(November 1940)

Centaur, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1940-09-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Corporation of America
Editing
?
Color
color cover; color interior
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Data from Jerry Bails index cards & Howard Keltner's Golden Age index.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Lew Glanzman [as Glanz](signed)
Inks
Lew Glanzman [as Glanz](signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Stamps / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Numerous countries have vanished in the past...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Page also includes indicia.

Biggest Dime's Worth of Thrills (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Aman the Amazing-Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
A. L. Kirby
Pencils
Louis Glanzman
Inks
Louis Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look that girl is fainting!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing-Man [John Aman]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Minimidget / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Verral ?
Pencils
John F. Kolb (credited)
Inks
John F. Kolb (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come here, Ritty, we have some mail.
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Charles Verral has a Minimidget writing credit for 1941 in Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Is there any data to suggest THIS story is by him?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Sam Gilman ?
Pencils
Sam Gilman (signed)
Inks
Sam Gilman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arriving at the airplane factory, the Iron Skull...
Genre
superhero

Shanghied! (Table of Contents: 6)

Rocke Wayburn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Midnight Deadline (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Duke Carey (credited)
Pencils
Sam Glanzman [as Glanz]
Inks
Sam Glanzman [as Glanz]
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Duke Carey is likely a pen-name.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Doctor Hypno / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Thomas ?
Pencils
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wun. Change that radio program!
Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mighty Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock ?
Pencils
Martin Filchock (signed)
Inks
Martin Filchock (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey old timer! You have a bite!
Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Louis Glanzman ?
Pencils
Louis Glanzman [as Lew Glanz]
Inks
Louis Glanzman [as Lew Glanz]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He walks over to a telephone.
Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Reef Kinkaid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Pencils
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Inks
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We know that this knife was carved from pure gold...
Genre
adventure

Were You Born in November (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joseph A. Kaliff ?
Pencils
Joseph A. Kaliff (signed)
Inks
Joseph A. Kaliff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Marie Antoinette; Daniel Boone; Robert Fulton; Joe Dimaggio; Mark Twain
Synopsis
Facts about people born in November.

This Beautiful Desk for only $1 (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys! Girls! Have You Seen Our New 1945 Catalog? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  2. 1. ["Numerous countries have vanished in the past..."]
    Stamps
  3. 2. Biggest Dime's Worth of Thrills
  4. 3. ["Look that girl is fainting!"]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  5. 4. ["Come here, Ritty, we have some mail."]
    Minimidget
  6. 5. ["Arriving at the airplane factory, the Iron Skull..."]
    Iron Skull
  7. 6. Shanghied!
    Rocke Wayburn
  8. 7. Midnight Deadline
    Amazing-Man
  9. 8. ["Wun. Change that radio program!"]
    Doctor Hypno
  10. 9. ["Hey old timer! You have a bite!"]
    Mighty Man
  11. 10. ["He walks over to a telephone."]
    The Shark
  12. 11. ["We know that this knife was carved from pure gold..."]
    Reef Kinkaid
  13. 12. Were You Born in November
  14. 13. This Beautiful Desk for only $1
  15. 14. Boys! Girls! Have You Seen Our New 1945 Catalog?
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