(March 1948)

Quality Comics, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
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:

The Man Who Robbed the Dead (Table of Contents)

Captain Triumph / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Triumph
Reprints

The Man Who Robbed the Dead (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Triumph [Lance and Michael Gallant]; Biff; Kim Meredith; Vyra Gallant (villain)
Synopsis
The death of Michael's godfather, Emmet Darcy, results in an inheritance for Michael. Lance intends to donate the money to medical research, but a supposed relative, Vyra, comes out of the woodwork, claiming to be Michael's widow. Lance ultimately proves that her marriage certificate was a forgery.

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the cover. The first line, "A cunning plot, inspired by greed and guile..."
Captain Triumph's birth year is given as 1917 on a tombstone pictured on page 1.

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

Inkie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch out below!
Genre
humor
Characters
Inkie
Synopsis
Inkie will leran a young bird to fly.

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

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 why can't I come in the studio and watch you pose?
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly the Model [Molly Maloney]; Pop Maloney
Synopsis
Molly is model for a temperamental painter.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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
And the winner of the Miss Blonde title--Miss Molly Maloney!
Genre
humor
Characters
Molly Maloney; Pop Maloney
Synopsis
Pop one-ups his daughter Molly in winning "titles."

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sometimes crime-hating Hack O'Hara finds himself up against heavy odds!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Hack O'Hara; J. Howard Kew (millionaire); Henry Smithers (ex-convict, butler)
Synopsis
An ex-convict is hired as a butler of a millionaire.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirkpatrick is credited on pencils on this feature, and the art here is identical to her credited stories in #56-58 and Betty Bates in Hit Comics #52, 54 and 55. Many sober faces.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mysterious Fire Destroys Radio Studio!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pen Miller; Buggs Garrot (mobster); Roy Platter (disc jockey)
Synopsis
A disc jockey is injured in a mysterious fire ignited by a prepared gramophone record.

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

Floogy the Fiji / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have a light, Bud?
Genre
humor
Characters
Floogy the Fiji

North Woods Interlude (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Triumph / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Triumph; Lance Gallant; Kim Meredith; Biff
Synopsis
Three men have found gold in the North Woods and don't want it discovered by outsiders.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How fortunate, finding this piece of cloth right on Kiki's dresser!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Kiki Kelly; Mr. Kelly; Mrs. Kelly
Synopsis
A piece of cloth from the coat tail of Greg Van Madison is sewed on dad's trousers.

Indexer Notes

Dibble's credit is suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

Beezy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Very well, then, I'll just have to trust your father to go pay this light bill!
Genre
humor
Characters
Beezy Bumble; Ma Bumble; Bertram Bumble; Betty Bumble; Brophy
Synopsis
By mistake, Beezy buys a statue at an auction.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Robbed the Dead
    Captain Triumph
  2. 1. The Man Who Robbed the Dead
    Captain Triumph
  3. 2. ["Watch out below!"]
    Inkie
  4. 3. ["But why can't I come in the studio and watch you pose?"]
    Molly the Model
  5. 4. ["And the winner of the Miss Blonde title--Miss Molly Maloney!"]
    Molly the Model
  6. 5. ["Sometimes crime-hating Hack O'Hara finds himself up against heavy odds!"]
    Hack O'Hara
  7. 6. ["Mysterious Fire Destroys Radio Studio!"]
    Pen Miller
  8. 7. ["Have a light, Bud?"]
    Floogy the Fiji
  9. 8. North Woods Interlude
    Captain Triumph
  10. 9. ["How fortunate, finding this piece of cloth right on Kiki's dresser!"]
    Kiki Kelly
  11. 10. ["Very well, then, I'll just have to trust your father to go pay this light bill!"]
    Beezy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Stangas
  • Craig Delich
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Clint Maxwell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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