(July 1945)

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

[There's No Fool Like an Old Fool!] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Girls! Boys!...If you don't stop, I'll get Plastic Man after you!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; R. Wist (introduction); Augustus Diffle (introduction, death); T. Wellington Pike [aka Dandy Ned] (villain, introduction); Mrs. Diffle (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Woozy is blamed for a murder in an old folks home.
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
Thet sar-jint is still pickin' on our Dewey!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Dewey Drip; Sergeant; Ma Drip; Pappy Drip
Synopsis
Ma makes a voodoo doll of Dewey's sergeant and sticks a pin in its behind. Somewhere in the Pacific theatre of war, Dewey accidentally pokes his sergeant with his bayonet.

[The Hunt For Trigger Swain] (Table of Contents: 3)

Manhunter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The most dangerous game ever hunted ... man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Thor; Trigger Swain (villain); Fluff; Inspector Casty; Richards
Synopsis
Grisly manhunt for a desperate murderer.

Indexer Notes

Credits from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/ ; pencils formerly attributed to Sam Citron.

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a shady dive...
Genre
humor
Characters
Burp the Twerp

Bazaar Tonite (Table of Contents: 5)

Candy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Sahle
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Harry Sahle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Candy O'Connor; Ted Dawson

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the experimental laboratory of Lincoln and Throckmorton, Inc.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; Hustace Throckmorton
Synopsis
The Human Bomb and Hustace face an inventor who has created a sea serpent that launches cannonballs.

Indexer Notes

Mike Kooiman and Jim Amash state in the Quality Companion that Gustavson created the strip and wrote it. Gustavson's son, Terry Gustafson, concurs.

Letters credit from Terry Gustafson, Paul Gustavson's son.

Backfire (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dick Mace; Miss Byrd; Miss Carruthers; Jason Coler

Indexer Notes

Dick Mace text story.

[The Whale Tale] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Al Stahl
Pencils
Al Stahl
Inks
Janice Valleau
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why must you be so stubborn?
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Flatfoot Burns

[Three Wishes] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Joseph Millard
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Quality staff
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once upon a time ... in a place called Central City...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Ebony White; Aladdin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [There's No Fool Like an Old Fool!]
    Plastic Man
  2. 1. ["Girls! Boys!...If you don't stop, I'll get Plastic Man after you!"]
    Plastic Man
  3. 2. ["Thet sar-jint is still pickin' on our Dewey!"]
    Dewey Drip
  4. 3. [The Hunt For Trigger Swain]
    Manhunter
  5. 4. ["In a shady dive..."]
    Burp the Twerp
  6. 5. Bazaar Tonite
    Candy
  7. 6. ["At the experimental laboratory of Lincoln and Throckmorton, Inc."]
    The Human Bomb
  8. 7. Backfire
    Dick Mace
  9. 8. [The Whale Tale]
    Flatfoot Burns
  10. 9. [Three Wishes]
    The Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • David Wilt
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer