(June 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
S. M. Iger
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hercules / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hercules [Joe Hercules]
Reprints:

[Peril In the Park] (Table of Contents)

Hercules / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Carpis (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions)

[One Hamburger With Trouble] (Table of Contents)

Betty Bates / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell?
Pencils:
Al Bryant
Inks:
Al Bryant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mike Renella (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions)

[An Odorless Perfume] (Table of Contents)

Dan Tootin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[The Medical Supply Smugglers] (Table of Contents)

The Strange Twins / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Lion Boy Is In Love (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mary Blake (guest-star); Jim (introduction); Otto (villain, introduction); his partner (villain, introduction)

[Baron Revals] (Table of Contents)

Bob and Swab / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Baron Revals (villain, introduction)

[Grotoff's Underground Underworld] (Table of Contents)

The Red Bee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum
Pencils:
Witmer Williams [as Clark Williams] (signed)
Inks:
Witmer Williams [as Clark Williams] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Red Bee [Rick Raleigh] (Assistant District Attorney); Grotoff (villain, introduction); Grotoff's gang (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from ? to Toni Blum by Craig Delich 2013-12-30. The Who's Who indicates that Toni Blum wrote this feature in 1941-42.

Artist verification for Williams by the Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tinkle / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[The Secret Pact] (Table of Contents)

Neon the Unknown / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Neon [Tom Corbet]; Tchebitsky (villain, introduction); Otto Schickler (villain)
Synopsis:
Back in the Balkans, Neon prevents Shickler from invading the nation of Slovia and encourages its people to work towards establishing a democratic government.

Indexer Notes

Shickler was Neon's only recurring villain.

[Dark Side of the Moon] (Table of Contents)

Blaze Barton / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Murder In the Sun (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum (Tony Boone)
Letters:
Typeset

[Assignment: Paris] (Table of Contents)

G-5 Super Agent / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

[The Phantom Peacemakers] (Table of Contents)

Old Witch / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult

[Sabotage At Acme Aircraft] (Table of Contents)

Don Glory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bryant
Inks:
Al Bryant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
A gang of saboteurs (villains, introductions, one death)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hercules
  2. 1. [Peril In the Park]
    Hercules
  3. 2. [One Hamburger With Trouble]
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [An Odorless Perfume]
    Dan Tootin
  5. 4. [The Medical Supply Smugglers]
    The Strange Twins
  6. 5. Lion Boy Is In Love
    Lion Boy
  7. 6. [Baron Revals]
    Bob and Swab
  8. 7. [Grotoff's Underground Underworld]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tommy Tinkle
  10. 9. [The Secret Pact]
    Neon the Unknown
  11. 10. [Dark Side of the Moon]
    Blaze Barton
  12. 11. Murder In the Sun
  13. 12. [Assignment: Paris]
    G-5 Super Agent
  14. 13. [The Phantom Peacemakers]
    Old Witch
  15. 14. [Sabotage At Acme Aircraft]
    Don Glory
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Katie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin