(April 1940)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-02-16
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 in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 451090.


[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; Wings Wendall; Invisible Hood; Clip Chance

Louis Strakes (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Proxoff the Revolutionary] (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
Black X; Col. Atwater; Batu; Proxoff; Von Damm; Count Trini
Reprints

[The Khabib Gang] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Abdul; Hassan; Khabib (Intro); Saudah (Intro, Dies)
Reprints

[Professor Ratheart] (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Prof. Ratheart (Intro)

[The Revolutionary Papers] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[In the Decathlon] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
sports
Characters
Clip Chance; Coach Barr; Spud; Slim and the Boss
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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 Espionage Planes] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
aviation
Characters
Wings Wendall; The Nazis
Synopsis
Wings must protect our bases in Hawaii from attack by enemy submarines.

The Case of the Proxy Burglar (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Philpot Veep; Waldo

Case of the Roving Taxicab (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Captain Cook; Sgt. Kelly; Sir Thomas Wentworth (Intro, Dies)

Jim Humphrey (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 Phantom Fog (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Harry Francis Campbell (signed)
Pencils
Harry Francis Campbell (signed)
Inks
Harry Francis Campbell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
John Law; June Carter; The Avenger

[The Marijuana Ring] (Table of Contents: 13)

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; Mary Neel; Prof. Hayes (Intro, villain, Dies); Blackie Norton (Intro)
Reprints

The Cat Men (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy Christian

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor

[The Treasure of Hawk Island] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kent Thurston; Mr. Dexter; Joan Dexter; Pete the Hermit; Phil; Slade; Slade's gang
Reprints

[Cousin Montgomery] (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Montgomery

War (Table of Contents: 18)

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; Motler (villain, death); Fritz Goeing (villain); Hans Gonn (villain)
Synopsis
Hazzard and Bozo get involved in European affairs, and world peace is declared after the evil dictator Motler is sent to his doom.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black X
  2. 1. Louis Strakes
    Interesting People
  3. 2. [Proxoff the Revolutionary]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  4. 3. [The Khabib Gang]
    Abdul the Arab
  5. 4. [Professor Ratheart]
    Wun Cloo
  6. 5. [The Revolutionary Papers]
    Flash Fulton
  7. 6. [In the Decathlon]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Small Stuff
  9. 8. [The Espionage Planes]
    Wings Wendall
  10. 9. The Case of the Proxy Burglar
    Philpot Veep
  11. 10. Case of the Roving Taxicab
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  12. 11. Jim Humphrey
    Sportraits
  13. 12. The Phantom Fog
    John Law, Scientective
  14. 13. [The Marijuana Ring]
    Chic Carter
  15. 14. The Cat Men
    Jimmy Christian
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Kidding the Kids
  17. 16. [The Treasure of Hawk Island]
    Invisible Justice
  18. 17. [Cousin Montgomery]
    Archie O'Toole
  19. 18. War
    Hugh Hazard and His Iron Man
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