(March 1943)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1943-01-08
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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall ?
Inks
Reed Crandall ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith
Reprints

The Jail Bird (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 [Buddy Smith]

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While you're ashore, Salty, be sure to post these notices
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

credit from Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Mass Murder! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain's Birthday..
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Unknown / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Gabriele
Inks
Al Gabriele
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The notorious Nazi concentration camp at Dachau...
Genre
war
Characters
The Unknown
Synopsis
The Unknown succeeds in infiltrating the concentration camp at Dachau and freeing a train full of prisoners.

[The Swami] (Table of Contents: 6)

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]

Case of the Cantow Poppy (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]; Cantow Poppy [Jean Carrol; aka QX-4] (counter spy, death); the Japanese (villains, all die)
Synopsis
In China, Captain Leash meets with undercover agent QX-4, a counterspy used to foil the Japanese and who sacrificed her life in taking them all out.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Unk- Buy me a Christmas Tree, Huh?
Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like rats leaving a sinking ship...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver [Max]; Hoo Mee; Idaho [Baroness De Bofors] (villain, death)
Synopsis
Quicksilver meets his romantic match in femme fatale Idaho, whose gang successfully captures him. She is given the "honor" of killing him, but she faked her shot and the gang instead killed her!
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Art Gates [as AMG]
Inks
Art Gates [as AMG]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
G-gosh! What's This?? ..Hey! Stop!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cyclone Cupid

Retribution! (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Flying Tiger (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Kid Patrol [Sunshine; Suzy; Teddy; Porky]

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

Destroyer 171 / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William A. Smith ?
Inks
William A. Smith ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The U.S.S. Pawnee has survived many perilous engagements...
Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Commander Blake
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. The Jail Bird
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. ["While you're ashore, Salty, be sure to post these notices"]
    Salty Waters
  4. 3. Mass Murder!
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  5. 4. ["Captain's Birthday.."]
    Salty Waters
  6. 5. ["The notorious Nazi concentration camp at Dachau..."]
    The Unknown
  7. 6. [The Swami]
    Kid Dixon
  8. 7. Case of the Cantow Poppy
    G-2
  9. 8. ["Hey Unk- Buy me a Christmas Tree, Huh?"]
    Windy Breeze
  10. 9. ["Like rats leaving a sinking ship..."]
    Quicksilver
  11. 10. ["G-gosh! What's This?? ..Hey! Stop!"]
    Cyclone Cupid
  12. 11. Retribution!
  13. 12. Flying Tiger
    Kid Patrol
  14. 13. ["The U.S.S. Pawnee has survived many perilous engagements..."]
    Destroyer 171
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky