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(June 1940)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1940-04-19
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 461135.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black X / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Black X; Bozo the Robot; Archie O'Toole; Wings Wendall; Abdul the Arab

In Finland (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner [as Erwin]
Pencils:
Will Eisner [as Erwin]
Inks:
Will Eisner [as Erwin]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Black X; Batu; Tommy Carrel; Communists; Col. Atwater
Synopsis:
Continued from last issue: Black X smuggles Tommy, the Commisioner's son back from Russia to Finland where he can get passage for them back to America.

[The Man Who Could Walk Through Walls] (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; Dugan; Professor Krauss (Intro, villain)
Synopsis:
Carter faces a man who can walk through walls.

[Moe the Mope] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Wun Cloo; Moe the Mope

[The Kidnapping of Kathy Colton] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Powell [as Powell Roberts]
Pencils:
Bob Powell [as Powell Roberts]
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Abdul; Hassan; Prince Kartuk; Ibn Akmen; Lady Kathy Colton (intro); Lord Colton (intro)

The Mystery of the Luminous Eyes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
William A. Smith
Pencils:
William A. Smith
Inks:
William A. Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Craig Cook; The Chief; Sgt. Kelly
Synopsis:
Captain Cook battles a mutant chimpanzee

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Small Stuff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
John Devlin (signed)
Pencils:
John Devlin (signed)
Inks:
John Devlin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Plot of Regi Tashkim] (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; Regi Tashkim (intro); Sylvia Lane (Intro)

[no title indexed] (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
Characters:
Archie O'Toole; Admiral Poopdeck; Perceval

[The Green Ghosts] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Invisible Hood [Kent Thurston]; John Barr; Powers; The Green Ghost I [Ward] (villain, introduction); Green Ghost II [Jack Gray] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Hood faces the Green Ghost, dressed very much like himself.......but, in reality, two men working together as a team.

[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

[Homicide Harry] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Devlin (signed)
Pencils:
John Devlin (signed)
Inks:
John Devlin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Philpot Veep; Waldo; Homicide Harry (Intro)

Bucky Walters (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

Sweet Snare (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
John Law; June Carter; Albert Lewis; The Avenger
Synopsis:
The Avenger is finally captured.

Chief John's Legacy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

[McSnort's Mirror] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Clip Chance; Spud; Coach Barr; McSnort (Intro); Dell (intro)

[The Tenement Fire] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Flash Fulton; Andy

[Smooth Kazar Strikes Back] (Table of Contents)

Hugh Hazard and His Iron Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hugh Hazzard; Bozo; Smooth Kazar (Intro, Dies); Commisioner Hunt; Daley
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black X
  2. 1. In Finland
    Espionage Starring Black X
  3. 2. [The Man Who Could Walk Through Walls]
    Chic Carter
  4. 3. [Moe the Mope]
    Wun Cloo
  5. 4. [The Kidnapping of Kathy Colton]
    Abdul the Arab
  6. 5. The Mystery of the Luminous Eyes
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Small Stuff
  8. 7. [The Plot of Regi Tashkim]
    Wings Wendall
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie O'Toole
  10. 9. [The Green Ghosts]
    Invisible Justice
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Kidding the Kids
  12. 11. [Homicide Harry]
    Philpot Veep
  13. 12. Bucky Walters
    Sportraits
  14. 13. Sweet Snare
    John Law
  15. 14. Chief John's Legacy
    Jimmie Christian
  16. 15. [McSnort's Mirror]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  17. 16. [The Tenement Fire]
    Flash Fulton
  18. 17. [Smooth Kazar Strikes Back]
    Hugh Hazard and His Iron Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes