(December 1941)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1941-10-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
S. M. Iger
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going 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)

Stormy Foster / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster]
Reprints
Keywords
Golden Gate Bridge

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

Stormy Foster / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Max Elkan [as Maxwell Elkan] (signed)
Inks
Max Elkan [as Maxwell Elkan] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As war clouds warn America...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster] (drugstore clerk, introduction); Doc Vaughn; Ah Choo (Chinese delivery boy); Detective Cooper; Oshinto Karu (villain); Doc Falk (villain)
Synopsis
When thieves come in to pillage Doc Vaughn's drugstore, Stormy applies a fake moustache and pops a super-vitamin which imbues him with the strength of ten men.

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

Dan Tootin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Try Tootin's Super Gas
Genre
humor

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

Ghost of Flanders / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Inks
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In 1918 -- 15 year old Rip Graves enlists in the army and leaves for combat in the First World War --
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ghost of Flanders ["Rip" Graves] (introduction, origin); Fritz (villain, death); Carl (villain); Rudolf (villain); Eric (villain, death)
Synopsis
Supposedly dead in the First World War, "Rip" Graves operates as a superhero from a crypt beneath the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. In this tale, a group of Fifth Columnists seek to secure some important defense plans from Fort Brigg.
Reprints
Keywords
Fort Brigg

Indexer Notes

Credit correction 2009-4-29 courtesy of Darci386.

The Ghost of Flanders uses a red poppy as his sign.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty Bates, Lady-at-Law / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Stanley Charlot]
Pencils
Al Bryant ?
Inks
Al Bryant ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I will prove my client, Mr. William Reid did not murder Lef Cotter!
Genre
detective-mystery

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

Tommy Tinkle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Inks
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say- There might be something to this after all!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Bob and Swab / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The newly-commissioned U.S.S. Brimstone drops anchor at Bananaport...
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Bob Masters; Swab Decker

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Red Bee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum
Pencils
Witmer Williams [as B. H. Apiary] (signed)
Inks
Witmer WIlliams [as B. H. Apiary] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the district attorney's country home, Rick spends a quiet weekend.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Bee [Rick Raleigh] (District Attorney); Mary Jellicoe; Martin Jellicoe

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Strange Twins / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as S. M. Regi]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait a moment Rod. I'll step in here for a tin of Shag Smoking Mixture!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Douglas Strange; Rodney Strange; Spud McGuire (villain)

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

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

Script
? [as Merton Holmes]
Pencils
H. Kiefer
Inks
H. Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One day, as Lion Boy and his brother Tawny...
Genre
jungle

A Killer's Last Chance (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Roberts
Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Hercules / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Gregg Powers] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Gregg Powers] (signed)
Inks
? [as Gregg Powers] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hercules passes a monument works
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules [Joe Hercules]; two un-named monument works employees; Mr. Clinton (owner of the monument works); Sledge (villain, foreman at monument works); Ferret (villain, manager at monument works)
Synopsis
Joe helps out a couple of workers attempting to move a heavy tombstone then notices large welts on their backs. Investigating, Hercules discovers the foreman and manager at the monument works are treating the employees like slaves, taking half their earnings, all unbeknownst to the owner.
Reprints
Keywords
Clinton Monument Works

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Don Glory / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum [as Lincoln Ross] (signed)
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Arthur Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don Glory returns to the ring...
Genre
sports
Characters
Don Glory; June
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Stormy Foster
  2. 1. ["As war clouds warn America..."]
    Stormy Foster
  3. 2. ["Try Tootin's Super Gas"]
    Dan Tootin
  4. 3. ["In 1918 -- 15 year old Rip Graves enlists in the army and leaves for combat in the First World War --"]
    Ghost of Flanders
  5. 4. ["I will prove my client, Mr. William Reid did not murder Lef Cotter!"]
    Betty Bates, Lady-at-Law
  6. 5. ["Say- There might be something to this after all!"]
    Tommy Tinkle
  7. 6. ["The newly-commissioned U.S.S. Brimstone drops anchor at Bananaport..."]
    Bob and Swab
  8. 7. ["At the district attorney's country home, Rick spends a quiet weekend."]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. ["Wait a moment Rod. I'll step in here for a tin of Shag Smoking Mixture!"]
    The Strange Twins
  10. 9. ["One day, as Lion Boy and his brother Tawny..."]
    Lion Boy
  11. 10. A Killer's Last Chance
  12. 11. ["Hercules passes a monument works"]
    Hercules
  13. 12. ["Don Glory returns to the ring..."]
    Don Glory
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