(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.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

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

Torchy / 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.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for Lionel Trains

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Also includes indicia which states comic is published bi-monthly.

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

Torchy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

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)

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

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

Characters:
U. S. Royal
Synopsis:
Comic strip ad for U. S. Royal Bike Tires.

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

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


Synopsis:
Ad for 5 Quality romance titles, including cover shots.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Prizes for You! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for selling Christmas Packs and getting prizes from the American Specialty Company.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The United States Navy Wants You!"]
    Torchy
  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