(November 1941)

Centaur, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1941-09-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Corporation of America
Editing
Joe Hardie

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Man of War [Centaur] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Man of War [Clay Carter]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, Paul Gustavson's son.

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

Man of War [Centaur] / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Verral
Pencils
Nils Gustavson
Inks
Nils Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You must invade...now!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Man of War [Clay Carter] (introduction); Mars (a god, in spirit form); Wanda Hall (FBI agent, introduction); General Luko (villain, introduction, death); General Gurk (villain, death); Luko's Army (villains, introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis
Man of War must tackle the armed forces from an underground Army base in Mexico, whose intent is to attack the city of Los Angeles by land.
Reprints
Keywords
Los Angeles; Los Angeles Blade; Pt. Lobo (Mexico); Sword of Mars

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Liberty Scouts Comics #3.

Script credit revised from Paul Gustavson, art credits revised from Paul to brother Nils, and lettering credit to ? by Craig Delich, per the Who's Who. The art is clearly not by Paul.

Man of War was created by the god, Mars, and appears and disappears on Earth in explosions. His powers can be taken away in the presence of lead.

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

Vapo-Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Verral
Pencils
Sam Gilman (signed as S. G.)
Inks
Sam Gilman (signed as S. G.)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Secretary Musser on Mystery Flight!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Vapo-Man [Bradford Cole]; Secretary Musser
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Liberty Scouts Comics #3.

Script and art credit revision (from Steve Gilman) by Craig Delich.

Gilman initials in the final panel.

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

Dopey Danny Day / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Lew Glanzman (signed as Lew Glanz)
Pencils
Lew Glanzman (signed as Lew Glanz)
Inks
Lew Glanzman (signed as Lew Glanz)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dopey learns how to use his head!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dopey Danny Day
Reprints

Indexer Notes

last app. in Liberty Scouts Comics #3

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

Red Riley / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner (credited)
Pencils
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Inks
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here is a brand-new adventure of that hard-boiled...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Red Riley; Marcia Mason; Hal Mason
Reprints

Indexer Notes

last app. in Liberty Scouts Comics #3.

Lubbers also signs - as "B L" - on the final page.

Wild Ride (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two men with trench-coat collars turned up...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Sam Garland (cabbie)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Charles Verral
Pencils
George Wilson
Inks
George Wilson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Created by the spirit of America...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sentinel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Liberty Scouts Comics #3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Fire-Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A passenger plane skims over the tree tops...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fire-Man [Jim]; Nancy (air stewardess)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Liberty Scouts Comics #3.

Script and lettering credits, plus revised art credits (from Maurice Filchock) by Craig Delich.

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

Dave Doolittle, The Dizzy Detective / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Art Helfant

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What happened to me shouldn't happen to a dog!
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Dave Doolittle; Mister Walrusspuss
Reprints

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

The Liberty Guards / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sons of a wealthy patriot...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Liberty Guards [Smokey; Skipper; Strut]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Liberty Scouts Comics #3.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Man of War [Centaur]
  2. 1. ["You must invade...now!"]
    Man of War [Centaur]
  3. 2. ["Secretary Musser on Mystery Flight!"]
    Vapo-Man
  4. 3. ["Dopey learns how to use his head!"]
    Dopey Danny Day
  5. 4. ["Here is a brand-new adventure of that hard-boiled..."]
    Red Riley
  6. 5. Wild Ride
  7. 6. ["Created by the spirit of America..."]
    The Sentinel
  8. 7. ["A passenger plane skims over the tree tops..."]
    The Fire-Man
  9. 8. ["What happened to me shouldn't happen to a dog!"]
    Dave Doolittle, The Dizzy Detective
  10. 9. ["Sons of a wealthy patriot..."]
    The Liberty Guards
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Chandler
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
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