(January 1940)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
[1]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-11-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E. 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 found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 439228. Volume 1 and publisher listed as Everett M. Arnold also listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entires.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black X / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
spy
Characters
Black X; Bozo the Robot; Archie O'Toole; Wings Wendall; Invisible Hood
Reprints

[Famine and Gold] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
spy
Characters
Villains: Thalga; Marshal Stadt; Capt. Von Keil (Intro for all). Batu; Col. Atwater
Reprints

The Affair of the Fabricating Bridegroom (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Devlin
Pencils
John Devlin
Inks
John Devlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Philpot Veep; Waldo

[Mystery of the Missing Button] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
sports
Characters
Intro: Prof. Devlin

[Mission in Morania] (Table of Contents: 4)

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 Ludwig; Princess Maria (intro)

[The Texas Oil Fire] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
adventure
Characters
Flash Fulton; Gabby; Andy; Nick (villain, introduction); Tony (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor

[The Emerald of Erin] (Table of Contents: 7)

Hugh Hazzard 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; Boss Spiro (villain); Lippy (villain); Baldy (villain, introduction, death); B. B. Moss (villain)
Synopsis
After deciding that riding on Bozo's back was a bit dangerous, Hugh makes changes in Bozo's design so he can control him from the inside, and also outfits the robot with a telescopic eye.

[King Horace of Spatoonia] (Table of Contents: 8)

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. Villain: King Horace XI (Intro); Suzy Sweet

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stanley Asch
Inks
Stanley Asch
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On one of his rare evening away from police work, Cook has gone to the theater...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Capt. Cook; The Chief

[Framed for Murder] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Villain: Khabar (Intro); Abdul; Hassan

[Archie Sandromani] (Table of Contents: 11)

Sportraits / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
sports

The Sound of Death (Table of Contents: 12)

John Law, Scientective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Villain: The Avenger; Roger Carlin; June

The Master of Mu [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[He Beat the Depression!] (Table of Contents: 14)

Intereseting People / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 15)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Everett M. Arnold (signed)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editor, Publisher and Owner: Everett M. Arnold 154 Shore Rd, Old Greenwich Ct.

[The Helium Hijackers] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Invisible Hood; Commander Stone. Villains: Slug; Lane; Slug & Lane's gang (Intro for all)

[The Counterfeit Thousand Dollar Bills] (Table of Contents: 17)

Wun Cloo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Intro: Wun Cloo

[The Munitions Smuggling Case] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
aviation
Characters
Franklin D. Roosevelt; Intro: B-10 (Dies). Villain: Hitler; the Nazis
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black X
  2. 1. [Famine and Gold]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  3. 2. The Affair of the Fabricating Bridegroom
    Philpot Veep
  4. 3. [Mystery of the Missing Button]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  5. 4. [Mission in Morania]
    Chic Carter
  6. 5. [The Texas Oil Fire]
    Flash Fulton
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Small Stuff
  8. 7. [The Emerald of Erin]
    Hugh Hazzard and His Iron Man
  9. 8. [King Horace of Spatoonia]
    Archie O'Toole
  10. 9. ["On one of his rare evening away from police work, Cook has gone to the theater..."]
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  11. 10. [Framed for Murder]
    Abdul the Arab
  12. 11. [Archie Sandromani]
    Sportraits
  13. 12. The Sound of Death
    John Law, Scientective
  14. 13. The Master of Mu [Part 1]
  15. 14. [He Beat the Depression!]
    Intereseting People
  16. 15. Statement of Ownership
  17. 16. [The Helium Hijackers]
    Invisible Justice
  18. 17. [The Counterfeit Thousand Dollar Bills]
    Wun Cloo
  19. 18. [The Munitions Smuggling Case]
    Wings Wendall
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