(July 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-05-07
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. 3.


[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]

[A Dream of Riverboats] (Table of Contents: 1)

Hercules / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules; V: Cottonmouth Smith (I); Bill Sedley

Indexer Notes

much of this story is Hercules's dream

Guilty! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Betty Bates; V: Jake Rilling, Joe Rilling and their gang (I for all)

[The Bread World] (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 Revenge of Limehouse Lew] (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
Characters
Rodney Strange; Douglas Strange; V: Limehouse Lew (I)

[The Foreign Recruiters] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Swab Decker; Bob Masters; V: Spies (as usual)

[The Poisoners] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Lion Boy; V: Biff and Mac (I for both);

[Hammond's Milk Racket] (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); D. J. Hammond (villain, introduction); Hammond's gang (villains, introduction for all)

[The Ghost of the Clipper Ship] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense

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

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
Gosh - I've never seen such a dull party!
Genre
humor

Is This Sabotage? (Table of Contents: 10)

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 the Unknown [Tom Corbet]; Dr. Enfield (introduction); Dr. Marko (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Neon returns to the United States amid a rash of kidnappings and sabotage perpetrated by the treacherous Dr. Marko, who worked with Indians.

Shot in the Dark (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum [as Tony Boone]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Assignment: Lisbon] (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
G-5

[Mission to Uranex] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Blaze Arton; Chief Areli; some dictators

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The Yellow Shirts] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Arthur Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Don Glory; V: Max Cline, Schnitzel, and the Yellow Shirts (I for all)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hercules
  2. 1. [A Dream of Riverboats]
    Hercules
  3. 2. Guilty!
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [The Bread World]
    Dan Tootin
  5. 4. [The Revenge of Limehouse Lew]
    The Strange Twins
  6. 5. [The Foreign Recruiters]
    Bob and Swab
  7. 6. [The Poisoners]
    Lion Boy
  8. 7. [Hammond's Milk Racket]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. [The Ghost of the Clipper Ship]
    The Old Witch
  10. 9. ["Gosh - I've never seen such a dull party!"]
    Tommy Tinkle
  11. 10. Is This Sabotage?
    Neon the Unknown
  12. 11. Shot in the Dark
  13. 12. [Assignment: Lisbon]
    G-5 Super Agent
  14. 13. [Mission to Uranex]
    Blaze Barton
  15. 14. [The Yellow Shirts]
    Don Glory
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