(January 1947)

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

The Sword Fish! (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 Sword Fish
Keywords
test tube

The Sword Fish (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; The Sword Fish (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Martha gets a job as an aquarium guide, where she meets the pointy-nosed Sword Fish, who kills a researcher with a sword in order to get at a rare black pearl.

Joe's Junk Shop (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 Bird Land] (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

[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
The Paloozas' nephew, Polycarp, is visiting them for a few days...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala; Vincent; Polycarp

[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
Uncle Vince, I'm worried about somethin'
Genre
humor
Characters
Vincent; Polycarp
Synopsis
Vincent tries to allay his nephew's fears of the atomic bomb.
Reprints

[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
Vincent, did that fish taste all right?
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent; Polycarp
Synopsis
Lala fears she has food poisoning.

[Groman's Grotto] (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; adventure
Characters
Swing Sisson; Brad Manning (first appearance; villain)

[Hangover] (Table of Contents: 8)

Poison Ivy [Quality] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

[The Mannequin Kidnapping] (Table of Contents: 9)

Roscoe [Quality] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Roscoe

Jungle Armor (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Robert Hyatt ?
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
Philip! You're not going to play golf today?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[Abdul, Abulbul, and Amir] (Table of Contents: 12)

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]; Abdul (villain, introduction); Abulbul (villain, introduction); Amir (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

[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
Er, boss, how's--?
Genre
humor
Characters
Butch; Boss
Synopsis
Butch prescribes a doctor for the Boss, who is nervous.

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

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
Hmm...poor old Umbriago sure looks sad and lonesome!
Genre
humor
Characters
Butch; Boss
Synopsis
Butch tries to cheer up the circus ape.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sword Fish!
    Doll Man
  2. 1. The Sword Fish
    Doll Man
  3. 2. Joe's Junk Shop
    Blimpy
  4. 3. [In Bird Land]
    Perky
  5. 4. ["The Paloozas' nephew, Polycarp, is visiting them for a few days..."]
    Lala Palooza
  6. 5. ["Uncle Vince, I'm worried about somethin'"]
    Lala Palooza
  7. 6. ["Vincent, did that fish taste all right?"]
    Lala Palooza
  8. 7. [Groman's Grotto]
    Swing Sisson
  9. 8. [Hangover]
    Poison Ivy [Quality]
  10. 9. [The Mannequin Kidnapping]
    Roscoe [Quality]
  11. 10. Jungle Armor
    Perry Scott
  12. 11. ["Philip! You're not going to play golf today?"]
    Mickey Finn
  13. 12. [Abdul, Abulbul, and Amir]
    Rusty Ryan
  14. 13. ["Er, boss, how's--?"]
    Big Top
  15. 14. ["Hmm...poor old Umbriago sure looks sad and lonesome!"]
    Big Top
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