(October 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

Plastic Man Gets Knocked for a Loop! (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
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[The Confession of Froggy Fink] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Mona Mayhem (introduction); Felix (introduction); Froggy Fink (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Plas goes through a lot of hoops to get Froggy Fink to confess to the murder of Dr. Mayhem.
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Indexer Notes

The story includes an attempted suicide scene.

[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
Ah shor wish I was home right now!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Dewey Drip; General; Ma Drip; Pappy [Obadiah] Drip
Synopsis
The General tells Dewey he'd like a "nice fresh ham," so Ma and Pappy Drip send the freshest one possible: a live hog.

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from John Devlin to ? by Craig Delich 2013-4-6. According to the Who's Who, Devlin didn't write this strip. Dibble subsequently added as tentative writer.

Artist revision from Devlin to Dibble by Craig Delich. The Who's Who states that Devlin drew this strip in 1941-42, then Dibble took over through 1948.

Can Destiny Be Trapped? (Table of Contents: 3)

Destiny / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Destiny; Tools (villain, mob boss)
Synopsis
When criminals began to discover the modus operundi of Destiny, mob boss Tools threatens to kill one of his own men, and, sure enough, Destiny walks into a trap. But the ambush fails and the crooks are quickly mopped up.

Indexer Notes

The Who's Who lists Brenner as artist from 1941-1943, thus a ? is added after the credits.

[Wanted: Klever Klaus] (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

[Sandor, the Terrorizing Taxidermist] (Table of Contents: 5)

Manhunter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Thor

Dream Gold? (Table of Contents: 6)

Dick Mace / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Hyatt ?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dick Mace

[Lucille's Robots] (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; Lucille
Synopsis
Roy meets a pretty young inventor, who has invented a robot that looks just like the Human Bomb. However, once Roy destroys the robot, she wants nothing more to do with him.

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 for this story.

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's Proposal] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Burp the Twerp
Reprints

[The Genius] (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]; P. S. Tidewater (introduction)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Plastic Man Gets Knocked for a Loop!
    Plastic Man
  2. 1. [The Confession of Froggy Fink]
    Plastic Man
  3. 2. ["Ah shor wish I was home right now!"]
    Dewey Drip
  4. 3. Can Destiny Be Trapped?
    Destiny
  5. 4. [Wanted: Klever Klaus]
    Flatfoot Burns
  6. 5. [Sandor, the Terrorizing Taxidermist]
    Manhunter
  7. 6. Dream Gold?
    Dick Mace
  8. 7. [Lucille's Robots]
    The Human Bomb
  9. 8. [Burp's Proposal]
    Burp the Twerp
  10. 9. [The Genius]
    The Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gregory Fischer