(January 1940)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Centaur Publications Inc.
Editing:
Lloyd Jacquet (listed in statement of ownership); Joe Hardie (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

January, 1940. Vol. 3, Number 1. AMAZING MYSTERY FUNNIES is published monthly by Centaur Publications, Inc., 420 De Soto Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, Editorial and Executive offices: 215 Fourth Avenue, New York, N. Y.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantom of the Fair / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantom of the Fair

Indexer Notes

Original indexer listed art credits as Robert Butts but is signed Gustavson.

["No. Grimes!! I won't sell the coal mines"] (Table of Contents)

Fantom of the Fair / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantom of the Fair
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["H-mm--looks pretty bad"] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil Barry Finn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tarpe Mills
Pencils:
Tarpe Mills (signed)
Inks:
Tarpe Mills
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tarpe Mills?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry Finn

["Podin' me guv'nor"] (Table of Contents)

Inner Circle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Lochlan Field
Pencils:
Lochlan Field (signed)
Inks:
Lochlan Field
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lochlan Field?

Genre:
adventure

["A fortune teller told me that I was going on a long trip soon"] (Table of Contents)

Tippy Taylor on Fantasy Isle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Loomis
Pencils:
George Loomis (signed)
Inks:
George Loomis
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Loomis?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tippy Taylor

The False Mask (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill (signed)
Pencils:
Sam Gilman (signed illo)
Inks:
Sam Gilman
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

["While waiting for Lugoff"] (Table of Contents)

Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Moore?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer?
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Don Dixon
Reprints:
  • from Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire Sunday strip (Watkins Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Art credits from features appearance in Dell's The Funnies

["The story opens in Dr. Vernon's hanger, where a sleek, bullet-like ship rests"] (Table of Contents)

The Bullet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ralph Butts
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["You don't mean that 'Satan-Rex' and this Eric Von Hochwalt are the same man?"] (Table of Contents)

Jon Linton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jon Linton

[Sir Basil Zaharoff] (Table of Contents)

Stranger than Fiction / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walter Galli
Pencils:
Walter Galli (signed)
Inks:
Walter Galli
Colors:
?
Letters:
Walter Galli?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Prince Albert - I have a plan that will regain your throne"] (Table of Contents)

Speed Centaur / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Kildale?
Pencils:
Malcolm Kildale (signed)
Inks:
Malcolm Kildale
Colors:
?
Letters:
Malcolm Kildale

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Speed Centaur; Reel McCoy

["Wow!! Adam's gadget is causing the Earth to spin at terrific speed!!"] (Table of Contents)

Adam the Atom Smasher / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantom of the Fair
  2. 1. ["No. Grimes!! I won't sell the coal mines"]
    Fantom of the Fair
  3. 2. ["H-mm--looks pretty bad"]
    Daredevil Barry Finn
  4. 3. ["Podin' me guv'nor"]
    Inner Circle
  5. 4. ["A fortune teller told me that I was going on a long trip soon"]
    Tippy Taylor on Fantasy Isle
  6. 5. The False Mask
  7. 6. ["While waiting for Lugoff"]
    Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire
  8. 7. ["The story opens in Dr. Vernon's hanger, where a sleek, bullet-like ship rests"]
    The Bullet
  9. 8. ["You don't mean that 'Satan-Rex' and this Eric Von Hochwalt are the same man?"]
    Jon Linton
  10. 9. [Sir Basil Zaharoff]
    Stranger than Fiction
  11. 10. ["Prince Albert - I have a plan that will regain your throne"]
    Speed Centaur
  12. 11. ["Wow!! Adam's gadget is causing the Earth to spin at terrific speed!!"]
    Adam the Atom Smasher
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig
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