(Spring 1945)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
Brand:
Quality Comic Group
Editing:
George Brenner
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Correct story order supplied by Henry Peters, 5/4/2006.
Statement of ownership.Publisher Comic Magazines Inc. 322 Main ST Stamford, CT
Everett M. Arnold, Publisher. George E. Brenner, Editor
Owners: Everett M. Arnold, Claire C. Arnold
Editorial Offices: 415 Lexington Ave, NY, NY

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Captain Triumph Tangles With The Tyrant of Toar Valley! (Table of Contents)

Captain Triumph / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bryant?
Inks:
Al Bryant?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Triumph

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

Volto from Mars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Tyrant of Toar Valley (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Triumph / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Triumph [Lance and Michael Gallant]; Biff; Kim Meredith; April Jackson; Chuckaluck; Vorvey (villain)
Synopsis:
Michael discovers a plot in Toar Valley and tries to get word to Lance, but Lance is hurt by a bomb and is rendered unconscious. Michael compels his brother to touch the special birthmark and Captain Triumph rounds up the villain, When he returns to his normal appearance, Lance finds himself healed of his injuries.

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

Who Is the Question Mark? (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Pen Miller; Question Mark [Bette] (villain; introduction; dies); Chop Chu; Inspector Rawkins

The Spectre on the Stairs (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman
Inks:
Jack Alderman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[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:
Oh, for a good steady job!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Molly the Model [Molly Maloney]
Synopsis:
Molly gets a steady job as a sculptor's model but can't hold her pose as Diana the Huntress when a man spies on her.

[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:
As the misshapen, chuckling creature slithered into Betty's room
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pop Maloney
Synopsis:
Pop's enjoyment of a radio horror program is spoiled by commercials for Itsy Bitsy Baby Food.

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

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:
Nice ad they just put up!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Molly Maloney; Mrs. Fitzdreery
Synopsis:
Molly gets a smile stuck on her face after posing too long.

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

Inkie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Stop him!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Inkie

The Paperdrive (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Information supplied by Henry Peters, 5/4/2006.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Rube Goldberg's Side Show / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
What put me to sleep?
Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • Reprint of a newspaper strip, date unknown.

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

Brad & Dad / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Dad, I still can't decide on a career
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Information from Henry Peters, 5/4/2006.

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

Beezy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Having a heart a little less stable than a weather vane...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beezy Bumble; Ma Bumble; Pa Bumble; Betty Bumble; Gilda Glamma; Miss Fuzzit; Shrewsbury
Synopsis:
Beezy's crush on a visiting movie star gets both him and his father in trouble.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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:
Chaos hits the hills of the Ozarks!
Genre:
humor

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

Floogy the Fiji / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I'm king of the bear-back riders!
Genre:
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Captain Triumph Tangles With The Tyrant of Toar Valley!
    Captain Triumph
  2. 1. ["This'll teach you to bust up my rackets"]
    Volto from Mars
  3. 2. The Tyrant of Toar Valley
    Captain Triumph
  4. 3. Who Is the Question Mark?
    Pen Miller
  5. 4. The Spectre on the Stairs
    Hack O'Hara
  6. 5. ["Oh, for a good steady job!"]
    Molly the Model
  7. 6. ["As the misshapen, chuckling creature slithered into Betty's room"]
    Molly the Model
  8. 7. ["Nice ad they just put up!"]
    Molly the Model
  9. 8. ["Stop him!"]
    Inkie
  10. 9. The Paperdrive
    Eric Vale
  11. 10. ["What put me to sleep?"]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  12. 11. ["Dad, I still can't decide on a career"]
    Brad & Dad
  13. 12. ["Having a heart a little less stable than a weather vane..."]
    Beezy
  14. 13. ["Chaos hits the hills of the Ozarks!"]
    Slap Happy Pappy
  15. 14. ["I'm king of the bear-back riders!"]
    Floogy the Fiji
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • David Wilt
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin