(November 1949)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
Harry Stein
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Available as a scan at goldenagecomics.co.uk and digitalcomicmuseum.com.


["The United States Navy Wants You!"] (Table of Contents)

Torchy, the Blonde Bombshell / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gill Fox
Inks:
Gill Fox
Colors:
Gill Fox ?
Letters:
Gill Fox; some typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Torchy Todd
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All credits added by Craig Delich 2011-27-11 per interview with Gill Fox [by Jim Amash] in Alter-Ego #12. The cover is reprinted in black and white.

Gill recounts that "this could be the first art done on Torchy as Bill Ward was just developing his style (note the overdone folds on the male character. Also, Ward had not yet developed a pattern for Torchy's hair, using short strokes on a poorly drawn head."

Hi Fellows! The New Lionel Trains Catalog is Ready (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Ethelbert... Wait!"] (Table of Contents)

Torchy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Torchy Todd; Tess Parker; Ethelbert (robot); Ed Tracy; Elmo Fleep
Synopsis:
Ed takes Torchy and Tess to visit his inventor friend Elmo who has just developed a robot that answers voice commands. Unfortunately, the robot takes things a little bit too literally.

["Remember to tell our customers that Harebrain Hatpins are on hats to stay!"] (Table of Contents)

Sam Brown Supersalesman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle [as Sahle]
Inks:
Harry Sahle [as Sahle]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sam Brown
Synopsis:
Sam Brown tries to sell hatpins but almost gets engaged to a homely princess instead.

Indexer Notes

Sam Brown looks and acts like Bob Hope.

["Now for your $10,000 prize question..."] (Table of Contents)

Torchy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks:
Gill Fox (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Torchy Todd; Tess Parker; Ed Tracy
Synopsis:
Torchy gets on a radio quiz show.

Just Call Me Sugah (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

["Yoo-hoo, Ed! Bon voyage!"] (Table of Contents)

Torchy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Torchy Todd; Ed Tracy; Tess Parker; Jonathan Boyer; Alonzo Fleuge
Synopsis:
Ed gets a job as a millionaire's chauffeur and tries to get money to back a show.

Spoiling the Gangsters' Scheme (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Quality Romance Publication Means You'll Get The Best! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Prizes for You! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The United States Navy Wants You!"]
    Torchy, the Blonde Bombshell
  2. 1. Hi Fellows! The New Lionel Trains Catalog is Ready
  3. 2. ["Ethelbert... Wait!"]
    Torchy
  4. 3. ["Remember to tell our customers that Harebrain Hatpins are on hats to stay!"]
    Sam Brown Supersalesman
  5. 4. ["Now for your $10,000 prize question..."]
    Torchy
  6. 5. Just Call Me Sugah
  7. 6. ["Yoo-hoo, Ed! Bon voyage!"]
    Torchy
  8. 7. Spoiling the Gangsters' Scheme
    "U. S." Royal
  9. 8. A Quality Romance Publication Means You'll Get The Best!
  10. 9. Prizes for You!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Peter Croome