Triumph Comics #32 (27)
(August-September 1946)

Bell Features, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 CAD; 6d [0-0-6 GBP]
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Bell Features and Publishing Company Limited
Brand
[A bell]
Editing
James McClenning
Color
Full Colour Covers; Black and White Interiors (except full color #32 (27) )
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

The cover says New Triumph Comics #27 but the indicia says Triumph Comics #32.

See also Triumph Comics (Post Cereal, 1948 Series) #[nn] issue, which re-uses this cover but with different contents.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
René L. Kulbach
Inks
René L. Kulbach
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We had to hire him on account of the diaper shortage.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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Indexer Notes

Cover is unrelated to interior contents.

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

So Help Me / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Thomas
Pencils
Bill Thomas
Inks
Bill Thomas
Letters
Bill Thomas

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Better let me work on the outside - I feel self-conscious in here
Genre
humour
Synopsis
Three single panel cartoons.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

[The Treasure Map] (Table of Contents: 2)

Rocketman & Rocketgirl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Chesler shop
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Death and a fabulous treasure waited for Rocketman and Rocketgirl in the murky glades of a dixie swamp.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Rocketman [Cal Martin]; Rocketgirl [Doris Dalton]; Ned Bailey; Mort Whalen; Valerie Cloud
Synopsis
Ned Bailey has an old pirate map, but others want it.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original comic.

[The Fake Heir] (Table of Contents: 3)

Master Key / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Late one night, Ray Cardell is called to the deathbed of an old friend--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Master Key [Ray Cardell]; Mr. Barclay; Mrs. Mae Leary; Lester Leary; Arthur Barclay
Synopsis
The Master Key gets involved in a case to find a missing heir.
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[Happy Landing, Not] (Table of Contents: 4)

Happy Landing / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We are going to abandon this advanced airfield to trap the Japs in a pocket. I want three volunteers for last minute demolition work.
Genre
humour; war
Characters
Happy Landing; Beck; Eppers
Synopsis
Happy is assigned to a demolition detail.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Turner's Horse Lost a Race Against Death (Table of Contents: 5)

Pseudo-Murder / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the cold dawn Detective Mike Hart jammed his brakes and turned into the driveway of the small house set back from the highway.
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mike Hart; Frank Turner; Marcus
Synopsis
Detective Mike Hart finds a dead man in a driveway.
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[Snake in the Cup] (Table of Contents: 6)

Johnny on the Spot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiya, Dextrose! Aren't yuh comin' over to see me cop the cup at the county finals?
Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Johnny Jenkins; Birchie Burke; Mr. Squire; Mr. Burke; Gloria; Jack Prout; Roger; Al; Buster Wiggin; Chip Foley
Synopsis
Johnny almost messes up Mr. Burke's sale of a new chemical process.
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Edgar Allan Poe (Table of Contents: 7)

Men of Letters / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
No literary career was more unfortunate than that of Edgar Allan Poe, the author of "The Gold Bug", "The Raven", "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym", and all too few other brilliant gems of American prose and poetry.
Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Edgar Allan Poe
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Crime Does Not Pay! (Table of Contents: 8)

Manhunters Guardians of the Law / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
A garage robbery in Tacoma, Washington--
Genre
crime
Characters
John McGuire; Mike Rooney; J. S. Jones; Gus; Andy Voorhees; Mr. Rainer; Jack Rainer; De Witt C. Roland; Prosecutor Morse
Synopsis
John McGuire is arrested for a crime he didn't commit.
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Keywords
Auburn; Puyallup; Tacoma; Washington state

[Trouble With the Mexicans] (Table of Contents: 9)

Scoop Daily / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Oily, how will these uniforms get your oil leases back from the government?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Scoop Daily; Oily Welles; Shorty; Mark Quay; Winnie; Pedro
Synopsis
A crooked businessman tries to start a war between Mexico and the United States.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

[Bopped the Bull] (Table of Contents: 10)

Punch & Cutey / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, Senor Punch - he ees magneeficient!
Genre
humour; sport
Characters
Punch O'Malley; Cutey O'Malley; Professor Krackpotz; Carlos Mungo; Don Pedro Salami
Synopsis
Punch goes to South American to box as part of the Good Neighbor plan.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Speak Spanish (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tom Casey Had a Nose For Crime (Table of Contents: 12)

Blood and Blarney / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joe Blake, night superintendent of the Morgan Works, seemed to love the oil and grease more than anything, for it was all over his clothes, his face and his hands.
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Joe Blake; Tom Casey
Synopsis
Tom Casey is guarding the night shift payroll.
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[3 Big Values in One] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Billfold / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Presenting the Active Jim Club (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[Funny as a Barrel of Monkeys] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We had to hire him on account of the diaper shortage."]
  2. 1. ["Better let me work on the outside - I feel self-conscious in here"]
    So Help Me
  3. 2. [The Treasure Map]
    Rocketman & Rocketgirl
  4. 3. [The Fake Heir]
    Master Key
  5. 4. [Happy Landing, Not]
    Happy Landing
  6. 5. Turner's Horse Lost a Race Against Death
    Pseudo-Murder
  7. 6. [Snake in the Cup]
    Johnny on the Spot
  8. 7. Edgar Allan Poe
    Men of Letters
  9. 8. Crime Does Not Pay!
    Manhunters Guardians of the Law
  10. 9. [Trouble With the Mexicans]
    Scoop Daily
  11. 10. [Bopped the Bull]
    Punch & Cutey
  12. 11. Speak Spanish
  13. 12. Tom Casey Had a Nose For Crime
    Blood and Blarney
  14. 13. [3 Big Values in One]
    Billfold
  15. 14. Presenting the Active Jim Club
    Active Jim
  16. 15. [Funny as a Barrel of Monkeys]
    Other Bell Comics
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  • Ramon Schenk
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