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(April 1946)

Quality Comics, 1945 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
monthly except December and June
On-sale date:
1946
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

Blackhawk Battles the Pirates of Peroo! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Bryant (signed)
Inks:
Al Bryant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk; Chop Chop

["Volto and Jimmy are flying over jungle in a helicopter."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Volto fromMars; Post Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Pirates of Peroo] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Chuck Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chop Chop; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]; Elosa (villain); Boole; Lango
Synopsis:
WWII over; Blackhawks vote to remain together and fight peacetime menaces

Indexer Notes

Title from cover. Text from splash page begins with: "The dawn of a new era is bringing peace to the world"

["Aha! Just what I've been looking for!"] (Table of Contents)

Choo Choo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Choo Choo LaMoe; Cherry Lane; Mr. DeNille; Snatch-Happy Harry; Light-Fingered Lil
Synopsis:
Choo Choo and Cherry are accused of stealing a pearl necklace while at a costume party.

[The Runaway Iceberg] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; aviation
Characters:
Hank; Junior
Synopsis:
A giant iceberg threatens the Central City Bridge and harbor.

Indexer Notes

Death Patrol has five members in the story but only two are named.

["Imagine, Johnny... after three and a half years"] (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
Characters:
Johnny Doughboy; Joe; Miss McSmith
Synopsis:
Johnny's been away at war and when he returns home, he no longer understands American slang.

["Ugh! Totem pole never look this ugly before!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Private Dogtag; Captain; Sergeant; Buzz Skelly; Chief Standing Goat
Synopsis:
Dogtag is sent on a mission to protect an Indian tribe from a gang of mobsters.

Living Dead (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Black Prince; Davis
Synopsis:
Set in 1930s Haiti, children die of mysterious causes, are buried and later their bodies disappear, all to supply free labor for the Black Prince.
Keywords:
Haiti; Port-au-Prince; the walking dead; voodoo dolls; Zombies

["Where y'going fishing, Hester?"] (Table of Contents)

Will Bragg / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Will Bragg; Hester; Gully; Terwilliger
Synopsis:
Bragg goes deep sea fishing after boasting that he's the best angler in town.

["Hmmmm... interesting! Very interesting!"] (Table of Contents)

Ezra / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Sahle
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ezra Jones; Myrna Moore; Dean Dilsbury; Sandra; Rollo
Synopsis:
Myrna gives Ezra the brush off and along comes Sandra.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Blackhawk Battles the Pirates of Peroo!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. ["Volto and Jimmy are flying over jungle in a helicopter."]
    Volto fromMars; Post Grape-Nuts Flakes
  3. 2. [The Pirates of Peroo]
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. ["Aha! Just what I've been looking for!"]
    Choo Choo
  5. 4. [The Runaway Iceberg]
    Death Patrol
  6. 5. ["Imagine, Johnny... after three and a half years"]
    Johnny Doughboy
  7. 6. ["Ugh! Totem pole never look this ugly before!"]
    Private Dogtag
  8. 7. Living Dead
  9. 8. ["Where y'going fishing, Hester?"]
    Will Bragg
  10. 9. ["Hmmmm... interesting! Very interesting!"]
    Ezra
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bill Devine
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin