(April 1948)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
George Brenner
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Barker / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Art formerly attributed to Al Bryant.

[King Louie of Numforia] (Table of Contents)

The 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]; Colonel Land (Mammoth Circus owner); Lena; Major Midge; Tiny; King Looey (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The exiled Monarch of Numforia is swindling ladies into believing that they are destined to be his Queen.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit formerly "Klaus Nordling".
Script credit based on textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Burp the Twerp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

last app. in BLACKHAWK #16; next app. in BLACKHAWK #24

Disks of Death (Table of Contents)

Granny Gumshoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Granny Gumshoe; Dr. Crud (first appearance; villain)

[The Fountain Pen] (Table of Contents)

Anthrop / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Senich
Pencils:
Michael Senich
Inks:
Michael Senich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Anthrop

[Lassie's Museum] (Table of Contents)

Lassie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Lassie

[The Black Pearl] (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

The Barker's Biggest Moment (Table of Contents)

The Barker / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]

[Bigsby's Magnetic Ray] (Table of Contents)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Quicksilver [Max]; Bigsby (villain, tycoon, introduction)
Synopsis:
Quicksilver uncovers a giant magnet beam invented by a man named Bigsby, who was bent on destroying ciy hall with it. But Quicksilver uses the machine to ensnare the crook's getaway car.

[The Murder of Wiliza Farlon] (Table of Contents)

Sally O'Neil Policewoman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks:
Alice Kirkpatrick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sally O'Neil
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Barker
  2. 1. [King Louie of Numforia]
    The Barker
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Burp the Twerp
  4. 3. Disks of Death
    Granny Gumshoe
  5. 4. [The Fountain Pen]
    Anthrop
  6. 5. [Lassie's Museum]
    Lassie
  7. 6. [The Black Pearl]
    Steve Wood
  8. 7. The Barker's Biggest Moment
    The Barker
  9. 8. [Bigsby's Magnetic Ray]
    Quicksilver
  10. 9. [The Murder of Wiliza Farlon]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky