(April 1944)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly except December and June
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)

Uncle Sam / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Kotzky
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Art Seymour
Inks
Art Seymour
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Barney, a gangster, was bored...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam

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

Salty Waters / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You must have had some thrilling experiences at sea!
Genre
humor

Three Black Cats (Table of Contents: 3)

Quicksilver / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver [Max]; Martin Brun (circus owner, death); Three Black Cats [Vardoni; Tom Vardoni; Tiger Vardoni; one un-named] (villains, circus acrobats, introduction, all die)
Synopsis
The Vardoni Brothers take revenge on circus owner, Martin Brun, for the death of their brother. They each wore skin-tight black suits with cat ears and mustaches, and sliced up Brun with their claws. Unable to save Brun, Quicksilver did succeed in stopping them from murdering Brun's partners.

The Mysterious Raja Yashi (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil; Raja Yashi (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
Spend your winter vacation in Florida!
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy ?
Inks
Al Camy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The aircraft carrier was badly crippled!
Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Commander Harvey Blake

Vern Ross Still At Large!! (Table of Contents: 7)

Chic Carter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Chic Carter

Mecca of Noel (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Nazis have trained killers...
Genre
war
Characters
The Unknown
Synopsis
The Unknown battles the Nazis who are shipping off people to concentration camps, and manages to stop a Nazi train and free the prisoners. Once the train was empty, the Unknown rams the train into its destination station.

Indexer Notes

The blurb at the end of the story promises another new adventure next issue, but this was the Unknown's last appearance.

Case No. 15: The Loyal Defense Worker (Table of Contents: 10)

G-2 / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico ?
Pencils
Don Rico
Inks
Don Rico
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
G-2 [Don Leash]; Gerry O'Neil
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  2. 1. ["Barney, a gangster, was bored..."]
    Uncle Sam
  3. 2. ["You must have had some thrilling experiences at sea!"]
    Salty Waters
  4. 3. Three Black Cats
    Quicksilver
  5. 4. The Mysterious Raja Yashi
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  6. 5. ["Spend your winter vacation in Florida!"]
    Windy Breeze
  7. 6. ["The aircraft carrier was badly crippled!"]
    Destroyer 171
  8. 7. Vern Ross Still At Large!!
    Chic Carter
  9. 8. Mecca of Noel
  10. 9. ["The Nazis have trained killers..."]
    The Unknown
  11. 10. Case No. 15: The Loyal Defense Worker
    G-2
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky