(June 1940)

Quality Comics, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-04-19
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 in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 461135.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black X / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gill Fox
Inks
Gill Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Black X; Bozo the Robot; Archie O'Toole; Wings Wendall; Abdul the Arab

In Finland (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Will Eisner [as Erwin]
Pencils
Will Eisner [as Erwin]
Inks
Will Eisner [as Erwin]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Black X; Batu; Tommy Carrel; Communists; Col. Atwater
Synopsis
Continued from last issue: Black X smuggles Tommy, the Commisioner's son back from Russia to Finland where he can get passage for them back to America.

[The Man Who Could Walk Through Walls] (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; Dugan; Professor Krauss (Intro, villain)
Synopsis
Carter faces a man who can walk through walls.

[Moe the Mope] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Wun Cloo; Moe the Mope

[The Kidnapping of Kathy Colton] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bob Powell [as Powell Roberts]
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell Roberts]
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Abdul; Hassan; Prince Kartuk; Ibn Akmen; Lady Kathy Colton (intro); Lord Colton (intro)

The Mystery of the Luminous Eyes (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
William A. Smith
Pencils
William A. Smith
Inks
William A. Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Craig Cook; The Chief; Sgt. Kelly
Synopsis
Captain Cook battles a mutant chimpanzee

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

Small Stuff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

[The Plot of Regi Tashkim] (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Regi Tashkim (intro); Sylvia Lane (Intro)

[no title indexed] (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
Characters
Archie O'Toole; Admiral Poopdeck; Perceval

[The Green Ghosts] (Table of Contents: 9)

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]; John Barr; Powers; The Green Ghost I [Ward] (villain, introduction); Green Ghost II [Jack Gray] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Hood faces the Green Ghost, dressed very much like himself.......but, in reality, two men working together as a team.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

[Homicide Harry] (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Homicide Harry (Intro)

Bucky Walters (Table of Contents: 12)

Sportraits / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
sports

Sweet Snare (Table of Contents: 13)

John Law / 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; Albert Lewis; The Avenger
Synopsis
The Avenger is finally captured.

Chief John's Legacy (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
adventure

[McSnort's Mirror] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
sports
Characters
Clip Chance; Spud; Coach Barr; McSnort (Intro); Dell (intro)

[The Tenement Fire] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Flash Fulton; Andy

Indexer Notes

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

[Smooth Kazar Strikes Back] (Table of Contents: 17)

Hugh Hazard and His Iron Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid]
Pencils
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid]
Inks
George Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hugh Hazzard; Bozo; Smooth Kazar (Intro, Dies); Commisioner Hunt; Daley
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black X
  2. 1. In Finland
    Espionage Starring Black X
  3. 2. [The Man Who Could Walk Through Walls]
    Chic Carter
  4. 3. [Moe the Mope]
    Wun Cloo
  5. 4. [The Kidnapping of Kathy Colton]
    Abdul the Arab
  6. 5. The Mystery of the Luminous Eyes
    Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Small Stuff
  8. 7. [The Plot of Regi Tashkim]
    Wings Wendall
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie O'Toole
  10. 9. [The Green Ghosts]
    Invisible Justice
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Kidding the Kids
  12. 11. [Homicide Harry]
    Philpot Veep
  13. 12. Bucky Walters
    Sportraits
  14. 13. Sweet Snare
    John Law
  15. 14. Chief John's Legacy
    Jimmie Christian
  16. 15. [McSnort's Mirror]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  17. 16. [The Tenement Fire]
    Flash Fulton
  18. 17. [Smooth Kazar Strikes Back]
    Hugh Hazard and His Iron Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes