(April 1943)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1943-02-10
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 on-going 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)

Kid Eternity / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Josephine Elgin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Humor? Gee, folks, I'm certainly up against a funny situation in this issue!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; Stormy Foster; Betty Bates; Bill the Magnificient; Willie the Wisp; Bob; Swab; Dan Tootin; Woopy

Indexer Notes

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

[Enter: Silk and Her Highness] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Joe Millard ?; Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; Samson (historical character); Silk (villain); Her Highness (villain; introduction)
Synopsis
Kid Eternity's powers are removed by Mr. Keeper when the Kid mis-uses them to transform two ordinary guys into "he-men." However, two crooks witnessed this scene and informed Her Highness of this, and she ordered Silk to capture the men and bring them to her. Mr. Keeper then restored the Kid's powers, and he called upon Solomon to defeat Her Highness' gang so the Kid could restore the he-men to normal.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils credits from Bob Hughes.

Script credits suggested by the Who's Who

Inks credit suggested by the Who's Who.

[Scarpaw Smythe] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

[The Goodies' Battle Royal] (Table of Contents: 3)

Woopy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

[The Burp Car] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor

The Four Feathers of Death (Table of Contents: 5)

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]; The Archer [Joseph Villard] (villain, death)
Synopsis
Stormy faces his only costumed foe, The Archer, in an exciting battle of wits before his adversary falls out a window to his death.

[At Liberty] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor

Jackson Peak Holdup (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Willie Meets His Spark (Table of Contents: 8)

Willie the Wisp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
I: Willie Wisp and Willie the Wisp (a lightning bug); w/ Neptune

Grego the Grisly Heading East (Table of Contents: 9)

Bill the Magnificent / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Bill the Magnificent [Bill Hanson]; Peggy (Bill's sweetheart); Sheriff Poodle; Grego the Grisly (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Bill gets a little disturbed because the local Sheriff has gotten into the habit of asking Bill to do all of his dirty work for him, including having the face up to the likes of Grego.

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Humor? Gee, folks, I'm certainly up against a funny situation in this issue!"]
    Kid Eternity
  2. 1. [Enter: Silk and Her Highness]
    Kid Eternity
  3. 2. [Scarpaw Smythe]
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [The Goodies' Battle Royal]
    Woopy
  5. 4. [The Burp Car]
    Dan Tootin
  6. 5. The Four Feathers of Death
    Stormy Foster
  7. 6. [At Liberty]
    Bob and Swab
  8. 7. Jackson Peak Holdup
  9. 8. Willie Meets His Spark
    Willie the Wisp
  10. 9. Grego the Grisly Heading East
    Bill the Magnificent
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