(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
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]

[Gang War] (Table of Contents: 1)

Hercules / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

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
Pencils
Jack Cole (Ralph Johns)
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

The Strange Twins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
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
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus 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 ?
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]; 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
Pencils
Arthur Beeman
Inks
Arthur Beeman
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[The Mining of New York Harbor] (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]; 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
? ("Ace N. Hoell")
Pencils
Mort Leav?
Inks
Mort Leav?
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
?
Pencils
George Appel
Inks
George Appel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Genre
sports
Characters
Davy McLain (introduction); Spies (villains)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hercules
  2. 1. [Gang War]
    Hercules
  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]
    Old Witch
  15. 14. [The Newfoundland Spy Ring]
    Don Glory
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