(February 1943)

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

Blackhawk vs the Fox (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Reed Crandall; Bart Tumey (inset)
Inks:
Bill Ward; Bart Tumey (inset)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk; The Fox [General Hans Haupt]; Private Dogtag
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Archives edition lists Crandall as sole artist.

Blackhawk vs the Fox (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; The Fox [General Hans Haupt] (Nazi villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks go up against a blood thirsty German General, determined to not only go against the Führer's wishes and attack the British forces in the desert, but a man doggedly determined to become the new Führer of all Europe!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

(1) Story title taken from the cover.
(2) Inker identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. 2009-2-28.
(3) Letterer credit per Mark Evanier in the Archives edition.
(4) The membership of the Blackhawks stabilizes with this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Doughboy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bernard Dibble
Pencils:
Bernard Dibble
Inks:
Bernard Dibble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Stalemate! (Table of Contents)

The Sniper / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Sniper; Temket (introduction)
Synopsis:
In Egypt, The Sniper is rescued by a woman who has knowledge of a series of ancient secret tunnels.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit verified by the Who's Who.

The U-1 (Table of Contents)

The Blue Tracer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Captain William "Wild Bill" Dunn; Private Boomerang Jones; X-6 (double agent); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
In its last mission, Germany's best submarine, the U-1, is targeted for destruction by the Tracer, with Dunn and Jones being aided by X-6, a double agent working among the Germans.
Keywords:
The Blue Tracer; The U-1 (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[The Ghost Subs] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Andre LeBlanc
Inks:
Andre LeBlanc
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Phantom Clipper (last appearance); Baron Von Volf (first appearance; villain; death); Commodore Carl Von Kirpitz (first appearance; villain; death); Capt. Manfred Steidler (first appearance; villain; death)
Keywords:
navy

Indexer Notes

art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr 28/2/2009

[The Airacobras] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Keywords:
navy

[The Three Granites] (Table of Contents)

Private Dogtag / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bart Tumey
Pencils:
Bart Tumey
Inks:
Bart Tumey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Felix Hamburger (first appearance; villain)

Down To Earth (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Pasha and the Tax Problem] (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

Convoy Attack (Table of Contents)

Secret War News / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

true story

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Blackhawk vs the Fox
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Blackhawk vs the Fox
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Johnny Doughboy
  4. 3. Stalemate!
    The Sniper
  5. 4. The U-1
    The Blue Tracer
  6. 5. [The Ghost Subs]
    Phantom Clipper
  7. 6. [The Airacobras]
    Pacific Patrol
  8. 7. [The Three Granites]
    Private Dogtag
  9. 8. Down To Earth
  10. 9. [The Pasha and the Tax Problem]
    Shot and Shell
  11. 10. Convoy Attack
    Secret War News
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John Censullo
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin