This file includes characters originally published by Quality but acquired by DC and incorporated into their line at a later date.
Not all of these characters are currently owned by DC.  Some were originally licensed by Quality and have reverted to their original owners.
04/09
2007
2009

 
 
Character Writer Artist 1st Appearance Issue Date
A
Abdul the Arab Vernon Henkel Vernon Henkel Smash 1 8/39
Ace of Space (Ace Egan) H. Weston Taylor Harry Campbell Feature 38 11/40
Adam Peril, USN Buccaneers 24 11/50
Alias the Spider (Tom Hallaway) Paul Gustavson? Paul Gustavson Crack 1 5/40
Andre  Bob Powell, Chuck Cuidera Chuck Cuidera Military 2 9/41
Anthrop Michael Senich Michael Senich National 64 2/48
Archie O'Toole Bud Thomas (Will Eisner) Bud Thomas (Will Eisner) Feature Funnies 10 7/38
Arizona Raines (aka Arizona Ames) Paul Gustavson Crack Western 63 11/49
Atlantic Patrol Al McWilliams Al McWilliams Military 7 2/42
B
Barker, The (Carnie Callahan) Joe Millard Jack Cole National 42 5/44
Batch Batchelor Smash 71 6/47
Betty Bates, Lady At Law Bob Powell? Bob Powell Hit 4 10/40
Beezy Bumble Bernard Dibble Bernard Dibble Crack 32 12/43
Big Brother  (and Mitie Feller) Pete Riss? Hit 35 4/45
Big Top Ed Wheelan Ed Wheelan Feature 1 10/37
Bill the Magnificent Tony DiPreta? Hit 25 12/42
Blackhawk (Bart Sokol)
Bob Powell, Chuck Cuidera Chuck Cuidera Military 1 8/41
 Blackhawk's name is usually given as Bart Hawk, but that's not Polish.  Sokol is Polish for hawk.
Blackhawk Island Bob Powell, Chuck Cuidera Chuck Cuidera Military 1 8/41
1st map of island in issue 4
Blackhawks Bob Powell, Chuck Cuidera Chuck Cuidera Military 1 8/41
Blackie ? Dick Dillin Blackhawk 75 4/54
Blackhawk's pet hawk and mascot
Black Condor (Tom Wright) Will Eisner Lou Fine Crack 1 5/40
Black Roger (Roger Randolph) Reed Crandall? Buccaneer 19 1/50
Blaze Barton ? Henry Kiefer Hit 1 7/40
Blimpy Sy Reit Sy Reit Feature 64 1/43
Blue Tracer Fred Guardineer Military 1 8/41
Bob and Swab Klaus Nordling Klaus Nordling Hit 1 7/40
Bob Allen, Frontier Marshall Harry Anderson? Crack Western 63 11/49
Boyville Brigadiers Paul Gustavson Paul Gustavson Feature 45 6/41
Bozo the Robot (Hugh Hazzard)
George Brenner Smash 1 8/39
Burp the Twerp Jack Cole Jack Cole Police 2 9/41
C
Candy (O'Connor) Harry Sahle Harry Sahle Police 37 12/44
Captain Cook of Scotland Yard William A. Smith  William A. Smith  Feature Funnies 13 10/38
Captain Daring Reed Crandall Buccaneers 19 1/50
Captain Fortune Vernon Henkel Vernon Henkel Feature 25 10/39
Captain Triumph (Lance Gallant) Alfred Andriola? Alfred Andriola Crack  27 1/43
Casey Jones Munson Paddock Hit 1 7/40
Chic Carter (the Sword) Vernon Henkel Vernon Henkel Smash 1 8/39
becomes the Sword in Smash 24, July 1941
Choo Choo (and Cherry) Gil Fox? Gil Fox? Military 36 2/45
Chop Chop  Bob Powell, Chuck Cuidera Chuck Cuidera Military 3 10/41
Chuck  Dick French Chuck Cuidera Military 11 8/42
Citronella Gil Fox Smash 75 2/48
Clip Chance George Brenner George Brenner Feature Funnies 7 4/38
Corsair Queen Buccaneers 25 1/51
Counterspy (Captain Bruce Blackburn) Harry Campbell? Harry Campbell Feature 32 5/40
Cyclone ? Henry Kiefer National 1 7/40
Clock (Brian O'Brien) George Brenner? George Brenner Funny Pages 6 11/36
D
Daffy (Dill) Gill Fox Smash 41 3/43
Death Patrol (Del Van Dyne, Butch O'Keefe, Peewee, Hank, Slick Ward, & Gramps Jack Cole Jack Cole Military 1 8/41
Destiny George Brenner George Brenner Police 16 2/43
Destroying Demon (Bruce Blackburn) Harry Campbell? Harry Campbell Feature 39 12/40
Doc Wackey Jack Cole Jack Cole Smash 23? 6/41
Doll Girl (Martha Roberts) Chic Stone Doll Man  37 12/51
Doll Man (Darrell Dane)
Will Eisner  Lou Fine  Feature  27 12/39
Don Glory Nick Cardy Hit 8 2/41
Don Q Vernon Henkel Vernon Henkel Crack 19  8/41
Dragon [Red McGraw] Fred Guardineer Fred Guardineer Doll Man 2 Spr 42
Dusty Dane Vernon Henkel Vernon Henkel Feature 36 9/40
E
Eagle Evans Witmer (Clark) Williams Police 1 8/41
Egbert and the Count Ernie Hart Ernie Hart Hit 35 Spr 45
Elmo Bill Quackenbush? Doll Man 31 12/50
Eric Falcon Reed Crandall? Buccaneers 19 1/50
Espionage starring Black X (Richard Spencer) Will Eisner Will Eisner Feature Funnies 13 10/38
Ezra Harry Sahle Harry Sahle Military 37 3/45
F
Fargo Kid (Tim Turner) Alex Koda Feature 48 9/41
Firebrand  (Rod Reilly) S M Iger Reed Crandall Police  1 8/41
Flash Fulton Paul Gustavson Smash 4 11/39
Flatfoot Burns Al Stahl Al Stahl Police 19 5/43
Floogy the Fiji Crack 36 Win 44
Fuzzy Jack Cole Jack Cole Crack  52 1/48
G
G-2 (Don Leash) Ruben Moreira? National 27 12/42
G-5, Super Agent Charles Sultan Hit 5 11/40
formerly X-5, Secret Agent
Gabby Jack Cole Jack Cole Smash 21? 4/41
Gallant Knight (Sir Neville) Vernon Henkel Vernon Henkel Feature 7 4/38
Ghost of Flanders (Rip Graves) George Brenner Hit 18 12/41
Granny Gumshoe Gill Fox? Gill Fox? National 57 12/46
H
Hack O'Hara Lou Fine? Crack  21 2/42
Hawk George Brenner George Brenner Feature 2 11/37
Hawks of the Seas Will Eisner Will Eisner Feature 3 12/37
Hendrik (Hans Hendricksen) Bob Powell, Chuck Cuidera Chuck Cuidera Military 2 9/41
Hercules (Joe Hercules) Greg Powers (pseudonym?) Dan Zolnerowich Hit 1 7/40
Her Highness (and Silk) Ruben Moreira Hit 27 4/43
Honeybun Paul Gustavson Paul Gustavson Police 59 10/46
Human Bomb (Roy Lincoln)
Paul Gustavson Paul Gustavson Police  1 8/41
Hustace Throckmorton Paul Gustavson  Paul Gustavson Police 15 1/43
I
Inferior Man (Courtney Fudd) Al Jaffee Al Jaffee Military 7 2/42
Inkie Al Stahl Al Stahl Crack 28 3/43
Inspector Denver W. G. Hargis W. G. Hargis Police 103 12/50
Intellectual Amos Andre le Blanc Andre le Blanc National 46 2/45
(reprinted from the Sunday Spirit Section- began 5/44?)
Invisible Justice (the Invisible Hood) (Kent Thurston) Art Pinajian Art Pinajian Smash 1 8/39
J
Jack And Jill (Doe) Leonard Frank Hit  1 7/40
Jane Arden Monte Barrett Russell E. Ross Feature 1 10/37
newspaper strip reprints
Jeb Rivers Reed Crandall Hit 61 11/49
Jester (Chuck Lane) Paul Gustavson Paul Gustavson Smash 22 5/41
Jim Swift Ed Cronin Ed Cronin Feature 1 10/37
Joe Palooka Ham Fisher Ham Fisher Feature 1 10/37
newspaper strip reprints
John Law, Scientective Harry Campbell Henry Weston Taylor Smash 3 10/39
Jonesy Bernard Dibble Bernard Dibble Crack 36? Win 44
Just'N' Right George Brenner George Brenner Doll Man 1 Fall 41
K
Ken Shannon Al Bryant? Al Bryant? Police 103 12/50
Kid Dixon George Tuska National 1 7/40
Kid Eternity
Otto Binder Sheldon Moldoff Hit  25 12/42
Martin O'Hearn says this story is not by Binder
Kid Patrol (Terry, Sunshine (George Washington Abraham Lincoln Jones),
 Suzy, and Porky)
Charles Nicholas National 1 7/40
Killer Shark ? Reed Crandall Blackhawk 50 3/52
L
Lady Luck Chuck Mazoujian Smash 42 4/43
(began in the Spirit Sunday Newspaper section 6/2/40)
Lala Palooza Rube Goldberg Rube Goldberg Feature 1 10/37
(originally reprints of the comic strip which began in 1936)
Lassie Bernard Dibble Bernard Dibble National 49 8/45
Lee Preston of the Red Cross Bob Powell Bob Powell Crack 1 5/40
Lion Boy Will Eisner, George Tuska George Tuska Hit 6 12/40
Loops and Banks (Loops McCann, Banks Barrows) Bob Powell Bob Powell Military 1 8/41
M
Madame Fatal (Richard Stanton) Art Pinajian Crack 1 5/40
Magno ? Paul Gustavson Smash 13 8/40
Manhunter (Dan Richards) and Thor
Tex Blaisdell  Alex Kotzky Police  8 3/42
Margo the Magician Emmanuel Demby Bill Bossert Uncle Sam 2 Win 41
Marksman Ed Cronin Smash 33 5/42
Marmaduke Mouse Ernie Hart Ernie Hart Hit 35 4/45
Midnight (Dave Clark) Jack Cole Jack Cole Smash 18 1/41
Merlin the Magician (Jock Kellog) Don Zolnerowich National 1 7/40
Miss America (Joan Dale) Elmer Wexler Elmer Wexler Military 1 8/41
Molly the Model John Devlin John Devlin Crack 1 5/40
Mouthpiece (Bill Perkins) Fred Guardineer Fred Guardineer Police 1 8/41
N
Ned Brant Bob Zuppke E. W. DePew Crack 1 5/40
newspaper reprints- began in 1929
Neon, the Unknown
S M Iger Alex Blum Hit 1 7/40
O
Olaf (Bjornson) Bob Powell, Chuck Cuidera Chuck Cuidera Military 2 9/41
Old Witch John Celardo Hit 1 7/40
P
Paul Bunyan Herman Bolstein John Celardo National 1 7/40
Pen Miller Klaus Nordling Klaud Nordling National 1 7/40
Perky Sid Lazarus Sid Lazarus Crack 31 10/43
Phantom Clipper (Lt  Commander Tiger Shark) Fred Kida Military 9 4/42
Phantom Lady (Sandra Knight) Ruth Roche? Arthur Peddy Police  1 8/41
Philpot Veep, Master Detective John Devlin Smash 1 8/39
Plastic Man (Eel O'Brien)
Jack Cole Jack Cole Police  1 8/41
Poison Ivy Gill Fox Gill Fox Feature 32 5/40
Private Dogtag Bart Tumey Bart Tumey Military 14 12/42
Prop Powers Toni Blum Chuck Williams National 1 7/40
PT Boat (Paul Harvey, Peter Tobias) Andre LeBlanc Military 17 3/43
Purple Trio (Tiny, Warren, Rocky) S. M. Iger Alex Blum Smash 13 8/40
Q
Quicksilver (Max Mercury)
Jack Cole? Chuck Mazoujian National 5 11/40
R
Rance Keane William A. Smith William A. Smith Feature 23 8/39
Rasputin Ernie Hart Ernie Hart Hit 48 9/47
Raven Frank Borth Feature 60 9/42
Ray (Happy Terrill) Will Eisner Lou Fine Smash 14 9/40
Red Bee (Rick Raleigh) Toni Blum? Charles Nicholas? Hit  1 7/40
Red Torpedo  ? Henry Kiefer Crack 1 5/40
Reynolds of the Mounted Art Pinajian Art Pinajian Feature 14 11/38
Richard Manners Frank Frollo Frank Frollo Feature 17 2/39
Rims Harry Sahle Harry Sahle Feature 136 7/49
Rookie Rankin Arthur Peddy Smash 25 8/41
Roscoe Feature 101 8/46
Rusty Ryan Paul Gustavson Paul Gustavson Feature 32 5/40
S
711 (Dan Dyce) George Brenner George Brenner Police 1 8/41
Sailor Danny Art Gates Art Gates Military 17 3/43
Sally O'Neil, Policewoman Toni Blum Chuck Mazoujian National 1 7/40
Samar John Charles Feature 32 5/40
Scarlet Seal (Barry Moore) Harry Campbell? Harry Campbell? Smash 16 11/40
Secret War News Al McWilliams Al McWilliams Military 2 9/41
Shennanigan Mike Senich Feature 114 10/47
Shot And Shell (Sam Shot and Slim Shell) Klaus Nordling Klaus Nordling Military 1 8/41
Sir Roger Mike Senich Hit 42 9/46
Slap Happy Pappy Gil Fox Gil Fox Crack 1 5/40
Sniffer Snoop and Hot Dog Paul Gustavson Smash 42 4/43
Sniper Ted Udall Vern Henkel Military 5 12/41
Space Legion (Rock Braddon) Vern Henkel Crack 1 5/40
Spanish Main (Loree and Adams) Reed Crandall? Buccaneers 19 1/50
Spin Shaw Bob Powell? Bob Powell? Feature 29 2/40
Spider Widow (Dianne Grayton)
Frank Borth Feature 57 6/42
Spitfire Al McWilliams Crack 15 8/41
Spunky Sy Lazarus Sy Lazarus Smash 59 6/45
Stanislaus Bob Powell, Chuck Cuidera Chuck Cuidera Military 2 9/41
Steele Kerrigan Al Bryant Police  1 8/41
Steve Wood Al McWilliams National 55 8/46
Stormy Foster, the Great Defender
 ? Max Elkan Hit  18 12/41
Strange Twins (Rod and Douglas Strange) S. M. Iger Alex Blum Hit 1 7/40
Stunt Man Stetson Feature 140 11/49
Super Snooper Gil Fox Gil Fox Police 1 8/41
Swing Sisson Phil Martin Phil Martin Feature 49 10/41
T
T-Man (Pete Trask) Police 103 12/50
The Unknown Ted Udall Bernard Klein National 23 6/42
Tommy Tinkle Pauline Comanor Pauline Comanor Hit 1 7/40
Tom Thumb Al Bryant Feature 114 9/47
Tor the Magic Master (Jim Slade) Fred Guardineer Crack 10 2/41
Torchy Bill Ward Doll Man 08 Spr46
Two Gun Lil Charles Quinlan? Crack Western 63 11/49
U
Uncle Sam (and Buddy Smith)
Will Eisner Lou Fine National 1 7/40
Undertaker Feature 91 9/45
USA, Spirit of Old Glory Maurice Gutwirth Feature 42 3/41
V
The Voice (Dan Lang) Stan Aschmeir Feature 32 5/40
W
War Wheel ? Reed Crandall Blackhawk 56 9/52
Whip Charles Sultan? Crack Western 71 3/50
Whistler (Mallory Drake) Vernon Henkel Vernon Henkel National 48 6/45
Wildfire (Carol Martin) Robert Turner Jim Mooney Smash 25 8/41
Will Bragg Paul Gustavson Paul Gustavson Modern 47 3/46
Windy Breeze Bill Newcombe Bill Newcombe National 1 7/40
Wings Wendall Vernon Henkel Vernon Henkel Smash 1 8/39
Wizard Wells Harry Campbell Harry Campbell Crack 1 5/40
Wonder Boy
Toni Blum John Celardo National 1 7/40
Wun Cloo Gil Fox Gil Fox Smash 6 1/40
X
X-5, Secret Agent Will Eisner Charles Sultan Hit 1 7/40
X of the Underground Vernon Henkel Vernon Henkel Military 8 3/42
Y
Yankee Eagle (Jerry Noble) John Steward William Smith Military 1 8/41
Z
Zero, Ghost Detective Dan Zolnerowich Feature 32 5/40