(February 1947)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
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]; Tiny; Lena; Major Midge

Talking Animals (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]; Lena; Tiny; Major Midge; Colonel Land (Mammoth Circus owner); Andy Bales (introduction, death); Donna Bales (introduction); Duff (villain, introduction, animal trainer)
Synopsis
A trio of "talking" animals: a bear, seal and fox, have had miniature transmitters affixed to them by their trainer, who plans to use them to attack and kill.

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

[Robinson Breeze] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Windy Breeze

[Von Morbidd's Model] (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Indigo Van Morbidd (first appearance; villain); A monster (first appearance); Mr. Brush (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Almost a send-up of Lovecraft's "Pickman's Model."

[The Story of Wiley Gorn] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bryant?
Inks
Al Bryant?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil; Bruce Fenley and his hirelings (first appearance; villains)

[Land-Rats and Water-Rats] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Wood; Two river pirates (first appearance; villains)

[The Ostrich] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Mix Well with Bullets (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

[Suspicious Characters] (Table of Contents: 8)

Lassie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here comes Mr. O'Brien, the policeman!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lassie; Laddie; Mr. O'Brien; Mrs. Cynara Futzbody; Mr. Philpot Futzbody; Roberta; Mr. Jitterly
Synopsis
After meeting police detective O'Brien, Lassie begins to suspect her neighbours of crimes.

[Boss Duray's Penthouse of Peril] (Table of Contents: 9)

Quicksilver / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver [Max]; Boss Duray (first appearance; villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Barker
  2. 1. Talking Animals
    The Barker
  3. 2. [Robinson Breeze]
    Windy Breeze
  4. 3. [Von Morbidd's Model]
    Granny Gumshoe
  5. 4. [The Story of Wiley Gorn]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  6. 5. [Land-Rats and Water-Rats]
    Steve Wood
  7. 6. [The Ostrich]
    Intellectual Amos
  8. 7. Mix Well with Bullets
  9. 8. [Suspicious Characters]
    Lassie
  10. 9. [Boss Duray's Penthouse of Peril]
    Quicksilver
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