(August 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1941-06-04
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. 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hercules [Quality] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hercules in another super thriller
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules [Joe Hercules]

[Gang War] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
? (signed as Gregg Powers)
Pencils
Reed Crandall (signed as Gregg Powers)
Inks
Reed Crandall (signed as Gregg Powers)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Monk Mosby (villain, introduction); Cupie Dahl (villain, introduction); Ears Earle (villain, introduction); Corny (villain, introduction); assorted gangsters (villains, introductions)

[The Vengeance of Al Vacco] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
? (signed as Stanley Charlot)
Pencils
Al Bryant (signed as Stanley Charlot)
Inks
Al Bryant (signed as Stanley Charlot)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Al Vacco (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions); Bugsy Webb (introduction)

[The New Popcorn] (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

[Count De Fraud] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Strange Twins / comic story / 6 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
Count De Fraud (villain, introduction); Lydia Van Deer (introduction)

[The Abducted Chief] (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); Fritz (villain, introduction); Hans (villain, introduction); other Nazis (villains, introductions)

[The Malay Murderers] (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
Characters
Malays (villain, introduction)

[Murder among Millionaires] (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]; Bill Baldwin (villain, death); Carol (villain); un-named killer (villain, introduction)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy - there's nothing like the beach on a hot...
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural

[The Mining of New York Harbor] (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]; the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Afteer defeating the evil Dr. Marko in the previous adventure, Neon heads to New York Harbor, where he discovers underwater mines layed by the Germans. He succeeds in killing their commander and destroying their underwater base.

[The Plane Pirates] (Table of Contents: 10)

Hell Diver / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? (Signed as Ace N. Hoell)
Pencils
Mort Leav ? (signed as Ace N. Hoell)
Inks
Mort Leav ? (signed as Ace N. Hoell)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Danger Darrow [Hell Diver] (introduction)

The Night Prowler (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum (Tony Boone)
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
? (signed as Cary Weyte)
Pencils
George Appel (signed as Cary Weyte)
Inks
George Appel (signed as Cary Weyte)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy

[The Winslow Plantation Ghosts] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
? (signed as Pierre Winter)
Pencils
George Appel (signed as Pierre Winter)
Inks
George Appel (signed as Pierre Winter)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Winslow I (a ghost, introduction); John Winslow III (introduction); Rolf Cutler (a ghost, villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Final appearance.

[The Newfoundland Spy Ring] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
? (signed as Lincoln Ross)
Pencils
Art Peddy (signed as Lincoln Ross)
Inks
Art Peddy (signed as Lincoln Ross)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports; adventure
Characters
Davy McLain (introduction); Spies (villains)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hercules in another super thriller"]
    Hercules [Quality]
  2. 1. [Gang War]
    Hercules [Quality]
  3. 2. [The Vengeance of Al Vacco]
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [The New Popcorn]
    Dan Tootin
  5. 4. [Count De Fraud]
    The Strange Twins
  6. 5. [The Abducted Chief]
    Lion Boy
  7. 6. [The Malay Murderers]
    Bob and Swab
  8. 7. [Murder among Millionaires]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. ["Boy - there's nothing like the beach on a hot..."]
    Tommy Tinkle
  10. 9. [The Mining of New York Harbor]
    Neon the Unknown
  11. 10. [The Plane Pirates]
    Hell Diver
  12. 11. The Night Prowler
  13. 12. [Assignment: Algiers]
    G-5 Super Agent
  14. 13. [The Winslow Plantation Ghosts]
    The Old Witch [Quality]
  15. 14. [The Newfoundland Spy Ring]
    Don Glory
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