(May 1947)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Triumph / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Triumph

These titles are tops! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Murder In the Sky (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Triumph; Steel Craddock (first appearance); Yorwood (first appearance; villain); Blacky (first appearance; villain); Steve Rodley (first appearance; villain)

Indexer Notes

title from cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Beezy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Dad, it's the boss on the phone again!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beezy Bumble; Bertram Bumble; Ma Bumble; Mr. Brumfy; Gladys; Betty Bumble
Synopsis:
Ma Bumble thinks her husband is being exploited by his boss Brumfy. Meanwhile, Pa has been elected the Grand Wiz-Boom and Grand Kypootum of his lodge, the Ancient Arch-Wizards of Arabia, which involves dressing up in a fantastic costume. One thing leads to another and Pa loses his job.
Reprints:

Seven Die In Fatal Slum Blaze (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Pen Miller; Alderman Skink (first appearance; villain)

[The Hundred Dollar Cab Fare] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hack O'Hara; Mona (first appearance; villain); Dilly (first appearance; villain); Ritzie (first appearance; villain); Felix (first appearance; villain)

[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:
Dad, I'm going to meet Mrs. Von Snide...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Molly the Model [Molly Maloney]; Pop Maloney; Mrs. Von Snide
Synopsis:
Pop promises to be dignified when Molly brings art patroness Mrs. Von Snide home for dinner, but he can't keep that promise.

[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:
About a hour to kill before I meet Molly at the studio for supper money!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pop Maloney; Molly the Model [Molly Maloney]
Synopsis:
Pop prevents a boy from eating a lollipop coated with paint and later takes money from Molly, who's posing as a poor girl for a charity poster. A cop sees both actions and misinterprets them: Pop gets arrested.

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

Molly the Model / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I'm gonna drop in at the studio where Molly works...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Molly the Model [Molly Maloney]; Pop Maloney
Synopsis:
Pop fears Molly is falling in love with a male model.

[The Haircut Hassle] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Floogy the Fiji

Murder At the Lazy B (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Larry Spain?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Eric Vale

[Air Mail] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Thor and the Fairy Tale Teller] (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; Thor (first appearance); Uncle John (first appearance); Jack the Giant Killer (first appearance)
Reprints:

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

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:
Something's surely come over Kiki, Dad!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kiki Kelly; Mrs. Kelly; Mr. Kelly
Synopsis:
Kiki's parents are surprised that she's spending so much time on her homework.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Triumph
  2. 1. These titles are tops!
  3. 2. Murder In the Sky
    Captain Triumph
  4. 3. ["Dad, it's the boss on the phone again!"]
    Beezy
  5. 4. Seven Die In Fatal Slum Blaze
    Pen Miller
  6. 5. [The Hundred Dollar Cab Fare]
    Hack O'Hara
  7. 6. ["Dad, I'm going to meet Mrs. Von Snide..."]
    Molly the Model
  8. 7. ["About a hour to kill before I meet Molly at the studio for supper money!"]
    Molly the Model
  9. 8. ["I'm gonna drop in at the studio where Molly works..."]
    Molly the Model
  10. 9. [The Haircut Hassle]
    Floogy the Fiji
  11. 10. Murder At the Lazy B
    Eric Vale
  12. 11. [Air Mail]
    Slap Happy Pappy
  13. 12. [Thor and the Fairy Tale Teller]
    Inkie
  14. 13. ["Something's surely come over Kiki, Dad!"]
    Kiki Kelly
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Chandler
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin