(June 1939)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Centaur Publications Inc.
Editing:
Lloyd Jacquet
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

The Pyramid Of Death (Table of Contents)

Dean Denton / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Francis Campbell (signed)
Inks:
Harry Francis Campbell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dean Denton

Pyramid of Death (Table of Contents)

Dean Denton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Francis Campbell
Pencils:
Harry Francis Campbell
Inks:
Harry Francis Campbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dean Denton

["Bixby...Bixby!!!"] (Table of Contents)

Spy Hunters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Lochlan Field
Pencils:
Lochlan Field
Inks:
Lochlan Field
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Forsyth; Sergeant MacLean

["Washington-Centre of the nation's crime-fighting machine......"] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dennis, F.B.I. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Gilman [as Gilman] (signed)
Pencils:
Sam Gilman [as Gilman] (signed)
Inks:
Sam Gilman [as Gilman] (signed)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dan Dennis; Inspector Joe Tickner; Chop Quiderio (villain); Achmet (villain, huge giant)
Synopsis:
Dan is sent to New York to break up a dangerous dope ring and discovers an old smuggling racketeer posing as a fortune teller....and he smells a rat!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Printed in black and white.

["Inspector Crane speaking..."] (Table of Contents)

Crane of Scotland Yard / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Crane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Printed in duotone.

["As the first rays of the morning sun..."] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dix, Ship Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Brousek
Pencils:
George Brousek
Inks:
George Brousek
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dan Dix

Indexer Notes

Printed in duotone.

Shark (Table of Contents)

Dave Dean / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Daniels (credited)
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Racing Against Doom (Table of Contents)

Capt. Steve Ransom / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Hoffman
Pencils:
Arthur Hoffman
Inks:
Arthur Hoffman
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Steve Ransom
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Printed in black and white.

Murder Story (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lloyd Jacquet [as Lloyd Victor]
Letters:
typeset

Boomerang (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ryan
Inks:
Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Printed in duotone.

Muss 'Em Up (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner [as William Eisner] (signed)
Pencils:
Will Eisner [as Eisner] (signed)
Inks:
Will Eisner [as Eisner] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Hammer Donovan; Captain Spencer; Fen Soo (Donovan's servant); Mike Morelli (villain); Tony (villain, death); Curley [aka as Curly] (villain, death); Hophead Harry (villain)
Synopsis:
Hammer Donovan is called back onto the Police force, with no legal limitations, to track down a notorious killer and his gang that have been bumping off cops, and whose identity and whereabouts are being protected by the underworld.
Reprints:

A Slight Error (Table of Contents)

Lucky Coyne / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel ?
Inks:
Creig Flessel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Lucky Coyne
Reprints:

["I'm kind to dumb animals..."] (Table of Contents)

Gabby Flynn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Ernst (signed)
Pencils:
Ken Ernst (signed)
Inks:
Ken Ernst (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Gabby Flynn
Reprints:

[J. Edgar Hoover] (Table of Contents)

Detection Notes / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Wallace Baldwin (signed)
Pencils:
Wallace Baldwin (signed)
Inks:
Wallace Baldwin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Fact page.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Pyramid Of Death
    Dean Denton
  2. 1. Pyramid of Death
    Dean Denton
  3. 2. ["Bixby...Bixby!!!"]
    Spy Hunters
  4. 3. ["Washington-Centre of the nation's crime-fighting machine......"]
    Dan Dennis, F.B.I.
  5. 4. ["Inspector Crane speaking..."]
    Crane of Scotland Yard
  6. 5. ["As the first rays of the morning sun..."]
    Dan Dix, Ship Detective
  7. 6. Shark
    Dave Dean
  8. 7. Racing Against Doom
    Capt. Steve Ransom
  9. 8. Murder Story
  10. 9. Boomerang
  11. 10. Muss 'Em Up
  12. 11. A Slight Error
    Lucky Coyne
  13. 12. ["I'm kind to dumb animals..."]
    Gabby Flynn
  14. 13. [J. Edgar Hoover]
    Detection Notes
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