(February 1947)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
George Brenner
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Barker / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]; Tiny; Lena; Major Midge

Talking Animals (Table of Contents)

The Barker / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]; Lena; Tiny; Major Midge; Colonel Land (Mammoth Circus owner); Andy Bales (introduction, death); Donna Bales (introduction); Duff (villain, introduction, animal trainer)
Synopsis:
A trio of "talking" animals: a bear, seal and fox, have had miniature transmitters affixed to them by their trainer, who plans to use them to attack and kill.

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

[Robinson Breeze] (Table of Contents)

Windy Breeze / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Windy Breeze

[Von Morbidd's Model] (Table of Contents)

Granny Gumshoe / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Granny Gumshoe; Indigo Van Morbidd (first appearance; villain); A monster (first appearance); Mr. Brush (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Almost a send-up of Lovecraft's "Pickman's Model."

[The Story of Wiley Gorn] (Table of Contents)

Sally O'Neil Policewoman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sally O'Neil; Bruce Fenley and his hirelings (first appearance; villains)

[Land-Rats and Water-Rats] (Table of Contents)

Steve Wood / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Wood; Two river pirates (first appearance; villains)

[The Ostrich] (Table of Contents)

Intellectual Amos / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Andre LeBlanc
Pencils:
Andre LeBlanc
Inks:
Andre LeBlanc
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor; children
Characters:
Intellectual Amos
Reprints:

Mix Well With Bullets (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Suspicious Characters] (Table of Contents)

Lassie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Lassie

[Boss Duray's Penthouse of Peril] (Table of Contents)

Quicksilver / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Quicksilver [Max]; Boss Duray (first appearance; villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Barker
  2. 1. Talking Animals
    The Barker
  3. 2. [Robinson Breeze]
    Windy Breeze
  4. 3. [Von Morbidd's Model]
    Granny Gumshoe
  5. 4. [The Story of Wiley Gorn]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  6. 5. [Land-Rats and Water-Rats]
    Steve Wood
  7. 6. [The Ostrich]
    Intellectual Amos
  8. 7. Mix Well With Bullets
  9. 8. [Suspicious Characters]
    Lassie
  10. 9. [Boss Duray's Penthouse of Peril]
    Quicksilver
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dan Kocher
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky