(Spring 1947)

Quality Comics, 1946 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-01-29
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

Issue Notes

Comic Magazines, Inc. 322 Main ST Stamford, CT
Publisher: Everett M. Arnold
Editor: George E. Brenner 415 Lexington Ave, NY, NY
Owners: Everett M. Arnold, Clare C. Arnold
Indicia Address: 8 Lord St, Buffalo, NY

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


Don't Kid With Crime! (Table of Contents)

Kid Eternity / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper

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

Kid Eternity / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss ?
Inks
Pete Riss ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I made an airplane and flew it four years before the Wright brothers
Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; Joseph Lister; Clara Barton; Emperor Claudius; Adam Wing; Atlas; Og the Cave Man; Jove; Mercury
Synopsis
The Kid meets an old man who claims he flew four years before the Wright Brothers in a steam-powered plane of his own creation, landing on a lost mesa peopled with cave men and dinosaurs.

Indexer Notes

Splash page caption has absolutely nothing to do with the rest of the story. Art previously credited to "Clark Williams ?" but Jerry Bails' Who's Who doesn't indicate that Williams worked in comics after 1944. Riss WAS doing this feature at the time of this story.

[The Hoodlum That Wasn't] (Table of Contents: 2)

Kid Eternity / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
David Gabrielsen ?
Inks
David Gabrielsen ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; Bat Masterson; Joe; Libby; Gunner; Ratz; Matthew Hopkins; Milo of Crotana
Synopsis
A gang member murdered by his friends refuses to actually go to Eternity, but walks the Earth seeking his own vengeance.

Indexer Notes

Compare this art with Dave Gabrielson on Black Terror in Exciting #20.

[Sunken Treasure] (Table of Contents: 3)

Snap Shotz / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Trip to Eternity (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Everett M. Arnold
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[Another Who Died Too Soon] (Table of Contents: 6)

Kid Eternity / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
David Gabrielsen ?
Inks
David Gabrielsen ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; Dan Doldrum; Leander; Cleopatra; John Jacob Astor; Molly Maguire; Mr. Grenade; Tom Hickathrift; Thalfi; Achilles; Tom Mix; Marc Antony
Synopsis
Dan Doldrum wants to commit suicide but Kid Eternity won't let him. A few tips from John Jacob Astor and all the business men want to kill him instead.

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Frank Bolle to Gabrielson ?. The Who's Who doesn't indicate Frank Bolle ever working for Quality. Compare this art with Gabrielson on Black Terror in Exciting #20.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Hinky Dooly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cheer up, Hinky...Everybody's father can't be big and successful.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hinky Dooly; Mr. Dooly; Finbar McWindy; Mr. McWindy
Synopsis
Hinky's friend Finbar boasts about his father's prominence.

Indexer Notes

Hinky is back to black hair in this issue. Last appearance in "Kid Eternity"--feature resumed in Crack Comics with #54.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Don't Kid With Crime!
    Kid Eternity
  2. 1. ["I made an airplane and flew it four years before the Wright brothers"]
    Kid Eternity
  3. 2. [The Hoodlum That Wasn't]
    Kid Eternity
  4. 3. [Sunken Treasure]
    Snap Shotz
  5. 4. Trip to Eternity
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [Another Who Died Too Soon]
    Kid Eternity
  8. 7. ["Cheer up, Hinky...Everybody's father can't be big and successful."]
    Hinky Dooly
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Bob Hughes
  • Carl Thiel
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
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