(February 1946)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1945-12-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
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

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1945, New Series, Vol. 40, No. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Barker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]

[The Jinx] (Table of Contents: 1)

Barker / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gwen Hansen
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]; The Jinx (first appearance, villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit formerly "Klaus Nordling".

[The Case of Old Man Hogin] (Table of Contents: 2)

Sally O'Neil Policewoman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil; Old Man Hogin (first appearance, villain); Mr. Davis (first appearance); Miss Avery (first appearance); Mrs. Douglas (first appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Salty Waters / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just wait'll the professor sees what I brought him back from the Central Pacific!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Salty Waters; Professor
Synopsis
Salty brings back a "ja-do-do" bird egg, only to have the Professor say the bird's been extinct for 108 years. Nobody told the egg, and it hatches.

Indexer Notes

This is the same premise as the "Big Top" story in Feature Comics (Quality Comics, 1939 series) #99 (June 1946), except in that story it was a "prehistoric flying lizard's egg."

The Winner! (Table of Contents: 4)

Quicksilver / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Quackenbush
Inks
Bill Quackenbush
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver [Max]; Socker Sampson (first appearance); Heavy (first appearance, villain); Galdo (first appearance, villain); their gang (first appearance, villain)

[Zinnia and Stinky] (Table of Contents: 5)

Windy Breeze / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

[Admiral Bilge's Plan] (Table of Contents: 6)

Intellectual Amos / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Andre LeBlanc
Pencils
Andre LeBlanc
Inks
Andre LeBlanc
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Intellectual Amos; Admiral Bilge (first appearance, villain); Phineas Demi-John (first appearance, villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Lassie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wish we had another dog at our house!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lassie; Laddie; Roger; Roberta; Agatha Fitzbully; Mr. Fitzbully
Synopsis
Lassie buys a monkey for a pet. Havoc results.

Indexer Notes

Roberta is back to being Lassie's sister in this issue.

The Agrilistas (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[The Wrong Whistler] (Table of Contents: 9)

Whistler / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Whistler [Mallory Drake]; A. Biddle (first appearance); The Boss (first appearance, villain); Max (first appearance, villain); another hood (first appearance, villain)

Somewhere Off the Coast of Japan (Table of Contents: 10)

Destroyer 171 / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy ?
Inks
Al Camy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
The Japanese (villains)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Barker
  2. 1. [The Jinx]
    Barker
  3. 2. [The Case of Old Man Hogin]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  4. 3. ["Just wait'll the professor sees what I brought him back from the Central Pacific!"]
    Salty Waters
  5. 4. The Winner!
    Quicksilver
  6. 5. [Zinnia and Stinky]
    Windy Breeze
  7. 6. [Admiral Bilge's Plan]
    Intellectual Amos
  8. 7. ["I wish we had another dog at our house!"]
    Lassie
  9. 8. The Agrilistas
  10. 9. [The Wrong Whistler]
    Whistler
  11. 10. Somewhere Off the Coast of Japan
    Destroyer 171
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Lou Mougin
  • Del Gruber
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky