(September 1944)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
Monthly except December and June
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
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:
Al Bryant
Inks:
Al Bryant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk; Captain Hitsu

[Back From the Dead] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Leav
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk; Stanislaus (found alive); Captain Hitsu (villain, death); Captain Hitsu's Suicide Squadron [Ito; Sati; Koga; Ushi] (villains, most die)

Indexer Notes

Story continued from last issue.

[Del's Birthday] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war; aviation; humor
Characters:
The Death Patrol [Del Van Dyne; Boris; Gramps; Hank; King Hotintot; Jackie; Yogi]; Emperor Hirohito (villain)

[Suratai's Trap For the Sniper] (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; Suratai (villain)
Synopsis:
For his repeated failures, Suratai was put in charge of a battalion of Japanese prisoners, who were made expendable soldiers for the express purpose of routing the Sniper. Though he failed, Suratai's superiors saved his life in order to prop him up again.

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from Henkel to Udall by Craig Delich 2014-1-1. The Who's Who indicates that Henkel was an artist on this feature only.

"I wish I wasn't so bashful" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; military

[General De Livry's Mission To China] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Trapped-- by Snow (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

First Come--First Served (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Killer Kane (first appearance; death)
Keywords:
navy

James Cook's One-Man Raid On Rabaul (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Keywords:
navy

An American Fights Back In Burma (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

true story of Burma campaign

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. [Back From the Dead]
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. [Del's Birthday]
    Death Patrol
  4. 3. [Suratai's Trap For the Sniper]
    The Sniper
  5. 4. "I wish I wasn't so bashful"
    Johnny Doughboy
  6. 5. [General De Livry's Mission To China]
    Private Dogtag
  7. 6. Trapped-- by Snow
  8. 7. First Come--First Served
    P.T. Boat
  9. 8. James Cook's One-Man Raid On Rabaul
    Pacific Patrol
  10. 9. An American Fights Back In Burma
    Secret War News
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin