(July 1943)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1943-04-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
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. 3.


[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

Mobtown, U.S.A.! (Table of Contents: 1)

Uncle Sam / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith; Boss Spring (villain); Spring's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Boss Spring has been elected Mayor of the city by a narrow margin over the reform candidate, and vows that, from now on, things will be different in the city. City services, normally free, now have to be paid for. Police are told what they can do and what they can't. Uncle Sam is elected to step in and take care of the situation, but Boss Spring has him and Buddy arrested.
Reprints

It's Thrilling - Savage - Bloody (Table of Contents: 2)

Quicksilver / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer [as Fred] (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer [as Fred] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver; Captain Zenzo Shimizu (villain, death); the Japanese (villains, all die)
Synopsis
While patrolling the Aleutian Islands, Quicksilver decides to land on Kattu Island looking for Japanese soldiers, and he finds them. Taken prisoner, the Japanese decide to allow Quicksilver to battle their Captain, a Ju-Jitsu black belt champion.
Reprints
Keywords
Kattu Island

The Goblets of Fatimara (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
war
Characters
The Unknown; General Mitsui (villain)

The Case of the Purple Mask (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil; The Purple Mask (villain)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm afraid of snakes around here, Unk!
Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lieutenant Commander Blake has been wounded in action...
Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Commander Henry Blake; Commander Evans
Synopsis
After Blake is wounded, Evans takes over command of the 171.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Salty Waters / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Shore leave for a coupla hours!
Genre
humor

The Mother Haggard Gang (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Kid Patrol [Sunshine; Teddy; Suzy; Porky]; Mother Haggard (villain)

Death to the Death Ray! (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Blackout Killers! (Table of Contents: 10)

Chic Carter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Chic Carter

Indexer Notes

cont'd from POLICE COMICS #18

Case No. 7: The Return of Mata Hari (Table of Contents: 11)

G-2 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimor]
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
G-2 [Don Leash]; Mata Hari (villain)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. Mobtown, U.S.A.!
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. It's Thrilling - Savage - Bloody
    Quicksilver
  4. 3. The Goblets of Fatimara
    The Unknown
  5. 4. The Case of the Purple Mask
    Policewoman Sally O'Neil
  6. 5. ["I'm afraid of snakes around here, Unk!"]
    Windy Breeze
  7. 6. ["Lieutenant Commander Blake has been wounded in action..."]
    Destroyer 171
  8. 7. ["Wow! Shore leave for a coupla hours!"]
    Salty Waters
  9. 8. The Mother Haggard Gang
    Kid Patrol
  10. 9. Death to the Death Ray!
  11. 10. The Blackout Killers!
    Chic Carter
  12. 11. Case No. 7: The Return of Mata Hari
    G-2
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  • Len Wolinsky
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