(October 1947)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
?
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

[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 Sphinx (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]; Blue Bolt (first appearance; a horse); Tommy Brown (first appearance); The Sphinx (first appearance; villain)

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk's credit from his own records, as per Martin O'Hearn's blog at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2011/11/woolfolk-records-194703.html

[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
Lala's cracked up for sure!
Genre
humor
Characters
Vincent Palooza; Lala Palooza
Synopsis
Vince chases off a man he thinks is going to marry his sister Lala.

[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
Aren't you back from your trip a bit early, Lala?
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent Palooza
Synopsis
Lala is surprised by Vince's new work outfit.

Roscoe and Company, Ace Private Detectives (Table of Contents: 4)

Roscoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Roscoe

Bon Voyage, Swing Sisson (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Bonnie Baxter; Toby; Crikott (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
Crooked gambling aboard a cruising ship.

Indexer Notes

Tilting figures with long upper bodies and a shuffling walk, and long narrow heads are all signs of Zolne, who is credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[The Paintings of Linseed Smear] (Table of Contents: 6)

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Perky; Linseed Smear (first appearance)

[Johnny Pineapples] (Table of Contents: 7)

Officer Shenanigan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Michael Senich
Inks
Michael Senich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Officer Shenanigan; Johnny Pineapples (first appearance; villain)

A Secret Saved (Table of Contents: 8)

Doll Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

[The Damaged Dentures] (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; Mr. Ivy (first appearance; Poison's grandfather)

Gentleman Jim's Private Farm (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; Jim (first appearance; Blimpy's cousin)

[The Chief of the Golden Hair] (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 [Alababa; Pierpont Lee]; A witch doctor (villain, introduction)

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
Wotcha got there, Herman?
Genre
humor
Characters
Butch; Herman; Francine La Flamme
Synopsis
Butch purchases what he believes to be a pin-up picture of performer Francine from Herman, only to discover it's an x-ray.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. The Sphinx
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Lala's cracked up for sure!"]
    Lala Palooza
  4. 3. ["Aren't you back from your trip a bit early, Lala?"]
    Lala Palooza
  5. 4. Roscoe and Company, Ace Private Detectives
    Roscoe
  6. 5. Bon Voyage, Swing Sisson
    Swing Sisson
  7. 6. [The Paintings of Linseed Smear]
    Perky
  8. 7. [Johnny Pineapples]
    Officer Shenanigan
  9. 8. A Secret Saved
    Doll Man
  10. 9. [The Damaged Dentures]
    Poison Ivy
  11. 10. Gentleman Jim's Private Farm
    Blimpy
  12. 11. [The Chief of the Golden Hair]
    Rusty Ryan
  13. 12. ["Wotcha got there, Herman?"]
    Big Top
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