(November 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:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

November, 1939. Vol. 2, Number 11. KEEN DETECTIVE FUNNIES is published monthly by Centaur Publications, Inc., 420 De Soto Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri. Editorial and executive offices: 220 Fifth Avenue, New Yourk, N. Y. Entered as second class matter at the Post Office at St. Louis, Mo. Single copies 10c. Yearly subscription $1.00 in the U.S.A. (other countries $1.50) Copyright 1939 by Centaur Publictions, Inc. Contents must not be reproduced without permission. No actual person is named or delineated in this fiction magazine. Printed in the U.S.A.


Dean Denton (Table of Contents)

Mystery Of The Missing Submarine / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

["Down in the big oil fields of Texas..."] (Table of Contents)

Masked Marvel / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Thompson
Pencils:
Ben Thompson
Inks:
Ben Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

vs. oil field saboteurs

["If anyone wants to know where I am..."] (Table of Contents)

Spark O'Leary- Radio Newshawk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Pearson
Pencils:
Charles Pearson
Inks:
Charles Pearson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["What's that roar?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sam Gilman
Pencils:
Sam Gilman
Inks:
Sam Gilman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

duotone

Detectings (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

fact pages

Murder Money (Table of Contents)

Dean Masters, D.A. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Claire S. Moe
Pencils:
Claire S. Moe
Inks:
Claire S. Moe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

duotone

Inspector Pierce Watches a Dead Double (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Gilman
Pencils:
Sam Gilman
Inks:
Sam Gilman
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["China--war-torn and fighting for its life..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Are You A Detective? (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Wood (?)
Pencils:
Fred Wood (?)
Inks:
Fred Wood (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

puzzle page

Solve This Crime (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Lew Glanzman
Pencils:
Lew Glanzman
Inks:
Lew Glanzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

puzzle page

Comikrimes (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Max Neill
Pencils:
Max Neill
Inks:
Max Neill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

puzzle page

Coal Mine Tipple Trick, The (Table of Contents)

Russell Granville / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

duotone

How to Be an Amateur G-Man (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Wood
Pencils:
Fred Wood
Inks:
Fred Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

fact page

Satan Takes a Holiday (Table of Contents)

Jeb Tinker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Hoffman (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Hoffman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jeb Tinker; Miss Laru; Sargent Dooley; Rosie; "Satan" (a gangster)
Synopsis:
Jeb and Laru get tangled up in a case involving $40,000 in the basement and a gangster who calls himself "Satan".
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Mystery of the Missing Submarine (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:
?

Crime Crushers (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

fact page

["Hey kids look!"] (Table of Contents)

Amazing-Man Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

inside back-cover: full-page ad for Amazing-Man Comics

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Dean Denton
    Mystery Of The Missing Submarine
  2. 1. ["Down in the big oil fields of Texas..."]
    Masked Marvel
  3. 2. ["If anyone wants to know where I am..."]
    Spark O'Leary- Radio Newshawk
  4. 3. ["What's that roar?"]
    Dan Dennis- F.B.I.
  5. 4. Detectings
  6. 5. Murder Money
    Dean Masters, D.A.
  7. 6. Inspector Pierce Watches a Dead Double
  8. 7. ["China--war-torn and fighting for its life..."]
    Spy Hunters
  9. 8. Are You A Detective?
  10. 9. Solve This Crime
  11. 10. Comikrimes
  12. 11. Coal Mine Tipple Trick, The
    Russell Granville
  13. 12. How to Be an Amateur G-Man
  14. 13. Satan Takes a Holiday
    Jeb Tinker
  15. 14. The Mystery of the Missing Submarine
    Dean Denton
  16. 15. Crime Crushers
  17. 16. ["Hey kids look!"]
    Amazing-Man Comics
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