(May 1953)

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); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1953 by Comic Magazines.


The Revolt at Broken Creek (Table of Contents)

Arizona Raines / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Arizona Raines; Spurs

Indexer Notes

Same art as in the main story by Gustavson.

It's Great Fun to Play a Guitar (Table of Contents)

Lonnie and Wayne / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos); ?
Inks:
? (photos); ?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lonnie Glossom (photo); Wayne Raney (photo)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black and white.

The Revolt at Broken Creek! (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; Thunder (a horse); Spurs; Calico (a horse); Jim (death); The Chius; Wolf Fang (villain); Sharp Stenger Gang [Sharp Stenger (villain); Biff (villain)]; Mike Friske (villain); Brandon Sykes (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Sharp Stenger and his band of big-city desperados are threatening to massacre the town of Broken Creek if they don't surrender to them.

Indexer Notes

Faces with heavy jaws in sideview, and also the eyes and smile are all signs of Gustavson. He is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Kissing Monster (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Edmond Good
Inks:
Edmond Good
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Two-Gun Lil [Lil Peters]; Lucy Pollard; Jim Maxwell; Al (villain); Joe (villain); Mike (villain); Hip Pollard [H.I. Pollard] (villain, death))
Synopsis:
Managing Lucy as a singer, is only Pollard's front. Actually he is an outlaw and murderer holding Lucy in slavery.

Indexer Notes

Edmond Good is cedited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and can be spotted by his rounded faces with rather large eyes.
Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Musical Whirling Angel Chimes (Table of Contents)

Illinois Merchandising Mart / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Easy to Play Pan-American Band Instruments (Table of Contents)

Pan-American Band Instruments / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Unmasked (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Johnny Lash]; Diablo (a horse); Mr. Simmons; Mrs. Simmons; Miss D'Artega; Mr. D'Artega (death); Lard Marraway (villain, death); Manson (villain); Rock (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Once the outlaw world unmasked the Whip and knew his secret, he was as good as dead.

Indexer Notes

Sultan is credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and some faces with pouchy lines under the eyes in sideview point to him.

The Other Gun (Table of Contents)

Arizona Ames / text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Arizona Ames; Spurs; Lip Groff (villain); Augie Gurger (villain)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Statement of the Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Everett M. Arnold (publisher)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Five Against the Law (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Marshal Bob Allen; Jim; Loco Larry (death); Chuck (villain, death); Lath (villain, death); Pepe (villain, death); Rock Holcombe (villain, death); Sombrero Al (villain, death)

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink identification from Ger Apeldoorn.

Terrific Power! (Table of Contents)

Empire Merchandise Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Artistic Similes of Fine Diamond & Gold Rings (Table of Contents)

U. S. Diamond House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

I Will Train You at Home for Good Pay Jobs in Radio-Television (Table of Contents)

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. E. Smith
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
?

Characters:
J. E. Smith (photo)

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black and white.

Get Prizes...Make Money (Table of Contents)

American Seed Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Revolt at Broken Creek
    Arizona Raines
  2. 1. It's Great Fun to Play a Guitar
    Lonnie and Wayne
  3. 2. The Revolt at Broken Creek!
    Arizona Raines
  4. 3. The Kissing Monster
    Two-Gun Lil
  5. 4. Musical Whirling Angel Chimes
    Illinois Merchandising Mart
  6. 5. Easy to Play Pan-American Band Instruments
    Pan-American Band Instruments
  7. 6. Unmasked
    The Whip
  8. 7. The Other Gun
    Arizona Ames
  9. 8. Statement of the Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  10. 9. Five Against the Law
    Bob Allen Frontier Marshal
  11. 10. Terrific Power!
    Empire Merchandise Co.
  12. 11. Artistic Similes of Fine Diamond & Gold Rings
    U. S. Diamond House
  13. 12. I Will Train You at Home for Good Pay Jobs in Radio-Television
    National Radio Institute
  14. 13. Get Prizes...Make Money
    American Seed Co., Inc.
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