(April 1951)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Editing
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)

Issue Notes

Copyright 1950 by Comic Magazines.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
romance

Free... to Every Woman Who Wants to Be a Model (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Herald Publishing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nightmare Journey (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Terry Shane; Jeff Madison; Ben Grove; Mr. Shane
Synopsis
Terry Shane stows away on a plane piloted by Jeff which is delivering supplies to her father’s oil fields in Venezuela. The aircraft crashes in the jungle, stranding Terry, her boyfriend Ben, and Jeff. Jeff drives the others mercilessly, saving their lives, then collapses from his injuries when they reach civilization. Terry realizes she loves Jeff, not Ben.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (March 2011).

I Lived a Lie (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Citron
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; romance
Characters
Jill Mason; Don Jackson; Thad Brady (death); Celia; Mrs. Jensen; Mr. Carter
Synopsis
Jill has a crush on her neighbor Thad, and writes fictitious accounts of their dates in her diary. Thad is murdered by an intruder and Jill is arrested, since her diary implies they had a relationship. Lawyer Don Jackson forces Jill to admit she made everything up and gets her acquitted of the crime. They fall in love.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (March 2011). JVJ suggests as the inker "Q.I." (Quality inker).

You Can Play Today's Most Popular Instrument Instantly! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Humbold Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Coded Triangle (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Little Al
Inks
Dick Beck ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance; spy
Characters
Margo Manning; Captain Ted Hale; Miss Darby; Sari Clayton (villain)
Synopsis
Margo runs a modeling agency specializing in handsome men. She falls in love with Ted Hale, a new model, but thinks he’s having an affair with photographer Sari Clayton. Sari denies this. Margo discovers Sari is a spy and Ted works for Army intelligence. Sari is arrested.
Keywords
Spy

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (March 2011).

Ro-Bert Fashions Lead the Style Parade! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Ro-Bert Fashions / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

I Danced With Heartbreak (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ward
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Claire; Don Williams; Mr. Haddon; Doris Gerrold; Rita
Synopsis
Don saves dance instructor Claire from being injured by a falling tree. She rejects his romantic advances but he shows up for dance lessons. Claire starts to fall in love with the wealthy Don, but he tells her he’s engaged to the refined Doris. Claire recognizes Doris as a gold-digger but doesn’t think Don will believe her. Don pretends to have lost his fortune and Doris breaks their engagement. Don and Claire will be married, instead.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (March 2011).

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

Love Letters; Quality Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Blouses and Skirts (Table of Contents: 9)

Diary Loves Presents Teen-Time Fashions / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as AG] (signed)
Inks
? [as AG] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Manhattan Magic (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Karen Hall; Ronald Carter; Angela Carter

Reduce Pounds and Inches (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Vala Sales, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Under False Pretenses (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Quinlan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Mary Harmon; Brad Connelly; Jim
Synopsis
Mary arrives in the big city and is greeted by Brad, who thinks she’s the visiting sister of his friend Jim. Mary falls in love with Brad as he escorts her around the city, but finally confesses the truth. Brad admits he soon learned she was the wrong Mary, but went along with the deception because he had fallen in love with her.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (March 2011). JVJ suggests as the inker "Q.I." (Quality inker).

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

Bud and Sis; Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Television Bank (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Seagee Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Play Piano the First Day (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Dean Ross Piano Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fantastically New! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Ronnie Sales, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Free... to Every Woman Who Wants to Be a Model
    Herald Publishing Company
  3. 2. Nightmare Journey
  4. 3. I Lived a Lie
  5. 4. You Can Play Today's Most Popular Instrument Instantly!
    Humbold Co.
  6. 5. Coded Triangle
  7. 6. Ro-Bert Fashions Lead the Style Parade!
    Ro-Bert Fashions
  8. 7. I Danced With Heartbreak
  9. 8. ["Don't miss- The Traitor Writes"]
    Love Letters; Quality Comics
  10. 9. Blouses and Skirts
    Diary Loves Presents Teen-Time Fashions
  11. 10. Manhattan Magic
  12. 11. Reduce Pounds and Inches
    Vala Sales, Inc.
  13. 12. Under False Pretenses
  14. 13. ["Bud, could I get a wrist watch the same easy way you got that air rifle"]
    Bud and Sis; Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. Television Bank
    Seagee Co.
  16. 15. Play Piano the First Day
    Dean Ross Piano Studios
  17. 16. Fantastically New!
    Ronnie Sales, Inc.
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