(August 1944)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
George Brenner
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]
Reprints

Plastic Man's Rubber Armor!!! (Table of Contents: 1)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Sammy (villain, introduction); The Hood (villain, introduction); Al (villain, introduction); Pete (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Hood finds a "chink" in Plastic Man's rubber armor!
Reprints

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

Dewey Drip / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One side for the Navy, silly!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Dewey Drip
Synopsis
While on leave, soldier Dewey is bullied by various sailors. He vows to kick "the next thing that passes me in a Navy uniform." This happens to be a tough WAVE, who gives as good as she gets.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Joe Devlin to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. Devlin did not write this strip according to the Who's Who. Artist correction from Joe (who did not exist) to John Devlin also made by Craig Delich. Both writing and art credits subsequently revised to Bernard Dibble, who did this strip from 1943 onward.

The United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve), better known as the WAVES for the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, was the World War II women's branch of the United States Naval Reserve. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WAVES

[The Murder That Wasn't] (Table of Contents: 3)

Destiny / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner
Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Destiny

[Twin Trouble] (Table of Contents: 4)

Flatfoot Burns / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Milt Stein
Pencils
Milt Stein (signed)
Inks
Milt Stein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Flatfoot Burns

The Corpse of Mistaken Identity (Table of Contents: 5)

Manhunter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Thor

The Conqueror (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

He Really Crashes the Party (Table of Contents: 7)

The Human Bomb / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; Hustace Throckmorton
Synopsis
Roy invents a soft drink that required no sugar......useful because of the war-time sugar rationing.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Paul Gustavson to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-5. Jim Amash in the Quality Companion verifies that Gustavson wrote this feature through Police #22, then picked up again with #37. The intervening writer is unknown.

Paul's son, Terry, said that he never saw any of his Dad's work leave his Dad's studio that he had not penciled, inked and lettered. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

[Burp Goes to Medical School] (Table of Contents: 8)

Burp the Twerp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Cole

Genre
humor
Characters
Burp the Twerp

[Sphinx and Satin] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Silk Satin (villain)
Reprints

The Haunted House (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Plastic Man
  2. 1. Plastic Man's Rubber Armor!!!
    Plastic Man
  3. 2. ["One side for the Navy, silly!"]
    Dewey Drip
  4. 3. [The Murder That Wasn't]
    Destiny
  5. 4. [Twin Trouble]
    Flatfoot Burns
  6. 5. The Corpse of Mistaken Identity
    Manhunter
  7. 6. The Conqueror
  8. 7. He Really Crashes the Party
    The Human Bomb
  9. 8. [Burp Goes to Medical School]
    Burp the Twerp
  10. 9. [Sphinx and Satin]
    The Spirit
  11. 10. The Haunted House
    Captain Tootsie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • David Wilt
  • Dan Kocher
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gregory Fischer