(December 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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[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]

Polka Dot on the Spot (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
John Spranger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Polka Dot [James Lord] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Doll Man is seeing spots before his eyes as he tries to cope with a department store owner clad head-to-toe in a dotted suit.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title from the cover. Woolfolk credit by Martin O'Hearn, art identification taken from the reprint (formerly credited to Bill Ward ?).

[The Bedlam St. Dilemma] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Officer Shenanigan

[In Ghostonia] (Table of Contents: 3)

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gill Fox
Pencils
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
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
Maybe I'm an awful cad, and I hate to do this, but---
Genre
humor
Characters
Vincent Palooza; Hortensia Smigly; McPutty
Synopsis
Vince breaks his engagement to Hortensia because he thinks she's lost her fortune. When he learns he was mistaken, he tries to make up with her.

[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
Poor Vince...his busted love affair with that widow seems to have gotten him down!
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vicent Palooza
Synopsis
Vincent plans to "pine away" with a broken heart. He goes to a burlesque house, thinking "I may as well pine away here as any place!"

[Chaw T. Backer's Gold Mine] (Table of Contents: 6)

Roscoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Roscoe

Strong-Arm Man for Hire (Table of Contents: 7)

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]; Carlos (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

The Disintegrator (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

Tubb for Mayor (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 Mental Giant?] (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; Mike (first appearance); Sid (first appearance); Z. Z. Bankroll (first appearance)

[Battle of the Bands] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Sweet Sue and the Jive Juliets (first appearance); Roger (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
Swing receives anonymous notes and messages that he and his band are lousy.

Indexer Notes

Zolne is credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the long torsoed bodies and shuffling way of walking, plus faces are all signs of his work.

[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
I'm sorry, boys, but as clowns, you're through!
Genre
humor
Characters
Butch; Boss Jeff Bangs; Boppo; Linda Lou
Synopsis
The circus boss says Butch and Boppo aren't funny any more, and fires them as clowns. They're forced to impersonate the "World's Fattest Siamese Twins" in the sideshow.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doll Man
  2. 1. Polka Dot on the Spot
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [The Bedlam St. Dilemma]
    Officer Shenanigan
  4. 3. [In Ghostonia]
    Perky
  5. 4. ["Maybe I'm an awful cad, and I hate to do this, but---"]
    Lala Palooza
  6. 5. ["Poor Vince...his busted love affair with that widow seems to have gotten him down!"]
    Lala Palooza
  7. 6. [Chaw T. Backer's Gold Mine]
    Roscoe
  8. 7. Strong-Arm Man for Hire
    Rusty Ryan
  9. 8. The Disintegrator
    Doll Man
  10. 9. Tubb for Mayor
    Poison Ivy
  11. 10. [The Mental Giant?]
    Blimpy
  12. 11. [Battle of the Bands]
    Swing Sisson
  13. 12. ["I'm sorry, boys, but as clowns, you're through!"]
    Big Top
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