(March 1940)

Centaur, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Corporation of America
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Sequence notes for this issue revised per Darci, 12/1/2007.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Aman the Amazing-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Amazing Man [John Aman]
Reprints:

["Making his escape from an underground hospital..."] (Table of Contents)

Aman the Amazing-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Allen L. Kirby
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Amazing-Man [John Aman]; The Council; Paul (villain); un-named Nazi pilot (villain); The Great Question (villain)
Synopsis:
Aman takes over a German aircraft and heads towards Tibet, safely dumping the pilots on the way, but losing the ship in a freakish accident. He is rescued by the villagers of Kahar in an almost unknown region in central Asia on a high plateau near the Himalayas. Summoned by the Great Question, Aman makes it to the Council chambers in Tibet.....to await what fate?
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kahar

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin (May 2009).

Writer credit revised from Bill Everett to Kirby per the Who's Who.

Ranch Dude (Table of Contents)

Ranch Dude / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

["Returning from a short trip..."] (Table of Contents)

Magician From Mars / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Giunta; Michael Mirando
Inks:
John Giunta; Michael Mirando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Hood (introduction; Villain)
Synopsis:
Jane vs. a hooded villain.

Indexer Notes

Title and character info from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

["Newspapers taunted the police..."] (Table of Contents)

Iron Skull / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Burgos
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

The Test of the Stolen Records (Table of Contents)

Aman the Amazing-Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lane Browne
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Amazing Man [John Aman] (origin details); The Great Question (villain)

Indexer Notes

Title, character info and synopsis from Lou Mougin (May 2009).

Story takes place during Aman's childhood.

["Hello, Ritty! Where are you going?"] (Table of Contents)

Minimidget / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John F. Kolb
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

["The triumphant return of Chuck and Jerry..."] (Table of Contents)

Chuck Hardy; Land Beneath the Sea / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Thomas
Pencils:
Frank Thomas
Inks:
Frank Thomas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

The Haunted House (Table of Contents)

Mighty Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Filchock
Pencils:
Martin Filchock
Inks:
Martin Filchock
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Giant Mighty Man vs. crooks in a "haunted" house.

["Up until the present, the Shark has devoted..."] (Table of Contents)

The Shark / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Were You Born in March? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joseph A. Kalife
Inks:
Joseph A. Kalife
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Data from Howard Keltners Golden Age Index.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  2. 1. ["Making his escape from an underground hospital..."]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  3. 2. Ranch Dude
    Ranch Dude
  4. 3. ["Returning from a short trip..."]
    Magician From Mars
  5. 4. ["Newspapers taunted the police..."]
    Iron Skull
  6. 5. The Test of the Stolen Records
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  7. 6. ["Hello, Ritty! Where are you going?"]
    Minimidget
  8. 7. ["The triumphant return of Chuck and Jerry..."]
    Chuck Hardy; Land Beneath the Sea
  9. 8. The Haunted House
    Mighty Man
  10. 9. ["Up until the present, the Shark has devoted..."]
    The Shark
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Were You Born in March?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Andrews
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Andrew Shor
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lee Randall (R.I.P.)
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Peter Croome