(September 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1941-07-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Will Eisner
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing 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. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Sam / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Quicksilver (inset); Kid Patrol (inset); Sally O'Neil (inset)

[Genius of Destruction] (Table of Contents: 1)

Uncle Sam / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy; An evil inventor and his gang (first appearance; villains)

[The Slumlord] (Table of Contents: 2)

Sally O'Neil Policewoman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Kearns]
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
Mort Leav
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil; Leon (first appearance; villain);Leon's wife (first appearance; villain); Liverton (first appearance; villain); Gerald Payson (first appearance)

[Treasure Hunt] (Table of Contents: 3)

Kid Patrol / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dan Wilson]
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Kid Patrol [Sunshine; Teddy; Porky]; Pat

[Attack On the CAMBRIA] (Table of Contents: 4)

Prop Powers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lynn Byrd]
Pencils
Witmer Williams
Inks
Witmer Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Characters
Prop Powers; Nazis (villains)

[The Weeping Willow] (Table of Contents: 5)

Windy Breeze / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

[Bout With Pajamah] (Table of Contents: 6)

Kid Dixon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling [as Bob Reynolds]
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Kid Dixon [Danny "Kid" Dixon; as Dick Nixon]; Pajamah (first appearance; villain)

Indexer Notes

Kid Dixon is called "Dick Nixon" in this story!

[The Smithtown Slum Revolt] (Table of Contents: 7)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Nick Cardy] (signed)
Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver [Max Crandall]; The Lansmen (villains, introduction for all)

[The Rhumba Murder] (Table of Contents: 8)

Jack and Jill / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Cassone
Inks
John Cassone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jose (first appearance; death); Rita (first appearance); Aztal (first appearance; villain)

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

Miss Winky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Beeman
Pencils
Arthur Beeman
Inks
Arthur Beeman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Darn it- We've just got to win today!
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Winky

[The Mail Train Robbery] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
? [as Jerry Maxwell] (signed)
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Boy
Synopsis
While Wonder Boy is quietly fishing, he suddenly notices a mail train being robbed, and dashes off to put an end to it.
Reprints

The Eagle Speaks (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum [as Bob Anthony]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[The Case of Croaker Corvan] (Table of Contents: 12)

Pen Miller / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Klaus Nordling [as Klaus]
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pen Miller; Croaker Corvan and Murder, Ltd. (first appearance; villains)

[Wreck On the Trestle] (Table of Contents: 13)

Paul Bunyan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Storey Weaver]
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
John Cassone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Paul Bunyan; Saboteurs (first appearance; villains)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Cyclone Cupid / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gill Fox (signed)
Pencils
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a policeman chasing a bandit down there...
Genre
humor
Characters
Cyclone Cupid

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Merlin the Magician / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crushing everything in it's path, a huge Japanese tank rumbles forward
Genre
superhero
Characters
Merlin the Magician [Jock Kellog]; the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
Merlin helps the Chinese fight against the Japanese by resurrecting ancient dead Chinese soldiers.

Indexer Notes

Lance Blackwood, according to the Who's Who, is a by-line found on this strip (and the pen-name of early artist Dan Zolnerowich). Writer and art credits taken from the Who's Who and from the Quality Companion (TwoMorrows, 2011 series) #nn (November 2011). Added by Craig Delich (2013-7-20).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. [Genius of Destruction]
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. [The Slumlord]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  4. 3. [Treasure Hunt]
    Kid Patrol
  5. 4. [Attack On the CAMBRIA]
    Prop Powers
  6. 5. [The Weeping Willow]
    Windy Breeze
  7. 6. [Bout With Pajamah]
    Kid Dixon
  8. 7. [The Smithtown Slum Revolt]
    Quicksilver
  9. 8. [The Rhumba Murder]
    Jack and Jill
  10. 9. ["Darn it- We've just got to win today!"]
    Miss Winky
  11. 10. [The Mail Train Robbery]
    Wonder Boy
  12. 11. The Eagle Speaks
  13. 12. [The Case of Croaker Corvan]
    Pen Miller
  14. 13. [Wreck On the Trestle]
    Paul Bunyan
  15. 14. ["There's a policeman chasing a bandit down there..."]
    Cyclone Cupid
  16. 15. ["Crushing everything in it's path, a huge Japanese tank rumbles forward"]
    Merlin the Magician
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky