(November 1943)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1943-09-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
George Brenner

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. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kid Eternity / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Josephine Elgin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper

Indexer Notes

Busy Arnold, in an interview, stated that Moreira did some early pencil work on Kid Eternity material, and his inker was most likely Elgin.

[Julius Caesar at Yankee Stadium] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; Vercingetorix (historical character); Hercules (historical character); Jim Jeffries (boxer, historical character); Zybisco (historical character); Julius Caesar (villain, historical character)
Synopsis
Kid Eternity's powers were broadened to include fictional characters, and he uses them to call upon a variety of personages to help solve the problem of Father Time's broken time clock.

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Bob Hughes.

Oil Found (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Indexer Notes

story takes place around July 20, 1943

[The Prince of Rajmataj] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor

[The Spiritualist Racket] (Table of Contents: 4)

Her Highness / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Kotzky?
Pencils
?
Inks
Alex Kotzky?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[The Love Potion] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole (Ralph Johns)
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[The Reanimation of Matilda] (Table of Contents: 6)

Stormy Foster / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais] (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster]; Ah Choo; Asbestos
Synopsis
Ah Choo meets a new black friend named Asbestos.

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

Billy Blackfeet / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Me got plenty wampum -- go bettum horse race
Genre
humor

Escape of Queen Osiris (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[Dr. Batso Belfry] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Bill the Magnificent [Bill Hanson]; Jean (Bill's sweetheart); Dr. Batso Belfry (villain)
Synopsis
Bill comes to defend Jean's honor against the diminutive Dr. Belfry.

Indexer Notes

Previously attributed to Harvey Kurtzman. Possibly Paul Gustavson on pencils, or other unidentified artist imitating Gustavson in order to provide stylistic continuity for the feature.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kid Eternity
  2. 1. [Julius Caesar at Yankee Stadium]
    Kid Eternity
  3. 2. Oil Found
    Betty Bates
  4. 3. [The Prince of Rajmataj]
    Bob and Swab
  5. 4. [The Spiritualist Racket]
    Her Highness
  6. 5. [The Love Potion]
    Dan Tootin
  7. 6. [The Reanimation of Matilda]
    Stormy Foster
  8. 7. ["Me got plenty wampum -- go bettum horse race"]
    Billy Blackfeet
  9. 8. Escape of Queen Osiris
  10. 9. [Dr. Batso Belfry]
    Bill the Magnificent
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