(September 1951)

Quality Comics, 1951 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 Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1951 by Comic Magazines.


He's Smart! He's Tough! (Table of Contents)

T-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
T-Man

Indexer Notes

The face of the girl and the crouching way of standing, and also the detailed gun similar to his drawing inside the cover, look like Crandall. He is credited on covers for Quality Comics.

T-Man's Holiday (Table of Contents)

T-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard
Pencils:
Edmond Good
Inks:
Joe Certa ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
T-Man Pete Trask; T-Man Vittorio Alcini (death); Chief; Dr. Lontaro (villain); Marlita (villain)
Synopsis:
At a dentist in Rome, Trask is having a tooth fixed. By a coincident Allied agents burst in to search the office for a micro film intended for communist spies. The dentist hides it in Trask's tooth, without anyone noticing.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Script credit based on Martin O'Hearn's description of Millard's writing tics.
Edmond Good is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, also by an art sample from #4 by these two artists. Same art as here.

The Teen Terrors (Table of Contents)

Augie Moore / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Augie Moore (introduction); Marcie Blayne (introduction); Slope Carr (introduction); Red (introduction)

The Prince of Thieves (Table of Contents)

T-Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
T-Man [Pete Trask]; Baron Rafsky (spy); Baroness Rafsky (spy)
Synopsis:
A secret military code book is stolen from a security office in Washington by a baron with diplomatic immunity. To get it back, Trask is booked on the same liner to Europe as the baron.

Indexer Notes

Script credit based on Martin O'Hearn's description of Millard's writing tics.
The round eyes and lines in the outer corners are very typical Anderson, and he is credited on all on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. The dccomicsartists.com has him only on pencils here.

The Broken Corpse (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

The Elephant Who Loved Flowers! (Table of Contents)

T-Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard
Pencils:
Edmond Good ?
Inks:
Harry Anderson ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
T-Man Pete Trask; Chief Adams; Gertie (an elephant); Count Volpu (villain)
Synopsis:
A press for printing hate and lies about the USA in papers in India is secretly hidden in a mosque, and is revealed by a stampeding elephant.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Script credit based on Martin O'Hearn's description of Millard's writing tics.
The face of Trask points to Anderson, but the very lively and crowded panels and some close up faces in side view look like Good. Both are credited on the feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. He's Smart! He's Tough!
    T-Man
  2. 1. T-Man's Holiday
    T-Man
  3. 2. The Teen Terrors
    Augie Moore
  4. 3. The Prince of Thieves
    T-Man
  5. 4. The Broken Corpse
  6. 5. The Elephant Who Loved Flowers!
    T-Man
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