(April 1942)

Centaur, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Corporation of America
Editing
George A. Weaver

Issue Notes

Very similiar to Famous Funnies "Heroic Comics". Contains short stories about famous people at the time of publication. Indexed from a coverless copy (publication information taken from Statement of Ownership and Management).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction

Joe Petrosino (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
New York City's great detetive who saved an innocent man from the electric chair and helped break up the deadly gang of criminals know as the "Black Hand"

Napoleon's Russian Campaign (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre
non-fiction

The Mounties-Saga of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre
non-fiction

The Wasp (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
In 1814-the Wasp with 22 guns and 170 men under Captain Johnson Blakeley of South Carolina was one of the most feared American sea raiders.

Louis Daguerre Father of Photography (Table of Contents: 5)

Thumbnail Biographies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction

Casey Jones (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction

Molly Pitcher-Gunner Girl of the American Revolution (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Heroine In the News-Marlene Dietrich (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

Jumbo A True Hero of the Circus (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The biggest elephant in the world is bought by P. T. Barnum.

Fitzsimmons the Hero of the 1941 Baseball Season (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
George Wilson (signed)
Inks
George Wilson (signed)
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Freddie Fitzsimmons pitched the greatest game of his career during the World Series in 1941 between the Dodgers and the Yankees

Indexer Notes

Signed on the bottom-right newspaper in the splash page’s first panel.

Alice Nelson (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Alice Nelson of Marble Falls, Texas saves her Mother, Sister, and Brother from an alligator.

Indexer Notes

last page contains statement of ownership and management.

Wild Bill Hickok (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Joe Petrosino
  3. 2. Napoleon's Russian Campaign
  4. 3. The Mounties-Saga of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  5. 4. The Wasp
  6. 5. Louis Daguerre Father of Photography
    Thumbnail Biographies
  7. 6. Casey Jones
  8. 7. Molly Pitcher-Gunner Girl of the American Revolution
  9. 8. Heroine In the News-Marlene Dietrich
  10. 9. Jumbo A True Hero of the Circus
  11. 10. Fitzsimmons the Hero of the 1941 Baseball Season
  12. 11. Alice Nelson
  13. 12. Wild Bill Hickok
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