(March 1939)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
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

Vol. 2, Number 3. March, 1939. AMAZING MYSTERY FUNNIES is published monthly by Centaur Publications, Inc., 420 De Soto Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri. Editorial and executive offices: 220 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y.


[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
Reprints:

Part 1: The Professors Enemy! (Table of Contents)

Air-Sub 'DX' / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Inks:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["You can land just to the right of the main building..."] (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:
science fiction
Characters:
Dirk the Demon [Dirk Cay]; Princess Nemo; Prince Marcus
Synopsis:
Dirk and the Princess arrive for her wedding to Prince Marcus, but they find the place overtaken by men in strange masks. They're captured, but Dirk escapes and frees the royal couple.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most data added by Henry Andrews 2009-07-10.

Vanishing Men (Table of Contents)

Phantom of the Hills / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Pinajian?
Pencils:
Arthur Pinajian?
Inks:
Arthur Pinajian?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Phantom of the Hills
Reprints:

Dictator's Mistake (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Rex Lawrence]
Pencils:
George A. Fish (signed)
Inks:
George A. Fish (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Professor Gardner

The Madhouse Murder Mystery (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
E. F. Webster?
Pencils:
E. F. Webster (signed)
Inks:
E. F. Webster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Some pages in red tones, others in black & white.

Pay Off For Mr. Ghost (Table of Contents)

Pat O'Day / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph E. Buresch?
Pencils:
Joseph E. Buresch (signed)
Inks:
Joseph E. Buresch (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joseph E. Buresch?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pat O'Day
Reprints:
  • from Detective Picture Stories (Comics Magazine Company, 1936 series) #?

The Mysterious Poacher (Table of Contents)

Captain Dale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Dale

Fantastic Projects! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison
Inks:
Terry Gilkison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Back on Earth, after their adventure on the planetoid Mannin..."] (Table of Contents)

Skyrocket Steele in the Year X (about 2500 A.D.) / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Skyrocket Steele Dodge; Invex (the Invisible Man); Sari Marston (Steele's girl); Paul Marston (Sari's brother, spy for the Red Men of Venus); Martin (castle guard); Vance Roy (villain, mention only)
Synopsis:
Invex reports to Steele that his formula for his new creation, the "Invisia-Ray", has been stolen from the safe. Unknown to either, Steele's girl has taken the formula and uses it on herself in order to trail Vance Roy unawares and see what evil plans he has in store. And what she discovers is too horrible to contemplate: the Yellow Star Army has seized control of the entire planet!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Invisa-Ray; Mini-cab; Yellow Star Army

Indexer Notes

Concludes next issue.

["Flung from a meteor, which is spinning wildly..."] (Table of Contents)

Eddie the Odd / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Munson Paddock [as Cecelia Munson]
Inks:
Munson Paddock [as Cecelia Munson]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Eddie the Odd
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Skyrocket Steele
  2. 1. Part 1: The Professors Enemy!
    Air-Sub 'DX'
  3. 2. ["You can land just to the right of the main building..."]
    Dirk the Demon
  4. 3. Vanishing Men
    Phantom of the Hills
  5. 4. Dictator's Mistake
  6. 5. The Madhouse Murder Mystery
  7. 6. Pay Off For Mr. Ghost
    Pat O'Day
  8. 7. The Mysterious Poacher
    Captain Dale
  9. 8. Fantastic Projects!
  10. 9. ["Back on Earth, after their adventure on the planetoid Mannin..."]
    Skyrocket Steele in the Year X (about 2500 A.D.)
  11. 10. ["Flung from a meteor, which is spinning wildly..."]
    Eddie the Odd
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
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