(March 1942)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-01-07
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. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Sam / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Quicksilver (inset); Sally O'Neil (inset); Kid Patrol (inset)

The Man Behind the Man Behind the Gun! (Table of Contents: 1)

Uncle Sam / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as William Eisner]
Pencils
Alex Blum ?
Inks
Alex Blum ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy; I.J. Grab
Synopsis
When I.J. Grab enlists Nazi spies to stop the government from building new homes for his workers, Uncle Sam steps in.

[The Baby Contest] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

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

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

Script
? [as Jerry Maxwell]
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Looks are often deceiving...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Boy; Nitzie (villain); Bugs (villain)
Synopsis
Wonder Boy runs into murder on the campus of State College when a teacher is shot right in the middle of class.

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

Sally O'Neil Policewoman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Frank Kearns]
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
Mort Leav
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scoring another home run...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil; Stacy Trent; Richard Trent; Batty Gogan (villain)
Synopsis
A ball game ends when an out of the park homer explodes on contact.

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

Prop Powers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lynn Bird]
Pencils
Witmer Williams
Inks
Witmer Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
America's security demands bravery...
Genre
aviation
Characters
Prop Powers; Lank
Synopsis
Prop and Lank are doing coast watch duty when a freighter crashes into a treacherous shoal.

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

Kid Dixon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bob Reynolds]
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And in this corner, the challenger from Harlem....
Genre
sports
Characters
Kid Dixon [Danny Dixon]

[The Box] (Table of Contents: 7)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver; Lefferman; Klumac; Ken Butler; Lord Astor
Synopsis
Quicksilver chases a mysterious box from India and the spies who covet it.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Klaus Nordling [as Klaus]
Inks
Klaus Nordling [as Klaus]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His quest brings him to accept....
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pen Miller; Count Lutefisk; Trellis; Niki
Synopsis
Pen gets kidnapped by spies and has to find a way to send a message to Trellis.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been saving for months to get a new fur coat--
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Winky

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

Kid Patrol / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum ? [as Dan Wilson]
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The deafening beat of pounding hoofs...
Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Kid Patrol [Suzy; Terry; Sunshine; Porky]
Synopsis
The Patrol goes to the Rodeo, only one of the cowpokes is not on the up and up.

[Crime in the Hinterlands] (Table of Contents: 11)

Paul Bunyan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [As Storey Weaver]
Pencils
Reed Crandall ?
Inks
Reed Crandall ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Paul Bunyan; Babe
Synopsis
Paul and Babe stumble on a gang of counterfeiters.
Keywords
folklore

Fighting Comeback (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tim Powers
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Jack and Jill / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lowell Riggs]
Pencils
Mort Leav ?
Inks
Mort Leav ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grand Central Station...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jack Doe; Jill Doe
Synopsis
Jack and Jill run into French Axis spies at a Canadian ski resort.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks
Gill Fox (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a photo of "Stretch" the tallest crook in the world.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the newly acquired tropical base in Trinidad...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Merlin the Magician [Jock Kellog]

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
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. The Man Behind the Man Behind the Gun!
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. [The Baby Contest]
    Windy Breeze
  4. 3. ["Looks are often deceiving..."]
    Wonder Boy
  5. 4. ["Scoring another home run..."]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  6. 5. ["America's security demands bravery..."]
    Prop Powers
  7. 6. ["And in this corner, the challenger from Harlem...."]
    Kid Dixon
  8. 7. [The Box]
    Quicksilver
  9. 8. ["His quest brings him to accept...."]
    Pen Miller
  10. 9. ["I've been saving for months to get a new fur coat--"]
    Miss Winky
  11. 10. ["The deafening beat of pounding hoofs..."]
    Kid Patrol
  12. 11. [Crime in the Hinterlands]
    Paul Bunyan
  13. 12. Fighting Comeback
  14. 13. ["Grand Central Station..."]
    Jack and Jill
  15. 14. ["This is a photo of "Stretch" the tallest crook in the world."]
    Cyclone Cupid
  16. 15. ["At the newly acquired tropical base in Trinidad..."]
    Merlin the Magician
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky