(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

[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; sports
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
?

Genre
humor; sports
Reprints
  • from Off Side panel: (McNaught Syndicate) #?

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Feature Comics, and in a Quality publication. Off Side reprints appear next in a comic book in Big Shot Comics (Columbia, 1940 Series) #1 (May 1940).

[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

Indexer Notes

Starting with this issue, Quality begins producing new Lala Palooza stories instead of reprinting the newspaper strip.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Smith (Will Arthur)
Inks
Bill Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier; adventure
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; children
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 Ross
Inks
Russell 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; adventure
Reprints
  • from Jane Arden Sundays (Register and Tribune Syndicate) #?
Keywords
soap opera

[Episode 24] (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; humor
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 (signed as Geo E. Brenner)
Pencils
George Brenner (signed as Geo E. Brenner)
Inks
George Brenner (signed as Geo E. Brenner)
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 (signed as Ham Fisher) (ghost)
Inks
Mo Leff (signed 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
Walt Depew
Inks
Walt Depew
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
About that remarkable world series batting feat
Genre
sports; non-fiction
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
Vern Henkel
Pencils
Vern Henkel
Inks
Vern Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; adventure
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
John Striebel
Inks
John Striebel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's stop for the night in the next town
Genre
drama; humor
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan (McNaught Syndicate) #?

[Episode 24] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tubby, our dude ranch looks like a success.
Genre
western-frontier; adventure; aviation
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
Walt Depew
Inks
Walt 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)

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

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

Genre
humor; domestic
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; adventure; detective-mystery
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. [Episode 24]
    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. [Episode 24]
    Slim and Tubby
  19. 18. Devil's Head
  20. 19. ["Better find out where we are gang"]
    Ned Brant
  21. 20. Trapped
    The 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 modified by, among others
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)