(November 1951)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
Brand:
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing:
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Trampling Hoofs of Murder! (Table of Contents)

Arizona Raines / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Arizona Raines; Spurs (his young pal); Buck Stevens (villain)

Indexer Notes

Title from the story.
Crandall is credited on covers for Quality Comics by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and his faces are not to be mistaken. He made most of the following covers for Crack Western.

Here it is at Last! (Table of Contents)

Ken Shannon / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ken Shannon
Synopsis:
house ad for Ken Shannon Comics, with artwork

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-front cover

Trampling Hoofs of Murder! (Table of Contents)

Arizona Raines / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Arizona Raines; Spurs; Nita Duncan; Red Hager (foreman)
Synopsis:
Arizona and Spurs are nearly killed by stampeding longhorns.

Indexer Notes

Gustavson has special grinning faces with deep jaws and sparkling eyes, and he is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Vultures of Goldhill! (Table of Contents)

Two-Gun Lil / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leo Morey
Inks:
Leo Morey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Two-Gun Lil [Lil Peters]; Dawson (crooked mine owner); Rodney (villain)
Synopsis:
Dawson floods the mines to get the holders to sell to their shares to him.

Indexer Notes

Most probably art by Morey when comparing with some credited work, like grave long faces and the girl in profile. He is one of four credited artists on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Hangnoose Sunrise! (Table of Contents)

The Whip / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Lash [The Whip]; Jake (bank robber); Rupe Hedge (bank robber); Sag Sawyer (bank robber)
Synopsis:
Johnny Lash is framed and jailed for bank robbery.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sultan is credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the many close up faces with his "bulging" eyes is most probably by him.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ad for Blackhawk Comics, with cover reproduction of issue #46

A Trap for Rustlers (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

Kill or Be Killed! (Table of Contents)

Bob Allen Frontier Marshal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson?
Inks:
Harry Anderson?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bob Allen; Tom Mason; Jed Mason; VILLAINS: Ben Prue; Pete Bliss; Mark Sont; Lefty Riel
Synopsis:
A man is killed trying to help the marshal.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some close up faces have resemblance to Anderson's art in Quality's T-Man Comics, but uncertain. He is the only credited artist on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Trampling Hoofs of Murder!
    Arizona Raines
  2. 1. Here it is at Last!
    Ken Shannon
  3. 2. Trampling Hoofs of Murder!
    Arizona Raines
  4. 3. The Vultures of Goldhill!
    Two-Gun Lil
  5. 4. Hangnoose Sunrise!
    The Whip
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk
  7. 6. A Trap for Rustlers
  8. 7. Kill or Be Killed!
    Bob Allen Frontier Marshal
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  • Len Wolinsky
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