(January 1954)

Quality Comics, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
Brand:
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing:
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (Associate editor); Everett M. Arnold (General manager)
Color:
color cover
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Spectre of Fate (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Chuck Cuidera ?
Inks:
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Death's Highway (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Torpo and Randy, two hitmen for the mob, crash their car on the way to the next job. They stay miraculously unharmed and encounter their former victims. It dawns upon them that they have died and have to face a court of justice beyond the grave.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested Jack Cole ? for pencils and inks.

The Cavern of the Damned (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis:
World traveler and explorer Lloyd Ramsey is exploring some underwater caverns and encounters a race of human looking aliens with three eyes. These beings plan on infiltrating society and overthrowing humanity. They can walk among us using a special spray to hide their third eye. Lloyd escapes and tries to warn everyone about the invasion, but finds that not only does no-one believe him, but they have already began integrating into society.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested Vernon Henkel ? for pencils and inks.

The Brain That Wouldn't Die (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Criminal mastermind Benny “the Brain” Bronson goes to the electric chair, but Dr. Andre Renard steals his head from out of the grave and manages to revive the brain. The brain then commands the doctor to execute his revenge. So Renard starts killing Bronson’s treacherous colleagues and the judge who convicted him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previous credits saw John Forte ? involved in pencils and inks.

Dancing Skeletons (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Spectre of Fate (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chuck Cuidera ?
Inks:
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Eric Marston unwillingly is a stowaway on the cruise liner “Queen Ann” and witnesses the ship’s sinking after a collision with an iceberg. He survives, however, because he was not meant to die. An emissary of fate appears to him and declares him to be his successor. Marston is doomed to act as a “spectre of death” for the rest of his days.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Spectre of Fate
  2. 1. Death's Highway
  3. 2. The Cavern of the Damned
  4. 3. The Brain That Wouldn't Die
  5. 4. Dancing Skeletons
  6. 5. The Spectre of Fate
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Mike White
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore