(October 1946)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1946
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Gwen Hansen
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)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

Queen of Ants! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Joe Millard
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Dr. Roberts; Sam (grocer); The Queen of Ants (villain, introduction, death); The Queen's henchmen [Lefty; Max; Nick (chauffer)] (villains, all die)
Synopsis
Dr. Roberts and Martha see their friend Sam attacked as he is killing ants in front of his place of business, but so does Darrel Dane, and the Doll Man intervenes. He discovers that a villainess named the Queen of Ants is responsible, and she is planning crimes, using ants and termites to carry out her robberies.
Reprints
Keywords
Carter Street; Nixon Battery Plant

Indexer Notes

Art revision from John Cassone ? to Crandall, per Mark Heike, added by Craig Delich.

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

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What makes you so sure that I'm not Napoleon?
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Perky; Doctor Quirk

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

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

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Halp!
Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Poison Ivy

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

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

Swing Sisson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swing Sisson and his band wanted just one thing
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon, lady, but could you spare an out-of-work executive a cup of coffee an' a crust of cake?
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent Palooza; Slippery
Synopsis
A tramp unwittingly tells Lala what her brother Vincent really thinks of her.

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you're the one who said I was an impractical oaf with no business brains, eh?
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent Palooza
Synopsis
Vincent buys a "gen-u-wine Bagooni voodoo doctor's outfit!" and doesn't understand why Lala is angry.

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It looks like rain, Vincent...better take your umbrella!
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent Palooza
Synopsis
Not only does it not rain, but Vincent's umbrella gets him in a street brawl.
Reprints

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

Blimpy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Stahl
Pencils
Al Stahl
Inks
Al Stahl
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you want to get into a good card game?
Genre
humor
Characters
Blimpy

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

Roscoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at all these pretty locks!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Roscoe

Jabalina (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Perry Scott

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

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
Did you say Tim Flanagan was having his house painted, Michael?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

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

Big Top / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Certain types of employers...
Genre
humor
Characters
Boss Jefferson Bangs; Butch
Synopsis
Butch demands a raise, and the Boss is so distracted by an attractive woman performer that he agrees.

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

Big Top / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What in the ---??
Genre
humor
Characters
Boss Jefferson Bangs; Butch
Synopsis
Butch uses a circus monkey to write graffiti about the Boss.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Rusty Ryan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maybe we can make a -- er-- deal!
Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Alababa; Pierpont Lee]

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. Queen of Ants!
    The Doll Man
  3. 2. ["What makes you so sure that I'm not Napoleon?"]
    Perky
  4. 3. ["Halp!"]
    Poison Ivy
  5. 4. ["Swing Sisson and his band wanted just one thing"]
    Swing Sisson
  6. 5. ["Pardon, lady, but could you spare an out-of-work executive a cup of coffee an' a crust of cake?"]
    Lala Palooza
  7. 6. ["So you're the one who said I was an impractical oaf with no business brains, eh?"]
    Lala Palooza
  8. 7. ["It looks like rain, Vincent...better take your umbrella!"]
    Lala Palooza
  9. 8. ["Do you want to get into a good card game?"]
    Blimpy
  10. 9. ["Look at all these pretty locks!"]
    Roscoe
  11. 10. Jabalina
    Perry Scott
  12. 11. ["Did you say Tim Flanagan was having his house painted, Michael?"]
    Mickey Finn
  13. 12. ["Certain types of employers..."]
    Big Top
  14. 13. ["What in the ---??"]
    Big Top
  15. 14. ["Maybe we can make a -- er-- deal!"]
    Rusty Ryan
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