(January 1943)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-11-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
John Beardsley
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Sam; G-2 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Gabriele (signed)
Inks
Al Gabriele (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! Uncle Sam, G-2 is a terrific hit!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith; G-2 [Captain Don Leash]

[Lugati] (Table of Contents: 1)

Uncle Sam / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Gabriele (signed)
Inks
Al Gabriele (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith; Father Time (host); Lugati (villain); the Japanese (villains, many die)
Synopsis
Father Time narrates a story in which Uncle Sam takes out a machine gun and mows down the enemy Japanese.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Salty Waters / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take these 'ash can' depth bombs ashore and 'cache' them!
Genre
humor

[Step on it, champ!] (Table of Contents: 3)

Kid Dixon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bob Reynolds]
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Kid Dixon [Danny Dixon]

[The Russian Army] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan (signed)
Inks
Charles Sultan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
The Unknown [as Pete Walker]; X-19 (villain, German spy)
Synopsis
In Russia, the Unknown adopts an alias as he goes undercover and feigns drunkenness in order to plant mis-information. At the same time, there is a German femme fatale spy, X-19, working undercover among the Russians. After triumphing over her, the Unknown said, "I wish women, especially beautiful women, would keep out of this war mess."

The Case of the Screaming Corpse (Table of Contents: 5)

Sally O'Neil Policewoman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bryant ?
Inks
Al Bryant ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil

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

Windy Breeze / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure is cold,eh, Unk?
Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

Case 2: Bombers over New York City (Table of Contents: 7)

G-2 / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimor] (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimor] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
G-2 [Captain Don Leash]; Gothro (villain, terrorist); Dr. Agony (villain, terrorist)
Synopsis
G-2 must face two insidious terrorists who have tortured a U. S. naval officer and plotted an attack on New York City, using a secret submarine that houses planes ready to attack. Despite being wounded, G-2 manages to alert the U.S. military, which sinks the Nazi vessel.

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

Cyclone Cupid / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gill Fox (signed)
Pencils
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm gonna jump! I'm suicide bound at last! Hooray!
Genre
humor

[At the Circus!] (Table of Contents: 9)

Quicksilver / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver [Max] (ex-circus acrobat); Sandor (villain, circus strongman); Zarna (villain, Sandor's love, death)
Synopsis
Quicksilver tracks down the murderous duo of Sandor and Zarna at the circus. Although Sandor was guilty of murder, he did it to win Zarna's love. When the Police came to arrest Sandor, Quicksilver pleaded mercy for him, implicating Zarna as the ringmaster. But it was too late, for Sandor had murdered her in a rage.

The Phantom (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Everett M. Arnold
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Printed at Buffalo, NY
Published by Comic Favorites, Inc 322 Main St Stamford Conn
Editor Gilbert Fox 322 Main ST Stamford Conn.
Business Mgr. Everett M. Arnold
Owners: Everett M. Arnold 198 Shore Rd Old Greenwich CT
Frank J Markey 369 Lexington Ave NY, NY
Henry P Martin 8 Foster Dr Des Moines Iowa
Frank J Murphy 27 Willow Ave Larchmont NY

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Kid Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Ames ?
Inks
Lee Ames ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy, I wish I had the strength of Uncle Sam!
Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Kid Patrol; Uncle Sam
Synopsis
Uncle Sam mentors the Kid Patrol members, encouraging them to perform in order to raise money for war bonds.
Keywords
crossover

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Per Art Lortie, Mann Rubin did not write Kid Patrol 2/16.

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

Miss Winky / 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'd sure like to go out shopping today
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Winky

[A roaring salvo of 8 inch shells...] (Table of Contents: 14)

Destroyer 171 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams (signed)
Inks
Al McWilliams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gee! Uncle Sam, G-2 is a terrific hit!"]
    Uncle Sam; G-2
  2. 1. [Lugati]
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. ["Take these 'ash can' depth bombs ashore and 'cache' them!"]
    Salty Waters
  4. 3. [Step on it, champ!]
    Kid Dixon
  5. 4. [The Russian Army]
    The Unknown
  6. 5. The Case of the Screaming Corpse
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  7. 6. ["Sure is cold,eh, Unk?"]
    Windy Breeze
  8. 7. Case 2: Bombers over New York City
    G-2
  9. 8. ["I'm gonna jump! I'm suicide bound at last! Hooray!"]
    Cyclone Cupid
  10. 9. [At the Circus!]
    Quicksilver
  11. 10. The Phantom
  12. 11. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  13. 12. ["Boy, I wish I had the strength of Uncle Sam!"]
    Kid Patrol
  14. 13. ["I'd sure like to go out shopping today"]
    Miss Winky
  15. 14. [A roaring salvo of 8 inch shells...]
    Destroyer 171
This issue was most recently modified by:
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