(September 1940)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-07-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Ed Cronin

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.

Thunder on the Seas (Table of Contents)

Hercules [Quality] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules [Joe Hercules]
Keywords
battleship

[The Burns Koffin Gang] (Table of Contents: 1)

Hercules [Quality] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? (signed as Gregg Powers])
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich (signed as Gregg Powers)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich (signed as Gregg Powers)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules [Joe Hercules]; Burns Koffin (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Hercules demonstrates his car and boat lifting skills bringing the Burns Koffin Gang to justice.

[Assignment: Spain] (Table of Contents: 2)

G-5 Super Agent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner ? (signed as Cary Weyt)
Pencils
Courtney Thompson (signed as Cary Weyt)
Inks
Courtney Thompson (signed as Cary Weyt)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
X-5 Super Agent
Genre
spy
Characters
X-5; Fred Ricks (introduction); The Bothnians (villain, introduction)

[The Two Aunt Agathas] (Table of Contents: 3)

Jack and Jill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? (signed as Lowell Riggs)
Pencils
John Lindermayer ? (signed as Lowell Riggs)
Inks
John Lindermayer ? (signed as Lowell Riggs)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jack Doe; Jill Doe; "Aunt Agatha" (a female impersonator, villain, introduction)

[The Photographer's Murder] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Red Bee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? (signed as B. H. Apiary)
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed as B. H. Apiary)
Inks
Charles Nicholas (signed as B. H. Apiary)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Bee (Assistant District Attorney); Michael (a bee); Henry Graff (villain, introduction); Fred (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Nicholas's credits suggested by the Who's Who.

[The Dope Pearls] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Strange Twins / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger (signed as S. M. Regi)
Pencils
Alex Blum (signed as S. M. Regi)
Inks
Alex Blum (signed as S. M. Regi)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rod Strange; Douglas Strange; Vera De Vain (villain, introduction); Sari (introduction)

[Spies in Puerto Rico] (Table of Contents: 6)

Bob and Swab / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling (signed as K. Nordling)
Pencils
Klaus Nordling (signed as K. Nordling)
Inks
Klaus Nordling (signed as K. Nordling)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Bob Masters; Swab Decker; Luisa (villain, introduction); other spies (villains, introductions)

[The Chicago Run] (Table of Contents: 7)

Casey Jones / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? (signed as Pad Docke)
Pencils
Munson Paddock (signed as Pad Docke)
Inks
Munson Paddock (signed as Pad Docke)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; biography
Characters
Casey Jones

Indexer Notes

Final appearance of "Casey Jones" feature at Quality. As Casey Jones was a real person, other publishers will revive the feature for their own take on Casey Jones.

The Cat's Ninth Life (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum (Tony Boon)
Letters
Typeset

The Tale of the Ghost Cavaliers (Table of Contents: 9)

The Old Witch [Quality] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? (signed as Pierre Winter)
Pencils
Pierre Winters (signed as Pierre Winter)
Inks
Pierre Winters (signed as Pierre Winter)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

[Voyage to the Center of the Earth] (Table of Contents: 10)

Blaze Barton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Talon
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (signed as Roy Talon)
Inks
Henry Kiefer (signed as Roy Talon)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Blaze Barton; Beatica (Queen of the Jewelled Caves, introduction); The Core-men (villains)

[Treasure on Koko's Island] (Table of Contents: 11)

Tommy Tinkle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sandy Klauz
Pencils
George Tuska (signed as Sandy Klauz)
Inks
George Tuska (signed as Sandy Klauz)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tommy Tinkle

[The Savage Land] (Table of Contents: 12)

Neon the Unknown / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger (signed as Tagor Maroy)
Pencils
Alex Blum (signed as Tagor Maroy)
Inks
Alex Blum (signed as Tagor Maroy)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Neon the Unknown; Sir Humphrey Walker (introduction)
Synopsis
Neon continues his freelance adventures at the North Pole rescuing a British polar explorer from a strange tropical isle hidden beneath the glaciers.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Thunder on the Seas
    Hercules [Quality]
  2. 1. [The Burns Koffin Gang]
    Hercules [Quality]
  3. 2. [Assignment: Spain]
    G-5 Super Agent
  4. 3. [The Two Aunt Agathas]
    Jack and Jill
  5. 4. [The Photographer's Murder]
    The Red Bee
  6. 5. [The Dope Pearls]
    The Strange Twins
  7. 6. [Spies in Puerto Rico]
    Bob and Swab
  8. 7. [The Chicago Run]
    Casey Jones
  9. 8. The Cat's Ninth Life
  10. 9. The Tale of the Ghost Cavaliers
    The Old Witch [Quality]
  11. 10. [Voyage to the Center of the Earth]
    Blaze Barton
  12. 11. [Treasure on Koko's Island]
    Tommy Tinkle
  13. 12. [The Savage Land]
    Neon the Unknown
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