(December 1939)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1939-10-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Everett M. Arnold
Editing
Ed Cronin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 435069. Volume number not in the comic itself.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Robot / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bozo the Robot; Hugh Hazzard; Wings Wendall (inset); Espionage [Black Ace] (inset); The Invisible Hood [Kent Thurston] (inset); Archie O'Toole (inset)
Reprints

[Taneo the Saboteur] (Table of Contents: 1)

Espionage Starring Black Ace / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Espionage [Black Ace]; Batu; Major Atwater; Basil Taneo (villain, introduction, death); a European ruler (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

This feature is re-named "Espionage Starring Black X" next issue.

[Depression In Crime] (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie O'Toole / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner ? [as Bud Thomas]
Pencils
Will Eisner ? [as Bud Thomas]
Inks
Will Eisner ? [as Bud Thomas]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Archie O'Toole; Killer Casey (villain, introduction); Hercules (villain, Introduction)

Troops Clash In Moravia (Table of Contents: 3)

Chic Carter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Intro: King of Moravia; Princess Maria. Villain: Duke Boris (Intro)

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

Small Stuff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Devlin
Pencils
John Devlin (signed)
Inks
John Devlin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Mystery Mile (Table of Contents: 5)

John Law Scientective / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Campbell
Pencils
Harry Campbell
Inks
Harry Campbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
John Law; June Carter; Edgar Karr; Villain: The Avenger
Synopsis
John must solve how The Avenger is causing trains to jump the tracks along the "mystery mile".

Larry Kelley (Table of Contents: 6)

Sportraits / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gill Fox
Pencils
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks
Gill Fox (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

Wings Over New York (Table of Contents: 7)

Wings Wendall / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Characters
Wings Wendall; General Adams; The Boss (dies); M-29 (dies)

The Adventure of the Devastating Damsel (Table of Contents: 8)

Philpot Veep / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Devlin
Pencils
John Devlin (signed)
Inks
John Devlin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Philpot Veep; Waldo; Villain: Cyanide Sadie (Intro)

[Rivalry With Ray Snort: Part 3] (Table of Contents: 9)

Clip Chance at Cliffside / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner
Pencils
George Brenner [as Scott Sheridan]
Inks
George Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Clip Chance; Spud; Coach. Villains: Poke; Slim

Tom Bradley Missing (Table of Contents: 10)

Invisible Justice / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon] (signed)
Pencils
Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon] (signed)
Inks
Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Invisible Hood [Kent Thurston]; Tom Bradley (introduction); Judge Hyde (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Hood must face a vengeful racketeer.

Pete Biagi (Table of Contents: 11)

Interesting People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen (signed)
Pencils
Stookie Allen (signed)
Inks
Stookie Allen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography

[The Phony Abu Adem] (Table of Contents: 12)

Abdul the Arab / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Abdul; Sgt Greg; Sgt Adams; Intro: Abu Adem; Abu Adem's father; Villain: Scott (Intro)

The Cloudburst: Part 2 (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum? [as A. L. Allen ]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[The Explosive Gas Smugglers] (Table of Contents: 14)

Captain Cook of Scotland Yard / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
William A. Smith
Pencils
William A. Smith
Inks
William A. Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Captain Cook; the Chief; Kelly; Villain: Mike; Mike's partners (Intro for all)

[The Doomed Dam] (Table of Contents: 15)

Flash Fulton / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
adventure
Characters
Flash Fulton; Andy; Mayor Dillon (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[The Plot To Destroy Bozo] (Table of Contents: 16)

Hugh Hazard and His Iron Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Pencils
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Inks
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hugh Hazzard; Bozo the Robot; Pat; Herman Weizer (villain, introduction); Boris (villain, introduction); Fritz (villain); other un-named spies (villains, introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis
Herman Weizer of Latvia offers Hazzard $2 million for the robot, and, when he refuses, even for the sum of $5 million, Weizer tries to destroy Bozo with a death ray machine.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bozo the Robot
  2. 1. [Taneo the Saboteur]
    Espionage Starring Black Ace
  3. 2. [Depression In Crime]
    Archie O'Toole
  4. 3. Troops Clash In Moravia
    Chic Carter
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Small Stuff
  6. 5. The Mystery Mile
    John Law Scientective
  7. 6. Larry Kelley
    Sportraits
  8. 7. Wings Over New York
    Wings Wendall
  9. 8. The Adventure of the Devastating Damsel
    Philpot Veep
  10. 9. [Rivalry With Ray Snort: Part 3]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  11. 10. Tom Bradley Missing
    Invisible Justice
  12. 11. Pete Biagi
    Interesting People
  13. 12. [The Phony Abu Adem]
    Abdul the Arab
  14. 13. The Cloudburst: Part 2
  15. 14. [The Explosive Gas Smugglers]
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  16. 15. [The Doomed Dam]
    Flash Fulton
  17. 16. [The Plot To Destroy Bozo]
    Hugh Hazard and His Iron Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Scott Casper
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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