(February 1943)

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

Issue Notes

Copyright 1942 by Comic Magazines, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gill Fox
Inks:
Gill Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White
Reprints:

[The Revenge of Chief Great Warrior] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Blackfoot Indians; Will Hawes (introduction); Mayor Crowley; Police Commissioner Kane; Captain Murphy [aka Captain Murphey]; Officer Danny; Chief Great Warrior (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Plas and Woozy go undercover on the Blackfoot Indian reservation to squash an uprising led by Chief Great Warrior, who had the mystical ability to project himself through reflective surfaces.
Reprints:

Wanted: Thor, Manhunter's Dog, Dead Or Alive (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Thor (his dog)
Synopsis:
Thor takes center stage when some crooks begin using an identical dog to do their killing. When the same crooks caught the Manhunter, Thor saved him from certain doom and put down the rival canine.

Dewey Drip (Table of Contents)

Dewey Drip / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Devlin
Inks:
John Devlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dewey Drip

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Joe Devlin ? to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. Devlin did not write this strip according to the Who's Who. Artist correction from Joe (who did not exist) to John Devlin also made by Craig Delich.

[Palyachi the Killer Clown] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Joe Kubert
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Palyachi (villain, introduction); Marka (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

[Jitterbug Jeopardy] (Table of Contents)

The Human Bomb / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; Hustace Throckmorton
Synopsis:
Hustace causes a furor when one of his shoes flies off and his explosive foot powers are unleashed.

Indexer Notes

Even though the Who's Who doesn't list Gustavson as a writer of the strip, Mike Kooiman and Jim Amash state in the Quality Companion that he created the strip and wrote it, so the question mark behind the name has been removed by Craig Delich 2013-1-19.

The Strange Case of Professor Tomorrow (Table of Contents)

Chic Carter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

Get Sink Larson! (Table of Contents)

Dick Mace / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Hyatt ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Mace

[Saving the Dam] (Table of Contents)

Burp the Twerp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Burp the Twerp

[The Coming of Destiny] (Table of Contents)

Destiny / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George E. Brenner (signed)
Pencils:
George E. Brenner (signed)
Inks:
George E. Brenner (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters:
Destiny (origin); #711 [Daniel Dyce] (a ghost); Professor Seezall Nozal (introduction); Oscar Jones (villain)
Synopsis:
A solitary, pathetic figure, wandering the rainy streets in search of shelter, finds his way into a club where Professor Seezall Nozal is performing his tricks of the mind. He selects the young man, sensing his ability to foresee death, informs the man that he can use this power for good or evil, stating that "you are Destiny"! Leaving the club, the young man focuses his mind and is transported to the scene of the murder of 711, but the hero's killer, Oscar Jones, escapes.

Super Snooper (Table of Contents)

Super Snooper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gill Fox
Pencils:
Gill Fox
Inks:
Gill Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gill Fox ?

Genre:
humor

The Mystery of the Opera House Robberies! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Senator Knight; Don Borden; Mrs. Van Bilt; un-named guard (villain, death); Ramon (villain)
Synopsis:
Phantom Lady decides to investigate the theft of a wealthy lady's diamond necklace at the opera and discovers several of the actors were in on the caper.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Light

Indexer Notes

Phantom Lady wears a mask.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Plastic Man
  2. 1. [The Revenge of Chief Great Warrior]
    Plastic Man
  3. 2. Wanted: Thor, Manhunter's Dog, Dead Or Alive
    Manhunter
  4. 3. Dewey Drip
    Dewey Drip
  5. 4. [Palyachi the Killer Clown]
    The Spirit
  6. 5. [Jitterbug Jeopardy]
    The Human Bomb
  7. 6. The Strange Case of Professor Tomorrow
    Chic Carter
  8. 7. Get Sink Larson!
    Dick Mace
  9. 8. [Saving the Dam]
    Burp the Twerp
  10. 9. [The Coming of Destiny]
    Destiny
  11. 10. Super Snooper
    Super Snooper
  12. 11. The Mystery of the Opera House Robberies!
    Phantom Lady
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gregory Fischer