(December 1944)

Quality Comics, 1941 Series
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Volume
[1]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1944-10-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
George Brenner (credited as George E. Brenner) (editor); Busy Arnold (credited as E. M. Arnold) (general manager)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date and volume number are from the publication date and volume number reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Volume 39, Number 2. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 650827.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yup! Love comes to Woozy
Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
Reprints

Love Comes to Woozy (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; humor
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian] (also disguised as Biscuit Bordoni); Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Felina (first appearance); Saxon (first appearance)
Synopsis
An undercover operative pretends to fall in love with Woozy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The title is from the cover.

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

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

Script
Bernard Dibble ? (see notes)
Pencils
Bernard Dibble (see notes)
Inks
Bernard Dibble (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deer son Dewey--
Genre
humor
Characters
Dewey Drip; Ma Drip; Awful Drip
Synopsis
Dewey's tough cousin Awful Drip tries to join up, but once his bushy beard has been removed, the Army rejects him due to his "homely an' scared" face.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from John Devlin to ? by Craig Delich on April 6, 2013. The Who's Who does not indicate a writing credit for Devlin on this strip. Writer credit later updated to tentative Bernard Dibble. Artist correction from John Devlin to Bernard Dibble, who took over this strip in 1943 from John Devlin.

[The Match] (Table of Contents: 3)

Manhunter [Quality] / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard (sourced) (see notes)
Pencils
Pete Riss (sourced) (see notes)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Thor the Thunder Dog; The Match (first appearance, villain)

Indexer Notes

The art was formerly credited to Al Bryant.

[The Super Changeable Suit] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

[The Coming of Candy O'Connor] (Table of Contents: 5)

Candy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin ? (see notes)
Pencils
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Candy O'Connor (first appearance); Mrs. Tim O'Connor (first appearance; Candy's mother); Ted Dawson (first appearance); Trish (first appearance); Cornelia Clyde (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Ed Goggin was the writer of the Candy newspaper strip (2 October 1944 to 2 June 1945) when Harry Sahle was drawing the strip, and is usually presumed to be the writer of the first episodes of Candy as well, rather than Harry Sahle.

[Diamonds and the Volcano] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Human Bomb / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (sourced)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson (sourced)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; Hustace Throckmorton

Indexer Notes

Gustavson returns as scripter of this feature with this story according to Jim Amash in The Quality Companion.

Case of the Sun Cabinet (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dick Mace

Indexer Notes

Dick Mace text story.

[The Antoinette Heirloom] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Milt Stein
Pencils
Milt Stein
Inks
Milt Stein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Flatfoot Burns

[A Dull Week] (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]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Yup! Love comes to Woozy"]
    Plastic Man
  2. 1. Love Comes to Woozy
    Plastic Man
  3. 2. ["Deer son Dewey--"]
    Dewey Drip
  4. 3. [The Match]
    Manhunter [Quality]
  5. 4. [The Super Changeable Suit]
    Burp the Twerp
  6. 5. [The Coming of Candy O'Connor]
    Candy
  7. 6. [Diamonds and the Volcano]
    The Human Bomb
  8. 7. Case of the Sun Cabinet
    Dick Mace
  9. 8. [The Antoinette Heirloom]
    Flatfoot Burns
  10. 9. [A Dull Week]
    The Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Craig Delich
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Gregory Fischer