(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)

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

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

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