(February 1939)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1938-12-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Centaur Publications, Inc.
Editing
Lloyd Jacquet; Joseph J. Hardie (publisher); Raymond J. Kelly (business manager, owner); B. J. Fried (owner)

Issue Notes

Information of this issue was provided by Ken Quattro, in his Facebook postings (27 December 2017), from an incomplete copy.

Numerous pages contains a joke, riddle, or gag at the bottom of the page.

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, 1939 (April-June), New Series, Volume 34, Number 2. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 416823.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Inks
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Filchock ?; typeset

Genre
children

Darts of Death (Table of Contents: 1)

Dick Kent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Art Pinajian [as Arthur Pinajian]
Pencils
Art Pinajian [as Arthur Pinajian]
Inks
Art Pinajian [as Arthur Pinajian]
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

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

In Case You Didn't Know / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's really unhealthy to feed babies on steaks and chops...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a promotional advertisement for Funny Picture Stories as the bottom tier.

Lucky Wings (Table of Contents: 3)

Adventures of Newsreel Cameraman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Frollo
Pencils
Frank Frollo
Inks
Frank Frollo
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

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

comic story / 2 ? pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Pages 15-16, contents currently unknown.

Fighting Spirit (Table of Contents: 5)

Tod Perry / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script
Victor J. Dowling
Pencils
Victor J. Dowling
Inks
Victor J. Dowling
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Reprints

Do You Know Why? (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from (Ultem ?, ? series) ?

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

Dinky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Pencils
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Inks
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from (Comics Magazine Company ? or Ultem ?, ? series) ?

In Quest of the Zozosarus (Table of Contents: 8)

Professor Joshwink / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Eugene Koscik
Pencils
Eugene Koscik
Inks
Eugene Koscik
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Reprints

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

comic story / 6 ? pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Pages 31-36, contents currently unknown.

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

Laffs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Wood
Pencils
Bob Wood
Inks
Bob Wood
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from (Comics Magazine Company ? or Ultem ?, ? series) ?

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

The Stone Age / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Dowling [as Dowling]
Pencils
Victor Dowling [as Dowling]
Inks
Victor Dowling [as Dowling]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No more money in the bank
Genre
humor; historical
Reprints

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

King Bunko / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson] (signed)
Pencils
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson] (signed)
Inks
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson] (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Danger
Genre
humor
Reprints
Keywords
wordless comic

Indexer Notes

Wordless story. Second panel has a "Danger" sign.

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

Windy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock
Pencils
Martin Filchock
Inks
Martin Filchock
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from (Comics Magazine Company ? or Ultem ?, ? series) ?

Lesson Characters (Table of Contents: 14)

Learn Cartooning / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson] (signed)
Pencils
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson] (signed)
Inks
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Kid Comes Through (Table of Contents: 15)

Pete "Kid" Calahan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph E. Buresch
Pencils
Joseph E. Buresch
Inks
Joseph E. Buresch
Letters
?

Genre
drama; sports
Reprints

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

Learn Cartooning / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson] (signed)
Pencils
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson] (signed)
Inks
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from (Comics Magazine Company ? or Ultem ?, ? series) ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

A Magic Section / activity / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Pencils
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Inks
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes "Tricks and Puzzles for Fun" whose answers are found on page 64.

Jungle Getaway (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Curry
Pencils
Frank Frollo ? (illustrations)
Inks
Frank Frollo ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; jungle
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

The Answer Page / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Pencils
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Inks
Martin Filchock [as Filchock] (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say Babe! What are you doing to-nite?
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On page 64.

Answers to the gags and puzzles throughout the issue.

Salute to Our Firemen (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (illustration)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (illustration)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 64.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Joseph J. Hardie; Bertha M. Holcepl (notary public)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Darts of Death
    Dick Kent
  3. 2. ["It's really unhealthy to feed babies on steaks and chops..."]
    In Case You Didn't Know
  4. 3. Lucky Wings
    Adventures of Newsreel Cameraman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Fighting Spirit
    Tod Perry
  7. 6. Do You Know Why?
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Dinky
  9. 8. In Quest of the Zozosarus
    Professor Joshwink
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  12. 11. ["No more money in the bank"]
    The Stone Age
  13. 12. ["Danger"]
    King Bunko
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Windy
  15. 14. Lesson Characters
    Learn Cartooning
  16. 15. Kid Comes Through
    Pete "Kid" Calahan
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Learn Cartooning
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    A Magic Section
  19. 18. Jungle Getaway
  20. 19. ["Say Babe! What are you doing to-nite?"]
    The Answer Page
  21. 20. Salute to Our Firemen
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
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