(April 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-02-05
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. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hercules / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules [Joe Hercules]

[Hercules Goes Hollywood] (Table of Contents: 1)

Hercules / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Gregg Powers]
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules [Joe Hercules]; G. G. G. Mogul (introduction); The Giller Gang (villains, introduction for all)

[The Song Robbers] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Characters
Lanny Cole (introduction); Morgan (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductionss)

[Cold Germs] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Pencils
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Inks
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[His Lordship] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sir Vivian Ashton (villain, introduction, death)

[Eagle Attack] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? [as Merton Holmes]
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Togo (guest-star)

[Fiesta of Spies] (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

Indexer Notes

Signed but the name is impossible to read in the scanned fiche version online. Need confirmation from paper copy.

[Shanghai Joe] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Toni Blum [as B. H. Apiary]
Pencils
Witmer Williams
Inks
Witmer Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Bee [Rick Raleigh] (Assistant District Attorney); Shanghai Joe (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Credits suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Pencils
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Inks
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy, the Scarlet Terror is on again...
Genre
humor

[The South American Terrorists] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Neon [Tom Corbet]; A gang of Fifth Columnists (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

It's a good bet that Blum did the art on this story as the only other artist known to have done it was Lou Fine in 1941 and his style is easily recognizable. Added by Craig Delich 2013-10-10.

[Captain Garin and the Gold Strike] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Garin (villain, introduction, death)

Swamp Magic (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum [as Tony Boone]
Letters
Typeset

[Mystery of the Red Lantern] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
? [as Cary Weyte]
Pencils
George Appel?
Inks
George Appel?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Carlos (villain, introduction); fifth columnists (villains, introductions)

[The Lorelei Song] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
? [as Pierre Winter]
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

1st Reed Crandall story

This Is Our War (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
? [as Lincoln Ross]
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Malcolm Lyor (villain, introduction, death)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hercules
  2. 1. [Hercules Goes Hollywood]
    Hercules
  3. 2. [The Song Robbers]
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [Cold Germs]
    Dan Tootin
  5. 4. [His Lordship]
    The Strange Twins
  6. 5. [Eagle Attack]
    Lion Boy
  7. 6. [Fiesta of Spies]
    Bob and Swab
  8. 7. [Shanghai Joe]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. ["Oh boy, the Scarlet Terror is on again..."]
    Tommy Tinkle
  10. 9. [The South American Terrorists]
    Neon the Unknown
  11. 10. [Captain Garin and the Gold Strike]
    Blaze Barton
  12. 11. Swamp Magic
  13. 12. [Mystery of the Red Lantern]
    G-5 Super Agent
  14. 13. [The Lorelei Song]
    The Old Witch
  15. 14. This Is Our War
    Don Glory
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin