(September 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1941-07-09
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. 4.

[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 a gripping action feature
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules [Joe Hercules]

[Cave-In at the Wolf Gulch Gold Mine] (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
Hercules; Jake Buzzard (villain, introduction); Dead Eye Buzzard (villain, introduction); the Buzzard Gang (villains, introductions); George Marlin (villain, introduction); Rosemary Cabot (introduction)

[The Payroll Plunderers] (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
Betty Bates; Jimmy (introduction); A gang of crooks (villains, introductions, two deaths)

[The Life-Speeding Pills] (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
Characters
Dan Tootin

[Dead River Lou] (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
Rodney Strange; Douglas Strange; Dead River Lou (villain, introduction)

[Boris and Morris] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Bob Masters; Swab Decker; Boris (villain, introduction); Morris (villain, introduction)

[Battle with a Lion] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Lion Boy; Chief of Bama (villain, introduction, death)

[War with the Madden Gang] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Red Bee / comic story / 8 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); Ed Brown (introduction, death); Madden (villain, introduction); Madden's gang (villains, introduction for all); Gus Lund (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Credits suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

[The Canada Convoy] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
? (signed as Ace N. Hoell)
Pencils
Chuck Winter ? (signed as Ace N. Hoell)
Inks
Chuck Winter ? (signed as Ace N. Hoell)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Danger Darrow; Max (villain, introduction); Herr Commander (villain, introduction); other Nazis (villains)

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

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
Darn it - he's still out there!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tommy Tinkle

[The Plot To Blow Up New York City] (Table of Contents: 10)

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]; Otto Shickler (villain, introduction)
Keywords
New York City

A Scrap of Paper (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[The Masked Agent] (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
Characters
G-5; A masked agent (villain, introduction, death)

[Return to the Ring] (Table of Contents: 13)

Don Glory / comic story / 9 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
Don Glory; June Brent; Kid Kayo (introduction); Heinrich Hauptmann (villain, introduction); Bo (villain, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hercules in a gripping action feature"]
    Hercules [Quality]
  2. 1. [Cave-In at the Wolf Gulch Gold Mine]
    Hercules [Quality]
  3. 2. [The Payroll Plunderers]
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [The Life-Speeding Pills]
    Dan Tootin
  5. 4. [Dead River Lou]
    The Strange Twins
  6. 5. [Boris and Morris]
    Bob and Swab
  7. 6. [Battle with a Lion]
    Lion Boy
  8. 7. [War with the Madden Gang]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. [The Canada Convoy]
    Hell Diver
  10. 9. ["Darn it - he's still out there!"]
    Tommy Tinkle
  11. 10. [The Plot To Blow Up New York City]
    Neon the Unknown
  12. 11. A Scrap of Paper
  13. 12. [The Masked Agent]
    G-5 Super Agent
  14. 13. [Return to the Ring]
    Don Glory
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