(April 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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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

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 [Quality] / 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 [Quality] / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? (signed as Gregg Powers)
Pencils
John Celardo (signed as Gregg Powers)
Inks
John Celardo (signed as Gregg Powers)
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 ? (signed as Stanley Charlot)
Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed as Stanley Charlot)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed as Stanley Charlot)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
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 (signed as Ralph Johns)
Pencils
Jack Cole (signed as Ralph Johns)
Inks
Jack Cole (signed as Ralph Johns)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction

[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 (signed as S. M. Regi)
Inks
Alex Blum (signed as S. M. Regi)
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
? (signed as Merton Holmes)
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (signed as Merton Holmes)
Inks
Henry Kiefer (signed as Merton Holmes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Togo (guest-star)

[Fiesta of Spies] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Klaus Nordling (signed as K. Nordling)
Pencils
Klaus Nordling (signed as K. Nordling)
Inks
Klaus Nordling (signed as K. Nordling)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor

[Shanghai Joe] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Toni Blum (signed as B. H. Apiary)
Pencils
Witmer Williams (signed as B. H. Apiary)
Inks
Witmer Williams (signed as B. H. Apiary)
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; fantasy-supernatural

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

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

Script
S. M. Iger (signed as Tagor Maroy)
Pencils
Alex Blum ? (signed as Tagor Maroy)
Inks
Alex Blum ? (signed as Tagor Maroy)
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
? (signed as Roy Talon)
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth (signed as Roy Talon)
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth (signed as Roy Talon)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; western-frontier
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
? (signed as Carey Weyte)
Pencils
George Appel ? (signed as Carey Weyte)
Inks
George Appel ? (signed as Carey Weyte)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

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

Script
? (signed as Pierre Winter)
Pencils
Reed Crandall (signed as Pierre Winter)
Inks
Reed Crandall (signed as Pierre Winter)
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
? (signed as Lincoln Ross)
Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed as Lincoln Ross)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed as Lincoln Ross)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports; adventure
Characters
Malcolm Lyor (villain, introduction, death)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hercules [Quality]
  2. 1. [Hercules Goes Hollywood]
    Hercules [Quality]
  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 [Quality]
  15. 14. This Is Our War
    Don Glory
This issue was most recently modified by:
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