:
Rube Goldberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Lala Palooza daily and Sunday (Frank J. Markey Syndicate) 1937-11-28 - 1937-XX-XX

["Y'see I don't aim to take any risky chances!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Off the Record daily and Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

["There goes your friend Bludgeon, Bud"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Zuppke
Pencils:
Benjamin Walter Depew [as R. W. DePew]
Inks:
Benjamin Walter Depew [as R. W. DePew]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Reprints:
  • from Ned Brant daily and Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

["Gran pa was school hard for you?"] (Table of Contents)

Toddy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Toddy daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

["Flossie stop asking questions"] (Table of Contents)

Flossie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Flossie daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

["Major Murdock, I've called you in because regular diplomatic channels have failed me--"] (Table of Contents)

Espionage / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner [as Will Erwin]
Pencils:
Will Eisner [as Will Erwin]
Inks:
Will Eisner [as Will Erwin]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
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.

["Benton, Slim and Tubby think they'll be lynched for a crime they didn't commit"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bullet Benton; Slim; Tubby
Reprints:
  • from Bullet Benton daily and Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

The Barbarian (Table of Contents)

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)

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

["And now we come to the morning exercises"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
J. P. McEvoy
Pencils:
John H. Striebel [as J. H. Striebel]
Inks:
John H. Striebel [as J. H. Striebel]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Reprints:
  • from Dixie Dugan daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

[After a nip and tuck battle, the teams of Cliffside and Colt are fighting to break a tie"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports

["How did they run him for alderman?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mickey Finn daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    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. ["Oh--It's awful Dad! I heard Myra tell Tex Roper I was no boy friend of hers"]
    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
  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
  20. 19. ["Benton, Slim and Tubby think they'll be lynched for a crime they didn't commit"]
    Slim and Tubby
  21. 20. 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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin