(January 1939)

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)

Mickey Finn / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Cronin
Inks
Ed Cronin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Uncle Phil -- What d'we do now?
Genre
humor

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Step on it! Step on it man!
Genre
sports
Characters
Joe Palooka

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate

Hedy Lamarr (Table of Contents: 2)

Screen Snapshots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Baily (signed)
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography; non-fiction
Characters
Hedy LaMarr

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Reprinted from Wags?
Last appearance in Feature Funnies. Screen Snapshots will move to Smash Comics (Quality Comics, 1939 Series) starting with issue #1.

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon Dixie- Aren't you going home?
Genre
drama; humor
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

Sightless Wonder (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
John Hix (signed)
Pencils
John Hix (signed)
Inks
John Hix (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
John Metcalf

Indexer Notes

panel reprints- Frank Jay Markey syndicate

Blue Monday (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
H. J. Tuthill (signed)
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill (signed)
Inks
H. J. Tuthill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

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

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

Script
Bob Zuppke (signed)
Pencils
Walt Depew (signed as R. W. Depew)
Inks
Walt Depew (signed as R. W. Depew)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before we condemn him..
Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Register and Tribune Syndicate

[The New York Crooks] (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
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie O'Toole; Suzy (intro, unnamed); Two crooks
Synopsis
Coming back from New York with enough money to balance the budget, King Archie is accosted by two crooks while trying to rescue a girl from a balloon. Archie and the girl escape and he takes her back to Pyromania with him.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material

[The Black Baron: Part 2] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
historical; adventure
Characters
Sir Neville; The Black Baron (first appearance?; villain)
Synopsis
Sir Neville attempts to rescue a young lad who has been captured by the Black Baron, but the Baron captures and imprisons him instead.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Reprinted from Wags?

[Episode 16] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After his talk with Tex Roper, Hal Thompson gets his horse, Sunshine ready
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Tex Roper; Hal Thompson; Jeff Bangs; Myra

Indexer Notes

Frank J. Markey Syndicate

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

Off the Record / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By the way, can you swim?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Edward C. Cronin
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership: Comic Favorites Inc. 369 Lexington Ave, NY, NY
Editor: Edward Cronin. Business Manager: Ann L. Horgan
Owners: Everett M. Arnold, Frank J. Markey, Henry P Martin, Jr, Frank J. Murphy
(Indicia address: 1213 West 3rd Street Cleveland, OH)

[The Robbery On the Acquagal] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
George Brenner (signed as Geo E. Brenner)
Pencils
George Brenner (signed as Geo E. Brenner)
Inks
George Brenner (signed as Geo E. Brenner)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
The Clock Strikes
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Slick Hart (villain); Gyp Nolan (villain)
Synopsis
When villains steal a famous diamond as soon as it arrives in New York, the Clock goes after them.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Reprint from Wags?

About the Player Who Scored All Points for Both Teams! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

Jane Arden / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett (signed)
Pencils
Russell Ross (signed as Russell H. Ross)
Inks
Russell Ross (signed as Russell H. Ross)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An Oil Company drills a well at Stamford
Genre
drama; adventure

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate. top half of four pages

The National Costume of Mexico (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
John Hix (signed)
Pencils
John Hix (signed)
Inks
John Hix (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

panel reprints- Frank Jay Markey syndicate

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

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Marcoux (signed)
Pencils
George Marcoux (signed)
Inks
George Marcoux (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy! Your Dad certn'y treated you swell this Christmas!
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

top half of page. strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

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

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Zere (signed)
Pencils
Al Zere (signed)
Inks
Al Zere (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a good Christmas but I'm glad it's over
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

bottom half of Toddy page. strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

[The Purple Hoods] (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
?

Feature Logo
Espionage
Genre
spy; adventure; war
Characters
Black X; The Purple Hoods (first appearance; villains); Batu (First appearance); Madame L'Darge
Synopsis
Black X and his Oriental companion Batu stop a gang of saboteurs from blowing up the 71st Regiment.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Pencils
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got to stop at the tailors an' get my dress suit for Sir Eric's New Year's party
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Frank Jay Markey syndicate 12/26/37 and following

[Episode 16] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
John Welch (signed as John J. Welch)
Pencils
Russell Ross
Inks
Russell Ross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The trial of Benton, Slim and Tubby races along at express train speed
Genre
western-frontier; adventure; aviation

Indexer Notes

Bullets Benton strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

[The Kidnapping of Clip Chance] (Table of Contents: 21)

Clip Chance at Cliffside / comic story / 4 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
?

Genre
sports; adventure
Characters
Slip Chance; Red (first appearance; villain); Bugs (first appearance; villain)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Feature Funnies. Clip Chance at Cliffside will move to Smash Comics (Quality Comics, 1939 Series) starting with issue #1.

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

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

Script
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils
Edward Cronin (illustration)
Inks
Edward Cronin (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue and continues in the next issue.

[Voice of the Totem] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Art Pinajian (signed)
Pencils
Art Pinajian (signed)
Inks
Art Pinajian (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier; adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; Jake Moran (first appearance; villain; death)

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger Shop material

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

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

Script
Ed Reed (signed)
Pencils
Ed Reed (signed)
Inks
Ed Reed (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Look, Annie--- the fleet's in!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Lank Leonard (signed)
Pencils
Lank Leonard (signed); Morris Weiss
Inks
Lank Leonard (signed); Morris Weiss
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your Uncle Phil made a New Year's resolution Michael-
Genre
humor
Characters
Mickey Finn; Uncle Phil

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

Contest Winners (Table of Contents: 26)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gosh, Uncle Phil -- What d'we do now?"]
    Mickey Finn
  2. 1. ["Step on it! Step on it man!"]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. Hedy Lamarr
    Screen Snapshots
  4. 3. ["C'mon Dixie- Aren't you going home?"]
    Dixie Dugan
  5. 4. Sightless Wonder
    Strange as It Seems
  6. 5. Blue Monday
    The Bungle Family
  7. 6. ["Before we condemn him.."]
    Ned Brant
  8. 7. [The New York Crooks]
    Archie O'Toole
  9. 8. [The Black Baron: Part 2]
    Gallant Knight
  10. 9. [Episode 16]
    Big Top
  11. 10. ["By the way, can you swim?"]
    Off the Record
  12. 11. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  13. 12. [The Robbery On the Acquagal]
    The Clock [superhero]
  14. 13. About the Player Who Scored All Points for Both Teams!
    They're Still Talking
  15. 14. ["An Oil Company drills a well at Stamford"]
    Jane Arden
  16. 15. The National Costume of Mexico
    Strange as It Seems
  17. 16. ["Oh boy! Your Dad certn'y treated you swell this Christmas!"]
    Toddy
  18. 17. ["It was a good Christmas but I'm glad it's over"]
    Flossie
  19. 18. [The Purple Hoods]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  20. 19. ["I've got to stop at the tailors an' get my dress suit for Sir Eric's New Year's party"]
    Lala Palooza
  21. 20. [Episode 16]
    Slim and Tubby
  22. 21. [The Kidnapping of Clip Chance]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    The Barbarian
  24. 23. [Voice of the Totem]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  25. 24. ["Hey! Look, Annie--- the fleet's in!"]
    Off the Record
  26. 25. ["Your Uncle Phil made a New Year's resolution Michael-"]
    Mickey Finn
  27. 26. Contest Winners
This issue was most recently modified by:
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