(May 1940)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1940-03-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Everett M. Arnold
Editing:
Ed Cronin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 451180.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Robot and Hugh Hazzard / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Brenner ?
Inks:
George Brenner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bozo; Hugh Hazzard; Black X; Wings Wendall; Invisible Hood; Chic Carter

[Mission To Finland] (Table of Contents)

Espionage Starring Black X / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Black X; Batu; Russians (villains), Axel (Intro, Dies); Carrel (intro, Dies), Tommy Carrel (reads Black X's adventures in SMASH COMICS!)
Synopsis:
Russia invades Finland and Black X comes to the rescue of the son of the US Commissioner of Finnish Aid who has been kidnapped by the Russians.
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[The Jersey Bank Job] (Table of Contents)

Chic Carter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Vernon Henkel
Pencils:
Vernon Henkel
Inks:
Vernon Henkel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Chic Carter; Betty Darrah; Lefty Fenton (villain, intro)
Synopsis:
When a rival reporter reveals a key witness's name, Chic has to protect her from murder.

[The Ball Game of Death] (Table of Contents)

Clip Chance at Cliffside / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Clip Chance; Spud; Slug; Dutch

The Episode of the Uninvited Wedding Guest (Table of Contents)

Philpot Veep / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Devlin
Inks:
John Devlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Philpot Veep; Waldo

Tom Manning Mysteriously Disappears (Table of Contents)

Flash Fulton / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Flash Fulton; Andy; Tom Manning (intro); The Big Shot (Intro, villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kidding the Kids / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Pencils:
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Pact Papers Robbery] (Table of Contents)

Hugh Hazzard featuring Bozo the Robot / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Pencils:
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Inks:
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hugh Hazzard; Bozo the Robot; Herr Getzer (villain); Darmanian spy ring (villains)
Synopsis:
Hazzard adds yet another weapon to his arsenal embodied within Bozo: the Super-Sepericonoscope, which can receive audio and video from far distances......a weapon responsibile for helping Hugh deal with the Darmanian spy ring.

[The Night After New Years] (Table of Contents)

Archie O'Toole / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Tuska ? [as Bud Thomas]
Pencils:
George Tuska ? [as Bud Thomas]
Inks:
George Tuska ? [as Bud Thomas]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Archie O'Toole; Herman; Verman; Beulah; Mazie; Queen Defrosta

The Bat Mystery (Table of Contents)

Captain Cook of Scotland Yard / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stanley Aschmeier
Inks:
Stanley Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Craig Cook; The Chief; The Bat (Intro; Villain)

[Rousting the Renegades] (Table of Contents)

Abdul the Arab / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Vernon Henkel
Pencils:
Vernon Henkel
Inks:
Vernon Henkel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Riggs; Abdul; Hassan; Akmid; Kavar

Leo "Lippy" Durocher (Table of Contents)

Sportraits / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gill Fox (signed)
Pencils:
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks:
Gill Fox (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

[Treasure of the Sargasso] (Table of Contents)

Invisible Justice / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon]
Pencils:
Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon]
Inks:
Art Pinajian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kent Thurston; Prof. Clark; Sanchez (Intro, villain)
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The Sea Bat (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Christian / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Christian

Carl Strauss (Table of Contents)

Interesting People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stookie Allen
Pencils:
Stookie Allen
Inks:
Stookie Allen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Double Or Nothing (Table of Contents)

John Law, Scientective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Francis Campbell (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Francis Campbell (signed)
Inks:
Harry Francis Campbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
John Law; June Carter; Roger Gates; The Avenger; James Rowan

[Ting Ling's Circus Gorilla Man] (Table of Contents)

Wun Cloo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Wun Cloo

[The Secret South American Air Base] (Table of Contents)

Wings Wendall / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Pencils:
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks:
Vernon Henkel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Wings Wendall; Nazis
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bozo the Robot and Hugh Hazzard
  2. 1. [Mission To Finland]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  3. 2. [The Jersey Bank Job]
    Chic Carter
  4. 3. [The Ball Game of Death]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  5. 4. The Episode of the Uninvited Wedding Guest
    Philpot Veep
  6. 5. Tom Manning Mysteriously Disappears
    Flash Fulton
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kidding the Kids
  8. 7. [The Pact Papers Robbery]
    Hugh Hazzard featuring Bozo the Robot
  9. 8. [The Night After New Years]
    Archie O'Toole
  10. 9. The Bat Mystery
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  11. 10. [Rousting the Renegades]
    Abdul the Arab
  12. 11. Leo "Lippy" Durocher
    Sportraits
  13. 12. [Treasure of the Sargasso]
    Invisible Justice
  14. 13. The Sea Bat
    Jimmy Christian
  15. 14. Carl Strauss
    Interesting People
  16. 15. Double Or Nothing
    John Law, Scientective
  17. 16. [Ting Ling's Circus Gorilla Man]
    Wun Cloo
  18. 17. [The Secret South American Air Base]
    Wings Wendall
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