(November 1938)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Centaur Publications Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Correct order of sequences and additional sequences info from Greg Huneryager, November 2008.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Skyrocket Steele / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Skyrocket Steele Dodge; Sari Marston
Reprints:

["An armed party under the direction of King Kurt..."] (Table of Contents)

Skyrocket Steele / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Skyrocket Steele Dodge; Sari Marston; King Kurt; Invex, the Invisible Man (villain, introduction); Vance Roy (villain)
Synopsis:
Steele and King Kurt arrived in the Guard Halls of Mannin, discovering utter destruction and an invisible man who over powers them both. Suddenly, a masked stranger appears, tells both of his captives that he has captured Sari, then fires a self-propelled bomb at the two.
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Adventures of A Newsreel Cameraman (Table of Contents)

The Newsreel Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Frollo ?
Pencils:
Frank Frollo (signed)
Inks:
Frank Frollo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Lama of Kadak (Table of Contents)

Joe Brailey [Brailey of the Tropics] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor J. Dowling ?
Pencils:
Victor J. Dowling (signed)
Inks:
Victor J. Dowling (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

"We find Dirk in his own private den in the castle..." (Table of Contents)

Dirk the Demon / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett ?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dirk the Demon [Dirk Cay] (introduction); Baron Cay (introduction, Dirk's father); Laddie; Teddy; Reggad; un-named old man (gold prospector, death)
Synopsis:
Dirk and his friends steal his father's hydroplane and stumble across a handgun dated 1937. Even more mysterious is the fact that he and his friends discover an air-sealed tight room loaded with gold, guarded by an old prospector, who has been trapped in the room since the 1930's!
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Indexer Notes

The strip is fully titled "Dirk the Demon, 24th Century Archaeologist".

How Terry Kilgison Flew Around The World In A Day (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Gilkison ? [as Lloyd Dyoll]
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks:
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Pages 3 and 4 are after sequence 6.

[The Arrival of the Weekly Rocket-Ship Excursion on Mars] (Table of Contents)

2038 A. D. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A.S. Van Eerde (signed)
Pencils:
A.S. Van Eerde (signed)
Inks:
A.S. Van Eerde (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
A.S. Van Eerde ?

Genre:
humor

Tracks in the Snow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard L. Hastings ?
Pencils:
Howard L. Hastings (signed)
Inks:
Howard L. Hastings (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Fishermen's Luck (Table of Contents)

Bob Colby / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Filchock ?
Pencils:
Martin Filchock (signed)
Inks:
Martin Filchock (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Man-Hunt (Table of Contents)

'Wild Tex' Martin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William E. Eisner (signed)
Inks:
William E. Eisner (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Skyrocket Steele
  2. 1. ["An armed party under the direction of King Kurt..."]
    Skyrocket Steele
  3. 2. Adventures of A Newsreel Cameraman
    The Newsreel Man
  4. 3. The Lama of Kadak
    Joe Brailey [Brailey of the Tropics]
  5. 4. "We find Dirk in his own private den in the castle..."
    Dirk the Demon
  6. 5. How Terry Kilgison Flew Around The World In A Day
  7. 6. [The Arrival of the Weekly Rocket-Ship Excursion on Mars]
    2038 A. D.
  8. 7. Tracks in the Snow
  9. 8. Fishermen's Luck
    Bob Colby
  10. 9. Man-Hunt
    'Wild Tex' Martin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lee Randall (R.I.P.)
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig