(January 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
Will Eisner
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Sam / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; war
Characters:
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith

Uncle Sam Leads the Way (Table of Contents)

Uncle Sam / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner ?
Pencils:
Dave Berg ?
Inks:
Dave Berg ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; war
Characters:
Uncle Sam; the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
European dictators have built a "sub tank" that can cross the ocean floor in order to attack America. Uncle Sam, who was fishing at the time, accidently uncovered their approach and stopped them.

[The Counterfeiter's Gang] (Table of Contents)

Sally O'Neil Policewoman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum
Pencils:
Chuck Mazoujian
Inks:
Chuck Mazoujian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sally O'Neil; The Lupino Gang (first appearance; villains); Barry Gilmore; Mrs. Stoner (first appearance); Joey Stoner (first appearance)

[School Days] (Table of Contents)

Kid Patrol / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Charles Nicholas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor; children
Characters:
Kid Patrol; Slug Muggins (first appearance; villain); Daisy Ricco (first appearance; villain); Prof. Tinker (first appearance)

[Search For the Ape-Men] (Table of Contents)

Paul Bunyan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Paul Bunyan; King; Professor Daniels (introduction); a tribe of ape-men (introduction for all)
Keywords:
folklore

[The Lost Mountain of Gold] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum
Pencils:
Nick Cardy?
Inks:
Nick Cardy?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Boy; Jed (first appearance); other prospectors (first appearance)

[Crime At the State Fair] (Table of Contents)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Quicksilver [Max]; Tony Sinn and hig gang (first appearance; villains)
Reprints:

[Enter: Lank Loomis] (Table of Contents)

Prop Powers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clark Williams?
Inks:
Clark Williams?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Prop Powers; Lank Loomis (first appearance); Count Von Krum (first appearance; villain); the Nazis (villains)

[The Registration Racketeers] (Table of Contents)

Pen Miller / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Pen Miller; Kasgar (first appearance; villain; death)

Yankee Doodle Boy (Table of Contents)

Yankee Doodle Boy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum [as Anthony Lamb]
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Yankee Doodle Boy

[Saving the Tiger] (Table of Contents)

Kid Dixon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Kid Dixon [Danny "Kid" Dixon]; Tiger (first appearance; a boxer); A gang of crooks (villains)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Windy Breeze / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Newcombe
Pencils:
Bill Newcombe
Inks:
Bill Newcombe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Windy Breeze

[Flight To Fairyland] (Table of Contents)

Merlin the Magician / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Merlin the Magician [Jock Kellog]; Mr. Grone (introduction); Princess of Fairyland (introduction); Prince Allen (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Lance Blackwood, according to the Who's Who, is a by-line found on this strip, and is also the pen name of Dan Zolnerowich. Zolne did no writing to my knowledge and the Who's Who lists him as artist only for this feature. Added by Craig Delich 2013-7-17.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. Uncle Sam Leads the Way
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. [The Counterfeiter's Gang]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  4. 3. [School Days]
    Kid Patrol
  5. 4. [Search For the Ape-Men]
    Paul Bunyan
  6. 5. [The Lost Mountain of Gold]
    Wonder Boy
  7. 6. [Crime At the State Fair]
    Quicksilver
  8. 7. [Enter: Lank Loomis]
    Prop Powers
  9. 8. [The Registration Racketeers]
    Pen Miller
  10. 9. Yankee Doodle Boy
    Yankee Doodle Boy
  11. 10. [Saving the Tiger]
    Kid Dixon
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Windy Breeze
  13. 12. [Flight To Fairyland]
    Merlin the Magician
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky