(November 1948)

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:
Jesse C. Rogers
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Tom's Thumb (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Reed Crandall ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Tom Thumb

[Tom's Thumb] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; Professor Roberts; Big Simon; Carl De Jong (introduction); Tom Thumb (villain)
Synopsis:
Tom Thumb becomes normal-sized and tries to compete with Darrel for Martha's attentions, winning her favor by saving her from a thug. But Tom couldn't stay away from crime and ended back in prison, where, deprived of sufficient food, he shrunk back down to small size.

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the cover. Writer's credit from Woolfolks' paybook, via Martin O'Hearn.

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

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:
Mention one reason why I should give you a $10 raise
Genre:
humor

[Child Psychology] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

[Battle of the Restaurants] (Table of Contents: 4)

Blimpy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Joe and Mike (first appearance; two restauranteurs)

The College For Cutthroats (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart ?
Inks:
Ernie Hart ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Swing Sisson; Duke Grimegross (first appearance; villain); Lefty (first appearance; villain); their mob (first appearance; villains)

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

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

Script:
Bernard Dibble
Pencils:
Bernard Dibble
Inks:
Bernard Dibble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I've just bought a half interest in a future heavyweight boxing champion
Genre:
humor

[Babu the Gun-Runner] (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
Characters:
Rusty Ryan; The Boyville Brigadiers [Alababa; Pierpont Lee]; Babu (villain, introduction); Klug (villain, introduction); Babu and Klug's gang (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

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

[The Indian Fighter] (Table of Contents: 8)

Roscoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Roscoe

Swan Song (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]

Double Land (Table of Contents: 10)

Perky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Perky; An evil Perky duplicate (first appearance; villain)

[The Slaughterhouse Beat] (Table of Contents: 11)

Shenanigan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bart Tumey
Pencils:
Bart Tumey
Inks:
Bart Tumey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Shenanigan; Helen Highwater (first appearance)
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tom's Thumb
    Doll Man
  2. 1. [Tom's Thumb]
    Doll Man
  3. 2. ["Mention one reason why I should give you a $10 raise"]
    Big Top
  4. 3. [Child Psychology]
    Poison Ivy
  5. 4. [Battle of the Restaurants]
    Blimpy
  6. 5. The College For Cutthroats
    Swing Sisson
  7. 6. ["I've just bought a half interest in a future heavyweight boxing champion"]
    Lala Palooza
  8. 7. [Babu the Gun-Runner]
    Rusty Ryan
  9. 8. [The Indian Fighter]
    Roscoe
  10. 9. Swan Song
    Doll Man
  11. 10. Double Land
    Perky
  12. 11. [The Slaughterhouse Beat]
    Shenanigan
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