(March 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-01-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Will Eisner
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing 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)

Uncle Sam / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith; Kid Patrol (inset); Quicksilver (inset); Merlin (inset)

[The Threat of Boss McFlague] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith; Hank McFlague (first appearance; villain); Henry Sneal (first appearnce; villain)

Indexer Notes

formerly credited to Dan Zolnerowich.

[The Case of Peter Cawley] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Toni Blum [as Frank Kearns]
Pencils
Chuck Mazoujian
Inks
Chuck Mazoujian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil; Mike O'Neil; Mama O'Neil; Peter Cawley (first appearance); Mrs. Cawley (first appearance); Tony Spearo (first appearance; villain)

[The Camping Trip] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
? [as Dan Wilson]
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Kid Patrol [Sunshine; Porky; Teddy]

[The Fisherman Spy] (Table of Contents: 4)

Prop Powers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lynn Byrd]
Pencils
Arthur Peddy ?
Inks
Arthur Peddy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Characters
Prop Powers; Lank; Sebastian (first appearance; villain)

[Gramps's Skiis] (Table of Contents: 5)

Windy Breeze / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

[The Redrum Company] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Toni Blum [as Jerry Maxwell]
Pencils
Nick Cardy ?
Inks
Nick Cardy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Boy; The Redrum Co. (first appearance; villain); Miss Cole (first appearance); Mr. Mitciv (first appearance)

[The Fifth Column Bombers] (Table of Contents: 7)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver
Synopsis
Quicksilver battles a bunch of fifth columnists with airplances. Story takes place totally in the air.

[The Canadian Invasion] (Table of Contents: 8)

Paul Bunyan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Storey Weaver]
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Paul Bunyan; Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
The Japanese invade through Canada.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Miss Winky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh gollys, Such a big dinner last night!
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Winky (first appearance)

[Late Hours With Eve] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
? [as Bob Reynolds]
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Kid Dixon [Danny "Kid" Dixon]; Waxey Mays (first appearance; villain); his trainer (first appearance; villain); the Battler (first appearance; villain); Eve (first appearance; villain)

Defenders of Liberty (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Characters
Yankee Doodle Boy

[Cobalt the Chemist] (Table of Contents: 12)

Pen Miller / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Klaus Nordling [as Klaus]
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pen Miller; Niki; Cobalt (first appearance; a chemist)

Mad Killer At Large! (Table of Contents: 13)

Jack and Jill / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lowell Riggs]
Pencils
Chuck Mazoujian ?
Inks
Chuck Mazoujian ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jack Doe; Jill Doe

[A Dream of Treasure] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Toni Blum [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Pencils
Alex Blum ? [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Inks
Alex Blum ? [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Merlin the Magician [Jock Kellog]; Ted (introduction); Wanda (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Lance Blackwood, according to the Who's Who, is a by-line found on this strip (and the pen-name of early artist Dan Zolnerowich). Writer and art credits taken from the Who's Who. Added by Craig Delich (2013-7-18).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. [The Threat of Boss McFlague]
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. [The Case of Peter Cawley]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  4. 3. [The Camping Trip]
    Kid Patrol
  5. 4. [The Fisherman Spy]
    Prop Powers
  6. 5. [Gramps's Skiis]
    Windy Breeze
  7. 6. [The Redrum Company]
    Wonder Boy
  8. 7. [The Fifth Column Bombers]
    Quicksilver
  9. 8. [The Canadian Invasion]
    Paul Bunyan
  10. 9. ["Oh gollys, Such a big dinner last night!"]
    Miss Winky
  11. 10. [Late Hours With Eve]
    Kid Dixon
  12. 11. Defenders of Liberty
    Yankee Doodle Boy
  13. 12. [Cobalt the Chemist]
    Pen Miller
  14. 13. Mad Killer At Large!
    Jack and Jill
  15. 14. [A Dream of Treasure]
    Merlin the Magician
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky