(October 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)
Color:
color cover
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Half-Creatures of the Sargasso Sea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Explorer Paul Raymond has set his mind to proving to his colleagues at the club that there are mysteries to be found in the Sargasso Sea. He travels there, encounters a race of fish men and manages to bring back one of the creatures. But Larpo murders the president of the explorers’ club and swims off. Raymond is apprehended for murder and put away in a mental institution.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Chic Stone ? for pencils and inks.

Demon of the Pit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two years ago convicted killer Caesar Renard survived a volcanic eruption which buried the prison he lived in. Now he surfaces from his underground hideout to stalk and murder the commissioner who put him into jail. They wrestle atop the volcanic pit and fall to their deaths.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Fiend from Outer Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ravielli
Inks:
Louis Ravielli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis:
Scientist Martin develops a test machine for rocket flight capable of accelerating with over 10 Gs of gravity. During a test run pilot Major Blake is overexposed and transformed into a brutish creature from a neighboring dimension. Martin learns of the aliens’ plan to conquer earth and destroys his machine by sacrificing himself.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested John Rosenberger? for pencils and inks.

The Man Who Murdered Himself (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Skid Row Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A hooded figure calling himself Vengeance calls upon down-and-out lawyer Arthur Drake. He pulls Drake out of the gutter and makes him a member of his criminal gang. Vengeance poses as an all-powerful demon, but has only drugged his underlings to believe so. Drake is able to resist and puts an end to the crime spree.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Half-Creatures of the Sargasso Sea
  3. 2. Demon of the Pit
  4. 3. The Fiend from Outer Space
  5. 4. The Man Who Murdered Himself
  6. 5. The Skid Row Monster
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore