(December 1940)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1940-10-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Will Eisner

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)

Uncle Sam / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Quicksilver [Max]; Merlin (inset)

Sabotage (Table of Contents: 1)

Uncle Sam / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich?
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Nazis (villains)

[Mademoiselle Morgue] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Toni Blum
Pencils
Chuck Mazoujian
Inks
Chuck Mazoujian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil; Scar and his gang (first appearance; villains)

[Dead Street] (Table of Contents: 3)

Kid Patrol / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas?
Inks
Charles Nicholas?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Kid Patrol; Sir Chamberlain Bumbershoot (first appearance); Sir Chamberlain Bumbershoot's sister (first appearance)

[The Story of Joey McGraw] (Table of Contents: 4)

Kid Dixon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Kid Dixon [Danny "Kid" Dixon]; Joey McGraw (first apearance); Joey McGraw's mother (first appearance)

[The Johnny Doring Case] (Table of Contents: 5)

Wonder Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Boy; Three crooks (first appearance; villains); Johnny Doring (first appearance); Mrs. Doring (first appearance); Mr. Deems (first appearance; death); Mrs. Deems (first appearance); Christy Deems (first appearance)

[The Blades of Baron Hoff] (Table of Contents: 6)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chuck Mazoujian
Inks
Chuck Mazoujian; Lou Fine ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver; Baron Hoff (first appearance; villain)

Indexer Notes

Doug Martin credits Lou Fine. Inking style is not the same as the previous issue.

[The European-American Band] (Table of Contents: 7)

Pen Miller / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pen Miller; Capt. Wrath and the European-American Band (first appearance; villains)

[The Ape-Man Strikes] (Table of Contents: 8)

Paul Bunyan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Paul Bunyan; King (first appearance; an ape-man); Barnham (first appearance; villain); Joe (first appearance; villain)
Keywords
folklore

The Dangerous Message (Table of Contents: 9)

Yankee Doodle Boy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum [as Anthony Lamb]
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Yankee Doodle Boy

[The Secret Nazi Air Base] (Table of Contents: 10)

Prop Powers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Witmer Williams?
Inks
Witmer Williams?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Characters
Prop Powers; Nazi spies (first appearance; villains; death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Windy Breeze / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Newcombe
Pencils
Bill Newcombe
Inks
Bill Newcombe
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Land ahoy!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

[Unboring Mr. Marlow] (Table of Contents: 12)

Merlin the Magician / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Merlin the Magician [Jock Kellog]; J. D. Marlow (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Lance Blackwood, according to the Who's Who, is a by-line found on this strip, and is also the pen name of Dan Zolnerowich.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. Sabotage
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. [Mademoiselle Morgue]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  4. 3. [Dead Street]
    Kid Patrol
  5. 4. [The Story of Joey McGraw]
    Kid Dixon
  6. 5. [The Johnny Doring Case]
    Wonder Boy
  7. 6. [The Blades of Baron Hoff]
    Quicksilver
  8. 7. [The European-American Band]
    Pen Miller
  9. 8. [The Ape-Man Strikes]
    Paul Bunyan
  10. 9. The Dangerous Message
    Yankee Doodle Boy
  11. 10. [The Secret Nazi Air Base]
    Prop Powers
  12. 11. ["Land ahoy!!"]
    Windy Breeze
  13. 12. [Unboring Mr. Marlow]
    Merlin the Magician
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