(April 1947)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Barker / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]

The Birdman (Table of Contents)

Barker / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]; The Birdman [Denoso] (first appearance; villain; death)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit formerly Klaus Nordling.

[What's Opera?] (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

[The Diamond Bracelet Cat Collar] (Table of Contents)

Lassie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Lassie

[The Smiling Swede] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sally O'Neil; The Smiling Swede (first appearance; villain); Max (first appearance; villain); other crooks (first appearance; villains)
Synopsis:
Sally parks her car at a lot and comes back to find out it's been sold.

Indexer Notes

formerly credited to Al Bryant

[Admiral Bilge and the Pot of Gold] (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; Admiral Bilge (villain); Phineas Demi-John (villain)

Mr. Bones (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; Grimm J. Bones (first appearance; villain)

The Test (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Haunted Doll House (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; Dr. Lucifer Shrinkem (first appearance; villain); Droop (first appearance; villain)

[The Australian Magic Murders] (Table of Contents)

Quicksilver / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Quicksilver [Max]; Garroby (introduction); Jonas (villain, introduction); Simon Hidge (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
A man named Jonas is exiled in Australia, where he earns a fortune, and then returns to kill his former partners with his boomerang skills, which he passed off as "magic".

[Sgt McMayhem] (Table of Contents)

Salty Waters / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Barker
  2. 1. The Birdman
    Barker
  3. 2. [What's Opera?]
    Windy Breeze
  4. 3. [The Diamond Bracelet Cat Collar]
    Lassie
  5. 4. [The Smiling Swede]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  6. 5. [Admiral Bilge and the Pot of Gold]
    Intellectual Amos
  7. 6. Mr. Bones
    Steve Wood
  8. 7. The Test
  9. 8. The Haunted Doll House
    Granny Gumshoe
  10. 9. [The Australian Magic Murders]
    Quicksilver
  11. 10. [Sgt McMayhem]
    Salty Waters
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