(May 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 1951 by Comic Magazines.
Most information on this issue provided by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Diane (photo of Jane Greer); Larry (photo of Dennis O'Keefe)

Indexer Notes

Photograph from the RKO movie "The Company She Keeps".

Moonlight and Murder (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Quinlan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Dan Cassidy; Flynn; Lane Selby; Mr. Mark Selby; Bert Grove (villain, death)
Synopsis
After Lane’s father is injured in a construction accident, his partner Bert consoles Lane. She meets Dan, a worker who lost his nerve and can’t work high in the girders any more. Dan says Mr. Selby’s fall was caused by sabotage. Dan and Lane learn Bert purchased substandard materials and tried to kill his partner. Overcoming his fear of heights, Dan rescues Lane from Bert on a high girder; Bert falls to his death and Dan and Lane kiss.
Keywords
construction

Indexer Notes

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

Heaven Is Right Here (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ward ?; W. G. Hargis ?
Inks
Bill Ward ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Peggy Crandall; John Crandall; Bret Maynard
Synopsis
Newlyweds Peggy and John are unhappy in their small flat, but John’s law practice needs time to grow. John works late and Peggy suspects he’s having an affair, so she agrees to go out with old flame Bret. Soon realizing this is a mistake, she goes home and sees John on television: he’s been working nights as a professional wrestler to earn extra money for their house.
Reprints
Keywords
Professional wrestling

Indexer Notes

Ger Apeldoorn thinks Bill Ward is the artist (March 2011).
Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. thinks W. G. Hargis is the penciler and the inker he refers to as "Q.I." (Quality inker) is the inker (April 2011).

Hide-Out (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; romance
Characters
Dr. Kit Marlowe; Janet Andrews; Bud (villain, death); Tony Merrillo (villain)
Synopsis
Nurse Janet and Dr. Kit are engaged to be married; they are also preparing to open a rest home for invalids in the mountains. Gangster Tony Merrillo brings a wounded comrade to Kit for an operation, threatening to kill the doctor if his friend dies. Janet flirts with Tony, giving Kit an opportunity to hit him with a golf club.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (April 2011). JVJ refers to the inker as "Q.I." (Quality inker).

A Study in Heartbreak (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Citron
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Alice Thane; Janis Harlan; Mrs. Clancy; Mrs. Jennings; Wade Jennings
Synopsis
Magazine publisher Wade wagers he can turn an untrained person into a professional writer in six months, and Alice will be his guinea pig. Head writer Janis, Wade’s girlfriend, is jealous and dubious. Alice falls in love with Wade but decides to quit the experiment after a clash with Janis. Wade reads her diary and confesses he loves her as well.

Indexer Notes

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

Sorrowful Surprise (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Betty Rollins; Ellen Standish; Glenda Abbot; Joe Standish; Ken Rollins

Lounging Wear (Table of Contents: 6)

Teen-Time Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion

Face Value (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Bill Crawford; Dick; Ellen Brown; Harry; Mr. Brown; Mrs. Brown; Sally; Tommy; Uncle Bob
Synopsis
As a girl, Ellen fell from a horse and broke her nose. She grows up insecure about her appearance as a result. She’s attracted to fellow college student Bill, but he gives her the brush-off. Ellen’s uncle Bob, a plastic surgeon with experience working on wounded soldiers in Korea, repairs Ellen’s nose. Now Bill is interested, but he breaks up with her after a short time. Ellen dates Dick on the rebound, but has to be saved from his crude passes by long-time friend Harry. She realizes Harry is the only person who loved and defended her all her life, even before her nose job.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Moonlight and Murder
  3. 2. Heaven Is Right Here
  4. 3. Hide-Out
  5. 4. A Study in Heartbreak
  6. 5. Sorrowful Surprise
  7. 6. Lounging Wear
    Teen-Time Fashions
  8. 7. Face Value
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