Art identification by Nicholas Burns 2020-01-30. Previous indexer identified the artist as Reed Crandall. Reed Crandall expert Roger Hill agrees that this is not Crandall.
This reporter mentioned here, as well as in National #12, was Quicksilver in his true identity, the name of which was never revealed.
Lance Blackwood, according to the Who's Who, is a by-line on this strip.
Credits from the Quality Companion (TwoMorrows, 2012).