(February 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
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Quick!! There's a gas leak in the kitchen!"] (Table of Contents)

The Bungle Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Hype Igoe is sendin' a french friend of his here t'hang around with us a couple days-"] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Ham Fisher
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

["I brought the mouse along for size"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Off the Record / cartoon / 2 pages (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

["Well Jane, your next job will be to go after Tavern Terry Troop!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Indexer Notes

Top half of four pages.

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

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

Script:
Monte Barret
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.

[The Stolen Pearls] (Table of Contents: 5)

Richard Manners / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Frollo (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Frollo (signed)
Inks:
Frank Frollo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Richard Manners (first appearance, origin, a detective); Mr. Manners (first appearance); Doris Winthrop (first appearance); Nick Gordon (first appearance, villain)

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material.

["Benton, Don't get tough--An' I advise you to ---"] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
John J. Welch
Pencils:
Jack McGuire (signed)
Inks:
Jack McGuire (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Man Who Broke a World's Record and Lost! (Table of Contents: 7)

They're Still Talking / comic story / 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

Help! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

[Vera Venom] (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Queen Vera Venom of Twotimia (first appearance; villain); Hodge; Podge; Fudge; Lord Helpis; Suzy
Synopsis:
Archie returns from America with enough money to balance the budget. Vera Venom decides to marry him. But Archie is set on Suzy.

[The End of Black John] (Table of Contents: 10)

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
Characters:
Sgt. Reynolds; Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; Black John (first appearance, villain, death)

Real "Red Men" (Table of Contents: 11)

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

[Murder of a Window Washer] (Table of Contents: 12)

The Clock Strikes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Dr. T. Loden (first appearance); a window washer (first appearance; death); Nick (first appearance; villain); Slug (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Nick and Slug steal radium from a doctor's office.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Reprinted from Wags?

["Well Vincent- We finally got aboard!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lala Palooza; Vincent
Reprints:
  • from Lala Palooza daily and Sunday (Frank J. Markey Syndicate) 1938-01-23 - 1938-XX-XX

["This bureau arranged a date for you Jake, and you've got to keep it!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Ned Brant / comic story / 4 pages (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 Ned Brant daily and Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

[Dr. Stieble's Spy Ring] (Table of Contents: 15)

Espionage / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Black X; Batu; Dr. Stieble (first appearance; villain; death)
Synopsis:
Black X and Batu go after Dr. Stieble, a clearing house for all spy information in North America.
Keywords:
swords

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material

["He's been like that ever since those missionaries passed!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

["Tsk! Tsk!"] (Table of Contents: 17)

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["How about a hamburger kids"!] (Table of Contents: 18)

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

["C'mon and swim George-- and stop all that silly fishing!"] (Table of Contents: 19)

Off Side / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jo Metzer (signed)
Pencils:
Jo Metzer (signed)
Inks:
Jo Metzer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

[The Black Baron: Part 3] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Sir Neville; The Black Baron (villain); Duke of Montecourt
Synopsis:
Sir Neville battles a panther.

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Reprinted from Wags?

The Barbarian (Table of Contents: 21)

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 previous issue and continues into the next issue.

["After Skookie is frightened by a mad dog, Hal Thompson rescues him from the hanging wire."] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Big Top daily and Sunday ? (Frank J. Markey Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

["I haven't read it yet, but you're welcome to it Mickey- I'm still reading another book!"] (Table of Contents: 23)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 4 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

The Fiji Islands (Table of Contents: 24)

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
Reprints:
  • from Strange as It Seems daily and Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

["This is the best amateur ice carnival I've ever seen Mrs. Finn!!"] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
Lank Leonard (signed)
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. ["Quick!! There's a gas leak in the kitchen!"]
    The Bungle Family
  2. 1. ["Hype Igoe is sendin' a french friend of his here t'hang around with us a couple days-"]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. ["I brought the mouse along for size"]
    Off the Record
  4. 3. ["Well Jane, your next job will be to go after Tavern Terry Troop!"]
    Jane Arden
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Lena Pry
  6. 5. [The Stolen Pearls]
    Richard Manners
  7. 6. ["Benton, Don't get tough--An' I advise you to ---"]
    Slim and Tubby
  8. 7. The Man Who Broke a World's Record and Lost!
    They're Still Talking
  9. 8. Help!
    The Bungle Family
  10. 9. [Vera Venom]
    Archie O'Toole
  11. 10. [The End of Black John]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  12. 11. Real "Red Men"
    Strange As It Seems
  13. 12. [Murder of a Window Washer]
    The Clock Strikes
  14. 13. ["Well Vincent- We finally got aboard!"]
    Lala Palooza
  15. 14. ["This bureau arranged a date for you Jake, and you've got to keep it!"]
    Ned Brant
  16. 15. [Dr. Stieble's Spy Ring]
    Espionage
  17. 16. ["He's been like that ever since those missionaries passed!"]
    Off the Record
  18. 17. ["Tsk! Tsk!"]
    Toddy
  19. 18. ["How about a hamburger kids"!]
    Flossie
  20. 19. ["C'mon and swim George-- and stop all that silly fishing!"]
    Off Side
  21. 20. [The Black Baron: Part 3]
    Gallant Knight
  22. 21. The Barbarian
  23. 22. ["After Skookie is frightened by a mad dog, Hal Thompson rescues him from the hanging wire."]
    Big Top
  24. 23. ["I haven't read it yet, but you're welcome to it Mickey- I'm still reading another book!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  25. 24. The Fiji Islands
    Strange as It Seems
  26. 25. ["This is the best amateur ice carnival I've ever seen Mrs. Finn!!"]
    Mickey Finn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dan Kocher
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin