(March 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
Will Eisner
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Sam / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith; Kid Patrol (inset); Quicksilver (inset); Merlin (inset)

[The Threat of Boss McFlague] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith; Hank McFlague (first appearance; villain); Henry Sneal (first appearnce; villain)

Indexer Notes

formerly credited to Dan Zolnerowich.

[The Case of Peter Cawley] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Toni Blum [as Frank Kearns]
Pencils:
Chuck Mazoujian
Inks:
Chuck Mazoujian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sally O'Neil; Mike O'Neil; Mama O'Neil; Peter Cawley (first appearance); Mrs. Cawley (first appearance); Tony Spearo (first appearance; villain)

[The Camping Trip] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Dan Wilson]
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Charles Nicholas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor; children
Characters:
Kid Patrol [Sunshine; Porky; Teddy]

[The Fisherman Spy] (Table of Contents)

Prop Powers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Lynn Byrd]
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy ?
Inks:
Arthur Peddy ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Prop Powers; Lank; Sebastian (first appearance; villain)

[Gramps's Skiis] (Table of Contents)

Windy Breeze / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Windy Breeze

[The Redrum Company] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum [as Jerry Maxwell]
Pencils:
Nick Cardy ?
Inks:
Nick Cardy ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Boy; The Redrum Co. (first appearance; villain); Miss Cole (first appearance); Mr. Mitciv (first appearance)

[The Fifth Column Bombers] (Table of Contents)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Quicksilver
Synopsis:
Quicksilver battles a bunch of fifth columnists with airplances. Story takes place totally in the air.

[The Canadian Invasion] (Table of Contents)

Paul Bunyan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Storey Weaver]
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Paul Bunyan; Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
The Japanese invade through Canada.

["Oh gollys, Such a big dinner last night!"] (Table of Contents)

Miss Winky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Beeman
Pencils:
Arthur Beeman
Inks:
Arthur Beeman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Winky (first appearance)

[Late Hours With Eve] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Bob Reynolds]
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Kid Dixon [Danny "Kid" Dixon]; Waxey Mays (first appearance; villain); his trainer (first appearance; villain); the Battler (first appearance; villain); Eve (first appearance; villain)

Defenders of Liberty (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Toni Blum [as Anthony Lamb]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Yankee Doodle Boy

[Cobalt the Chemist] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Klaus Nordling
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling [as Klaus]
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Pen Miller; Niki; Cobalt (first appearance; a chemist)

Mad Killer At Large! (Table of Contents)

Jack and Jill / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Lowell Riggs]
Pencils:
Chuck Mazoujian ?
Inks:
Chuck Mazoujian ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jack Doe; Jill Doe

[A Dream of Treasure] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Toni Blum [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Pencils:
Alex Blum ? [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Blum ? [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Merlin the Magician [Jock Kellog]; Ted (introduction); Wanda (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Lance Blackwood, according to the Who's Who, is a by-line found on this strip (and the pen-name of early artist Dan Zolnerowich). Writer and art credits taken from the Who's Who. Added by Craig Delich (2013-7-18).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. [The Threat of Boss McFlague]
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. [The Case of Peter Cawley]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  4. 3. [The Camping Trip]
    Kid Patrol
  5. 4. [The Fisherman Spy]
    Prop Powers
  6. 5. [Gramps's Skiis]
    Windy Breeze
  7. 6. [The Redrum Company]
    Wonder Boy
  8. 7. [The Fifth Column Bombers]
    Quicksilver
  9. 8. [The Canadian Invasion]
    Paul Bunyan
  10. 9. ["Oh gollys, Such a big dinner last night!"]
    Miss Winky
  11. 10. [Late Hours With Eve]
    Kid Dixon
  12. 11. Defenders of Liberty
    Yankee Doodle Boy
  13. 12. [Cobalt the Chemist]
    Pen Miller
  14. 13. Mad Killer At Large!
    Jack and Jill
  15. 14. [A Dream of Treasure]
    Merlin the Magician
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky