(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 Ongoing 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: 1)

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.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho hum, sho' hez bin a hard day!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tick...tock...tick...the moments fly...
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
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: 4)

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.
Reprints

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

Molly the Model / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Molly! How about a swim?
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly The Model [Molly Maloney]; Danny Deever
Synopsis
Molly's boyfriend Danny isn't afraid of rough surf.

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

Molly the Model / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Phew! Am I tired--and now I gotta do housework!
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly Maloney; Pop Maloney; Fifi
Synopsis
Molly thinks her father is going to start pulling his weight around the house, but his idea of helping is to hire a sexy French maid.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yuh know, Hack--I got a feeling we aren't alone!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Hack O'Hara

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's the luggage, with cases and racks and containers.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

strip reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, let's see...I just did one on the fuel-oil black market...
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: 10)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Washington...a rustle of wings in the night...
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: 12)

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: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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. ["Phew! Am I tired--and now I gotta do housework!"]
    Molly the Model
  8. 7. ["Yuh know, Hack--I got a feeling we aren't alone!"]
    Hack O'Hara
  9. 8. ["Here's the luggage, with cases and racks and containers."]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  10. 9. ["Now, let's see...I just did one on the fuel-oil black market..."]
    Pen Miller
  11. 10. The March of the Walking Dead
    Eric Vale
  12. 11. ["In Washington...a rustle of wings in the night..."]
    The Black Condor
  13. 12. Insane Asylum
    Alias the Spider
  14. 13. Battles Monster Man!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
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