(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
Related Scans
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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