(July 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
Gwen Hansen
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

The Little Luck God! (Table of Contents)

The Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Bryant (signed)
Inks
Al Bryant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Little Luck God (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Anson Mull (villain); Wayne Tyler (framed of murder); Pug Shuman (blackmailer); Martha Roberts
Synopsis
The superstitious Anson Mull has bought the Little Luck God to be able to conquer everything by good luck.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited "Al Bryant?", but this is Mort Leav; he is identified by his lively faces and figures and by his large hands.

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

Big Top / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
More fan mail for Butch!
Genre
humor
Characters
Butch; Boss Jefferson Bangs; doctor
Synopsis
Boss decides to give clown Butch a raise because his fan mail proves he's popular. Until Butch is diagnosed with writer's cramp...

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

Big Top / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somethin' new, Boss?
Genre
humor
Characters
Butch; Boss Jefferson Bangs
Synopsis
Butch is unwillingly pressed into service impersonating a no-show female clown.

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

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

Script
Lank Leonard (signed)
Pencils
Lank Leonard (signed)
Inks
Lank Leonard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tommy is too young to be taken to the movies, Phil...
Genre
humor
Characters
Tommy; Flossie; Phil

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

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

Blimpy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who is that funny looking guy?
Genre
humor
Characters
Blimpy [aka Rufus Rastas Sassafrass O'Brain]
Synopsis
Blimpy ventures out into outer space to other planets and is view as "rather strange looking".

Indexer Notes

DiPreta script credit removed by Craig Delich. DiPreta did very little writing in his career that is documented and it is very unlikely that he wrote this feature.

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you haven't some sort of a job tomorrow...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vince

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What? ... You really mean I can manage the house for a whole day?
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vince

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, you're hired, but get here on time!
Genre
humor
Characters
Vince
Synopsis
Vince gets a war job in a shipyard but his paranoia about Axis spies proves his downfall.
Keywords
Hitler; World War II

War Ration Book Four (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Pete Jaxon (club owner); Bill Brunt

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poison Oak, that little tough guy...
Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Quackenbush
Inks
Bill Quackenbush ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Spin Shaw, U.S.N., mislays a perfectly good aircraft carrier...
Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]
Synopsis
Spin Shaw finds a tribe of New Guinea head-hunters.

Indexer Notes

A few heads in 3/4 backview with the jawbone going back behind the ear could point to Irving Tirman, but the many short figures and narrow heads in sideview look more like Quackenbush.

The Ghost Comes to Life (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jumpin' catfish!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Perky

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome, you Nips!
Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Pierpont Lee; Alababa]
Synopsis
Both American and Japanese survivors get ashore on the same Pacific island.

Indexer Notes

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. The Little Luck God!
    The Doll Man
  2. 1. The Little Luck God
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["More fan mail for Butch!"]
    Big Top
  4. 3. ["Somethin' new, Boss?"]
    Big Top
  5. 4. ["Tommy is too young to be taken to the movies, Phil..."]
    Mickey Finn
  6. 5. ["Who is that funny looking guy?"]
    Blimpy
  7. 6. ["If you haven't some sort of a job tomorrow..."]
    Lala Palooza
  8. 7. ["What? ... You really mean I can manage the house for a whole day?"]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. ["Okay, you're hired, but get here on time!"]
    Lala Palooza
  10. 9. War Ration Book Four
    Swing Sisson
  11. 10. ["Poison Oak, that little tough guy..."]
    Poison Ivy
  12. 11. ["Captain Spin Shaw, U.S.N., mislays a perfectly good aircraft carrier..."]
    Spin Shaw
  13. 12. The Ghost Comes to Life
    Perry Scott
  14. 13. ["Jumpin' catfish!"]
    Perky
  15. 14. ["Welcome, you Nips!"]
    Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Joey Beretta
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Torrance