(March 1943)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1943-01-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Quality Comic Group
Printer
Printed in U. S. A.
Editing
John Beardsley (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Triumph / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alfred Andriola
Inks
Alfred Andriola
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Triumph part mortal part spirit!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Triumph

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Triumph / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ohhh! Happenings on Earth are so sad today!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Triumph; The Fates; Kim; Dr. Eaton; Cairo; Crackers; Big Jim Corley; Turk; O'Malley
Synopsis
Lance tells Kim he's Captain Triumph.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Inkie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thay folkth!
Genre
humor
Characters
Inkie (first appearance); Al Stahl
Synopsis
Al Stahl has to create a character and several pages of story before morning.

Little Butch (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Rube Goldberg (signed as Goldberg)
Pencils
Rube Goldberg (signed as Goldberg)
Inks
Rube Goldberg (signed as Goldberg)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Bradshaw Sneed; Mr. Sneed
Synopsis
Brad convinces dad to buy him a canoe.
Reprints
  • from Sideshow (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 19xx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Strip reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's one thing about Hack O'Hara... he doesn't have to look for trouble... trouble finds him!
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Hack O'Hara; G. G.
Synopsis
A man leaves a baby carriage with a dead body in it.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Jack Cole (signed as Ralph Johns)
Pencils
Jack Cole (signed as Ralph Johns)
Inks
Jack Cole (signed as Ralph Johns)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who be thet feller there what's a shiverin' in July, Pappy?
Genre
humor
Characters
Slap-Happy Pappy; Zeb; Snore Smith
Synopsis
Snore Smith hears slow.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nice of you to gimme this job wheelin' ya, Judge!
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly Maloney; Daniel Deever; Tattoo Tim; Mr. Van Uppity; Mrs. Van Uppity
Synopsis
A man wheels a judge around in a wheelchair; Molly tries to fix up Daniel's appearance for a fancy party.

Indexer Notes

Two separate one-page stories.

Suicide Club!! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Joey Cavallo
Inks
Joey Cavallo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spider; Mr. Death (villain, introduction, death); James Wentworth; Chuck; Gordon; Ferres
Synopsis
Mr. Death runs a game where the loser kills himself.

Indexer Notes

Gustavson script credit from Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

Art credits suggested by the Who's Who and agreed to by Mike Kooiman and Jim Amash in the Quality Companion.

The Spider's secret identity in this story is called Tom Halladay, not Hallaway.

The Axis Bonnet (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Hirohito; Adolf Hitler; Pen Miller; Benito Mussolini; Chop; Jack; Bill
Synopsis
German agents capture Pen because his cartoons are selling too many war stamps.

Black Dragon (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr. / Thomas Wright]; Draku (villain, introduction, death); Black Dragon Society (villains, introduction for all); Dr. Foster; Wendy Foster; Simms
Synopsis
Draku of the Black Dragon Society tries to steal Dr. Foster's formula for neutralizing poison gas.

The Winged One (Table of Contents: 11)

Eric Valt / text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Eric Valt; Red Starke; Lefty Joseph; Jason
Synopsis
Eric is part of an expedition to the Valley of the Walking Dead.

Indexer Notes

To be continued.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Kiss of Death! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Clock [superhero] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Dagga Valenz (villain, introduction, death); Butch; Pedro; Mr. Giles; Mr. Gilt; Mr. Janes; Orchid
Synopsis
The Clock investigates a woman who kills men with a kiss.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Captain Triumph part mortal part spirit!"]
    Captain Triumph
  2. 1. ["Here it is!"]
  3. 2. ["Ohhh! Happenings on Earth are so sad today!"]
    Captain Triumph
  4. 3. ["Thay folkth!"]
    Inkie
  5. 4. Little Butch
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  6. 5. ["There's one thing about Hack O'Hara... he doesn't have to look for trouble... trouble finds him!"]
    Hack O'Hara
  7. 6. ["Who be thet feller there what's a shiverin' in July, Pappy?"]
    Slap Happy Pappy
  8. 7. ["Nice of you to gimme this job wheelin' ya, Judge!"]
    Molly the Model
  9. 8. Suicide Club!!
    Alias the Spider
  10. 9. The Axis Bonnet
    Pen Miller
  11. 10. Black Dragon
    The Black Condor
  12. 11. The Winged One
    Eric Valt
  13. 12. ["Kid Eternity and his comic companion"]
  14. 13. The Kiss of Death!
    The Clock [superhero]
  15. 14. ["Quality comic group"]
  16. 15. ["Energy to do tough jobs!"]
    Baby Ruth
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