(November 1946)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
Monthly
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]

The Man Whose Touch Is Death (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Cassone?
Inks
John Cassone?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Dix (first appearance); Crane (first appearance; villain)

[The Fireman] (Table of Contents: 2)

Blimpy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Blimpy

[In Fisticufia] (Table of Contents: 3)

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Perky; Jake Hiccups (first appearance); Thomas Thumb (first appearance); Two-Ton Titanic (first appearance)

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

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
And I was thinkin' how nice it would be to have a dog around the house
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent Palooza
Synopsis
Vincent wants a dog for a pet.

[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
Now that we got a new fence, I can take a nice daily nap in the sun!
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent Palooza
Synopsis
A sleeping Vincent falls prey to some mischievous kids.

[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
And you really think a psychoanalyst could tell me why I ain't a success?
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent Palooza; Dr. Sigmund Quack
Synopsis
Vincent's rant to a bogus psychoanalyst about his sister Lala gets him into trouble.

[Diamonds In the Trumpet] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Marmo and his gang (first appearance; villains; one death)

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

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
Philip is going to eat downtown tonight, Michael?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Red God (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Robert M. Hyatt?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Perry Scott

[Herk U. Lees Gym] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy; Herk U. Lees (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer credited Bernard Dibble but this does not look at all like any of his work (including 2 other strips in this issue, Lala Palooza and Big Top). Bails credits both Gill Fox and Paul Gustavson with art on the Poison Ivy strip in 1946.

[The Hunting Trip] (Table of Contents: 11)

Roscoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Roscoe

[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
A whistling monkey?
Genre
humor
Characters
Boss Jeff Bangs; Butch; Farragut
Synopsis
Butch obtains a whistling monkey for the circus but the monkey gets him into trouble.

[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
I'm telling you, Boss...this one-man band act of mine is a real novelty!
Genre
humor
Characters
Butch; Boss Jeff Bangs; Manny the Midget
Synopsis
Butch's one-man band is actually a midget with a phonograph hidden inside a drum.

[The Pearl Devil] (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

Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Alababa; Pierpont Lee]; The Pearl Devil [Jones] (villain, introduction)

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. The Man Whose Touch Is Death
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [The Fireman]
    Blimpy
  4. 3. [In Fisticufia]
    Perky
  5. 4. ["And I was thinkin' how nice it would be to have a dog around the house"]
    Lala Palooza
  6. 5. ["Now that we got a new fence, I can take a nice daily nap in the sun!"]
    Lala Palooza
  7. 6. ["And you really think a psychoanalyst could tell me why I ain't a success?"]
    Lala Palooza
  8. 7. [Diamonds In the Trumpet]
    Swing Sisson
  9. 8. ["Philip is going to eat downtown tonight, Michael?"]
    Mickey Finn
  10. 9. Red God
    Perry Scott
  11. 10. [Herk U. Lees Gym]
    Poison Ivy
  12. 11. [The Hunting Trip]
    Roscoe
  13. 12. ["A whistling monkey?"]
    Big Top
  14. 13. ["I'm telling you, Boss...this one-man band act of mine is a real novelty!"]
    Big Top
  15. 14. [The Pearl Devil]
    Rusty Ryan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • David Wilt
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Torrance