Captain Truth [Ken Elliott] (introduction); Mr. Blane (landlord); Joey; Mary (Joey's mother); Arthur [aka Slug Warner] (villain, Joey's father, reforms); Blackie (villain, gang leader); Blackie's gang [Slug Warner; "Handsome" Harry] (villains, black market racketeers)
Captain Truth encounters some black marketeers stealing light bulbs from a store in order to secure valuable tungsten from the filaments. Unsuccessful, he returns to his apartment as Ken Elliott only to find that the landlord has evicted him and the rest of the tenants. Having no place to stay, Ken Elliott stays overnight with Joey and learns that his father is really Slug Warner. Captain Truth then decides to show Slug the error of his ways and reform....for Joey's sake.