(April 1942)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-02-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
S. M. Iger
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going 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)

Stormy Foster / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Elkan
Inks
Max Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster]

Indexer Notes

Saltarella, via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8165), notes that the cover artwork greatly resembles the artwork in the story with the same character that is signed by Elkan.

[King Korman's Castle] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Max Elkan [as Maxwell Elkan] (signed)
Inks
Max Elkan [as Maxwell Elkan] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster]; Ah Choo; Count Manfred Von Grebe (villain); Heinz (villain); Manuel (villain); Ortiz (villain); Jose (villain); Hanz (villain); King Korman (villain)
Synopsis
On a delivery to nearby Death Valley, Foster and Ah Choo find a dying man and decide to trail his killers.
Keywords
Paralysis gas

[Tootin's Goldfish] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor

[The Dutch Guiana Incident] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor

[The Whissler Building Case] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Characters
Betty Bates; Dode Van Huysen; Moe; John Holdes

[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
A hike through the countryside is lots of fun in the springtime
Genre
humor

[Captured by Axel Kopf] (Table of Contents: 6)

Ghost of Flanders / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid]
Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ghost of Flanders [Rip Graves]; Axel Kopf (introduction)

[Blacky Meyer Is Back in Town] (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); Blacky Meyer (villain)

[The Top-Hatters Mob] (Table of Contents: 8)

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
adventure
Characters
Doug Strange; Rod Strange; The Top-Hatters Mob; Nevins

[The Fluid of Fury] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
? [as Merton Holmes]
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Wangalo; Mahli; Mary Carney; John Carney

Death Bowls a Strike (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hugo F. Flynn
Letters
Typeset

[Three-Ring Chaos] (Table of Contents: 11)

Hercules / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Ferstadt
Inks
Lou Ferstadt
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules [Joe Hercules]; Daniel Nichols (circus owner); Laura Nichols (Daniel's daughter); Bozo (circus clown); Red Jake Mazola (villain)
Synopsis
Hercules came upon a circus and helps protect its owner from a mobster.

Indexer Notes

Credits suggested by Jerry Bails Who's Who.

Last appearance.

[Cloud of Doom] (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
sports
Characters
Don Glory
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Stormy Foster
  2. 1. [King Korman's Castle]
    Stormy Foster
  3. 2. [Tootin's Goldfish]
    Dan Tootin
  4. 3. [The Dutch Guiana Incident]
    Bob and Swab
  5. 4. [The Whissler Building Case]
    Betty Bates
  6. 5. ["A hike through the countryside is lots of fun in the springtime"]
    Tommy Tinkle
  7. 6. [Captured by Axel Kopf]
    Ghost of Flanders
  8. 7. [Blacky Meyer Is Back in Town]
    The Red Bee
  9. 8. [The Top-Hatters Mob]
    The Strange Twins
  10. 9. [The Fluid of Fury]
    Lion Boy
  11. 10. Death Bowls a Strike
  12. 11. [Three-Ring Chaos]
    Hercules
  13. 12. [Cloud of Doom]
    Don Glory
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