(August 1946)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
?
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Barker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]; Lena; Major Midge; Tiny Tim

The Hawk (Table of Contents: 1)

The Barker / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]; Tiny Tim; Major Midge; Lena; Colonel Lane (Mammoth Circus owner); The Wills Brothers [Ken Wills; Len Wills; Ben Wills] (introduction for all); The Hawk [Rabello] (villain, introduction, magician, death)
Synopsis
The Wills Brothers are being terrorized by the dreaded Hawk, who is seeking to consolidate the performers under his own evil empire.

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover. Tiny once again resumes the role of Mammoth Circus's strongman from Samson Smith, who took over that role in issue #46.

[Mr. Tommor's Crime Syndicate] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Kotzky?
Inks
Alex Kotzky?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil; Mr. Tommor (first appearance; villain); Maxton (first appearance; villain); DeBalbo (first appearance; villain); other crooks (first appearance; villain)

Advertising Space For Rent (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

[The Punjab Diamond] (Table of Contents: 4)

Steve Wood / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Wood (first appearance); Peggy Allen (first appearance); Sally (first appearance); Inspector Flanagan (first appearance); Johnson (first appearance; villain); Louie Scanelli (first appearance; villain); Hart (first appearance; villain); Jerry (first appearance; villain)

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

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
How's for takin' in that movie back there, Salty?
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Salty Waters
Synopsis
Salty pays a visit to his sister's house, and his nephews ambush him.

[The Tinkers' Picnic] (Table of Contents: 6)

Tinker Tom / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Tinker Tom [Tom Tinker]

[Uncle Balthazar's Lodge] (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
Roberta, Lassie and Laddie are en route to their uncle's mountain lodge...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lassie; Laddie; Roberta; Kevin Kliegwillie; Duffy McWarner
Synopsis
While staying at Uncle Balty's cabin, Laddie and Lassie spy on their neighbours, whom they believe to be criminals. The men are actually movie writers and offer Roberta a contract, until Laddie and Laddie try to "rescue" her.

Wolf Breed (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Crime Takes To the Air (Table of Contents: 9)

Quicksilver / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver [Max]; The Air Gang [Cribb; others] (first appearance; villains); Rodsby (first appearance; villain)

[All About Ants] (Table of Contents: 10)

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
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Barker
  2. 1. The Hawk
    The Barker
  3. 2. [Mr. Tommor's Crime Syndicate]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  4. 3. Advertising Space For Rent
    Windy Breeze
  5. 4. [The Punjab Diamond]
    Steve Wood
  6. 5. ["How's for takin' in that movie back there, Salty?"]
    Salty Waters
  7. 6. [The Tinkers' Picnic]
    Tinker Tom
  8. 7. [Uncle Balthazar's Lodge]
    Lassie
  9. 8. Wolf Breed
  10. 9. Crime Takes To the Air
    Quicksilver
  11. 10. [All About Ants]
    Intellectual Amos
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