(July 1944)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
?
On-sale date
1944
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
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
Bill Ward
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk; Chop-Chop

Dr. Koro, Symbol of Evil (Table of Contents: 1)

Blackhawk / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ward
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk; Olaf; Andre; Hendrickson; Chuck; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; Dr. Koro (villain, introduction, death); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
Allied leaders are mystified as to why the Japanese have not used their air power against them on the Chinese front. After a hospital has been attacked and all people killed, Blackhawk flies to the scene and discovers that almost unstoppable Japanese soldiers have had metal electrode pieces welded to their skulls!
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Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

[Hank's Brush with Death] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jack Cole (signed)
Pencils
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; aviation; war
Characters
The Death Patrol [Del Van Dyne; Boris; Gramps; Hank; King Hotintot; Jackie; Yogi]; Mrs. Hotintot (introduction, King Hotintot's wife)
Synopsis
After the mistake recounted in the last issue, the Death Patrol is vindicated, but Hank nearly loses his life.
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[Battle in Bataan] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Sniper; Prince Suratai (villain); Colonel Itogo (villain); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
Considered too valuable to the Japanese to remain locked up in prison, captured Americans are fed and then released by Suratai. He, however, only gives them twelve hours to run and hide in the jungle before the Japanese Army is sent after them. To try and draw the Sniper out of hiding, Suratai offers a reward to any soldier killing one the Americans.
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Keywords
Bataan Peninsula; Black Dragon Society of Murder; Manila

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from Henkel to Udall by Craig Delich. The Who's Who does not indicate that Henkel did any writing chores on this feature, and there is no evidence extant to suggest he did.

[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
Oh, boy! ... A day's leave!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Johnny Doughboy
Synopsis
Johnny gets a day off in Italy and is puzzled by the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

[Aladdin's Lamp] (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

Dead Men Walk (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Newsreel Norris] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Keywords
navy

American Indian Kills 10 Japs Singlehanded (Table of Contents: 8)

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 of Joe Longknife, Amerindian soldier

The Pacific Patrol (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; war
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Dr. Koro, Symbol of Evil
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. [Hank's Brush with Death]
    Death Patrol
  4. 3. [Battle in Bataan]
    The Sniper
  5. 4. ["Oh, boy! ... A day's leave!"]
    Johnny Doughboy
  6. 5. [Aladdin's Lamp]
    Private Dogtag
  7. 6. Dead Men Walk
  8. 7. [Newsreel Norris]
    P.T. Boat
  9. 8. American Indian Kills 10 Japs Singlehanded
    Secret War News
  10. 9. The Pacific Patrol
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin