(March 1948)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
George Brenner
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Triumph / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Triumph
Reprints:

The Man Who Robbed the Dead (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Triumph [Lance and Michael Gallant]; Biff; Kim Meredith; Vyra Gallant (villain)
Synopsis:
The death of Michael's godfather, Emmet Darcy, causes mayhem with Michael's inheritance. Lance intends to donate the money to medical research, but a supposed relative, Vyra, comes out of the woodwork, claiming to be Michael's widow. Lasnce ultimately proves that her marriage certificate was a forgery.

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the cover. The first line, "A cunning plot, inspired by greed and guile..."
Captain Triumph's birth year is given as 1917 on a tombstone pictured on page 1.

["Watch out below!"] (Table of Contents)

Inkie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Stahl
Pencils:
Al Stahl
Inks:
Al Stahl
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Inkie
Synopsis:
Inkie will leran a young bird to fly.

["But why can't I come in the studio and watch you pose?"] (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
Synopsis:
Molly is model for a temperamental painter.

["Sometimes crime-hating Hack O'Hara finds himself up against heavy odds!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hack O'Hara; J. Howard Kew (millionaire); Henry Smithers (ex-convict, butler)
Synopsis:
An ex-convict is hired as a butler of a millionaire.

Indexer Notes

Kirkpatrick is credited on pencils on this feature, and the art here is identical to her credited stories in #56-58 and Betty Bates in Hit Comics #52, 54 and 55. Many sober faces.

["Mysterious Fire Destroys Radio Studio!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Pen Miller; Buggs Garrot (mobster); Roy Platter (disc jockey)
Synopsis:
A disc jockey is injured in a mysterious fire ignited by a prepared gramophone record.

["Have a light, Bud?"] (Table of Contents)

Floogy the Fiji / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Floogy the Fiji

North Woods Interlude (Table of Contents)

Captain Triumph / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Triumph; Lance Gallant; Kim Meredith; Biff
Synopsis:
Three men have found gold in the North Woods and don't want it discovered by outsiders.

["How fortunate, finding this piece of cloth right on Kiki's dresser!"] (Table of Contents)

Kiki Kelly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Kiki Kelly
Synopsis:
A piece of cloth from the coat tail of Greg Van Madison is sewed on dad's trousers.

Indexer Notes

Dibble is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["Very well, then, I'll just have to trust your father to go pay this light bill!"] (Table of Contents)

Beezy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beezy Bumble
Synopsis:
By mistake, Beezy buys a statue at an auction.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Triumph
  2. 1. The Man Who Robbed the Dead
    Captain Triumph
  3. 2. ["Watch out below!"]
    Inkie
  4. 3. ["But why can't I come in the studio and watch you pose?"]
    Molly the Model
  5. 4. ["Sometimes crime-hating Hack O'Hara finds himself up against heavy odds!"]
    Hack O'Hara
  6. 5. ["Mysterious Fire Destroys Radio Studio!"]
    Pen Miller
  7. 6. ["Have a light, Bud?"]
    Floogy the Fiji
  8. 7. North Woods Interlude
    Captain Triumph
  9. 8. ["How fortunate, finding this piece of cloth right on Kiki's dresser!"]
    Kiki Kelly
  10. 9. ["Very well, then, I'll just have to trust your father to go pay this light bill!"]
    Beezy
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