(August 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 Meets Mr. Misfit (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
Keywords
jack-in-the-boxes

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is it right?... Is it wise?... Is it necessary?...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Mr. Misfit (a Martian, introduction); Professor MacGhoul (villain, introduction); Squeaker (villain)
Synopsis
Plas and Woozy meet a bona fide Martian named Mr. Misfit, who alerts Plastic Man to Professor MacGhoul's plan to launch a rocket to Mars. Misfit wants to protect the planet's riches from MacGhoul. After Plas prevents the launch, Misfit disappears, leaving his disguise behind, and neither Plas or Woozy ever got to see the Martian underneath.
Reprints

[The Egyptian Museum] (Table of Contents: 2)

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: 3)

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
Bah! What would the Bomb amount to without my brain and burly brawn to protect him?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; Hustace Throckmorton
Synopsis
The Human Bomb solves a case when he and Hustace witness a murder via "television telephone."

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Ohh, Ted, this publicity stunt musn't fail!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Candy O'Connor

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

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
H'yar come mail man Jud wif a lettuh!
Genre
humor
Characters
Dewey Drip; Ma Drip; Pappy Drip
Synopsis
Dewey's aunt writes and invites him to visit because she has some special "food" for him. Turns out she meant "feud."
Reprints

[Who Bombed Mr. Tarviss?] (Table of Contents: 6)

Manhunter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Mr. Tarviss; Vengeance (villain)
Synopsis
Manhunter must track down the wayward Vengeance, who is bent on securing an old tycoon's riches.

Indexer Notes

Credits from Martin O'Hearn.

Is This Murder? (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Dick Mace

The Butcher Strikes (Table of Contents: 8)

Specks / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Senich
Pencils
Michael Senich
Inks
Michael Senich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[Jackie Boy] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Don Komisarow
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spirit; Ebony; Dirty Louie; Tinhorn Tom
Synopsis
Skullduggery at the Steeplechase
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Plastic Man Meets Mr. Misfit
    Plastic Man
  2. 1. ["Is it right?... Is it wise?... Is it necessary?..."]
    Plastic Man
  3. 2. [The Egyptian Museum]
    Flatfoot Burns
  4. 3. ["Bah! What would the Bomb amount to without my brain and burly brawn to protect him?"]
    The Human Bomb
  5. 4. ["Ohh, Ted, this publicity stunt musn't fail!"]
    Candy
  6. 5. ["H'yar come mail man Jud wif a lettuh!"]
    Dewey Drip
  7. 6. [Who Bombed Mr. Tarviss?]
    Manhunter
  8. 7. Is This Murder?
    Dick Mace
  9. 8. The Butcher Strikes
    Specks
  10. 9. [Jackie Boy]
    The Spirit
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