(October 1940)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-08-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
S. M. Iger
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

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. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Neon the Unknown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Neon [Tom Corbet]
Keywords
tanks

[The Future Society] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Red Bee / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Bee [Rick Raleigh] (Assistant District Attorney); Vanger (introduction); Dr. Marah (villain); Lizak (villain)

[The Budapest Crime Syndicate] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
S. M. Iger [as S. M. Regi]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rod Strange (villain); Doug Strange; Wing Low
Synopsis
Rod and Doug match wits over stolen jewels. This time in Budapest.

The Case of the Crooked Eights (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty Bates / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell [as Stanley Charlot]
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Betty Bates (intro); Roland Lawson (villain); Harvey Barth (villain); Fred Conlin (intro)
Synopsis
Betty wins her case via a gun battle in the courtroom.

[Assignment: Tradheim] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
? [as Cary Weyt]
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
X-5; Von Setz (villain)

[The Modern Art Robbery] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? [as Lowell Riggs]
Pencils
John Lindermayer ?
Inks
John Lindermayer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jack Doe; Jill Doe; Squee (villain)

[The Overland Bus Mystery] (Table of Contents: 6)

Hercules / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Greg Powers]
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules; William Onslow (villain); Pike (villain) Blacky (villain)

Black Starred Skull (Table of Contents: 7)

Old Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pierre Winter]
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Old Witch

[King of the Rockmen] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
? [as Roy Talon]
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Blaze Barton; Betty; The Rockmen (villains); their King (Intro)

Madman's Castle, or, The Living Ghost (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum (Toni Boone)
Letters
Typeset

[Cockroach Detail] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Pencils
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor

[Antigravitol] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
? [as Sandy Klauz]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Tommy Tinkle; Mary Lou; Sniff (Intro, villain)

[The Transatlantic Bridge] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Neon [Tom Corbet]; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Dictator of Kampfland (villain, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Neon the Unknown
  2. 1. [The Future Society]
    The Red Bee
  3. 2. [The Budapest Crime Syndicate]
    The Strange Twins
  4. 3. The Case of the Crooked Eights
    Betty Bates
  5. 4. [Assignment: Tradheim]
    X-5 Super Agent
  6. 5. [The Modern Art Robbery]
    Jack and Jill
  7. 6. [The Overland Bus Mystery]
    Hercules
  8. 7. Black Starred Skull
    Old Witch
  9. 8. [King of the Rockmen]
    Blaze Barton
  10. 9. Madman's Castle, or, The Living Ghost
  11. 10. [Cockroach Detail]
    Bob and Swab
  12. 11. [Antigravitol]
    Tommy Tinkle
  13. 12. [The Transatlantic Bridge]
    Neon the Unknown
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin