(Winter 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 (editor); 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Triumph / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Triumph

[The Will of Esau Flinter] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Quackenbush
Inks
Bill Quackenbush
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Triumph [Lance Gallant]; Esau Flinter (first appearance; death); Derwood (first appearance); Lola Flinter (first appearance); Charity Parker (first appearance); Jevons (first appearance; villain); Joab Parker (first appearance; villain); Biff; Kim Meredith
Synopsis
Esau Flinter decides to leave all to charity, upsetting his heirs greatly and resulting in his murder before he can change the will.

Indexer Notes

Same artist as previous issue. Not Ed Dobrotka.

[The Sleepwalking Woodchopper] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[The State Pen Scam] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pen Miller; Warden of the state penitentiary (first appearance; villain); Biff Leary (first appearance; villain); Joe (first appearance; villain); Chop Chu
Synopsis
Pen exposes conditions at the State Pen. They're too good.

[The Phony Cab] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Pencils
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hack O'Hara; Pete Neff (first appearance; villain); Jake (first appearance; villain); Mac (first appearance; villain); Al (first appearance; villain)

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

Molly the Model / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a break to go to this affair...
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly the Model [Maloney]; Danny Deever
Synopsis
Molly gets dressed up to go to a high society party then learns it's a "ragamuffin party for the Red Cross."

[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
Success at last...a buyer for the painting I posed for!
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly the Model [Maloney]
Synopsis
A man buys a painting of a scantily-clad Molly and his wife isn't pleased.

[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
Molly, I'm taking out Mrs. Fitzdippy's little boy to the park...
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly the Model [Maloney]; Maloney; Pindorp Fitzdippy
Synopsis
Maloney tries to teach a boy to whistle and a passing dowager takes offense.

[The Fox's Poker Lesson] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Floogy the Fiji

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

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

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

Genre
humor

Big Red (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Eric Vale

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

Beezy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hands up, Jap spy, mad doctor, and other assorted villains in the rear!
Genre
humor
Characters
Beezy Bumble; Harry S. Truman; J.B.; William Wowser
Synopsis
Beezy's attempt to become a detective goes awry.

Indexer Notes

On page 1, in a fantasy sequence, Beezy meets President Truman and possibly J.Edgar Hoover of the F.B.I. (who is only shown from behind so his identity isn't confirmed).

Big Stage Star (Table of Contents: 12)

Inkie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Stahl (signed)
Pencils
Al Stahl (signed)
Inks
Janice Valleau [as Ginger]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Inkie; Vance (first appearance; villain); King Tot (first appearance; marionette); Nero (first appearance; marionette)
Synopsis
Inkie solves a crime- in a puppet show.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Triumph
  2. 1. [The Will of Esau Flinter]
    Captain Triumph
  3. 2. [The Sleepwalking Woodchopper]
    Slap Happy Pappy
  4. 3. [The State Pen Scam]
    Pen Miller
  5. 4. [The Phony Cab]
    Hack O'Hara
  6. 5. ["What a break to go to this affair..."]
    Molly the Model
  7. 6. ["Success at last...a buyer for the painting I posed for!"]
    Molly the Model
  8. 7. ["Molly, I'm taking out Mrs. Fitzdippy's little boy to the park..."]
    Molly the Model
  9. 8. [The Fox's Poker Lesson]
    Floogy the Fiji
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Rube Goldberg's Side Show
  11. 10. Big Red
    Eric Vale
  12. 11. ["Hands up, Jap spy, mad doctor, and other assorted villains in the rear!"]
    Beezy
  13. 12. Big Stage Star
    Inkie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin