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June, 1941 - 400 dpi scan of a coverless copy. Front and back covers from Heritage. IFC composited from Hit Comics #12 and The Funnies #55, using the existing fiche scan of National Comics #12 as a guide. Indicia recreated using National Comics #15 and Feature Comics #45 with the fiche. IBC from Hit Comics #12.
Featuring Uncle Sam by Will Eisner, Lou Fine and Reed Crandall! Plus, Sally O'Neil, Windy Breeze, Wonder Boy, Prop Powers, Kid Dixon, Quicksilver, Miss Winky, Kid Patrol, Paul Bunyan, Pen Miller, Jack and Jill, Have a Laugh, and Merlin the Magician!

Part of the Quality Comics Spotlight part 2 running from Nov 1 to 7, 2022.
Issue: #12
Published: June 1941, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Will Eisner
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Uncle Sam
Credits: Pencils: Lou Fine | Inks: Lou Fine
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Uncle Sam Quicksilver (inset) Sally O'Neil (inset) Kid Patrol (inset)

Comic Story (9 pages) Epidemic of Destruction
Featuring: Uncle Sam
Credits: Script: Will Eisner? | Pencils: Lou Fine | Inks: Reed Crandall
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Uncle Sam Buddy Smith

Comic Story (6 pages) The President's Son
Featuring: Sally O'Neil Policewoman
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Frank Kearns] | Pencils: Nick Cardy | Inks: Nick Cardy
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Sally O'Neil President Cardos (first Appearance) Cardos (first Appearance President Cardos' Son) Pancho (first Appearance) Pancho's Family (first Appearance) Cardos's Uncle (first Appearance Villain)

Comic Story (1 page) Anything for a Subway Seat
Featuring: Windy Breeze
Credits: Script: Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns](credited) | Pencils: Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns](credited) | Inks: Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns](credited)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Windy Breeze

Comic Story (5 pages) The Carney Coal Mine Disaster
Featuring: Wonder Boy
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Jerry Maxwell] | Pencils: Al Bryant ? | Inks: Al Bryant ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Wonder Boy Bo Carney (first Appearance Villain) Bo Carney's Brother (first Appearance

Comic Story (5 pages) The Grain Thieves
Featuring: Prop Powers
Credits: Script: ? [as Lynn Byrd] | Pencils: Witmer Williams | Inks: Witmer Williams
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Prop Powers Lank Herr Doktor (first Appearance Villain)

Comic Story (5 pages) Contenders Wanted
Featuring: Kid Dixon
Credits: Script: Klaus Nordling ? [as Bob Reynolds] | Pencils: Klaus Nordling ? | Inks: Klaus Nordling ?
Genre: Sports
Characters: Kid Dixon [Danny "Kid" Dixon] Mercener (first Appearance Villain) Joe Gallus (first Appearance) The Saint (first Appearance Two Wrestlers)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Rascelli Expose'
Featuring: Quicksilver
Synopsis: When the Editor of News Star runs a story criticizing the Raselli Mob, a reporter on the paper tries to warn his boss about it, but, alas, the mob attempts to kidnap the editor. But Quicksilver is there to protect him.
Credits: Script: Nick Cardy ? | Pencils: Al Bryant ? | Inks: Al Bryant ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Quicksilver Un-named Newspaper Editor Rascelli (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Miss Winky
Credits: Script: Arthur Beeman | Pencils: Arthur Beeman | Inks: Arthur Beeman
Genre: Humor
Characters: Miss Winky

Comic Story (5 pages) Sunshine's Inheritance
Featuring: Kid Patrol
Credits: Script: ? [as Dan Wilson] | Pencils: Charles Nicholas | Inks: Charles Nicholas
Genre: Adventure Humor Children
Characters: Kid Patrol [Teddy Porky;Sunshine] Lenny (first Appearance Sunshine's Uncle) Clem (first Appearance

Comic Story (4 pages) The Mad Moose and the Three-Eyed Lynx
Featuring: Paul Bunyan
Credits: Script: ? [as Storey Weaver] | Pencils: Reed Crandall | Inks: Reed Crandall
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Paul Bunyan

Text Story (2 pages) Doggone Patriotism
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure

Comic Story (4 pages) The Pyramid Papers
Featuring: Pen Miller
Credits: Script: Klaus Nordling | Pencils: Klaus Nordling [as Klaus] | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Pen Miller Niki Mr. Inkslinger (first Appearance) Joseph Pyramid (first Appearance Villain) Lady-Finger Harry (first Appearance

Comic Story (4 pages) The Murderous Ghost of Frozen Creek
Featuring: Jack and Jill
Credits: Script: ? [as Lowell Riggs] | Pencils: Chuck Mazoujian | Inks: Chuck Mazoujian
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Jack Doe Jill Doe The Ghost Of Frozen Creek (first Appearance Villain) The Ghost's Cousin (first Appearance Death)

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Have a Laugh
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (6 pages) Magic vs. U-Boat
Featuring: Merlin the Magician
Credits: Script: Fred Guardineer [as Lance Blackwood] (signed) | Pencils: Fred Guardineer [as Lance Blackwood] (signed) | Inks: Fred Guardineer [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Merlin The Magician [Jock Kellog] The Nazis (villains)

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