(April 1947)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E. M. Arnold
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Martin De Muth
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was On-Going Series

Midnight's three R's... (Table of Contents)

Midnight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Midnight [Dave Clark]; Gabby (a monkey)

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

Midnight / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The School Board Murder
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Midnight [Dave Clark]; Doc Mortimer Wackey; Gabby (a monkey); Sniffer Snoop; Miss Laner; Mr.Corey; Mr. Browser
Synopsis
Midnight and his pals really learn things when murder leads to the classroom.

The Green Box (Table of Contents: 2)

Black X / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Black X; Batu; Dr. Strong; Chibi; Swamp Doctor; Dr. Lane Mordan
Synopsis
A formula and sample of a great discovery, a cure for swamp fever, is stolen from Dr. Strong.

Indexer Notes

Art identical to Zolne's credited Swing Sisson story in Feature Comics #111 and #119. Faces, way of standing with a bend in the hips and knees. Also the shuffling walking or running are special. The art has some resemblance to Alex Blum, but leg movement is quite different.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie O'Toole / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dibble
Inks
Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

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

Daffy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bart Tumey
Inks
Bart Tumey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Ghost of Strangler Bepp
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Daffy; Deke Parsons; Angie (manager); Winky Dunkle; Strangler Bepp (wrestler)
Synopsis
Suspended animation is going to wrest the championship crown from Daffy.
Keywords
wrestling

Indexer Notes

Same art as Tumey's signed stories.

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

Lady Luck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Pencils
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Inks
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dr. Cuspid's Alloy
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lady Luck [Brenda Banks]; Murgatroyd Ipsil
Synopsis
Doc has developed the most durable alloy yet conceived, and when crooks are out to get it, he hides it under the filling in a patient's mouth.

Indexer Notes

Nordling is credited both on script and art by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Sticks (Table of Contents: 6)

Rookie Rankin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Rookie Rankin; Captain Wright; un-named Police Commissioner; Pod Gorwin (villain)
Synopsis
Robbers use the sleepy little suburb as a base for their robbings in the big town.

Indexer Notes

Art identical to Zolne's credited Swing Sisson story in Feature Comics #111 and #119. Faces, way of standing with a bend in the hips and knees. Also the shuffling walking or running, and some grinning faces found in his credited story Color Blind in Crime Detective Comics #1, are present here. He is credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Helio Bandits (Table of Contents: 7)

Jimmy Christian / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy Christian
Synopsis
For three weeks, church after church In South America are robbed of its valuables.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Spunky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Lazarus
Inks
Sid Lazarus
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Magician
Genre
teen
Characters
Spunky; Marge (girl friend); Curly (rival); Pug (pal)
Synopsis
Spunky wants to become a magician like Curly.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Kidnapping of Nadine Marlowe
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Jester [Chuck Lane]; Avery Marlowe (millionaire); Nadine Marlowe (daughter); Ruffo (villain, crime boss)
Synopsis
Ruffo decides to marry the millionaire's daughter to get to the dough.

Indexer Notes

Art very simiar to Zolne's credited Swing Sisson story in Feature Comics #111 and #119. Faces, way of standing with a bend in the hips and knees. Also the shuffling walking or running, and the grinning face in last panel are all similar.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Wun Cloo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! What a peaceful day!
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Wun Cloo (detective);
Synopsis
Wun Cloo will give 500 dollars in reward to crook who makes biggest haul of the week.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Midnight's three R's...
    Midnight
  2. 1. ["The School Board Murder"]
    Midnight
  3. 2. The Green Box
    Black X
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie O'Toole
  5. 4. ["The Ghost of Strangler Bepp"]
    Daffy
  6. 5. ["Dr. Cuspid's Alloy"]
    Lady Luck
  7. 6. The Sticks
    Rookie Rankin
  8. 7. The Helio Bandits
    Jimmy Christian
  9. 8. ["The Magician"]
    Spunky
  10. 9. ["The Kidnapping of Nadine Marlowe"]
    The Jester
  11. 10. ["Ah! What a peaceful day!"]
    Wun Cloo
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer
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