(June 1942)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly with the exception of March, June, September and December
On-sale date
1942-04-03
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
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster]

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Amash on page 18 of 2011's Quality Companion from TwoMorrows, which shows Fox holding his original cover art for this issue.

Make-Up for Murder (Table of Contents: 1)

Stormy Foster / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster]; Ah Choo; Johnson (introduction); Smithers (introduction); three un-named spies (villains, introduction for all)
Reprints

[Case of the Cat's Skeleton] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Betty Bates; Jabez Crane (villain, introduction); Boho (villain, introduction)

[Peanuts and Spies] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Bob Masters; Swab Decker

War! (Table of Contents: 4)

Comet Kelly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Pencils
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Comet Kelly (introduction); The Japanese (villains)

[The Silken Gang War] (Table of Contents: 5)

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); Casey (villain, introduction); Franco (villain, introduction)

[Painless Dentist] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor

[Prisoner of Von Kimmel] (Table of Contents: 7)

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]; Von Kimmel (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Despite the menace of the Japanese after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Ghost battles the Nazi menace and even sings the lyrics from a 1940 song, "I Am an American".

[Totoya Adventure] (Table of Contents: 8)

Strange Twins, The / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Doug Strange; Rod Strange; Kimmel (villain, introduction, death)
Keywords
Nazis

[The Coming of Captain Flagg] (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Flagg / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum [as Anthony Blum]
Pencils
Alex Koda
Inks
Alex Koda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Characters
Captain Flagg (a Marine, introduction)
Keywords
The Japanese

Accidental Murder (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. T. Flagg
Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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
I see my classmate is working in his printshop tonite!
Genre
humor

[The Swordfish Strikes] (Table of Contents: 12)

Swordfish / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer? [as Perry Scope]
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Ensign Jack Smith (introduction); The Japanese (villains)
Keywords
The Swordfish

Indexer Notes

The Swordfish is his one-man submarine; super-graphic injury-to-eye panel.

[Bout with the Vichy French] (Table of Contents: 13)

Don Glory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lincoln Ross]
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Arthur Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Don Glory; Marko (villain, introduction); Andre (villain, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Stormy Foster
  2. 1. Make-Up for Murder
    Stormy Foster
  3. 2. [Case of the Cat's Skeleton]
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [Peanuts and Spies]
    Bob and Swab
  5. 4. War!
    Comet Kelly
  6. 5. [The Silken Gang War]
    The Red Bee
  7. 6. [Painless Dentist]
    Dan Tootin
  8. 7. [Prisoner of Von Kimmel]
    Ghost of Flanders
  9. 8. [Totoya Adventure]
    Strange Twins, The
  10. 9. [The Coming of Captain Flagg]
    Captain Flagg
  11. 10. Accidental Murder
  12. 11. ["I see my classmate is working in his printshop tonite!"]
    Tommy Tinkle
  13. 12. [The Swordfish Strikes]
    Swordfish
  14. 13. [Bout with the Vichy French]
    Don Glory
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