Star Comics #v1#11
(April 1938)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Centaur Publications, Inc.
Editing
Lloyd Jacquet

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Must be spring 'cause me wooden leg is sprouting!
Genre
humor

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

Gertie the Cashier / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cheap! Cheap! Cheap!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This strip includes images of Mickey Mouse, W. C. Fields, Clark Gable, Charlie Chaplin, Katherine Hepburn, Stan Laurel, Jimmy Durante, Betty Boop, Frankenstein, Oliver Hardy, Greta Garbo, and Groucho Marx.

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

Simple Simon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How's about a wee bit of a sample??
Genre
humor

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

Belly Laughs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As man to man, we only use canned goods at our house.
Genre
humor

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

Shinanigans / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan
Pencils
Dick Ryan
Inks
Dick Ryan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bargains in hats at the hats store
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Salute to a Teacher / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The toughest job in all the world...

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

Little Nemo in Slumberland / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay, Jr.] (signed)
Pencils
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay, Jr.] (signed)
Inks
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay, Jr.] (signed)
Colors
Bob McCay ?
Letters
Bob McCay

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The ice cream store in Slumberland is run by Doctor Pill...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Winsor McCay Jr. is aka Bob McCay.

Van Lingle Mungo (Table of Contents: 7)

Sport O Gram / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks
Gill Fox (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Van Lingle Mungo

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

Jingle Jingle / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Wood ?
Inks
Bob Wood ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't feed the bird that's in this cage...
Genre
humor

[Randolph Scott] (Table of Contents: 9)

So This is Hollywood! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Randolph Scott; The Ritz Brothers

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

Riggin Bill That Lyin' Sailor Man / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Schwab (signed)
Inks
Fred Schwab (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Twas on a tub called "Mickey Finn" one day we saw--
Genre
humor

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

Polly Tix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An indian or sailor - that is the question!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Professor McScrewey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer ?
Inks
Fred Guardineer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you think the world is round?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Gooby Land / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Biro ?
Inks
Charles Biro ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Said baby Gooby to her ma...
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Joe McGee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Schwab [as Swab]
Inks
Fred Schwab [as Swab]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
May I please see some vacant apartments, sir?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Impy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay, Jr.] (signed)
Pencils
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay, Jr.] (signed)
Inks
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay, Jr.] (signed)
Colors
Bob McCay ?
Letters
Bob McCay

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ball Game To-day
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Jungle-town Show Boat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ryan (signed)
Inks
Dick Ryan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Six together for me and missus - third row.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Snap it up!!] (Table of Contents: 17)

King Kole / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole ?
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

The Prince / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton ?
Pencils
Basil Wolverton ?
Inks
Basil Wolverton ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Assorted nuts for sale!
Genre
humor

["The california condor can remain stationary in the air...] (Table of Contents: 19)

Do You Know? / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Speed ?
Inks
Richard Speed ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Rubber Plantation (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Nagle (signed)
Pencils
Ken Ernst ?
Inks
Ken Ernst ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Art seems to be signed on the third-from-last panel: "K.E" or possibly "KSE"

[Bobo Seltzer] (Table of Contents: 21)

Jack Potts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Robert Louis Stevenson (Table of Contents: 22)

Men of Letters / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita (signed)
Inks
Rafael Astarita (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Louis Stevenson

Indexer Notes

biography

No. 5 - Robin Hood and Little John (Table of Contents: 23)

Down Through the Ages / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Robin Hood; Little John

Odds Against Courage (Table of Contents: 24)

Dan Hastings / text story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch (signed)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dan Hastings

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Don Marlow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch (signed)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Under the frenzied handling of the mad Professor Peters...
Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Bows an' Arrows / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan
Pencils
Dick Ryan (signed)
Inks
Dick Ryan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Tommy - what would you like to do?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

This feature is usually called "Bows an' Arrows" but in this issue it is spelled "Bows And Arrows."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Topsy Turvey / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Clem Gretter
Inks
Clem Gretter
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This funny land that's upside down is quite a place to be!
Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Ar credits suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Narration done in rhyme.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Ima Sphinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I must make a cup of tea!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Court of Inhuman Relations / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan
Pencils
Dick Ryan
Inks
Dick Ryan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Order in the court!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Ages of Animals / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Speed ?
Inks
Richard Speed ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Probably the oldest pair of mules in the world...
Genre
non-fiction

