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"Captain Triumph: "All that Glitters Is Not Gold!"": Redfue sells Biff a fake gold mine but it turns out to have real gold. Redfue and his gang try to get the deed back, and do some hostage taking in the process, grabbing Kim Meredith, which brings Captain Triumph down on them. One rescue, one e


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spirit of Michael Gallant

Crack Comics #42 is an issue of the series Crack Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of May, 1946.

Synopsis for Captain Triumph: "All that Glitters Is Not Gold!"

Redfue sells Biff a fake gold mine but it turns out to have real gold. Redfue and his gang try to get the deed back, and do some hostage taking in the process, grabbing Kim Meredith, which brings Captain Triumph down on them. One rescue, one escape, and one short knife fight later, they're out of business.

Appearing in Captain Triumph: "All that Glitters Is Not Gold!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Redfue
    • his gang


Synopsis for Pen Miller: "Cartoons Are Lies?"


Appearing in Pen Miller: "Cartoons Are Lies?"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Chop Chu
  • Miller's boss

Antagonists:

  • Mr. Dunger, Cross-Country Insurance Company
    • Slade
  • Daily Argus, sleazy rival newspaper

Other Characters:

  • little old lady with handgun

Locations:

  • newspaper office

Synopsis for Hack O'Hara: "The Tigress"


Appearing in Hack O'Hara: "The Tigress"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • The Tigress (First appearance)
  • Slick (dead)
  • Dan
  • other thug
  • Jarby, Dan's boss

Other Characters:

  • motorcycle cop

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • O'Hara's Taxi

Synopsis for Molly the Model: "Jean Francois Beaucoup Barleduc Pierre Poupou"


Appearing in Molly the Model: "Jean Francois Beaucoup Barleduc Pierre Poupou"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • A.P. Maloney, Molly's grifter daddy

Other Characters:

  • Jean Francois Beaucoup Barleduc Pierre Poupou, painter
  • Ted, model

Synopsis for Floogy the Fiji: "The Magic Words"


Appearing in Floogy the Fiji: "The Magic Words"

Featured Characters:

  • Floogy the Fiji

Supporting Characters:

  • Fuzzy

Antagonists:

  • cannibal witch imprisoned in the mystical Bone of Contention

Locations:

Items:

  • Bone of Contention

Synopsis for Beezy: "The Haunted House Hassle"


Appearing in Beezy: "The Haunted House Hassle"

Featured Characters:

  • Bertram "Beezy" Bumble

Supporting Characters:

  • John P. Bumble, Beezy's dad
  • Beezy's mom
  • Betty Bumble, Beezy's sister

Antagonists:

  • Scroogewilly, ex-landlord

Other Characters:

  • buckboard driver
  • Battie Bumble, Beezy's dad's uncle
    • brawny butler

Locations:

  • big haunted house out in the country
  • Binggimville

Vehicles:

  • horse-drawn buckboard

Synopsis for Inkie: "The Chicken Adventure"


Appearing in Inkie: "The Chicken Adventure"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Big Bear

Other Characters:

  • family of Inkie-sized chickens

Locations:

  • downstream from Inkie's home town

Notes

  • Beezy: In the 7th panel on the 6th page of this issue's story, Beezy's great uncle Battie calls him "Bertram".
  • Captain Triumph: "All that Glitters Is Not Gold!" was reprinted in DC 100-Page Super Spectacular #18.
    • In this story, Lance gets wounded in a knife fight, then joins with Michael to become Captain Triumph, then later becomes Lance again, with no sign of his former wound.
    • At the end of this episode, Lance, Kim, and Biff are co-owners of a gold mine, or at least, of a good place to dig one.
  • Hack O'Hara: The Tigress introduced in this issue's story is not the same as the Tigress (Quality Universe). This Tigress has made a fortune by holding mobsters for ransom.
  • Also featured in this issue of Crack Comics were:



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