(November 1946)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1946
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

[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 [Lance Gallant; Michael Gallant]

King, the Jack of All Trades (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Triumph [Lance Gallant; Michael Gallant]; Kim Meredith; Biff; executives of a brokerage company [J.H.; P.C.]; [The King [King Costain] (villain, author, actor, magician, introduction, death); Costain's valet (villain, introduction); Riddy Ropton (villain, city boss, introduction, death); Dopey (villain, Riddy's aide, introduction)
Synopsis
Lance meets Kim and Biff marveling over the news that former resident and well known celebrity, King Costain, is returning for a visit to town. Lance is suspicious of just why he is coming to town, but soon enough a criminal called The King moves in to take over the rackets, and Captain Triumph vows to learn the truth of what is going on.
Reprints
Keywords
Brokerage Trust Company; City Diamond Wholesalers

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

The AC reprint lists Bryant as cover artist.

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

Beezy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bitten again by the love bug is Beezy Bumble!
Genre
humor
Characters
Beezy Bumble; Pa Bumble; Ma Bumble; Yvonne de Hubba; Battie Bumble; Gomez
Synopsis
Beezy's parents and cousin Battie try to cure his crush on showgirl Yvonne de Hubba. Complications ensue, concluding with a giant brawl. Beezy decides he prefers a different chorus girl now.

Indexer Notes

Basically the same story premise as the Beezy story in Crack Comics #37, with some identical situations.

[The Mustache Murder] (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; Honest Ed Edwards [Farmer Frick] (first appearance; villain); Evans (first appearance; death)
Reprints

[The Transformation of Mr. Crispin] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hack O'Hara; J. Barrett Crispin (first appearance); Storp (first appearance; villain); Lotta Crispin (first appearance; villain)

[Pruning the Tree] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor

[King Fearo's 500th Wife] (Table of Contents: 6)

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: 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
Like to see my new publicity photos, Pop?
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly the Model [Molly Maloney]; Pop Maloney
Synopsis
Pop is outraged at Molly's scanty attire in her photo portfolio, but he's the one who's arrested for indecent exposure after falling out of a window clad only in a towel.

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

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
Fitz, old boy, when am I going to get a peek at your new model?
Genre
humor
Characters
Maloney; Fitz
Synopsis
Maloney gets all dressed up to see the "new model" his friend Fitz has at his house, thinking it's a sexy young woman. The model turns out to be a model ship.

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

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
But Molly, ain't you a little old to model the illustrations for a bobby sox story?
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly the Model [Molly Maloney]; Pop Maloney; Jaxon Jitter
Synopsis
Molly gets worn out posing for a series of jitterbug photos.

Small-Winged Cop (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Larry Spain ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Eric Vale

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

Kiki Kelly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But if you dislike Diane so much, why do you spend three hours primping...
Genre
humor
Characters
Kiki Kelly; Mrs. Kelly; Diane; Aighedd
Synopsis
Kiki gets dressed up to meet Diane's cousin, a "Hollywood scout." He turns out to be a Cub scout from Hollywood, Kansas.

Indexer Notes

Cub Scouts were a junior version of the Boy Scouts of America.

Tom Thumb (Table of Contents: 12)

Inkie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Stahl
Pencils
Al Stahl
Inks
Al Stahl
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Inkie; Papa (first appearance); Mama (first appearance); Billy Brown (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Triumph
  2. 1. King, the Jack of All Trades
    Captain Triumph
  3. 2. ["Bitten again by the love bug is Beezy Bumble!"]
    Beezy
  4. 3. [The Mustache Murder]
    Pen Miller
  5. 4. [The Transformation of Mr. Crispin]
    Hack O'Hara
  6. 5. [Pruning the Tree]
    Slap Happy Pappy
  7. 6. [King Fearo's 500th Wife]
    Floogy the Fiji
  8. 7. ["Like to see my new publicity photos, Pop?"]
    Molly the Model
  9. 8. ["Fitz, old boy, when am I going to get a peek at your new model?"]
    Molly the Model
  10. 9. ["But Molly, ain't you a little old to model the illustrations for a bobby sox story?"]
    Molly the Model
  11. 10. Small-Winged Cop
    Eric Vale
  12. 11. ["But if you dislike Diane so much, why do you spend three hours primping..."]
    Kiki Kelly
  13. 12. Tom Thumb
    Inkie
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