(December 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

The Barker Meets the Witch Doctor (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]

Sorceror Si, the Mountain Witch Doctor (Table of Contents: 1)

Barker / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]; Colonel Land (Mammoth Circus owner); Tiny; Lena; Major Midge; Sorceror Si (introduction); Lou Link (villain, introduction); Moss the Magician (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
A phony magician poses as the hillbilly Sorcerer Si of Yukville for the purposes of ripping off the circus.

Indexer Notes

Writer formerly credited as "Klaus Nordling".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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
Doggone it, I've been gypped again!
Genre
humor
Characters
Salty Waters; Pierre the Pooch
Synopsis
Salty is angry that his recently-purchased parrot won't talk. A human-sized talking dog (actually a man in a costume) tells him that not all animals can talk or want to talk.

The Greeks Had a Word For It (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Wood; Cemitos (first appearance; villain; death); the Big Boy (first appearance; villain); Punchy (first appearance; villain); Marya (first appearance)

[Fish Story] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

Compliments of the Jackal (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Ralph Knox (first appearance; death); Jerry Ennis (first appearance); The Jackal [Ted Kimble] (villain)

[Introducing Granny Gumshoe] (Table of Contents: 6)

Granny Gumshoe / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Granny Gumshoe (first appearance); Lippy Lu (first appearance); Hiram Echo (first appearance; death); Splinter (first appearance; villain; death; a living ventriloquist's dummy)

[Roberta's New Boyfriend] (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
The kids are feeling pretty low!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lassie; Laddie; Roberta; Roger; Pynwood Van Brumph
Synopsis
Roberta and Roger break up, and she starts dating the stuffed-shirt Pynwood. Lassie tries to convince Roberta that Pynwood thinks he's a cat. Pynwood gives up and Roberta gets back together with Roger.

Tailor's Gold (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[The Two Mr. Coleses] (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Coles and Coles (first appearance; villains; twin brothers); Jasper Spears (first appearance; death)

Death to the Loser (Table of Contents: 10)

Quicksilver / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver [Max]; Tekla (first appearance; villain; death); Morvey (first appearance; villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Barker Meets the Witch Doctor
    Barker
  2. 1. Sorceror Si, the Mountain Witch Doctor
    Barker
  3. 2. ["Doggone it, I've been gypped again!"]
    Salty Waters
  4. 3. The Greeks Had a Word For It
    Steve Wood
  5. 4. [Fish Story]
    Windy Breeze
  6. 5. Compliments of the Jackal
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  7. 6. [Introducing Granny Gumshoe]
    Granny Gumshoe
  8. 7. [Roberta's New Boyfriend]
    Lassie
  9. 8. Tailor's Gold
  10. 9. [The Two Mr. Coleses]
    Intellectual Amos
  11. 10. Death to the Loser
    Quicksilver
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
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  • Jim Stangas
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