(May 1946)

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
Paper Stock
glossy covers; newsprint interiors
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[Plastic Man Erases Crime] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Thinking Machine (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Professor Medew (introduction, death); The Thinker [Goofty Garlow] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
A not so bright janitor is inspired by a thinking machine to kill it's creator and commit crimes.
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
Oh, Paw! ... A lettuh fum Dewey!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Dewey Drip; Ma Drip; Pappy Drip; General
Synopsis
Stationed in India, Dewey serves his general a cup of tea made with leaves his mother had sent him. The "tea" turns out to be catnip and it attracts tigers.

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

Manhunter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A noted criminal trial ends...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Dan Richards]

Indexer Notes

Credits from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/ ; art formerly attributed to Al Bryant.

[The Clothing Robberies] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Flatfoot Burns

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

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
Snf! Snf! What's that, Hustace...a new soft drink?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; Hustace Throckmorton; Honeybun
Synopsis
Hustace, now an inventor, creates a perfume that makes men crazy for Honeybun, which is good in itself, because Hustace is now interested in another woman.

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.

Haunted Theatre (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Dick Mace text story.

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

Candy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Sahle (signed)
Pencils
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grab a five!...I've curbed th' jive!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Candy O'Connor

[Byron's Memoirs] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Quality staff
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Plastic Man Erases Crime]
    Plastic Man
  2. 1. The Thinking Machine
    Plastic Man
  3. 2. ["Oh, Paw! ... A lettuh fum Dewey!"]
    Dewey Drip
  4. 3. ["A noted criminal trial ends..."]
    Manhunter
  5. 4. [The Clothing Robberies]
    Flatfoot Burns
  6. 5. ["Snf! Snf! What's that, Hustace...a new soft drink?"]
    The Human Bomb
  7. 6. Haunted Theatre
    Dick Mace
  8. 7. ["Grab a five!...I've curbed th' jive!"]
    Candy
  9. 8. [Byron's Memoirs]
    The Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • David Wilt
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
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  • Len Wolinsky
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