Jungle River (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Stone (signed)
Pencils
Frank Frollo (signed)
Inks
Frank Frollo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

signed in last panel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Bib and Tucker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Schwab ?
Inks
Fred Schwab ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are we going, moms?
Genre
children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Round Table Adventures / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita ?
Inks
Rafael Astarita ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To Dragon Valley, by the sea...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Tell Me? Mr. Wise Guy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (signed as Gustavson)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed as Gustavson)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed as Gustavson)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson (signed as Gustavson)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! This is great!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Gustavson credits from Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Pig-Ville / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ryan
Inks
Dick Ryan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeah, I think it's lunch time, Pop!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

When Father Was a Boy; When Mother Was a Girl / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, look - it works!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Pig-Ville / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ryan (signed as DR)
Inks
Dick Ryan (signed as DR)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeah, I think it's lunch time, Pop!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Must be spring 'cause me wooden leg is sprouting!"]
  2. 1. ["Cheap! Cheap! Cheap!"]
    Gertie the Cashier
  3. 2. ["How's about a wee bit of a sample??"]
    Simple Simon
  4. 3. ["As man to man, we only use canned goods at our house."]
    Belly Laughs
  5. 4. ["Bargains in hats at the hats store"]
    Shinanigans
  6. 5. ["The toughest job in all the world..."]
    Salute to a Teacher
  7. 6. ["The ice cream store in Slumberland is run by Doctor Pill..."]
    Little Nemo in Slumberland
  8. 7. Van Lingle Mungo
    Sport O Gram
  9. 8. ["Don't feed the bird that's in this cage..."]
    Jingle Jingle
  10. 9. [Randolph Scott]
    So This is Hollywood!
  11. 10. ["'Twas on a tub called "Mickey Finn" one day we saw--"]
    Riggin Bill That Lyin' Sailor Man
  12. 11. ["An indian or sailor - that is the question!"]
    Polly Tix
  13. 12. ["Do you think the world is round?"]
    Professor McScrewey
  14. 13. ["Said baby Gooby to her ma..."]
    Gooby Land
  15. 14. ["May I please see some vacant apartments, sir?"]
    Joe McGee
  16. 15. ["Ball Game To-day"]
    Impy
  17. 16. ["Six together for me and missus - third row."]
    Jungle-town Show Boat
  18. 17. ["Snap it up!!]
    King Kole
  19. 18. ["Assorted nuts for sale!"]
    The Prince
  20. 19. ["The california condor can remain stationary in the air...]
    Do You Know?
  21. 20. Rubber Plantation
  22. 21. [Bobo Seltzer]
    Jack Potts
  23. 22. Robert Louis Stevenson
    Men of Letters
  24. 23. No. 5 - Robin Hood and Little John
    Down Through the Ages
  25. 24. Odds Against Courage
    Dan Hastings
  26. 25. ["Under the frenzied handling of the mad Professor Peters..."]
    Don Marlow
  27. 26. ["Well, Tommy - what would you like to do?"]
    Bows an' Arrows
  28. 27. ["This funny land that's upside down is quite a place to be!"]
    Topsy Turvey
  29. 28. ["I must make a cup of tea!"]
    Ima Sphinx
  30. 29. ["Order in the court!"]
    Court of Inhuman Relations
  31. 30. ["Probably the oldest pair of mules in the world..."]
    Ages of Animals
  32. 31. Jungle River
  33. 32. ["Where are we going, moms?"]
    Bib and Tucker
  34. 33. ["To Dragon Valley, by the sea..."]
    Round Table Adventures
  35. 34. ["Oh, boy! This is great!"]
    Tell Me? Mr. Wise Guy
  36. 35. ["Yeah, I think it's lunch time, Pop!"]
    Pig-Ville
  37. 36. ["Oh, look - it works!"]
    When Father Was a Boy; When Mother Was a Girl
  38. 37. ["Yeah, I think it's lunch time, Pop!"]
    Pig-Ville
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