(November 1942)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
John Beardsley
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Butcher (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk; Hendrickson; Olaf; Andre; Zeg; Chop-Chop; Chuck
Reprints:

The Butcher! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Zeg; Chop-Chop]; Countess Elsia (death); unnamed maid of Countess (death); Adolph Hitler (Nazi villain); The Butcher [Baron von Tepp] (Nazi villain, introduction, death, brother of Captain von Tepp from Military #1); Shultz (Nazi villain)
Synopsis:
When the Countess Elsia stands up Baron von Tepp for a dinner date, he decides to send his troops to get her, and she narrowly escapes and nearly perishes before Blackhawk can save her. However, all the efforts of Blackhawk cannot save the Countess. Then and there, the Blackhawks decide to track down von Tepp, better known as "The Butcher" (because he loves to just kill people for the F├╝hrer) to avenge them and the late Countess.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit per Mark Evanier in the Archives edition. Mark Evanier states in the Archive edition that Alex Kotzky appears to have assisted Crandall on his early Blackhawk stories. The Who's Who lists Kotzky as a Blackhawk artist from 1942-44/47.

[The Gold of France] (Table of Contents)

Sniper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; adventure

The Nazi Rocket Tank (Table of Contents)

The Blue Tracer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Guardineer
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; aviation
Characters:
Captain William "Wild Bill" Dunn; Private Boomerang Jones; the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
The Nazis develop their own Rocket Tank to combat the Blue Tracer. However, the Tracer beats it by riding it from above into a rock, where the local Russians finish it off with Molotov cocktails.
Keywords:
The Blue Tracer; The Rocket Tank (introduction)

[The Society of Thugs] (Table of Contents)

Shot and Shell / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation

[The Raider Prince Hugen] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Clipper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
Fred Kida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Keywords:
navy

There Are More Ways Than One To Skin a Cat (Table of Contents)

X of the Underground / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Hebboa?
Inks:
Bob Hebboa?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Busting the Dive-Bomber] (Table of Contents)

Inferior Man / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Inferior Man [Courtney Fudd]; the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Inferior Man displays uncanny ability when he straps himself to a rocket and targets a Nazi bomber which he then dismantles in mid-air!

Indexer Notes

Next appears in Feature Comics #65 (February 1943).

Follow the Moon (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Chief Sourpus] (Table of Contents)

Loops and Banks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell
Pencils:
Bob Powell (Bud Ernest)
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation

Indexer Notes

last appearance

U.S. Fliers Crush Jap Fleet (Table of Contents)

Secret War News / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al McWilliams
Pencils:
Al McWilliams
Inks:
Al McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

true story of Battle of Midway

[Incident On Amagansett Beach] (Table of Contents)

Atlantic Patrol / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al McWilliams
Pencils:
Al McWilliams
Inks:
Al McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Keywords:
navy
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Butcher
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. The Butcher!
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. [The Gold of France]
    Sniper
  4. 3. The Nazi Rocket Tank
    The Blue Tracer
  5. 4. [The Society of Thugs]
    Shot and Shell
  6. 5. [The Raider Prince Hugen]
    Phantom Clipper
  7. 6. There Are More Ways Than One To Skin a Cat
    X of the Underground
  8. 7. [Busting the Dive-Bomber]
    Inferior Man
  9. 8. Follow the Moon
  10. 9. [Chief Sourpus]
    Loops and Banks
  11. 10. U.S. Fliers Crush Jap Fleet
    Secret War News
  12. 11. [Incident On Amagansett Beach]
    Atlantic Patrol
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