(January 1942)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-11-07
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


The Black Fog Mystery (Table of Contents)

Uncle Sam / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith; Quicksilver (inset); Sally O'Neil (inset); Wonder Boy (inset)

The Black Fog Mystery (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; Buddy Smith

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

[The Pushcart Smasher Mystery] (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

Dog Ketchers (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

[Fun In Florida] (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]

[Indian Jive] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze
Reprints

[Saving the Farm] (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 Aluminum Sabotage] (Table of Contents: 7)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver

[The Agent Scam] (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

[The Screwy Sculptor] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Cyclone Cupid

[The Fishing Schooner Q-Boat] (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

Escape At Midnight (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Webster Daniels
Letters
typeset

[The Kidnapping of Enoch Seifer] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pen Miller

[Chaos At Cris's Diner] (Table of Contents: 13)

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
Keywords
folklore

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh- we always have a wonderful time!
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Winky

[Nazis In Nineveh] (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]; Goliath; the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
In Irtaq, European nations vied to control its oil fields, so Merlin employed the ancient beheaded figure of Goliath, Noah's Ark and the Tower of Babel against the Nazis.
Keywords
Noah's Ark; Tower of Babel

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. The Black Fog Mystery
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. The Black Fog Mystery
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. [The Pushcart Smasher Mystery]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  4. 3. Dog Ketchers
    Kid Patrol
  5. 4. [Fun In Florida]
    Kid Dixon
  6. 5. [Indian Jive]
    Windy Breeze
  7. 6. [Saving the Farm]
    Wonder Boy
  8. 7. [The Aluminum Sabotage]
    Quicksilver
  9. 8. [The Agent Scam]
    Jack and Jill
  10. 9. [The Screwy Sculptor]
    Cyclone Cupid
  11. 10. [The Fishing Schooner Q-Boat]
    Prop Powers
  12. 11. Escape At Midnight
  13. 12. [The Kidnapping of Enoch Seifer]
    Pen Miller
  14. 13. [Chaos At Cris's Diner]
    Paul Bunyan
  15. 14. ["Oh- we always have a wonderful time!"]
    Miss Winky
  16. 15. [Nazis In Nineveh]
    Merlin the Magician
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Steven Samuels
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky