(August 1943)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
John Beardsley; Everett M. Arnold [as E. M. Arnold] (general manager)
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

Copyright 1943 by Comic Magazines.


Captain Triumph Introduces His New Assistant Biff (Table of Contents)

Captain Triumph / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Kotzky (signed)
Inks:
Alex Kotzky (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Triumph [Lance Gallant]; Biff

The Men Who Knew Too Much (Table of Contents)

Captain Triumph / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Andriola
Pencils:
Alfred Andriola
Inks:
Alfred Andriola
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Triumph [Lance and Michael Gallant]; Kim Meredith; Biff (his assistant, introduction); Ambassador von Mark; Peggy von Mark; Eric Peters; Zero (villain, introduction, Death); Pinch (villain, introduction, death); Eric (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
While on vacation at Winter Wonderland, Lance and Kim take pity on a circus clown, Biff, and used super-powers to spice up his act. Captain Triumph and his new assistant Biff rescue Peggy from Zero, a killer who's searching for His Majesty.

["Ho hum, sho' hez bin a hard day!"] (Table of Contents)

Slap Happy Pappy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Tick...tock...tick...the moments fly..."] (Table of Contents)

The Clock / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George E. Brenner (signed)
Pencils:
George E. Brenner (signed)
Inks:
George E. Brenner (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Butch; Joe Miles; Larry Logan
Synopsis:
Joe Miles confesses to crimes he doesn't remember committing.

Black Ink Shortage Threatens Artists! (Table of Contents)

Inkie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Stahl (signed)
Pencils:
Al Stahl (signed)
Inks:
Al Stahl
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Inkie; Al Stahl; Arthritis; Wildman
Synopsis:
Inkie meets his creator. Then Arthritis offers to end the ink shortage. But his new ink allows all the characters to jump off the page.

["Come on, Molly! How about a swim?"] (Table of Contents)

Molly the Model / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernard Dibble
Pencils:
Bernard Dibble
Inks:
Bernard Dibble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Molly The Model

["Yuh know, Hack--I got a feeling we aren't alone!"] (Table of Contents)

Hack O'Hara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Witmer Williams
Inks:
Witmer Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hack O'Hara

["Here's the luggage, with cases and racks and containers."] (Table of Contents)

Rube Goldberg's Side Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rube Goldberg
Pencils:
Rube Goldberg
Inks:
Rube Goldberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprint

["Now, let's see...I just did one on the fuel-oil black market..."] (Table of Contents)

Pen Miller / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling [as Klaus]
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Pen Miller; Chop Chu; Ting Ling; Too Lung; Jocko
Synopsis:
Pen goes to China town to do a story on Chinese relief. But the Chinese relief is actually being diverted to the Japanese.

The March of the Walking Dead (Table of Contents)

Eric Vale / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["In Washington...a rustle of wings in the night..."] (Table of Contents)

The Black Condor / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Belfi (signed)
Inks:
John Belfi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr. as Senator Thomas Wright]; Wendy Foster; Dr. Foster; Senator Dan Bird (villain, introduction); Fury (villain, an eagle); Dirk
Synopsis:
Senator Bird takes Jaspar Crow's place as Wright's nemesis in Congress, wanting to create a national park for the protection of Bald Eagles, but Thomas was a key figure in shelving the bill. So Bird responds by ordering his pet eagle, Fury, to pick off the committee members one by one.

Insane Asylum (Table of Contents)

Alias the Spider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Inks:
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spider [Tom Hallaway]; Joe; Rocks Dolson (villain); Lanky (villain); Sniffer (villain); Bugs (villain)
Synopsis:
The Spider needs the help of an insane man to capture Rocks Dolson and his gang.

Indexer Notes

Last Golden Age appearance. Next appearance in All-Star Squadron #50.

Battles Monster Man! (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Rollo; Monster Man
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Captain Triumph Introduces His New Assistant Biff
    Captain Triumph
  2. 1. The Men Who Knew Too Much
    Captain Triumph
  3. 2. ["Ho hum, sho' hez bin a hard day!"]
    Slap Happy Pappy
  4. 3. ["Tick...tock...tick...the moments fly..."]
    The Clock
  5. 4. Black Ink Shortage Threatens Artists!
    Inkie
  6. 5. ["Come on, Molly! How about a swim?"]
    Molly the Model
  7. 6. ["Yuh know, Hack--I got a feeling we aren't alone!"]
    Hack O'Hara
  8. 7. ["Here's the luggage, with cases and racks and containers."]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  9. 8. ["Now, let's see...I just did one on the fuel-oil black market..."]
    Pen Miller
  10. 9. The March of the Walking Dead
    Eric Vale
  11. 10. ["In Washington...a rustle of wings in the night..."]
    The Black Condor
  12. 11. Insane Asylum
    Alias the Spider
  13. 12. Battles Monster Man!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
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