(July 1944)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
George Brenner
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Ward
Inks:
Bill Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk; Chop-Chop

Dr. Koro, Symbol of Evil (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ward
Inks:
Bill Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk; Olaf; Andre; Hendrickson; Chuck; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; Dr. Koro (villain, introduction, death); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
Allied leaders are mystified as to why the Japanese have not used their air power against them on the Chinese front. After a hospital has been attacked and all people killed, Blackhawk flies to the scene and discovers that almost unstoppable Japanese soldiers have had metal electrode pieces welded to their skulls!
Reprints:
  • in Men of Mystery Comics (AC, 1999 series) #93 (2014) (in black and white)

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

[Hank's Brush With Death] (Table of Contents)

Death Patrol / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; aviation; war
Characters:
The Death Patrol [Del Van Dyne; Boris; Gramps; Hank; King Hotintot; Jackie; Yogi]; Mrs. Hotintot (introduction, King Hotintot's wife)
Synopsis:
After the mistake recounted in the last issue, the Death Patrol is vindicated, but Hank nearly loses his life.
Reprints:
  • in Men of Mystery Comics (AC, 1999 series) #93 (2014) (in black and white)

[Battle In Bataan] (Table of Contents)

The Sniper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Sniper; Prince Suratai (villain); Colonel Itogo (villain); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
Considered too valuable to the Japanese to remain locked up in prison, captured Americans are fed and then released by Suratai. He, however, only gives them twelve hours to run and hide in the jungle before the Japanese Army is sent after them. To try and draw the Sniper out of hiding, Suratai offers a reward to any soldier killing one the Americans.
Reprints:
  • in Men of Mystery Comics (AC, 1999 series) #93 (2014) (in black and white)
Keywords:
Bataan Peninsula; Black Dragon Society of Murder; Manila

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from Henkel to Udall by Craig Delich. The Who's Who does not indicate that Henkel did any writing chores on this feature, and there is no evidence extant to suggest he did.

[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

[Aladdin's Lamp] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Dead Men Walk (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Newsreel Norris] (Table of Contents)

P.T. Boat / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Keywords:
navy

American Indian Kills 10 Japs Singlehanded (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

true story of Joe Longknife, Amerindian soldier

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Dr. Koro, Symbol of Evil
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. [Hank's Brush With Death]
    Death Patrol
  4. 3. [Battle In Bataan]
    The Sniper
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Johnny Doughboy
  6. 5. [Aladdin's Lamp]
    Private Dogtag
  7. 6. Dead Men Walk
  8. 7. [Newsreel Norris]
    P.T. Boat
  9. 8. American Indian Kills 10 Japs Singlehanded
    Secret War News
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin