(April 1946)

Quality Comics, 1945 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly except December and June
On-sale date
1946
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

Blackhawk Battles the Pirates of Peroo! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk; Chop Chop

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Volto fromMars; Post Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Pirates of Peroo] (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Chuck Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chop Chop; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus]; Elosa (villain); Boole; Lango
Synopsis
WWII is over, but the Blackhawks vote to remain together and fight peacetime menaces.
Keywords
World War II

Indexer Notes

Title from cover. Text from splash page begins with: "The dawn of a new era is bringing peace to the world"

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

Choo Choo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gill Fox
Pencils
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aha! Just what I've been looking for!
Genre
humor
Characters
Choo Choo LaMoe; Cherry Lane; Mr. DeNille; Snatch-Happy Harry; Light-Fingered Lil
Synopsis
Choo Choo and Cherry are accused of stealing a pearl necklace while at a costume party.

[The Runaway Iceberg] (Table of Contents: 4)

Death Patrol / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; aviation
Characters
Hank; Junior
Synopsis
A giant iceberg threatens the Central City Bridge and harbor.

Indexer Notes

Death Patrol has five members in the story but only two are named.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Johnny Doughboy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Imagine, Johnny... after three and a half years
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Johnny Doughboy; Joe; Miss McSmith
Synopsis
Johnny's been away at war and when he returns home, he no longer understands American slang.

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

Private Dogtag / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ugh! Totem pole never look this ugly before!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Private Dogtag; Captain; Sergeant; Buzz Skelly; Chief Standing Goat
Synopsis
Dogtag is sent on a mission to protect an Indian tribe from a gang of mobsters.

Living Dead (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Black Prince; Davis
Synopsis
Set in 1930s Haiti, children die of mysterious causes, are buried and later their bodies disappear, all to supply free labor for the Black Prince.
Keywords
Haiti; Port-au-Prince; the walking dead; voodoo dolls; Zombies

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Will Bragg / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where y'going fishing, Hester?
Genre
humor
Characters
Will Bragg; Hester; Gully; Terwilliger
Synopsis
Bragg goes deep sea fishing after boasting that he's the best angler in town.

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Ezra / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmmm... interesting! Very interesting!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ezra Jones; Myrna Moore; Dean Dilsbury; Sandra; Rollo
Synopsis
Myrna gives Ezra the brush off and along comes Sandra.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Blackhawk Battles the Pirates of Peroo!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. ["Volto and Jimmy are flying over jungle in a helicopter."]
    Volto fromMars; Post Grape-Nuts Flakes
  3. 2. [The Pirates of Peroo]
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. ["Aha! Just what I've been looking for!"]
    Choo Choo
  5. 4. [The Runaway Iceberg]
    Death Patrol
  6. 5. ["Imagine, Johnny... after three and a half years"]
    Johnny Doughboy
  7. 6. ["Ugh! Totem pole never look this ugly before!"]
    Private Dogtag
  8. 7. Living Dead
  9. 8. ["Where y'going fishing, Hester?"]
    Will Bragg
  10. 9. ["Hmmmm... interesting! Very interesting!"]
    Ezra
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