(October 1944)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
George Brenner
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Plastic Man Gets Knocked for a Loop! (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
Reprints:

[The Confession of Froggy Fink] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Mona Mayhem (introduction); Felix (introduction); Froggy Fink (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Plas goes through a lot of hoops to get Froggy Fink to confess to the murder of Dr. Mayhem.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story includes an attempted suicide scene.

["Ah shor wish I was home right now!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dewey Drip

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from John Devlin to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. According to the Who's Who, Devlin didn't write this strip.

Artist revision from Devil to Dibble by Craig Delich. The Who's Who states that Devlin drew this strip in 1941-42, then Dibble took over through 1948.

Can Destiny Be Trapped? (Table of Contents)

Destiny / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George E. Brenner ?
Pencils:
George E. Brenner ?
Inks:
George E. Brenner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters:
Destiny; Tools (villain, mob boss)
Synopsis:
When criminals began to discover the modus operundi of Destiny, mob boss Tools threatens to kill one of his own men, and, sure enough, Destiny walks into a trap. But the ambush fails and the crooks are quickly mopped up.

Indexer Notes

The Who's Who lists Brenner as artist from 1941-1943, thus a ? is added after the credits.

[Wanted: Klever Klaus] (Table of Contents)

Flatfoot Burns / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Milt Stein
Pencils:
Milt Stein (signed)
Inks:
Milt Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Flatfoot Burns

[Sandor, the Terrorizing Taxidermist] (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

Dream Gold? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Hyatt ?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Dick Mace

[Lucille's Robots] (Table of Contents)

The Human Bomb / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; Hustace Throckmorton; Lucille
Synopsis:
Roy meets a pretty young inventor, who has invented a robot that looks just like the Human Bomb. However, once Roy destroys the robot, she wants nothing more to do with him.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Paul Gustavson to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-5. Jim Amash in the Quality Companion verifies that Gustavson wrote this feature through Police #22, then picked up again with #37. The intervening writer is unknown.

[Burp's Proposal] (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
Reprints:

[The Genius] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 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]; P. S. Tidewater (introduction)
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Plastic Man Gets Knocked for a Loop!
    Plastic Man
  2. 1. [The Confession of Froggy Fink]
    Plastic Man
  3. 2. ["Ah shor wish I was home right now!"]
    Dewey Drip
  4. 3. Can Destiny Be Trapped?
    Destiny
  5. 4. [Wanted: Klever Klaus]
    Flatfoot Burns
  6. 5. [Sandor, the Terrorizing Taxidermist]
    Manhunter
  7. 6. Dream Gold?
    Dick Mace
  8. 7. [Lucille's Robots]
    The Human Bomb
  9. 8. [Burp's Proposal]
    Burp the Twerp
  10. 9. [The Genius]
    The Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gregory Fischer