(August 1945)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

The Whispering Corpse (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Joe Millard
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Dr. Roberts; Whispering Sam
Synopsis
Doll Man turns grave-digger to defeat the Whispering Corpse.

Indexer Notes

Tilting figures with long upper body and awkward way of standing and walking, some wild eyes, and also broad shoulders and narrow head on stretched neck are all pointing to Zolneriwich. He is credited on both pencils and ink on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, but inking may vary.

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

Blimpy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So! That's the way you spend your life...
Genre
humor
Characters
Blimpy

Song of Sorcery (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Synopsis
A music manuscript is found on a dead man and Swing and his band play it over, and are nearly killed by a fanatic.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Berserk spinster slays sponging brother with shovel!
Genre
humor

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

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Perkypestius Goofykidia...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Perky

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

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
This is one day that you should really regret...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mickey Finn

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Road to Empire (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why, you poor deserted little child!
Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Quackenbush ?
Inks
Bill Quackenbush ?; Irving Tirman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oooh, Captain Shaw!
Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]
Synopsis
Spin Shaw's "Wildcat" fighter plane is shot down over the Pacific.

Indexer Notes

Short figures and some narrow heads point to Quakenbush, but some jaws behind the ear point to Tirman.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fun in that fireman act is too forced!
Genre
humor

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

Rusty Ryan And The Boyville Brigadiers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pieces of eight--nine--ten--you're out!
Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Pierpont Lee; Alababa]; Queen of Peral Island; Bonnie (villain, pirate lady)
Synopsis
Rusty Ryan joins the South Sea Pirates.

Indexer Notes

Some short figures, and special hands, lines inside the ears and narrow heads in sideview point to Quackenbush, who has several signed stories in this feature, #83.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. The Whispering Corpse
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["So! That's the way you spend your life..."]
    Blimpy
  4. 3. Song of Sorcery
    Swing Sisson
  5. 4. ["Berserk spinster slays sponging brother with shovel!"]
    Lala Palooza
  6. 5. ["Perkypestius Goofykidia..."]
    Perky
  7. 6. ["This is one day that you should really regret..."]
    Mickey Finn
  8. 7. Road to Empire
    Perry Scott
  9. 8. ["Why, you poor deserted little child!"]
    Poison Ivy
  10. 9. ["Oooh, Captain Shaw!"]
    Spin Shaw
  11. 10. ["The fun in that fireman act is too forced!"]
    Big Top
  12. 11. ["Pieces of eight--nine--ten--you're out!"]
    Rusty Ryan And The Boyville Brigadiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Craig A Hadley
  • Joey Beretta
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer