(February 1940)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Editing
Ed Cronin
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)

The Clock; Bungle Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Cronin
Inks
Ed Cronin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But Vincent -- if you're the Clock, who is that behind you?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]

[The Metropolis Museum Mystery] (Table of Contents: 1)

Doll Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner [as William Erwin Maxwell] (signed)
Pencils
Will Eisner; Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Sidney Ambrose (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Darrel succeeds in developing Professor Roberts formula into pill form.

Indexer Notes

Oddity: in the story, Doll Man's name alternately appears as two words and one word. In addition, on one page, Doll Man is shown both wearing his full costume, and only shorts (as he appeared in issue #27) in another panel.

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

Off the Record / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Reed
Pencils
Ed Reed
Inks
Ed Reed
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Mr. Shultz forgot and put his shoes out to be shined last night!
Genre
humor

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Ham Fisher
Inks
Ham Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How's business over at your restaurant, Jack?
Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Ned Brant / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Zuppke
Pencils
R. W. Depew
Inks
R. W. Depew
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You tell her, Ned!
Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Lala Palooza / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Devlin
Inks
John Devlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Vincent -- you have to come to the masquerade...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza

[The Kidnapping of Donna Grant: Part 2] (Table of Contents: 6)

Charlie Chan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Andriola
Pencils
Alfred Andriola
Inks
Alfred Andriola
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Charlie Chan

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Marcoux
Pencils
George Marcoux
Inks
George Marcoux
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw - I can't get anywhere with that homework!
Genre
humor; children

[Creating Lasso] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mortimer Mum / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Sakren
Pencils
Bill Sakren
Inks
Bill Sakren
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Big Top / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Devlin
Inks
John Devlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I gotta watch out for kids sneakin' inta th' big tent!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy
Pencils
J. H. Striebel
Inks
J. H. Striebel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That shrimp, Wilbur, is draggin' Dixie to th' hop tonight!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Shooting of Ted Holt] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Clock / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner
Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Ted Holt (first appearance; death); The Reaper (first appearance; villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Rube Goldberg's Side Show / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rube Goldberg
Pencils
Rube Goldberg
Inks
Rube Goldberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brain derby bridge table test
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Jane Arden / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett
Pencils
Russell E. Ross
Inks
Russell E. Ross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is silly!
Genre
drama
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Flying Death] (Table of Contents: 14)

Reynolds of the Mounted / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Art Pinajian
Pencils
Art Pinajian
Inks
Art Pinajian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Chief Big Eagle (first appearance; villain)

Resolved (Table of Contents: 15)

Bungle Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill
Inks
H. J. Tuthill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[The Crownsville Train Wreck] (Table of Contents: 16)

Rance Keane / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
William A. Smith
Pencils
William A. Smith
Inks
William A. Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rance Keane; Gus Dropper (first appearance; villain)

Whispering Walls (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
A. L. Allen
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

[Black Flint] (Table of Contents: 18)

Captain Fortune / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Captain Fortune [Tyrone Fortune]; Black Flint (first appearance; villain; death)

[Episode 29] (Table of Contents: 19)

Slim and Tubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John J. Welch
Pencils
John J. Welch
Inks
John J. Welch
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Crop-Killing Planes] (Table of Contents: 20)

Spin Shaw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Rex Smith] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell [as Rex Smith] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Characters
Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw] (introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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
It was right along here I saw 'em last night, Tom -- as I was takin' Kitty to the movies!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["But Vincent -- if you're the Clock, who is that behind you?"]
    The Clock; Bungle Family
  2. 1. [The Metropolis Museum Mystery]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Poor Mr. Shultz forgot and put his shoes out to be shined last night!"]
    Off the Record
  4. 3. ["How's business over at your restaurant, Jack?"]
    Joe Palooka
  5. 4. ["You tell her, Ned!"]
    Ned Brant
  6. 5. ["But, Vincent -- you have to come to the masquerade..."]
    Lala Palooza
  7. 6. [The Kidnapping of Donna Grant: Part 2]
    Charlie Chan
  8. 7. ["Aw - I can't get anywhere with that homework!"]
    Toddy
  9. 8. [Creating Lasso]
    Mortimer Mum
  10. 9. ["I gotta watch out for kids sneakin' inta th' big tent!"]
    Big Top
  11. 10. ["That shrimp, Wilbur, is draggin' Dixie to th' hop tonight!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  12. 11. [The Shooting of Ted Holt]
    The Clock
  13. 12. ["Brain derby bridge table test"]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  14. 13. ["This is silly!"]
    Jane Arden
  15. 14. [The Flying Death]
    Reynolds of the Mounted
  16. 15. Resolved
    Bungle Family
  17. 16. [The Crownsville Train Wreck]
    Rance Keane
  18. 17. Whispering Walls
  19. 18. [Black Flint]
    Captain Fortune
  20. 19. [Episode 29]
    Slim and Tubby
  21. 20. [The Crop-Killing Planes]
    Spin Shaw
  22. 21. ["It was right along here I saw 'em last night, Tom -- as I was takin' Kitty to the movies!"]
    Mickey Finn
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