(March 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1941-01-03
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, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 1.


[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]
Reprints

[In the Asylum] (Table of Contents: 1)

Hercules / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
V: Mug Mullin (villain, introduction); other crooks (villains, introduction); Hercules
Synopsis
Hercules gets briefly committed to an insane asylum

[Case of the Reluctant Robber] (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty Bates / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mr. Carey (introduction); Mrs. John Carey (introduction); Dottie Carey (introduction); A gang of crooks (villains, introductions)

[Sapphire Eyes] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Strange Twins / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sapphire Eyes (villain, introduction); Japanese (villains)

[The Coming of Togo] (Table of Contents: 4)

Lion Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Togo (introduction)

[The Man-into-Dog Formula] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dan Tootin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dan Tootin (introduction)

[The Fiend Called Fang] (Table of Contents: 6)

Bob and Swab / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Fang (villain, introduction)

[Sabotage on the High Seas] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Toni Blum ?
Pencils
Witmer Williams [as Clark Williams] (signed)
Inks
Witmer Williams [as Clark Williams] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Bee [Rick Raleigh] (Assistant District Attorney); Von Storm (villain, introduction); Hansen (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
When American ships were raided at the Panama Canal, the Red Bee does his part to show that war is not necessary for the United States.

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits are suggested by the Who's Who.

[The President's Vacation] (Table of Contents: 8)

Blaze Barton / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
A band of savages (introductions)

[The Phantom Coach] (Table of Contents: 9)

Old Witch / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense

[Sir Thornley, Spy] (Table of Contents: 10)

G-5 Super Agent / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Appel
Inks
George Appel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Von Libbrop [Sir Thornley] (villain, introduction, death); Lord Charleton (introduction)

Afraid To Tell (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum (Toni Boone)
Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Tommy Tinkle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Beeman
Pencils
Arthur Beeman
Inks
Arthur Beeman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Woodman, spare that tree!
Genre
humor

[All Quiet at Gibraltar] (Table of Contents: 13)

Neon the Unknown / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger
Pencils
Alex Blum ?
Inks
Alex Blum ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Neon [Tom Corbet]; the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Corbet returns to aid his friends in the French Foreign Legion and reveals his identity to his comrades who believed that he was dead. However, he keeps a very low profile (lest he brought in for desertion) and defeats an Axis plot to tunnel from Morocco to Gibraltar.

[In South America] (Table of Contents: 14)

Don Glory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
sports
Characters
Mr. Brent (June's father, introduction); Bundists (villains, introductions)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Neon the Unknown
  2. 1. [In the Asylum]
    Hercules
  3. 2. [Case of the Reluctant Robber]
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [Sapphire Eyes]
    The Strange Twins
  5. 4. [The Coming of Togo]
    Lion Boy
  6. 5. [The Man-into-Dog Formula]
    Dan Tootin
  7. 6. [The Fiend Called Fang]
    Bob and Swab
  8. 7. [Sabotage on the High Seas]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. [The President's Vacation]
    Blaze Barton
  10. 9. [The Phantom Coach]
    Old Witch
  11. 10. [Sir Thornley, Spy]
    G-5 Super Agent
  12. 11. Afraid To Tell
  13. 12. ["Woodman, spare that tree!"]
    Tommy Tinkle
  14. 13. [All Quiet at Gibraltar]
    Neon the Unknown
  15. 14. [In South America]
    Don Glory
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