(December 1947)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1947
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E. M. Arnold
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Editing
Nancy Smith
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was On-Going Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Midnight / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Midnight; Doc Wackey; Gabby

[Masked Mayhem] (Table of Contents: 1)

Midnight / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Midnight; Doc Wackey; Gabby; Sniffer Snoop; Hotfoot; Masked Mayhem; Killer Drake; Mooch; Pooch
Synopsis
Doc and Sniffer buy a boxer's contract and then find out he can't box.

[Department Store Story] (Table of Contents: 2)

Daffy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Daffy; Deke; Mudder; Oswald
Keywords
wrestling

[Who Killed Kerry?] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Jester / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Jester [Chuck Lane]; Detective McGinty; Kerry (eatery proprietor, death); Lula (villain, eatery patron); Mr. Molluc (villain, soldier-of-fortune)
Synopsis
The Jester investigates the death of a local eatery shop owner, and when Lulu, a witness to the murder gives varying descriptions of the killer to Detective McGinty, Chuck Lane smells a rat.....two of them!
Reprints
Keywords
Kerrys Kitchen

Indexer Notes

Art revision from Dan Zolnerowich ? to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who does not indicate that Zolnerowich ever illustrated this feature, nor does any extant evidence indicate that he did.

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

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
We'd be honored to have you as guest of honah..........
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lady Luck [Brenda Banks]; Mrs. Van Dotage (banquet host)
Synopsis
Lady Luck is invited to a special banquet by the Montrose Alumnae Association to receive an honorary degree. The problem is that the host has taken ill and has decided the Brenda Banks should take over and be the one to introduce Lady Luck.
Reprints
Keywords
Wakemore Hall

[Shipmate's Story] (Table of Contents: 5)

Batch Bachelor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Batch Bachelor; Bunny Bananas; Shipmate

Big Bee Business (Table of Contents: 6)

Midnight / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; adventure

Indexer Notes

Midnight text story

[Bubble Gum Blues] (Table of Contents: 7)

Spunky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Spunky; Curly; Marge; Pug

The Lady of the Pearls! (Table of Contents: 8)

Black X / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Black X [Richard Spencer]; Batu; Inspector Beef Burton; Count Morado's daughter; Graspon (villain); Graspon's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Black X and Batu come across two ruffians trying to load a coffin into a truck. The guys flee, the coffin is taken to Black X's apartment where a guy named Graspon wishes to buy it for $20,000. When X refuses the offer and the guy leaves, X opens the coffin to reveal the living but unconscious body of a beautiful girl. Graspon meanwhile goes out to hire thugs to forcibly take the coffin and contents away from X... but unsuccessfully.
Reprints
Keywords
Kingdom of Wyndrantz

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Dan Zolnerowich ? to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that Zolnerowich drew Espionage (Black X) in 1940 only and no extant evidence indicates he drew Black X in the 1947-48 period that this story was likely drawn.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Midnight
  2. 1. [Masked Mayhem]
    Midnight
  3. 2. [Department Store Story]
    Daffy
  4. 3. [Who Killed Kerry?]
    The Jester
  5. 4. ["We'd be honored to have you as guest of honah.........."]
    Lady Luck
  6. 5. [Shipmate's Story]
    Batch Bachelor
  7. 6. Big Bee Business
    Midnight
  8. 7. [Bubble Gum Blues]
    Spunky
  9. 8. The Lady of the Pearls!
    Black X
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes