Quality Comics All Stars: Volume 1 last edited by cbishop on 01/24/19 02:08PM View full history

Amazon solicitation, May 9, 2018:

Quality Comics All-Stars: Volume 1: Gwandanaland Comics #1930 - The First Two Appearances of 17 Exciting Golden Age Characters - Some of The Best Alias The Spider, Blackhawk and a Dozen More!

244 pages

This is where it all began for 17 of Quality Comics most exciting heroes - - but not just their first appearances, no....anyone can do that. These are the first two stories of each character, giving you a better feel for who they are and how they came to be. In its 20-year run as a comic publisher (1937-1956) Quality Comics produced characters who remain popular today, including:

  • BLACK CONDOR (CRACK COMICS #1-2)*
  • HUMAN BOMB (POLICE COMICS #1-2)
  • UNCLE SAM (NATIONAL COMICS #1-2)
  • MERLIN THE MAGICIAN (NATIONAL COMICS #1-2)
  • BOZO THE ROBOT AKA HUGH HAZARD'S IRON MAN (SMASH COMICS #1-2)
  • INVISIBLE JUSTICE AKA HOODED JUSTICE AKA INVISIBLE HOOD (SMASH COMICS #1-2)
  • MANHUNTER (POLICE COMICS #8-9)
  • BLACKHAWK (MILITARY COMICS #1-2)
  • MISS AMERICA (MILITARY COMICS #1-2)
  • THE JESTER (SMASH COMICS #22-23)
  • NEON THE UNKNOWN (HIT COMICS #1-2)
  • ALIAS THE SPIDER (CRACK COMICS #1-2)*
  • FIREBRAND (POLICE COMICS #1-2)
  • WILDFIRE, PRINCESS OF FLAMES (SMASH COMICS #25-26)
  • MAGNO THE MIRACLE MAN (SMASH COMICS #13-14)
  • QUICKSILVER (NATIONAL COMICS #5-6)
  • CAPTAIN TRIUMPH (CRACK COMICS #27-28)

NOTE: All of these character also appear in their own Gwandanaland Comics collection. Reading this book is a good way to find out if you would enjoy their complete collections; and if you decide to get their complete collections, contact us for a special discount for having purchased this special sampler.

*The stories from Crack Comics #2 are low-resolution fiche. While these may be a disappointment to some readers, because these books are so difficult to find – rare and expensive – most readers prefer to have what is available. If you have this issue, contact us for great rewards!

Note: The Amazon solicitation and the publisher's catalog show this issue as #1930, but it is misnumbered on the cover as #1893. Although an error, it's possible that copies of this book exist with the misnumbered cover. The real #1893 is Lost Heroes of Small Publishers of the Golden Age: Volume 1.

List of covers and their creators:

CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
1stOriginal "1893" Cover (May 9, 2018)?1
2ndCorrected "1930" Cover (Jan 17, 2019)?2
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