(November 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-09-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Ed Cronin
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
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[Peril At the Panama Canal] (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; The Black Guard [formerly the Black Legion] (villains)
Synopsis
The Black [Legion] Guard returns to threaten U.S. forces in Panama.

[Benny the Bimbo and Beulah] (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; Mike O'Neil; Sniffer; Steve Grimm (villain)

[The Boat Ride] (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

[The Lessons of Bill Carmody] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
sports
Characters
Kid Dixon [Danny "Kid" Dixon]

[The Duck Hunt] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

[The Bomb Release Saboteurs] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Jerry Maxwell (house name)
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Boy

[The Rescue of Tom Jameson] (Table of Contents: 7)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver [Max]; Tom Jameson; Bikazo (villain)
Synopsis
A reporter for the News Star uncovers inside information that helps him clear the name of a man slated for execution by pin-pointing the true mastermind, crime boss Bikazo, who had sought to discredit the District Attorney.
Keywords
News Star

Indexer Notes

This reporter mentioned here, as well as in National #12, was Quicksilver in his true identity, the name of which was never revealed.

[The Country Fair Murder] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
? [as Lowell Riggs]
Pencils
Art Saaf ?
Inks
Art Saaf ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jack Doe; Jill Doe

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop worrying Coach- This is only the half!
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Winky

[The Lightship Takeover] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
aviation
Characters
Prop Powers

The Secret Room (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Anthony Lamb
Letters
typeset

[The National Park Poachers] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Paul Bunyan; Babe the Blue Ox
Keywords
folklore

[The Escape of Louie Lippin] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pen Miller

[Toemain the Killer] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Gill Fox
Pencils
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Cyclone Cupid

[Magic In Mount Meteora] (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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Merlin the Magician [Jock Kellog]; Helena; Zeus; Pegasus (winged horse); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
In Greece, Merlin invokes the god Zeus to drive off the Nazis and save a girl named Helena. Zeus gives Merlin the use of his winged horse, Pegasus, all leaving for the safety of Egypt, where Helena was entrusted to the British.

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
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. [Peril At the Panama Canal]
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. [Benny the Bimbo and Beulah]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  4. 3. [The Boat Ride]
    Kid Patrol
  5. 4. [The Lessons of Bill Carmody]
    Kid Dixon
  6. 5. [The Duck Hunt]
    Windy Breeze
  7. 6. [The Bomb Release Saboteurs]
    Wonder Boy
  8. 7. [The Rescue of Tom Jameson]
    Quicksilver
  9. 8. [The Country Fair Murder]
    Jack and Jill
  10. 9. ["Stop worrying Coach- This is only the half!"]
    Miss Winky
  11. 10. [The Lightship Takeover]
    Prop Powers
  12. 11. The Secret Room
  13. 12. [The National Park Poachers]
    Paul Bunyan
  14. 13. [The Escape of Louie Lippin]
    Pen Miller
  15. 14. [Toemain the Killer]
    Cyclone Cupid
  16. 15. [Magic In Mount Meteora]
    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