(September 1939)

Quality Comics, 1939 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 US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This reminds me, Knobby--I fergot to load the gun!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby
Keywords
lion

[The Mahati Diamond] (Table of Contents: 1)

Charlie Chan / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Andriola
Pencils
Alfred Andriola
Inks
Alfred Andriola
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • from Charlie Chan dailies (Mcnaught Syndicate) 38/10/24 et seq.

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

Off Side / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Jo Metzer
Pencils
Jo Metzer
Inks
Jo Metzer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • from Off Side panel: (McNaught Syndicate) #?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Devlin
Inks
John Devlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vincent, we've been invited to Mrs. Giltrocks for the weekend!
Genre
humor

[The Phony Jim Towne] (Table of Contents: 4)

Rance Keane / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William A. Smith (Will Arthur)
Inks
William A. Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rance Keane; Bug-Eye Burns (first appearance; villain); Jim Towne (first appearance); Joe Bigfeather (first appearance)

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

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's 40 cents to get a haircut dear
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Toddy strips: (McNaught Syndicate) #?

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

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

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

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Mortimer Mum strips: (McNaught Syndicate) #?

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

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
What are your T-Men up to Mr. Porter- and why did you want me?
Genre
drama
Reprints
  • from Jane Arden Sundays (Register and Tribune Syndicate) #?
Keywords
soap opera

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

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
A week after the two crooks Sam Stinger and Silk Fowler have been exposed---
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Big Top strips (Frank J. Markey Syndicate) #?

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

Off the Record / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Off The Record panels: (Register and Tribune Syndicate) #?

[Nillot the Swindler] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Clock / 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]; Nillot (first appearance; villain); Joe (first appearance; villain); Kratz (first appearance; villain)

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

Rube Goldberg's Side Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our special invention: the easy mosquito destroyer
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Rube Goldberg Sunday Page (Register and Tribune) 38-06-26

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

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
Mr. Lucre, I want you to meet Mr. Palooka
Genre
sports
Reprints
  • From Joe Palooka Sundays (McNaught Syndicate)#?

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
About that remarkable world series batting feat
Genre
sports
Characters
Babe Ruth
Reprints
  • from They're Still Talking Sundays (Register and Tribune Syndicate) #?

Land of Enchantment (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Charlemagne (first appearance); A slaver and his daughter (first appearance; villains)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb; last appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Rube Goldberg's Side Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our special invention: this is a device for making a road-hot move over
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Sunday page (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1938-07-03

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

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
Let's stop for the night in the next town
Genre
drama
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan (McNaught Syndicate) #?

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

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
Tubby, our dude ranch looks like a success.
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Bullet Benton dailies (Register and Tribune Syndicate) #?

Devil's Head (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert M. Hyatt
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Better find out where we are gang
Genre
sports
Reprints
  • from strip reprints- (Register and Tribune Syndicate) #?

Trapped (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Reprints
  • from strip reprints (McNaught Syndicate) #?

[The Return of Jules Reynard] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jules Reynard (first appearance; villain; death)

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

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 panels: (Register and Tribune Syndicate) #?

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

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

Script
Lank Leonard
Pencils
Lank Leonard; Morris Weiss
Inks
Lank Leonard; Morris Weiss
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey!! Beat it--- the cops!!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Mickey Finn (McNaught Syndicate) #?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This reminds me, Knobby--I fergot to load the gun!!"]
    Joe Palooka
  2. 1. [The Mahati Diamond]
    Charlie Chan
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Off Side
  4. 3. ["Vincent, we've been invited to Mrs. Giltrocks for the weekend!"]
    Lala Palooza
  5. 4. [The Phony Jim Towne]
    Rance Keane
  6. 5. ["Here's 40 cents to get a haircut dear"]
    Toddy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Mortimer Mum
  8. 7. ["What are your T-Men up to Mr. Porter- and why did you want me?"]
    Jane Arden
  9. 8. ["A week after the two crooks Sam Stinger and Silk Fowler have been exposed---"]
    Big Top
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  11. 10. [Nillot the Swindler]
    The Clock
  12. 11. ["Our special invention: the easy mosquito destroyer"]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  13. 12. ["Mr. Lucre, I want you to meet Mr. Palooka"]
    Joe Palooka
  14. 13. ["About that remarkable world series batting feat"]
    They're Still Talking
  15. 14. Land of Enchantment
    Gallant Knight
  16. 15. ["Our special invention: this is a device for making a road-hot move over"]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  17. 16. ["Let's stop for the night in the next town"]
    Dixie Dugan
  18. 17. ["Tubby, our dude ranch looks like a success."]
    Slim and Tubby
  19. 18. Devil's Head
  20. 19. ["Better find out where we are gang"]
    Ned Brant
  21. 20. Trapped
    Bungle Family
  22. 21. [The Return of Jules Reynard]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  24. 23. ["Hey!! Beat it--- the cops!!"]
    Mickey Finn
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Gregory Fischer
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