(May 1943)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-03-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
John Beardsley (credited) (editor)

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.

[King Cobra versus Blackhawk!] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war; military
Characters
Blackhawk; Nazi officer; Private Dogtag
Reprints

King Cobra! (Table of Contents: 1)

Blackhawk / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war; military
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Hans; Martha (death); Adolph Hitler (Nazi villain); King Cobra [13th Baron of Vyberg] (Nazi villain, introduction, death); The Rattlesnakes [at least 8 unnamed members] (Nazi villains, introduction, all presumably killed); 1st Baron of Vyberg (in flashback, villain, death)
Synopsis
The Blackhawks travel to the Black Forest, where they meet King Cobra, the new Baron who sought to shake his family history of failure, and take on the Blackhawks with his "Squadron of Rattlesnakes", who wear uniforms bearing a snake head emblem.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A blinding fog moves into the northern seas...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Col. Sam Shot; Slim Shell

Indexer Notes

last appearance

The Flying Battleship (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Sniper; Captain Hunz (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
The Sniper sets aflame a Nazi-crafted, impenetrable flying battleship.

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

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

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
If they must have a war, this North Africa's a swell place for it!
Genre
humor
Characters
Johnny Doughboy; Hassan
Synopsis
Johnny and his pal visit a harem.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dogtag has accompanied a group of refugee children from war torn Slovania
Genre
humor
Characters
Dogtag; Sgt. Roarigan

Indexer Notes

Title: Added by Saltarella.

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

P.T. Boat / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
André LeBlanc
Inks
André LeBlanc
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Perry Tobias and Paul Harvey are newly-commissioned ensigns attached to an MTB squadron...
Genre
war
Characters
Perry Tobias; Paul Harvey; Jean
Keywords
navy

The Hawk and the Dragon (Table of Contents: 7)

Blackhawk / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war; adventure; military

Indexer Notes

Blackhawk

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A secret new American base in the Pacific is suddenly raided
Genre
war

U. S. Fliers Raid Germany (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

true story

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

Sailor Danny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sailor Danny is a member of the gun crew of the merchant ship
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Sailor Danny; Susan
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [King Cobra versus Blackhawk!]
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. King Cobra!
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. ["A blinding fog moves into the northern seas..."]
    Shot and Shell
  4. 3. The Flying Battleship
    The Sniper
  5. 4. ["If they must have a war, this North Africa's a swell place for it!"]
    Johnny Doughboy
  6. 5. ["Dogtag has accompanied a group of refugee children from war torn Slovania"]
    Private Dogtag
  7. 6. ["Perry Tobias and Paul Harvey are newly-commissioned ensigns attached to an MTB squadron..."]
    P.T. Boat
  8. 7. The Hawk and the Dragon
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. ["A secret new American base in the Pacific is suddenly raided"]
    Pacific Patrol
  10. 9. U. S. Fliers Raid Germany
    Secret War News
  11. 10. ["Sailor Danny is a member of the gun crew of the merchant ship"]
    Sailor Danny
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