(March 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Script
Lank Leonard
Pencils
Lank Leonard
Inks
Lank Leonard
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So Mickey took his girl to the aquarium today, eh Mrs. Finn?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mickey Finn; Phil; Kitty

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate

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

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
Be a gentleman, Oscar-- Remove your hat for standing ladies!
Genre
humor

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

Captain Cook of Scotland Yard / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Cook reports to the Yard ready to ask for a two week vacation
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Captain Cook

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Glover of the bank, thanks Jane for catching Sunny Jim Dolan
Genre
drama
Characters
Jane Arden; Mr. Glover

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

Lena Pry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barret
Pencils
Russell E. Ross
Inks
Russell E. Ross
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
China-- A little seaport of the war torn Orient, where only a few days before an American commercial plane was destroyed..
Genre
spy
Characters
Black X; Brenda Mason; Saki (villain)

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

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

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

Mortimer Mum / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Sakren
Pencils
Bill Sakren
Inks
Bill Sakren
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

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

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

Script
Bob Zuppke
Pencils
B. W. Depew
Inks
B. W. Depew
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen, you guys-!
Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Register and Tribune Syndicate

Experts (Table of Contents: 10)

Bungle Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill
Inks
H. J. Tuthill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Charles Dickens sold his Sketches by Boz for $750
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well boys, I guess you and I have come to a parting of the ways-
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Captain Kane; Tony Chukka (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Kane's job is on the line unless he brings in Tony Chukka.

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The passengers will now go ashore to visit the ruins of the once great city.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Frank Jay Markey syndicate

About that Great Track Upset (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Bob Zuppke
Pencils
B. W. DePew
Inks
B. W. DePew
Colors
?
Letters
?

How To Make a Monster (Table of Contents: 15)

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; Doctor Finklestein

Montecourt [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Sir Neville; Count De Rochemont (first appearance; villain)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

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

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
Little Red sleeps in a birth above Dad Sterling-
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Frank J. Markey Syndicate

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're almost there Sergeant
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having escaped to the hills to hide after the jail, Burns, Benton, Slim and Tubby have had a friendly visitor.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Slim; Tubby; Benton; Jose

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate: Bullet Benton dailies

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

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

Script
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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
Want your palm ready today, Mister?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fortunes told, Palms Read. Character Analysis.
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate 8/16/37

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

Richard Manners, The Super Sleuth / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Frollo
Pencils
Frank Frollo
Inks
Frank Frollo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having solved the Winthrop case, Richard Manners is busy packing his luggage.
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Richard Manners

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jospehine- wife of Napoleon
Genre
non-fiction

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joe and Knobby are now in California, making a movie
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Joe Palooka
  2. 1. ["So Mickey took his girl to the aquarium today, eh Mrs. Finn?"]
    Mickey Finn
  3. 2. ["Be a gentleman, Oscar-- Remove your hat for standing ladies!"]
    Off the Record
  4. 3. ["Captain Cook reports to the Yard ready to ask for a two week vacation"]
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  5. 4. ["Mr. Glover of the bank, thanks Jane for catching Sunny Jim Dolan"]
    Jane Arden
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Lena Pry
  7. 6. ["China-- A little seaport of the war torn Orient, where only a few days before an American commercial plane was destroyed.."]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Mortimer Mum
  10. 9. ["Listen, you guys-!"]
    Ned Brant
  11. 10. Experts
    Bungle Family
  12. 11. ["Charles Dickens sold his Sketches by Boz for $750"]
    Strange As It Seems
  13. 12. ["Well boys, I guess you and I have come to a parting of the ways-"]
    The Clock Strikes
  14. 13. ["The passengers will now go ashore to visit the ruins of the once great city."]
    Lala Palooza
  15. 14. About that Great Track Upset
    They're Still Talking
  16. 15. How To Make a Monster
    Archie O'Toole
  17. 16. Montecourt [Part 1]
    Gallant Knight
  18. 17. ["Little Red sleeps in a birth above Dad Sterling-"]
    Big Top
  19. 18. ["We're almost there Sergeant"]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  20. 19. ["Having escaped to the hills to hide after the jail, Burns, Benton, Slim and Tubby have had a friendly visitor."]
    Slim and Tubby
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    The Barbarian
  22. 21. ["Want your palm ready today, Mister?"]
    Off the Record
  23. 22. ["Fortunes told, Palms Read. Character Analysis."]
    Dixie Dugan
  24. 23. ["Having solved the Winthrop case, Richard Manners is busy packing his luggage."]
    Richard Manners, The Super Sleuth
  25. 24. ["Jospehine- wife of Napoleon"]
    Strange As It Seems
  26. 25. ["Joe and Knobby are now in California, making a movie"]
    Joe Palooka
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