(June 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
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

[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]
Reprints

[Peril In the Park] (Table of Contents: 1)

Hercules / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Carpis (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions)

[One Hamburger With Trouble] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Powell?
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mike Renella (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions)

[An Odorless Perfume] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor

[The Medical Supply Smugglers] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
adventure

Lion Boy Is In Love (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Mary Blake (guest-star); Jim (introduction); Otto (villain, introduction); his partner (villain, introduction)

[Baron Revals] (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
Baron Revals (villain, introduction)

[Grotoff's Underground Underworld] (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); Grotoff (villain, introduction); Grotoff's gang (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from ? to Toni Blum by Craig Delich 2013-12-30. The Who's Who indicates that Toni Blum wrote this feature in 1941-42.

Artist verification for Williams by the Who's Who.

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

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
This is a heck of a job on a day...
Genre
humor

[The Secret Pact] (Table of Contents: 9)

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]; Tchebitsky (villain, introduction); Otto Schickler (villain)
Synopsis
Back in the Balkans, Neon prevents Shickler from invading the nation of Slovia and encourages its people to work towards establishing a democratic government.

Indexer Notes

Shickler was Neon's only recurring villain.

[Dark Side of the Moon] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
science fiction

Murder In the Sun (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum (Tony Boone)
Letters
Typeset

[Assignment: Paris] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
spy
Characters
The Nazis (villains)

[The Phantom Peacemakers] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense

[Sabotage At Acme Aircraft] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
A gang of saboteurs (villains, introductions, one death)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hercules
  2. 1. [Peril In the Park]
    Hercules
  3. 2. [One Hamburger With Trouble]
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [An Odorless Perfume]
    Dan Tootin
  5. 4. [The Medical Supply Smugglers]
    The Strange Twins
  6. 5. Lion Boy Is In Love
    Lion Boy
  7. 6. [Baron Revals]
    Bob and Swab
  8. 7. [Grotoff's Underground Underworld]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. ["This is a heck of a job on a day..."]
    Tommy Tinkle
  10. 9. [The Secret Pact]
    Neon the Unknown
  11. 10. [Dark Side of the Moon]
    Blaze Barton
  12. 11. Murder In the Sun
  13. 12. [Assignment: Paris]
    G-5 Super Agent
  14. 13. [The Phantom Peacemakers]
    Old Witch
  15. 14. [Sabotage At Acme Aircraft]
    Don Glory
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  • Craig Delich
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