(May 1940)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-03-20
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 451180.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bozo the Robot; Hugh Hazzard / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Brenner ?
Inks
George Brenner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bozo; Hugh Hazzard; Black X [Richard Spenser] (inset); Wings Wendall (inset); Invisible Hood [aka Invisible Justice] (inset); Chic Carter (inset)

[Mission to Finland] (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
Black X [Richard Spenser]; Batu; Axel (introduction, death); Carrel (introduction, death); Tommy Carrel; the Russians (villains)
Synopsis
Russia invades Finland and Black X comes to the rescue of the son of the U.S. Commissioner of Finnish Aid who has been kidnapped by the Russians.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tommy Carrel is seen reading Black X's adventures in Smash Comics.

[The Jersey Bank Job] (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Betty Darrah; Lefty Fenton (villain, intro)
Synopsis
When a rival reporter reveals a key witness's name, Chic has to protect her from murder.

[The Ball Game of Death] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
George Brenner
Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Clip Chance; Spud; Slug; Dutch

The Episode of the Uninvited Wedding Guest (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Philpot Veep; Waldo

Tom Manning Mysteriously Disappears (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; Tom Manning (introduction); The Big Shot (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

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

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 Pact Papers Robbery] (Table of Contents: 7)

Hugh Hazzard featuring Bozo the Robot / 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; Herr Getzer (villain); Darmanian spy ring (villains)
Synopsis
Hazzard adds yet another weapon to his arsenal embodied within Bozo: the Super-Sepericonoscope, which can receive audio and video from far distances......a weapon responsibile for helping Hugh deal with the Darmanian spy ring.
Reprints

[The Night after New Years] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
George Tuska ? [as Bud Thomas]
Pencils
George Tuska ? [as Bud Thomas]
Inks
George Tuska ? [as Bud Thomas]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Archie O'Toole; Herman; Verman; Beulah; Mazie; Queen Defrosta

The Bat Mystery (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Craig Cook; The Chief; The Bat (Intro; Villain)

[Rousting the Renegades] (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
Captain Riggs; Abdul; Hassan; Akmid; Kavar
Reprints

Leo "Lippy" Durocher (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

[Treasure of the Sargasso] (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
Invisible Justice [aka Invisible Hood] [Kent Thurston]; Professor Clark; Sanchez (villain, ship's captain, introduction)
Synopsis
Kent and Professor Clark make their way to the Sargasso Sea on a scientific expedition to go down in a diving bell nearly a mile to see what the area looks like. On the way, the ship's captain and crew take over the voyage and make the dive themselves, recovering an old iron chest full of jewels and money that Sanchez and his partner has stolen years before. The Invisible Hood takes over and conquerors the entire crew.
Reprints
Keywords
Sargasso Sea

The Sea Bat (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy Christian

Carl Strauss (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Double Or Nothing (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
John Law; June Carter; Roger Gates; The Avenger; James Rowan

[Ting Ling's Circus Gorilla Man] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Wun Cloo

[The Secret South American Air Base] (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Nazis
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bozo the Robot; Hugh Hazzard
  2. 1. [Mission to Finland]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  3. 2. [The Jersey Bank Job]
    Chic Carter
  4. 3. [The Ball Game of Death]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  5. 4. The Episode of the Uninvited Wedding Guest
    Philpot Veep
  6. 5. Tom Manning Mysteriously Disappears
    Flash Fulton
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kidding the Kids
  8. 7. [The Pact Papers Robbery]
    Hugh Hazzard featuring Bozo the Robot
  9. 8. [The Night after New Years]
    Archie O'Toole
  10. 9. The Bat Mystery
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  11. 10. [Rousting the Renegades]
    Abdul the Arab
  12. 11. Leo "Lippy" Durocher
    Sportraits
  13. 12. [Treasure of the Sargasso]
    Invisible Justice
  14. 13. The Sea Bat
    Jimmy Christian
  15. 14. Carl Strauss
    Interesting People
  16. 15. Double Or Nothing
    John Law, Scientective
  17. 16. [Ting Ling's Circus Gorilla Man]
    Wun Cloo
  18. 17. [The Secret South American Air Base]
    Wings Wendall
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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