(August 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]

[Gang War] (Table of Contents)

Hercules / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Monk Mosby (villain, introduction); Cupie Dahl (villain, introduction); Ears Earle (villain, introduction); Corny (villain, introduction); assorted gangsters (villains, introductions)

[The Vengeance of Al Vacco] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Al Vacco (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions); Bugsy Webb (introduction)

[The New Popcorn] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole (Ralph Johns)
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Count De Fraud] (Table of Contents)

The Strange Twins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Count De Fraud (villain, introduction); Lydia Van Deer (introduction)

[The Abducted Chief] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Togo (guest-star); Fritz (villain, introduction); Hans (villain, introduction); other Nazis (villains, introductions)

[The Malay Murderers] (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:
Malays (villain, introduction)

[Murder Among Millionaires] (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]; Bill Baldwin (villain, death); Carol (villain); un-named killer (villain, introduction)

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 Mining of New York Harbor] (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]; the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Afteer defeating the evil Dr. Marko in the previous adventure, Neon heads to New York Harbor, where he discovers underwater mines layed by the Germans. He succeeds in killing their commander and destroying their underwater base.

[The Plane Pirates] (Table of Contents)

Hell Diver / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? ("Ace N. Hoell")
Pencils:
Mort Leav?
Inks:
Mort Leav?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Danger Darrow [Hell Diver] (introduction)

The Night Prowler (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum (Tony Boone)
Letters:
Typeset

[Assignment: Algiers] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy

[The Winslow Plantation Ghosts] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
occult
Characters:
John Winslow I (a ghost, introduction); John Winslow III (introduction); Rolf Cutler (a ghost, villain, introduction)

[The Newfoundland Spy Ring] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Davy McLain (introduction); Spies (villains)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hercules
  2. 1. [Gang War]
    Hercules
  3. 2. [The Vengeance of Al Vacco]
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [The New Popcorn]
    Dan Tootin
  5. 4. [Count De Fraud]
    The Strange Twins
  6. 5. [The Abducted Chief]
    Lion Boy
  7. 6. [The Malay Murderers]
    Bob and Swab
  8. 7. [Murder Among Millionaires]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tommy Tinkle
  10. 9. [The Mining of New York Harbor]
    Neon the Unknown
  11. 10. [The Plane Pirates]
    Hell Diver
  12. 11. The Night Prowler
  13. 12. [Assignment: Algiers]
    G-5 Super Agent
  14. 13. [The Winslow Plantation Ghosts]
    Old Witch
  15. 14. [The Newfoundland Spy Ring]
    Don Glory
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Katie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin