(March 1940)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-01-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Everett 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. Second class permit. Copyright number 448094. Indicia and volume number also from Catalog of Copyright Entries.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Robot / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Kidding the Kids / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Beeman
Pencils
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Inks
Arthur Beeman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

inside front cover. Red and black only.

[The Rescue of Gale Payson] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
spy
Characters
Gale Payson; Nazis; Madame Doom; Steve Dorgan; Col. Atwater; Batu
Synopsis
Black X has to rescue an American reporter from Germany and once again goes up against Madame Doom.

An Eerie Episode of Signs and Shadows (Table of Contents: 3)

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

[Dunn's Double] (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Clip Chance; Coach Barr; Trainer Hunt; Bob Dunn. Villains: Slick

[The Arabec Oil Mystery] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Abdul the Arab; Hassan; Stanley Rice (introduction); Holden (villain, introduction)

The Case of the Missing Bullion (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Capt. Cook; The Chief; Inspector Niven (Intro, Dies)

[Bucky Wells] (Table of Contents: 7)

Sportraits / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
sports
Characters
Bucky Wells

Sabotage! (Table of Contents: 8)

Hugh Hazard 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; Adolf Zhun (villain); Herzog (villain); un-named Batzi spies (villains)

Indexer Notes

In addressing the world at war in Quality Comics, Brenner did like many of the other writers by giving his villains names like "Hitlin" and "Batzis".

[Utopia] (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie O'Toole / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Archie O'Toole; Montgomery; Ipswitch
Synopsis
Pyromania is converted into a utopia and all the people get bored and move away.

[The Star of Egypt] (Table of Contents: 10)

Chic Carter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Chic Carter; Prof. Lansing; Brenda Lansing; Hoteb; The Chief (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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 Voodoo Master of Unionville] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Invisible Hood [Kent Thurston]; Tom; The Voodoo Master (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
The Hood faces the Voodoo Master, who operates from within an island, and who is killed by the Hood with a sword through the chest.
Keywords
Unionville

[Mission in the Amazon Jungle] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
adventure
Characters
Flash Fulton; Andy; Roger Hart; Carter

Indexer Notes

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

The Winged Emeralds (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Robert M. Hyatt (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy Christian

J.S. Sargent (Table of Contents: 15)

Interesting People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Danger In Numbers (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
John Law; Albert Mills; June Carter; The Avenger; Lewis
Synopsis
The Avenger is finally exposed.

[The Wrestling Match] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Wun Cloo; Mukwa

[The Bombing of the Tennessee Valley Dam] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Wings Wendall; Nazis; Jean Drake (intro); Col. Jordan
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bozo the Robot
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kidding the Kids
  3. 2. [The Rescue of Gale Payson]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  4. 3. An Eerie Episode of Signs and Shadows
    Philpot Veep
  5. 4. [Dunn's Double]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  6. 5. [The Arabec Oil Mystery]
    Abdul the Arab
  7. 6. The Case of the Missing Bullion
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  8. 7. [Bucky Wells]
    Sportraits
  9. 8. Sabotage!
    Hugh Hazard and His Iron Man
  10. 9. [Utopia]
    Archie O'Toole
  11. 10. [The Star of Egypt]
    Chic Carter
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Small Stuff
  13. 12. [The Voodoo Master of Unionville]
    Invisible Justice
  14. 13. [Mission in the Amazon Jungle]
    Flash Fulton
  15. 14. The Winged Emeralds
    Jimmy Christian
  16. 15. J.S. Sargent
    Interesting People
  17. 16. Danger In Numbers
    John Law, Scientective
  18. 17. [The Wrestling Match]
    Wun Cloo
  19. 18. [The Bombing of the Tennessee Valley Dam]
    Wings Wendall
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