(January 1942)

Centaur, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1941-12-11
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

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

On sale date from the publication date as submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Volume 37, Number 1. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 523007.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing-Man [John Aman]
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lonergan; Sam Decker (signed)
Inks
Lonergan; Sam Decker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Old John Worth and his daughter Gladys have struck...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing-Man [John Aman]; Tommy the Amazing Boy

Indexer Notes

The character influenced the creation of Peter Cannon, Thunderbolt in Thunderbolt (Charlton, 1966 Series) #1 as well a Iron Fist in Marvel Premiere (Marvel, 1972 series) #15. Once he was in public domain he was used in Protectors, The (Malibu, 1992 series) #1 (with other Centaur characters ), in Immortal Iron Fist (Marvel, 2007 series) #12 and in Project Superpowers (Dynamite Entertainment, 2008 series) #0.

Meteor Martin and the Monsters of Gorikon (Table of Contents: 2)

Meteor Martin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Meteor Martin; Rana; Romrak; Groob (villain); Groob's gang (villains); insect monster; unnamed weird beings

[Mistaken for His Dog] (Table of Contents: 3)

Igloo Iggy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock
Pencils
Martin Filchock
Inks
Martin Filchock
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Igloo Iggy
Synopsis
After being knocked out, Iggy is revived by a dog licking him. When he goes to sleep later, his wife kisses him awake; he assumes it's the dog again and hits her.

Estate for Sale (Table of Contents: 4)

The Blue Lady / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Lady [Lucille Martin]; Larry; Mrs. Harnett; Hargraves (butler); The Trigger (introduction; villain); Trigger's henchmen
Keywords
Klu Klux Klan

Indexer Notes

Character info from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

The Trigger and his henchmen wear white hoods resembling those of the Klu Klux Klan.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey fellows! Look at this headline in the local newspaper!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Hobo Harper

Jailbreak (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner
Letters
typeset

The Saboteur Eliminator (Table of Contents: 7)

Electric Ray / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Electric Ray [Ray] (introduction; origin); Pete (saboteur leader, death); a night watchman (death); Smitty (saboteur, death); unnamed saboteurs (all die)

Indexer Notes

Character info from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bruce King, young radio engineer, and electrical wizard...
Characters
King of Darkness [Bruce King]; Sergeant Burke; Gloria Glamour; Red Gang (villains)

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

Kisco Sid / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock
Pencils
Marv Lev
Inks
Marv Lev
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Puff - puff Et's so censored hot ef only we had some good wholesome wet water!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Kisco Sid

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

Nightshade / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You fool! You'll wish you never saw me here, tonight!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nightshade [Howard Hall]

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Credits courtesy of the Who's Who.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 ? page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

This Issue contains the Postal Statement of Ownership for Star Comics.

Location in the issue is unknown.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Amazing-Man
  2. 1. ["Old John Worth and his daughter Gladys have struck..."]
    Amazing-Man
  3. 2. Meteor Martin and the Monsters of Gorikon
    Meteor Martin
  4. 3. [Mistaken for His Dog]
    Igloo Iggy
  5. 4. Estate for Sale
    The Blue Lady
  6. 5. ["Hey fellows! Look at this headline in the local newspaper!"]
    Hobo Harper
  7. 6. Jailbreak
  8. 7. The Saboteur Eliminator
    Electric Ray
  9. 8. ["Bruce King, young radio engineer, and electrical wizard..."]
    King of Darkness
  10. 9. ["Puff - puff Et's so censored hot ef only we had some good wholesome wet water!"]
    Kisco Sid
  11. 10. ["You fool! You'll wish you never saw me here, tonight!"]
    Nightshade
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
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