(February 1943)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
?
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

Blackhawk vs the Fox (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall; Bart Tumey (inset)
Inks
Bill Ward; Bart Tumey (inset)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk; The Fox [General Hans Haupt]; Private Dogtag
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Archives edition lists Crandall as sole artist.

Blackhawk vs the Fox (Table of Contents: 1)

Blackhawk / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen ?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; The Fox [General Hans Haupt] (Nazi villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Blackhawks go up against a blood thirsty German General, determined to not only go against the Führer's wishes and attack the British forces in the desert, but a man doggedly determined to become the new Führer of all Europe!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

(1) Story title taken from the cover.
(2) Inker identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. 2009-2-28.
(3) Letterer credit per Mark Evanier in the Archives edition.
(4) The membership of the Blackhawks stabilizes with this issue.

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

Johnny Doughboy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think I'll call cousin Clara back home in Billyville.
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Johnny Doughboy; Clara; Egbert
Synopsis
In a telephone call from a drugstore, Johnny pretends to be in combat against the Japanese to impress his young cousin Egbert.

Stalemate! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Sniper / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Sniper; Temket (introduction)
Synopsis
In Egypt, The Sniper is rescued by a woman who has knowledge of a series of ancient secret tunnels.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit verified by the Who's Who.

The U-1 (Table of Contents: 4)

The Blue Tracer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Captain William "Wild Bill" Dunn; Private Boomerang Jones; X-6 (double agent); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
In its last mission, Germany's best submarine, the U-1, is targeted for destruction by the Tracer, with Dunn and Jones being aided by X-6, a double agent working among the Germans.
Keywords
The Blue Tracer; The U-1 (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[The Ghost Subs] (Table of Contents: 5)

Phantom Clipper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Andre LeBlanc
Inks
Andre LeBlanc
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Phantom Clipper (last appearance); Baron Von Volf (first appearance; villain; death); Commodore Carl Von Kirpitz (first appearance; villain; death); Capt. Manfred Steidler (first appearance; villain; death)
Keywords
navy

Indexer Notes

art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr 28/2/2009

[The Airacobras] (Table of Contents: 6)

Pacific Patrol / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al McWilliams
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Keywords
navy

[The Three Granites] (Table of Contents: 7)

Private Dogtag / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bart Tumey
Pencils
Bart Tumey
Inks
Bart Tumey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Felix Hamburger (first appearance; villain)

Down To Earth (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[The Pasha and the Tax Problem] (Table of Contents: 9)

Shot and Shell / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation

Convoy Attack (Table of Contents: 10)

Secret War News / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al McWilliams
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

true story

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Blackhawk vs the Fox
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Blackhawk vs the Fox
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. ["I think I'll call cousin Clara back home in Billyville."]
    Johnny Doughboy
  4. 3. Stalemate!
    The Sniper
  5. 4. The U-1
    The Blue Tracer
  6. 5. [The Ghost Subs]
    Phantom Clipper
  7. 6. [The Airacobras]
    Pacific Patrol
  8. 7. [The Three Granites]
    Private Dogtag
  9. 8. Down To Earth
  10. 9. [The Pasha and the Tax Problem]
    Shot and Shell
  11. 10. Convoy Attack
    Secret War News
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Rowe
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • John Censullo
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin