(Winter 1947)

Quality Comics, 1946 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
George Brenner

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Barker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A Side Show With Laughs and Thrills!
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Calahan]; Lena; Major Midge; Tiny Tim

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Barker / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grawk! Those aren't human bones...they're daggers!
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Calahan]; Colonel Lane (Mammoth Circus owner); Major Midge; Tiny Tim; Lena; Miss Digby (skinny woman); Fatso DeKavy (villain, introduction); Skinny DeKavy (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Lena becomes the object of the affections of the Jealousy Brothers and she is afraid of losing her gig to the fat man. To offset this, the Colonel hires a skinny woman, but that only diverts the brother's affections.

Indexer Notes

The DeKavy's are also called the Jealousy Brothers.
Writer credit formerly "Klaus Nordling".
Script credit based on textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Barker / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm getting hungry!
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Calahan]; Colonel Lane (Mammoth Circus owner); Lena; Tiny Tim; Major Midge; Carl (death); Nita; Andor (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Andor paints two of his performers, Carl and Nita, to look like bronze statues while they hold challenging poses with their great strength. However, when Carl dies from a mishap, Andor dives into poisonous paint, thus freeing Nita from extortion.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Spudo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I could swear it feels like he's holding us!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit formerly "Klaus Nordling".
Script credit based on textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Circus Holiday (Table of Contents: 4)

The Barker / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Calahan]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Barker / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Awr-r-k! I think I see a ghost!
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Calahan]; Colonel Lane (Mammoth Circus owner); Major Midge; Lena; Tiny Tim

Indexer Notes

Writer credit formerly "Klaus Nordling".
Script credit based on textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A Side Show With Laughs and Thrills!"]
    The Barker
  2. 1. ["Grawk! Those aren't human bones...they're daggers!"]
    The Barker
  3. 2. ["I'm getting hungry!"]
    The Barker
  4. 3. ["I could swear it feels like he's holding us!"]
    Spudo
  5. 4. Circus Holiday
    The Barker
  6. 5. ["Awr-r-k! I think I see a ghost!"]
    The Barker
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Lou Mougin