(February 1943)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1942-12-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
John Beardsley (editor); E. M. Arnold (general manager)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Statement of Ownership: Publisher: Comic Magazines, Inc. 322 Main ST Stamford, Ct
Editor: John Beardsley, Manager: Everett M. Arnold
Owners: Clare C. Arnold; Everett M. Arnold; Henry F. Martin
Indicia Address: 8 Lord St Buffalo, NY

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.


Dr. Pain! (Table of Contents)

Kid Eternity / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Josephine Elgin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; Dr. Pain

Indexer Notes

Busy Arnold, in a 1972 interview, states that Moreira did some early pencils on the Kid Eternity material, and his inker was probably Elgin.

A Tale of a Door, a Doctor, and a Dreaded Cat (Table of Contents: 1)

Kid Eternity / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; Blackhawk; Robin Hood; Achilles; Professor Roberts; Bill; Johnny; Elise; Elises' un-named father; Dr. Pain (villain)
Synopsis
On his first case, Kid Eternity follows a missing person into the lair of Dr. Pain who fancies himself a modern day Dr. Victor Frankenstein.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Bob Hughes.

[Introducing Woopy] (Table of Contents: 2)

Woopy of Shootin' Creek / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Art Gates ?
Pencils
Art Gates
Inks
Art Gates
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Woopy Gilroy

Murders Will Always Out (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty Bates / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Betty Bates; Killer Mack (villain); Detective Gray

[The Mad Doctor's Super-Gang] (Table of Contents: 4)

Stormy Foster / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster]; Ah Choo; The Mad Doctor (villain)
Synopsis
Stormy creates a new version of his super-vitamin formula that is five times stronger than the original, and it is stolen and used by a crook. However, the crook's heart couldn't stand the strain and he died. However, the co-horts of the crook used the formula and gave the Great Defender a run for his money before his cunning overcame them.

[Mole Hill Mountain] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Pencils
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Dan Tootin

[Dr. Maldemer's Evil Eye] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Bob Masters; Swab Dekker; Dr. Maldemer (villain)

Canyon of Doom (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[The Crooked Casino] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Belfi
Inks
John Belfi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Don Glory; June

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Sheriff for a Day] (Table of Contents: 9)

Bill the Magnificent / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
humor
Characters
Bill Hanson; Sheriff Poodle; Dudley Doodle; Sirus Bigsbee; Peggy; Matilda
Synopsis
Whenever he says "Jeepers Creepers," Bill Hanson is a changed man.

Indexer Notes

Gustavson credits from Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dr. Pain!
    Kid Eternity
  2. 1. A Tale of a Door, a Doctor, and a Dreaded Cat
    Kid Eternity
  3. 2. [Introducing Woopy]
    Woopy of Shootin' Creek
  4. 3. Murders Will Always Out
    Betty Bates
  5. 4. [The Mad Doctor's Super-Gang]
    Stormy Foster
  6. 5. [Mole Hill Mountain]
    Dan Tootin
  7. 6. [Dr. Maldemer's Evil Eye]
    Bob and Swab
  8. 7. Canyon of Doom
  9. 8. [The Crooked Casino]
    Don Glory
  10. 9. [Sheriff for a Day]
    Bill the Magnificent
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