(February 1948)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1947-11-28
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

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 2, Part 2, No. 1, Periodicals, January-June 1948.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Barker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]

Indexer Notes

previously credited to Al Bryant

The Human Fly (Table of Contents: 1)

Barker / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]; The Human Fly [Louie Leary] (first appearance; villain)

Indexer Notes

title from cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Salty Waters / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That you, Elixia?
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Salty Waters; Elixia; Jake; Benicia
Synopsis
Salty asks his girlfriend Elixia to fix up his Navy pal Jake with a date. Jake has to deliver a present to the captain's nephew: it's an ape in a sailor outfit. Elixia and Benicia mistakenly think this is Salty's friend and thus Benicia's date.

The Lump (Table of Contents: 3)

Granny Gumshoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Granny Gumshoe; The Lump (first appearance; villain)

[Geranium Flowerpot] (Table of Contents: 4)

Anthrop / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Senich
Pencils
Michael Senich
Inks
Michael Senich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Anthrop

[The New Recruit] (Table of Contents: 5)

Sally O'Neil Policewoman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks
Alice Kirkpatrick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sally O'Neil; Doris (first appearance); Bax Thorbin and his gang (first appearance; villains)

Indexer Notes

previously credited to Al Bryant

The Finger of Suspicion (Table of Contents: 6)

Steve Wood / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Wood; J. J. Gardyce (first appearance; villain); Polder (first appearance; death)

Big Top Murder (Table of Contents: 7)

The Barker / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Barker [Carnie Callahan]

[Mutt In the Museum] (Table of Contents: 8)

Lassie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fine way to spend Saturday morning!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lassie; Laddie; Dr. Van Beanish; McGonigle
Synopsis
Lassie and Laddie visit a museum and try to hide their dog Dinny from the guard. Dinny causes a huge dinosaur skeleton to collapse on top of a scientist.

[Battle At Dead Man's Curve] (Table of Contents: 9)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quicksilver [Max]; Foraker (first appearance; death); Chomly (first appearance; villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Barker
  2. 1. The Human Fly
    Barker
  3. 2. ["That you, Elixia?"]
    Salty Waters
  4. 3. The Lump
    Granny Gumshoe
  5. 4. [Geranium Flowerpot]
    Anthrop
  6. 5. [The New Recruit]
    Sally O'Neil Policewoman
  7. 6. The Finger of Suspicion
    Steve Wood
  8. 7. Big Top Murder
    The Barker
  9. 8. [Mutt In the Museum]
    Lassie
  10. 9. [Battle At Dead Man's Curve]
    Quicksilver
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