(September 1938)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Centaur Publications Inc.
Editing:
Lloyd Jacquet
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Skyrocket Steele / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sari Marston; Vance Roy
Reprints:

["It is the year "X" (about 2500 A.D.) and our three friends......."] (Table of Contents: 1)

Skyrocket Steele / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Skyrocket Steele Dodge (introduction); Sari Marston; Peter Muhr; King Kurt; Minister Craid; Tal (villain, Lieutenant in command of Mannin); Vance Roy (villain)
Synopsis:
Steele heads to the planet out-post Mannin at the request of King Kurt to investigate the mysterious bat raids that supposedly have been occuring.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the first Skyrocket Steele story, even though he was featured on the cover of the previous issue.

The Sacred White Elephant (Table of Contents: 2)

Brailey of the Tropics / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Dowling (credited)
Pencils:
Victor Dowling (credited)
Inks:
Victor Dowling (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Joe Brailey
Reprints:

Diamond of Doom (Table of Contents: 3)

Speed Rush / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Richards (signed)
Pencils:
J. M. Wilcox [as Milt Wilcox]
Inks:
J. M. Wilcox [as Milt Wilcox]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Rush
Reprints:

Rocks of Fate (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from ? (Comics Magazine Company, ? series) #?

Indexer Notes

It seems likely that this is a Comics Magazine Company reprint, but no match is currently known.

An Excursion to Mars (Table of Contents: 5)

2038 A. D. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A. S. Van Eerde (signed)
Pencils:
A. S. Van Eerde (signed)
Inks:
A. S. Van Eerde (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

1st appearance of strip

Flying Bluff (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lloyd Jacquet [as Lloyd]
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks:
Terry Gilkison
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Reprints:

["In the office of the French Foreign Legion in French Morrocco - a prominent merchant pleads..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Brothers 3 / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Brothers 3
Reprints:

Treachery on the Trail (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
H. Muheim (signed)
Pencils:
H. Muheim (signed)
Inks:
H. Muheim (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tom Travis; Sal Travis; Onah the Chippewa
Reprints:

The Red Raider (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Moore [as E. McD. Moore, Jr.] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Moore [as E. McD. Moore, Jr.] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Moore [as E. McD. Moore, Jr.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Red Raider; Lt. Smoky Battle
Reprints:
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Skyrocket Steele
  2. 1. ["It is the year "X" (about 2500 A.D.) and our three friends......."]
    Skyrocket Steele
  3. 2. The Sacred White Elephant
    Brailey of the Tropics
  4. 3. Diamond of Doom
    Speed Rush
  5. 4. Rocks of Fate
  6. 5. An Excursion to Mars
    2038 A. D.
  7. 6. Flying Bluff
  8. 7. ["In the office of the French Foreign Legion in French Morrocco - a prominent merchant pleads..."]
    The Brothers 3
  9. 8. Treachery on the Trail
  10. 9. The Red Raider
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Andrews
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lee Randall (R.I.P.)
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig