(January 1944)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
George Brenner
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Kotzky (signed)
Inks
Alex Kotzky (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war

Wang the Tiger (Table of Contents: 1)

Blackhawk / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils
John Cassone
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk; Olaf; Andre; Hendrikson; Chuck; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; Wang the Tiger [Mandarin Wang] (introduction)
Synopsis
Chop-Chop, armed with his ever-present meat cleaver, is sent to Ching-Wu, China, where he meets up with a local resistance fighter, Mandarin Wang, who is known for fighting modern warfare with ancient weapons.

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

[The Trojan Fish] (Table of Contents: 2)

Death Patrol / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Stahl
Pencils
Al Stahl
Inks
Al Stahl
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; aviation; war
Characters
The Death Patrol [Del Van Dyne; Boris; Gramps; Hank; King Hotintot; Jackie; Yogi]
Synopsis
Things go from bad to worse when the Patrol's members are swallowed by a whale!

[The Return of Suratai] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Sniper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Sniper; Oku-Sama (daughter of Suratai, introduction, death); Pvt. Hirota (introduction, death); Suratai (villain); Hirohito (villain);
Synopsis
After sparing the life of Suratai's daughter, Suratai turns around and kills her himself since he considers her a traitor. But Suratai's superior does not approve of his actions and throws him into prison for mis-conduct.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit verified 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
Thanks for the salute, soldier--
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Johnny Doughboy; General
Synopsis
Johnny gets a dollar each from two lieutenants, not realising they're following the custom of paying the first soldier who salutes them. Johnny hopes a general will pay him even more for a salute.

Girl Wanted (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Adolf Hitler (villain)

[The Derelict's Curse] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Keywords
navy

Death Rides a Ray (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[The Flying Parson] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
war
Keywords
navy

Coast Guard Cutter Battles Six U-Boats (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

The Secret Weapon (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Wang the Tiger
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. [The Trojan Fish]
    Death Patrol
  4. 3. [The Return of Suratai]
    The Sniper
  5. 4. ["Thanks for the salute, soldier--"]
    Johnny Doughboy
  6. 5. Girl Wanted
    Private Dogtag
  7. 6. [The Derelict's Curse]
    P.T. Boat
  8. 7. Death Rides a Ray
  9. 8. [The Flying Parson]
    Atlantic Patrol
  10. 9. Coast Guard Cutter Battles Six U-Boats
    Secret War News
  11. 10. The Secret Weapon
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
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