(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

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Bungle Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
George! You've made a touchdown ~ but you forgot the ball!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
George
Keywords
football

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 Ross
Inks
Russell Ross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Paris, Jane is to stage a fake robbery
Genre
drama; adventure
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
Vern Henkel
Pencils
Vern Henkel
Inks
Vern Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[Episode 26] (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; humor

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)

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

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

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

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
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 (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]; 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
Walt Depew
Inks
Walt Depew
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boom!
Genre
sports; non-fiction

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
John Striebel
Inks
John Striebel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're all unpacked, Ma!
Genre
drama; humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints McNaught Syndicate

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

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; 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; children

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; adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Red Hawk (first appearance; villain); Paul Sanders (first appearance; villain)

[Episode 26] (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
No sir!! You aren't managing Benton, Cap! scram!!
Genre
western-frontier; adventure; aviation

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

[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
Genre
humor

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; sports
Reprints
  • strip reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[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. ["George! You've made a touchdown ~ but you forgot the ball!"]
    The 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. [Episode 26]
    Big Top
  7. 6. ["Uncle Phil's been reading a lot about astrology lately"]
    Mickey Finn
  8. 7. Satisfied
    The 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. [Episode 26]
    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 modified by, among others
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Stevenson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)