(February 1948)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-12-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Ann Meredith; Busy Arnold [as E. M. Arnold] (general manager); E. S. Murthey (advertising representative)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Printed in U. S. A. Publisher address given as 8 Lord Street, Buffalo, New York. Executive offices address given as 578 Summer Street, Stamford, Connecticut. Editorial and Advertising offices given as 25 West 45th St., New York City, New York.

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 2, Part 2, Number 1, Periodicals, January-June 1948. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B118478.


The Doll Man Clashes with the Crimson Claw! (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

[The Doll Man Clashes with the Crimson Claw!] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; The Crimson Claw (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Doll Man faces certain death at the hands of the inhuman Crimson Claw, who has talons like those of an eagle!

Indexer Notes

Story title from the cover.

[The Arithmetic Test] (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 Pun Land] (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
Boy! Will Lala be pleased when she gets back and learns I've joined the local volunteer fire department!
Genre
humor
Characters
Vincent Palooza
Synopsis
Vince's first fire as a member of the fire department is at his own house.

[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
If Vincent would only think of me just once in a while by even the smallest gift...l
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza; Vincent Palooza
Synopsis
Lala is pleased when Vincent has a hat for her delivered to the house--until she discovers she has to pay for it, and an extra $15 the company gave Vince as a loan.

[Busting Diablo] (Table of Contents: 6)

Roscoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[Miss Dexter's Mansion] (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 [Alababa; Pierpont Lee]; Patty Dexter (introduction); Cleofus Rodney (Windy) Tingel (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

White Man's Magic (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

[Sinking the Tattoo] (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 Flight Lesson] (Table of Contents: 10)

Blimpy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Concerto of the Weird At Devil Organ Manor (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Jumpy (first appearance; Swing's sax man); Mr. Moger (first appearance); A gang of counterfeiters (first appearance; villains)

[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
There she goes! I'll admit she's the swooshiest gob of glamor this circus ever hired...
Genre
humor
Characters
Boss Jeff Bangs; Butch; Atlaso
Synopsis
Boss Bangs isn't too impressed by the feats of strength of the new strong man of the circus, until Atlaso proves he can resist the allure of a sexy female performer.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Doll Man Clashes with the Crimson Claw!
    Doll Man
  2. 1. [The Doll Man Clashes with the Crimson Claw!]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. [The Arithmetic Test]
    Officer Shenanigan
  4. 3. [In Pun Land]
    Perky
  5. 4. ["Boy! Will Lala be pleased when she gets back and learns I've joined the local volunteer fire department!"]
    Lala Palooza
  6. 5. ["If Vincent would only think of me just once in a while by even the smallest gift...l"]
    Lala Palooza
  7. 6. [Busting Diablo]
    Roscoe
  8. 7. [Miss Dexter's Mansion]
    Rusty Ryan
  9. 8. White Man's Magic
    Doll Man
  10. 9. [Sinking the Tattoo]
    Poison Ivy
  11. 10. [The Flight Lesson]
    Blimpy
  12. 11. Concerto of the Weird At Devil Organ Manor
    Swing Sisson
  13. 12. ["There she goes! I'll admit she's the swooshiest gob of glamor this circus ever hired..."]
    Big Top
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