(July 1942)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1942-05-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Gill Fox

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. 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Black Condor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gill Fox ?
Inks
Gill Fox ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the Black Condor
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr.]; The Clock [Brian O'Brien] (inset); Molly the Model (inset); Alias the Spider [Tom Hallaway] (inset); Ned Brant (inset)

The Secret of the Hills (Table of Contents: 1)

The Black Condor / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Fine (signed)
Inks
Lou Fine (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr. as Senator Thomas Wright]

Indexer Notes

Jim Amash states in The Quality Companion (TwoMorrows, 2011 series) #1 (November, 2011), page 93, that Fine only drew the first 24 stories of the Black Condor, this issue being the last.

[Having been granted a transfer...] (Table of Contents: 2)

Spitfire [Quality] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams (signed as A. McWilliams)
Inks
Al McWilliams (signed as A. McWilliams)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; adventure
Characters
Spitfire [Tex Adams]

The Island of Dread (Table of Contents: 3)

Don Q / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
spy; adventure
Characters
Don Q

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

Slap Happy Pappy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Cole (signed as Ralph Johns)
Pencils
Jack Cole (signed as Ralph Johns)
Inks
Jack Cole (signed as Ralph Johns)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Pappy! Wake up-It's past yore bed time!!
Genre
humor

[...by sharp-witted extortionists...] (Table of Contents: 5)

Pen Miller / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pen Miller

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

Jane Arden / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett
Pencils
Russell Ross
Inks
Russell Ross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You back Miss..Did you forget something??
Genre
drama; adventure
Reprints
  • from Jane Arden Sundays (Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx
Keywords
soap opera

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Lena Pry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett
Pencils
Russell Ross
Inks
Russell Ross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tra-la la-la
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Jane Arden Sundays (Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Crack Comics. From this point forward, the Jane Arden reprints in Crack Comics will be edited to remove the Lena Pry toppers.

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

Molly the Model / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Devlin
Inks
John Devlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah nothing like the first breath of spring to bring out the baseball bats!
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly The Model

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

Molly the Model / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Devlin
Inks
John Devlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well if you're so sure about it-why don't you bet-huh?
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly The Model

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

Rube Goldberg's Side Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Pencils
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gaga the Powder Puff Dancer- For Adults Only
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprint

[In the grip of the Butcher...] (Table of Contents: 11)

Hack O'Hara / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani ?
Inks
Bob Fujitani ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Hack O'Hara

[The Yellow Scorpion] (Table of Contents: 12)

Alias the Spider / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spider [Tom Hallaway]

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

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

Snappy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey kiddo- stop what you're doing and come here a minute!
Genre
humor

[In the jungles of Panama...] (Table of Contents: 14)

Tor, the Magic Master / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tor [Jim Slade]

Code of Dishonor (Table of Contents: 15)

Eric Vale / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Spain
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Eric Vale

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Ned Brant / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Zuppke
Pencils
Walt Depew (signed as B. W. Depew)
Inks
Walt Depew (signed as B. W. Depew)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Big day for all of us, eh, Ned?
Genre
sports

[The Knife Throwing Gang] (Table of Contents: 17)

The Clock [superhero] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner (signed as George E. Brenner)
Pencils
George Brenner (signed as George E. Brenner)
Inks
George Brenner (signed as George E. Brenner)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Butch; The Knife-Throwing Gang (villains)
Synopsis
Butches use of rat traps to fight crime and fear of real guns comes into play when she faces the evil Knife-Throwing Gang.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["With the Black Condor"]
    The Black Condor
  2. 1. The Secret of the Hills
    The Black Condor
  3. 2. [Having been granted a transfer...]
    Spitfire [Quality]
  4. 3. The Island of Dread
    Don Q
  5. 4. ["Hey Pappy! Wake up-It's past yore bed time!!"]
    Slap Happy Pappy
  6. 5. [...by sharp-witted extortionists...]
    Pen Miller
  7. 6. ["You back Miss..Did you forget something??"]
    Jane Arden
  8. 7. ["Tra-la la-la"]
    Lena Pry
  9. 8. ["Ah nothing like the first breath of spring to bring out the baseball bats!"]
    Molly the Model
  10. 9. ["Well if you're so sure about it-why don't you bet-huh?"]
    Molly the Model
  11. 10. ["Gaga the Powder Puff Dancer- For Adults Only"]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  12. 11. [In the grip of the Butcher...]
    Hack O'Hara
  13. 12. [The Yellow Scorpion]
    Alias the Spider
  14. 13. ["Hey kiddo- stop what you're doing and come here a minute!"]
    Snappy
  15. 14. [In the jungles of Panama...]
    Tor, the Magic Master
  16. 15. Code of Dishonor
    Eric Vale
  17. 16. ["Big day for all of us, eh, Ned?"]
    Ned Brant
  18. 17. [The Knife Throwing Gang]
    The Clock [superhero]
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