(December 1940)

Centaur, 1939 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1940-10-23
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

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]
Inks
Lew Glanzman [as Glanz]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aman

This Beautiful Desk for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Aman the Amazing-Man / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script
A. L. Kirby (signed)
Pencils
Sam Decker (signed)
Inks
Sam Decker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A large black car passes him at high speed...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing-Man [John Aman]; Zona

Boys--Girls! Solve this Puzzle! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Minimidget / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another Minimidget and Ritty adventure is about to be unfolded...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Minimidget

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A new patient to see you, Dr. Hypno - He's a queer looking individual!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Hypno; Miss Curtis; Kursk

Indexer Notes

Dr. Hypno is bound and tortured.

Deep-Sea Gold (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

The Hub of Death (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
? [as Duke Carey]
Pencils
Frank Thomas ?
Inks
Frank Thomas ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here he comes now! Get ready to plug him!
Genre
superhero

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now he is in the deep African jungle looking for Amelia Reinhardt...
Genre
superhero

Soupramany (Table of Contents: 10)

Album of Famous Animals / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roy Humphries (signed)
Inks
Roy Humphries (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis
Picture and text of a fisherman elephant.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reef Kinkaid, adventurer, rescued Dr. Lang and his daughter Marian...
Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I tell you Avison, the natives think he is some kind of god...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Page 6 of the story is a full page horizontal splash, unusual for Centaur.

Play Square (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stephen M. Elonka
Pencils
Stephen M. Elonka
Inks
Stephen M. Elonka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Puzzle page.

Mail Coupon Now (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys! Girls! Have You Seen Our New 1941 Catalog? (Table of Contents: 15) (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. This Beautiful Desk for Only $1.00
  3. 2. ["A large black car passes him at high speed..."]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  4. 3. Boys--Girls! Solve this Puzzle!
  5. 4. ["Another Minimidget and Ritty adventure is about to be unfolded..."]
    Minimidget
  6. 5. ["A new patient to see you, Dr. Hypno - He's a queer looking individual!!"]
    Doctor Hypno
  7. 6. Deep-Sea Gold
    Rocke Wayburn
  8. 7. The Hub of Death
    Amazing-Man
  9. 8. ["Here he comes now! Get ready to plug him!"]
    Mighty Man
  10. 9. ["Now he is in the deep African jungle looking for Amelia Reinhardt..."]
    The Shark
  11. 10. Soupramany
    Album of Famous Animals
  12. 11. ["Reef Kinkaid, adventurer, rescued Dr. Lang and his daughter Marian..."]
    Reef Kinkaid
  13. 12. ["But I tell you Avison, the natives think he is some kind of god..."]
    Iron Skull
  14. 13. Play Square
  15. 14. Mail Coupon Now
  16. 15. Boys! Girls! Have You Seen Our New 1941 Catalog?
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