(February 1942)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-12-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
S. M. Iger (editor); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Statement of Ownership
Publisher: Comic Magazines, Inc. 322 Main St, Stamford, CT
Editor: S. M. Iger 202 E. 44th ST NY, NY
Owners: Clare C. Arnold, Everett M. Arnold, Henry P. Martin
Indicia Address: 8 Lord ST, Buffalo, NY

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]

[The Deadly Scheme of Dr. Bork] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Max Elkan
Inks
Max Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster]; Ray Cooper (introduction); Ah Choo; Doc Vaughn; Dr. Bork (villain); Pincus (villain); Kritz (villain); Gaddis (villain)
Synopsis
Dr. Bork plans to start an epidemic by infecting the milk supply, and they stand to make a fortune since they've cornered the supply of the treatment serum.

[Elephant Extract] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor

[Mail Duty] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Bob Masters; Swab Decker; Nazis

[Murder's Last Act] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Betty Bates; Victor Ralley (intro; Dies); Rene Balbo; Inez (villain); Biff (villain)

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

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
Look what I've found
Genre
humor

[The Spy Snatchers] (Table of Contents: 6)

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]; Egbert Weever (introduction, Chief of the FBI); Haggenschmidt (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
FBI Chief Weever asks the Ghost to deliver sensitive documents to the War Department, which he does.....but only after battling a German brute, who was a giant with near superhuman strength.

[The Elevator Murders] (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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Bee [Rick Raleigh] (District Attorney); Nancy (mention only in the splash); Jasper Skinner; Mary Skinner; Abner Twist (villain)

Indexer Notes

The "Nancy", mentioned only in the splash and never seen in this story, may very well be a name change from Valerie Ransome, introduced in the last issue.

[The Photo Hunters] (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Yussuf (villain); Ali; Jim Helder (intro); Mrs. Helder (intro)

[Hot Rocks in a Lunch Box] (Table of Contents: 9)

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
detective-mystery
Characters
Doug Strange; Rod Strange; Drum (villain); John Haddon; Chief Inspector Grant

Thunderbolt Comeback (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tex Richard
Letters
Typeset

[Deviltry at the Defense Exposition] (Table of Contents: 11)

Hercules / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules

[The War Games That Weren't Games] (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
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Stormy Foster
  2. 1. [The Deadly Scheme of Dr. Bork]
    Stormy Foster
  3. 2. [Elephant Extract]
    Dan Tootin
  4. 3. [Mail Duty]
    Bob and Swab
  5. 4. [Murder's Last Act]
    Betty Bates
  6. 5. ["Look what I've found"]
    Tommy Tinkle
  7. 6. [The Spy Snatchers]
    Ghost of Flanders
  8. 7. [The Elevator Murders]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. [The Photo Hunters]
    Lion Boy
  10. 9. [Hot Rocks in a Lunch Box]
    The Strange Twins
  11. 10. Thunderbolt Comeback
  12. 11. [Deviltry at the Defense Exposition]
    Hercules
  13. 12. [The War Games That Weren't Games]
    Don Glory
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