The company was started by Everett M. "Busy" Arnold, a printer who saw the rapidly rising popularity of the comic book medium and decided to join the industry. He began by buying out the title, Feature Funnies, and added new titles which became the basis of the company.
Characters published by the company included:
Over the decades, other Quality characters were revived like Plastic Man and a group of other characters in the short lived 1970s title, Freedom Fighters.
Today, outside of Plastic Man who has been a member of the Justice League, most of the characters today still exist mainly as occasionally used supporting characters in the DC Universe.