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Issue Details

Issue #40
Published Winter 1945
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 60
Editing George Brenner

Cover Details

Characters Captain Triumph
Genre superhero
Pencils Al Bryant
Inks Al Bryant

15 page Captain Triumph story "The Will of Esau Flinter"

Characters Captain Triumph; 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)
Genre superhero
Pencils Ed Dobrotka
Inks Ed Dobrotka

1 page Slap Happy Pappy story "The Sleepwalking Woodchopper"

Genre Gags
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole

5 page Pen Miller story "The State Pen Scam"

Characters Pen Miller; Warden of the state penitentiary (first appearance; villain); Biff Leary (first appearance; villain); Joe (first appearance; villain); other cons (first appearance; villains)
Genre detective
Script Klaus Nordling
Pencils Klaus Nordling
Inks Klaus Nordling

6 page Hack O'Hara story "The Phony Cab"

Characters Hack O'Hara; Pete Neff (first appearance; villain); Jake (first appearance; villain); Mac (first appearance; villain); Al (first appearance; villain)
Genre adventure
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

3 page Molly the Model story

Characters Molly the Model
Genre humor
Script Bernard Dibble
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble

8 page Floogy the Fiji story "The Fox's Poker Lesson"

Characters Floogy the Fiji
Genre humor

1 page Rube Goldberg's Side Show story

Genre Gags
Script Rube Goldberg
Pencils Rube Goldberg
Inks Rube Goldberg

2 page Eric Vale text story "Big Red"

Characters Eric Vale
Genre Adventure
Letters typeset

7 page Beezy story "How To Be a Detective"

Characters Beezy Bumble
Genre humor
Script Bernard Dibble
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble

8 page Inkie story "Big Stage Star"

Characters Inkie; Vance (first appearance; villain); King Tot (first appearance; marionette); Nero (first appearance; marionette)
Genre humor
Script Al Stahl
Pencils Al Stahl
Inks Janice Valleau [as Ginger]