(November 1951)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate editor)

[Trampling Hoofs of Murder!] (Table of Contents)

Arizona Raines / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Arizona Raines; Spurs (his young pal); Buck Stevens (villain)

Indexer Notes

Title from the story the cover is illustrating.

Pencils:
1) Crandall is credited on covers for Quality Comics by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and his faces are not to be mistaken. He made most of the following covers for Crack Western.
2) Charles Cuidera suggested by Saltarella.

Here it is at Last! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Ken Shannon / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Trampling Hoofs of Murder! (Table of Contents: 2)

Arizona Raines / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Arizona Raines; Spurs; Nita Duncan; Red Hager (villain, foreman)
Synopsis
Arizona and Spurs are nearly killed by stampeding longhorns.

Indexer Notes

Gustavson has special grinning faces with deep jaws and sparkling eyes, and he is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.
Gustavson credits verified by Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.
Cover story

The Vultures of Goldhill! (Table of Contents: 3)

Two-Gun Lil / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
Leo Morey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Two-Gun Lil [Lil Peters]; Dawson (crooked mine owner); Rodney (villain)
Synopsis
Dawson floods the mines to get the holders to sell to their shares to him.

Indexer Notes

Most probably art by Morey when comparing with some credited work, like grave long faces and the girl in profile.

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Hangnoose Sunrise! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Whip [Johnny Lash] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Lash [The Whip]; Jake (bank robber); Rupe Hedge (bank robber); Sag Sawyer (bank robber)
Synopsis
Johnny Lash is framed and jailed for bank robbery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sultan is credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the many close up faces with his "bulging" eyes make this most probably by him.

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

Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Trap for Rustlers (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

Kill or Be Killed! (Table of Contents: 7)

Bob Allen, Frontier Marshal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Anderson ?
Inks
Harry Anderson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bob Allen; Tom Mason; Jed Mason; VILLAINS: Ben Prue; Pete Bliss; Mark Sont; Lefty Riel
Synopsis
A man is killed trying to help the marshal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some close up faces have resemblance to Anderson's art in Quality's T-Man Comics, but uncertain.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Trampling Hoofs of Murder!]
    Arizona Raines
  2. 1. Here it is at Last!
    Ken Shannon
  3. 2. Trampling Hoofs of Murder!
    Arizona Raines
  4. 3. The Vultures of Goldhill!
    Two-Gun Lil
  5. 4. Hangnoose Sunrise!
    The Whip [Johnny Lash]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk
  7. 6. A Trap for Rustlers
  8. 7. Kill or Be Killed!
    Bob Allen, Frontier Marshal
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