(January 1942)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-11-05
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


[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]

[Tokoyan Sabotage] (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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster]; Doc Vaughn; Ah Choo; Tokoyans (villains, introduction for all)

[The Important Job] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor

[The Theft of the Scouting Plane] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ghost of Flanders ["Rip" Graves]; Carl; Fred; Hans Sheink (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Ghost must take on a Nazi menace named Hans Sheink.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 2012-12-18.

[The Pipeline Saboteurs] (Table of Contents: 4)

Hercules / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Greg Powers]
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Arthur Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules; Brock (villain, introduction)

[The Phony Private Detective] (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty Bates / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Betty Bates; The Boss (villain, introduction, death); Gram (villain, introduction); Merritt (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Bryant Plaza mentioned

[Ratznestski the Car Crook] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Bee [Rick Raleigh] (District Attorney); Valerie Ransome (introduction); Ratznestski (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Raleigh meets a young spitfire named Valerie Ransome who comes into the D.A.'s office to seek help in regards to a stolen car that she had bought. Rick didn't hesitate to involve her in the case, including physically, as she wades into the crooks herself, fists swinging.

Indexer Notes

In the last few adventures of the Red Bee, a brunette girl, similar to Valerie, but never named as such, appears. She ostensibly became "Nancy", mentioned in the splash in issue #20, but never seen in the story.

[San Pedro Shore Duty] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Swab Decker; Bob Masters; Mitzi (introduction); Fritzi (introduction)

[The Burma Road Bombers] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Doug Strange; Rod Strange; Wing Low
Keywords
Axis spies

Death House Detour (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jo Moss
Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi- Mary Lou! Wait a minute!
Genre
humor

[Liberating the Lion Cubs] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Lion Boy; Barden (villain, introduction); Kruger (villain, introduction); Moto (villain, introduction)

[Shipyard of Saboteurs] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
? [as Lincoln Ross]
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Arthur Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Don Glory; June Brent; Varke (villain, introduction); Walther (villain, introduction); Shaeffer (villain, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Stormy Foster
  2. 1. [Tokoyan Sabotage]
    Stormy Foster
  3. 2. [The Important Job]
    Dan Tootin
  4. 3. [The Theft of the Scouting Plane]
    Ghost of Flanders
  5. 4. [The Pipeline Saboteurs]
    Hercules
  6. 5. [The Phony Private Detective]
    Betty Bates
  7. 6. [Ratznestski the Car Crook]
    The Red Bee
  8. 7. [San Pedro Shore Duty]
    Bob and Swab
  9. 8. [The Burma Road Bombers]
    The Strange Twins
  10. 9. Death House Detour
  11. 10. ["Hi- Mary Lou! Wait a minute!"]
    Tommy Tinkle
  12. 11. [Liberating the Lion Cubs]
    Lion Boy
  13. 12. [Shipyard of Saboteurs]
    Don Glory
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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