(September 1952)

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

Issue Notes

My copy is missing the cover, so I have no indicia info


Mexican Massacre (Table of Contents)

Arizona Raines / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Mexican Massacre (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

title from cover; first line, "Once upon a time, across the border in gay Mexico..."

The Murder on Stage! (Table of Contents)

Two-Gun Lil / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
Pete Morisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Two-Gun Lil [Lil Peters]; Rufus; Chaunsey De Greef (crooked actor); John Maxwell
Synopsis:
A man is jailed for spreading counterfeit money.

Indexer Notes

The broad faces with round eyes and small mouth are the art of Morisi. He is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Fantastic! Weird! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
House ad for Blackhawk Comics with a cover reproduction of issue #55

["Snow means many things to many people, to Eskimos it's..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bob Allen; Kortner (villain); Tim Acres (farmer)
Synopsis:
Allen is out in the snow nailing up posters, and discovers the outlaws are hiding on a nearby farm.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited an uncertain Harry Anderson. Not him. This art has much the same close up faces, figures and very large guns as in Certa's Durango Kid stories. He is the most probable on pencils.

A Ranger Again (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chet Kenny

["As if catching outlaws weren't tough enough, Johnny Lash..."] (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]; Marty (traitor); Macafee (Ranger)
Synopsis:
A traitor in the Ranger Headquarters tips off bandits.

Indexer Notes

Sultan is credited on pencil on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the eyes gives him away.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mexican Massacre
    Arizona Raines
  2. 1. Mexican Massacre
    Arizona Raines
  3. 2. The Murder on Stage!
    Two-Gun Lil
  4. 3. Fantastic! Weird!
  5. 4. ["Snow means many things to many people, to Eskimos it's..."]
    Bob Allen Frontier Marshal
  6. 5. A Ranger Again
  7. 6. ["As if catching outlaws weren't tough enough, Johnny Lash..."]
    The Whip
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