(December 1941)

Centaur, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1941-10-06
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

some data from Jerry Bails index cards & Howard Keltners Golden Age index

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Myron Strauss (signed)
Inks
Myron Strauss (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The one and only Amazing Man, aided by Tommy...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing Man; Tommy

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

Aman the Amazing-Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lonergan] (signed)
Pencils
Louis Glanzman [as Decker](signed); Sam Glanzman [as Decker] (signed)
Inks
Louis Glanzman [as Decker](signed); Sam Glanzman [as Decker] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
War over Europe!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing-Man [John Aman]; Tommy
Synopsis
Aman and Tommy prevent an invasion of England by the Germans through a tunnel built under the English Channel with a cyclotron.
Reprints
Keywords
English Channel; Nazis; submarines; tunnels; u-boats; World War II

Indexer Notes

Title and art credits from Lou Mougin, June 2009. Revised JVJ.

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

Minimidget / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Minimidget and Ritty, super-midgets, are only 8 in. tall.
Reprints

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

Mighty Man and Super Ann / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With factories working overtime to speed up national defense...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

The Amazing Man Keeps a Date With Death (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Robert Turner
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Lou Mougin, June 2009.

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

Hobo Harper / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Gilman [as S. G.]
Inks
Sam Gilman [as S. G.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
John Harper, ex-millionaire, is now known as Hobo Harper...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

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

Meteor Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton
Pencils
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meteor Martin, ace pilot of the Moon Patrol, is on duty in his space-ship...
Characters
Meteor Martin (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title, script credit, and character info from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

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

King of Darkness / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A great British battleship, repaired in the {CENSORED} Navy Yard...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title and credits from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

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

The Blue Lady / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Frollo ?
Pencils
Frank Frollo [as Frollo] (signed)
Inks
Frank Frollo [as Frollo] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lucille Martin, an adventurous young novelist has acquired...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Lady [Lucille Martin]; Larry (Lucille's fiance); Sing Thang (death); Bin (villain)
Synopsis
The Blue Lady discovers a way to open the jade idol that had killed her master, noting it had a piece of paper inside giving instructions on how to find a hidden gold shipment from China.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, June 2009. Revised JVJ.

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

Life at its Worst / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray Houlihan?
Pencils
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Inks
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the last time I'll ever come on this...
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Shadow Is a Living Thing (Table of Contents: 10)

Nightshade / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Verral
Pencils
Homer Fleming
Inks
Homer Fleming
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nightshade [Howard Hall]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

Script credit courtesy of The Who's Who.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The one and only Amazing Man, aided by Tommy..."]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  2. 1. ["War over Europe!"]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  3. 2. ["Minimidget and Ritty, super-midgets, are only 8 in. tall."]
    Minimidget
  4. 3. ["With factories working overtime to speed up national defense..."]
    Mighty Man and Super Ann
  5. 4. The Amazing Man Keeps a Date With Death
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  6. 5. ["John Harper, ex-millionaire, is now known as Hobo Harper..."]
    Hobo Harper
  7. 6. ["Meteor Martin, ace pilot of the Moon Patrol, is on duty in his space-ship..."]
    Meteor Martin
  8. 7. ["A great British battleship, repaired in the {CENSORED} Navy Yard..."]
    King of Darkness
  9. 8. ["Lucille Martin, an adventurous young novelist has acquired..."]
    The Blue Lady
  10. 9. ["This is the last time I'll ever come on this..."]
    Life at its Worst
  11. 10. The Shadow Is a Living Thing
    Nightshade
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lee Randall (R.I.P.)
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Peter Croome