(February 1942)

Centaur, 1941 Series
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Corporation of America
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Issue Notes

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Myron Strauss [as M. S.]
Inks
Myron Strauss [as M. S.]
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Genre
non-fiction; biography; historical; sports; war
Characters
Gene Tunney; Pierre Radisson; Commodore David Porter; Benito Juarez

The Story of Aluminum Why, How and When Wars Most Precious Metal Was Made Available to All Mankind (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Charles Martin Hall; Julia Hall; George Hall; Mr. Cowles; Alfred E. Hunt; Dr. Paul Heroult
Synopsis
Biography of Charles Martin Hall, inventor of aluminum and how the metal's use revolutionized the use of materials in construction.
Keywords
aluminum; Arkansas; Bauxite; Boston; Oberlin; Pittsburgh

Radisson King of the Canadian Fur Traders (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; biography; western-frontier
Characters
Pierre Radisson; Medard Groseiliers; Sir George Cartaret; King Charles; King Louis XIV; White Eagle
Synopsis
Recounts of life of fur trapper Pierre Radisson, whose trading with the Native peoples of Canada led to the creation of the Hudson's Bay Company, but Radisson himself was divided and ruined by the competing politics of England and France.
Keywords
Algonquin; Boston; Fort Charles; Georgian Bay; Hudson Strait; Hudson's Bay; Iroquois; James Bay; Labrador; Ottawa; Prince Rupert; Quebec

Juarez Father of Mexican Independence (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Aztecs; Benito Juarez; Antonio Salanueva; Rosa Salanueva; General Miguel Miramon; Napoleon III; Archduke Maximilian; General Mariano Escobedo; Tomas Mejia
Synopsis
Recounts the life of Benito Juarez from his poor upbringing, education to public service and eventually leading the forces of independence into ridding Mexico of Archduke Maximilian.
Keywords
Guadalajara; Mexico; Mexico City; New Orleans; Oaxaca; Queretero; San Luis Potos; Vera Cruz

Gene Tunney (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports; war
Characters
Gene Tunney; Georges Carpentier; Jack Dempsey; Tom Heeney
Synopsis
Recounts how Gene Tunney took up boxing while serving in World War I, then became boxing champion of the world, eventually retiring to serve as director of recreation to the US Navy.
Keywords
boxing; Philadelphia; World War I

Heroes in the News (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
William J. Wallace; R.N. Parrot; Frank Knox
Synopsis
Recounts how William J. Wallace saved sailor R.N. Parrot from drowning.

The Inspiring Life Story of John C. Garland - Inventor of U.S. Army's Official Rifle (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

Jack London (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Jack London; Scratch; Bessie Maddern; Martin Johnson; Queen Ziliuokalani; Nakata; Forni
Synopsis
Recounts the life of Jack London and how he constantly sought out adventures, finding in his experiences the material which made up his novels.
Keywords
Glen Ford; Hawaii; Honolulu; Klondike; Oakland; Pearl Harbor

The Hamilton-Burr Duel (Table of Contents: 8)

Famous Duels / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; historical
Characters
Alexander Hamilton; Aaron Burr
Synopsis
Recounts the duel between Hamilton and Burr, which ended with Hamilton dead.
Keywords
New Jersey; Weehawken

The King's Mountain Boys (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; historical; western-frontier
Characters
John Sevier; Colonel Isaac Shelby; Colonel William Campbell; Patrick Ferguson; Lord Cornwallis; George Washington
Synopsis
Recounts the battle of King Mountain, where American forces killed the British commander. British losses were so terrible that it helped lead to Lord Cornwallis' surrender.
Keywords
King Mountain; Revolutionary War; Sycamore Shoals; Watauga

Freddie Harrison Boy Hero of London (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Freddie Harrison; Winnifred Harrison
Synopsis
Despite London being bombed, Freddie ventures out to obtain a doctor for his mother, saving her life.
Keywords
London; World War II

Commodore Porter He Wiped Piracy From the Seas! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; biography; military
Characters
Commodore David Porter; Diablito
Synopsis
Recounts how Commodore Porter battled piracy in the Caribbean, then took charge of the Mexican Navy to better prepare them for defense.
Keywords
Cuba; Havana; Key West; Mexico; St. Domino; Vera Cruz

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Liberty Guards / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Story of Aluminum Why, How and When Wars Most Precious Metal Was Made Available to All Mankind
  3. 2. Radisson King of the Canadian Fur Traders
  4. 3. Juarez Father of Mexican Independence
  5. 4. Gene Tunney
  6. 5. Heroes in the News
  7. 6. The Inspiring Life Story of John C. Garland - Inventor of U.S. Army's Official Rifle
  8. 7. Jack London
  9. 8. The Hamilton-Burr Duel
    Famous Duels
  10. 9. The King's Mountain Boys
  11. 10. Freddie Harrison Boy Hero of London
  12. 11. Commodore Porter He Wiped Piracy From the Seas!
  13. 12. ["Join the Liberty Guards and help defend our country"]
    Liberty Guards
  14. 13. ["Absolutely free!"]
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