(November 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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bungle Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Charity Base Ball Game (Table of Contents: 1)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ham Fisher
Pencils:
Mo Leff (ghost for Ham Fisher)
Inks:
Mo Leff (ghost for Ham Fisher)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate

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

Off the Record / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
How do you spell resignation, Joe?
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate.

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

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:
In Paris, Jane is to stage a fake robbery
Genre:
drama
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

strip reprints Register and Tribune Syndicate

[The Mutiny of Michael Severish] (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Fortune / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Fortune [Tyrone Fortune]; Michael Severish (villain; death)

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

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:
Oh Red, It's awful--This paper says--Plane carrying cowboy star, Hal Thomspn is missing
Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints. Frank J. Markey Syndicate.

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

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:
Uncle Phil's been reading a lot about astrology lately
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate

Satisfied (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

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

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:
Ol way to crack the line, bludgeon!
Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints- Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

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: A simple way to feed the cat when you are away
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints. Register and Tribune Syndicate

[Framed For Robbery] (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]; Fingers Holts (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When Fingers Holts frames the Clock for his own crimes, and the Police show up to arrest the Clock, our hero lays a trap for Holts and hypnotizes him into confessing to his crimes.

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

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:
Boom!
Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

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:
We're all unpacked, Ma!
Genre:
drama

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate

[Dirk Purdue, the Badman] (Table of Contents: 13)

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; Dirk Purdue (first appearance; villain)

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

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Say--Mebbe we'll have a cold, hard winter!
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

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

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints:McNaught Syndicate

[Red Hawk and the Rifles] (Table of Contents: 16)

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:
Red Hawk (first appearance; villain); Paul Sanders (first appearance; villain)

[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:
No sir!! You aren't managing Benton, Cap! scram!!
Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate: Bullet Benton dailies

Code of the Beasts: Part 1 (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Off the Record / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Tacks?
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: Register and Tribune Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I'm sure it's a burglar!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lala Palooza; Vincent

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Joe Devlin to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. Devlin did not write this strip according to the Who's Who. Artist correction from Joe (who did not exist) to John Devlin also made by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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:
An easy way to control a hot and cold shower bath

Indexer Notes

strip reprints. Register and Tribune Syndicate

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

Off-Side / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Aw- Baseball ain't what it was in the old days!
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Hedrin Gold Mine Mystery: Part 2] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Charlie Chan

Indexer Notes

strip reprints: McNaught Syndicate

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bungle Family
  2. 1. Charity Base Ball Game
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. ["How do you spell resignation, Joe?"]
    Off the Record
  4. 3. ["In Paris, Jane is to stage a fake robbery"]
    Jane Arden
  5. 4. [The Mutiny of Michael Severish]
    Captain Fortune
  6. 5. ["Oh Red, It's awful--This paper says--Plane carrying cowboy star, Hal Thomspn is missing"]
    Big Top
  7. 6. ["Uncle Phil's been reading a lot about astrology lately"]
    Mickey Finn
  8. 7. Satisfied
    Bungle Family
  9. 8. ["Ol way to crack the line, bludgeon!"]
    Ned Brant
  10. 9. ["Our special invention: A simple way to feed the cat when you are away"]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  11. 10. [Framed For Robbery]
    The Clock
  12. 11. ["Boom!"]
    They're Still Talking
  13. 12. ["We're all unpacked, Ma!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  14. 13. [Dirk Purdue, the Badman]
    Rance Keane
  15. 14. ["Say--Mebbe we'll have a cold, hard winter!"]
    Toddy
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Mortimer Mum
  17. 16. [Red Hawk and the Rifles]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  18. 17. ["No sir!! You aren't managing Benton, Cap! scram!!"]
    Slim and Tubby
  19. 18. Code of the Beasts: Part 1
  20. 19. ["Tacks?"]
    Off the Record
  21. 20. ["I'm sure it's a burglar!"]
    Lala Palooza
  22. 21. ["An easy way to control a hot and cold shower bath"]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  23. 22. ["Aw- Baseball ain't what it was in the old days!"]
    Off-Side
  24. 23. [The Hedrin Gold Mine Mystery: Part 2]
    Charlie Chan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Torrance