(July 1947)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Mr. Curio and His Miniatures! (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]; Perky (inset); Blimpy (inset); Swing Sisson (inset); Lala Palooza (inset); Roscoe (inset); Mickey Finn (inset); Big Top (inset); Rusty Ryan (inset); Poison Ivy (inset)

Mr. Curio and His Miniatures (Table of Contents: 1)

Doll Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Dr. Roberts; Martha Roberts; Prince Ali-Emr (curio collector, introduction, death); Ishkar (Ali-Emr's servant, introduction); Mr. Curio [James Hathaway] (villain, curio collector, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Doll Man must put an end to Mr. Curio, who steals collectible miniatures.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

Writer credit from Woolfolk's records.

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

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
Thanks a lot, Mr. Palooza!
Genre
humor
Characters
Vincent Palooza; Lala Palooza
Synopsis
Vincent agrees to help the police fight juvenile delinquency but is himself arrested for being a nuisance.

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

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
Ah! They're still busy with that steam shovel, I see!
Genre
humor
Characters
Vincent Palooza; Lala Palooza; Clancy
Synopsis
Vincent kibitzes at a construction site and the workers don't appreciate it.

[The Wrong Bandit] (Table of Contents: 4)

Roscoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Roscoe

Two Gang Leaders Celebrated Their Birthdays (Table of Contents: 5)

Swing Sisson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Prog (first appearance; villain); Voom-Voom (first appearance; villain); Swizzle (first appearance; villain); other gangsters (first appearance; villains)

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

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
So Phil starts the 1947 golf season today, eh, Mickey?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Sinns of the Past] (Table of Contents: 7)

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gill Fox
Pencils
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Perky; Red Sinn (villain); Prof. Tinker (first appearance)
Synopsis
Perky returns to Earth.

Leap Frog Run (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Perry Scott

Poison Ivy Is a Pot Bellied Phoney! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Gill Fox
Pencils
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Poison Ivy

[The Jiffy Gas Maker] (Table of Contents: 10)

Blimpy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Blimpy; Joe (first appearance); Joe's partner (first appearance)

[The Premature Funeral Pyre] (Table of Contents: 11)

Rusty Ryan / comic story / 5 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 [Pierpont Lee; Alababa]; unnamed Maharajah (introduction); Hassan (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

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

[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
What I like best about our circus winter quarters is these swell southern beaches!
Genre
humor
Characters
Butch; Elsie-Belle Boopafoodl; Mr. Boopafoodl
Synopsis
Butch tries to convince Elsie-Belle's father that her swimsuit is suitable.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mr. Curio and His Miniatures!
    Doll Man
  2. 1. Mr. Curio and His Miniatures
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Thanks a lot, Mr. Palooza!"]
    Lala Palooza
  4. 3. ["Ah! They're still busy with that steam shovel, I see!"]
    Lala Palooza
  5. 4. [The Wrong Bandit]
    Roscoe
  6. 5. Two Gang Leaders Celebrated Their Birthdays
    Swing Sisson
  7. 6. ["So Phil starts the 1947 golf season today, eh, Mickey?"]
    Mickey Finn
  8. 7. [The Sinns of the Past]
    Perky
  9. 8. Leap Frog Run
    Perry Scott
  10. 9. Poison Ivy Is a Pot Bellied Phoney!
    Poison Ivy
  11. 10. [The Jiffy Gas Maker]
    Blimpy
  12. 11. [The Premature Funeral Pyre]
    Rusty Ryan
  13. 12. ["What I like best about our circus winter quarters is these swell southern beaches!"]
    Big Top
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