(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
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 Swordfish

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 Swordfish, 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
Characters
Swing Sisson; Brad Manning (first appearance; villain)

[Hangover] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

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

Roscoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Roscoe

Jungle Armor (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Robert M. 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. [no title indexed]
    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
  10. 9. [The Mannequin Kidnapping]
    Roscoe
  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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