(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 ?

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
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
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
Toni Blum
Pencils
Mort Leav (signed as Leav)
Inks
Mort Leav (signed as 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.

Indexer Notes

Signed in the last panel on the last page.

[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 (signed as Klaus)
Inks
Klaus Nordling (signed 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
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art previously suggested as by Reed Crandall, but that attribution denied by Crandall expert Roger Hill, who suggests possibly Rudy Palais or Mac Elkan.

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
Coulton 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 (signed as Lance Blackwood)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed as Lance Blackwood)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed as Lance Blackwood)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Lance Blackwood, according to the Who's Who, is a by-line on this strip.

Credits from the Quality Companion (TwoMorrows, 2011 series) #nn (November 2011).

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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 modified by, among others
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Daniel Martinez
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Stevenson
  • Jim Van Dore