(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 cover; color interior
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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is the year "X" (about 2500 A.D.) and our three friends.......
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.
Bill Everett also signs in the final panel.

The Sacred White Elephant (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Victor Dowling [as Victor J. Dowling] (credited)
Pencils
Victor Dowling [as Victor J. Dowling] (credited)
Inks
Victor Dowling [as Victor J. 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] (signed)
Inks
J. M. Wilcox [as Milt Wilcox] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Speed Rush; O. Fenton (diamond cutter); Machine-Gun Corson (villain); Rocks McCool (villain)
Reprints

Rocks of Fate (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 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.

Story printed in black and red only.

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. A two page spread.

Flying Bluff (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lloyd Jacquet [as Lloyd] (credited)
Pencils
Terry Gilkison [as Gilkison] (signed) (2 spot illustrations)
Inks
Terry Gilkison [as Gilkison] (signed) (2 spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Lieutenant Powell Branson of the Chinese Flying Corps; Lieutenant Nakamura (Japanese pilot)
Synopsis
Branson and Nakamura are involved in a dog-fight over the Yangtsee River, and both survive.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Will Eisner [as William Eisner] (signed)
Pencils
Will Eisner [as William Eisner] (signed)
Inks
Will Eisner [as William Eisner] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the office of the French Foreign Legion in French Morrocco - a prominent merchant pleads...
Characters
The Brothers 3 [Capt. Smith; Baron Carl von Kirchoven; Fatts Dugan]; J. M. Thormick; Commandant Phillippe; Ben Ali (leader of a desert tribe)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Also signed, as "Eisner", on the final panel.

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

Indexer Notes

Moore also signs - as Ed Moore - on the final page.

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:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lee Randall (R.I.P.)
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig