(October 1938)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Centaur Publications Inc.
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard pre-Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that's the way I'd rodeo!
Genre
children; western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Daffy Dills / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bottles an' all?
Genre
humor

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

True WesterNotes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arizona's Famous Blood Feud Was Most Desperate in Western History!
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Home In the Ozarks / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No huntin' ceptin' for Snepp-snivers
Genre
humor

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

Lyin Lou / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, I'm quite a hand at archery.
Genre
western-frontier

[Skull Valley] (Table of Contents: 5)

Tenderfoot Mary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Schwab (signed)
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Tenderfoot Mary

Indexer Notes

Signed "Swab" in next to last panel.

Episode One - The Ermine Appears (Table of Contents: 6)

The Ermine / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Filchock (signed)
Pencils
? Filchock [as Phil Chalk] (signed)
Inks
? Filchock [as Phil Chalk] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Ermine (Intro)
Reprints

Shooting Law and Order (Table of Contents: 7)

Rangeography! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Pencils
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
"Wild Bill" Hickock; Bob Dalton; William Tilghman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Wild West Junior / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Biro ?
Inks
Charles Biro ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can't beat the law!
Genre
humor; western-frontier

The Law of Caribou County (Table of Contents: 9)

'Wild Tex' Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

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

Cowboy Jake / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Wood ?
Inks
Bob Wood ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come an' get it!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Cowboy Jake

Indexer Notes

It's difficult to distinguish between Charles Biro & Bob Wood's work in this period (they even worked together as Chuck Woodro).

The Plugged Dummy (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hopkins [as AFH] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Riddle Roundup! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Sunset (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

The Rodeo Rope Rescue (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Allen (signed))
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
western-frontier

Comic Cowgals (Table of Contents: 15)

How to Draw / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Jess Phoolin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure this is a drug store...
Genre
humor; western-frontier

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

One Buck and Two Bits / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock (signed)
Pencils
Filchock (signed)
Inks
Filchock (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ugh! Snake eyes!
Genre
humor; western-frontier

Kit Carson (Table of Contents: 18)

Famous Frontiersmen / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography

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

Daffy Dills / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's been here two years...
Genre
humor; western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Crime Doesn't Pay / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Frank James

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

Tenderfoot Mary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab (signed)
Pencils
Fred Schwab (signed)
Inks
Fred Schwab (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reckon it's powerful nice of us...
Genre
western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Spurs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boss, can you spare a dime?
Genre
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Jerry Bails' Who's Who doesn't indicate that Gustavson wrote this feature, only illustrated it. However, Paul's son, Terry, indicates that his father also wrote and lettered this feature. So both are added here.

Red Coat (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Inks
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Slim Pickens / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole ?
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can't you just ignore that death notice...
Genre
humor; western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Two Buckaroos / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Will Harr (signed)
Inks
Will Harr (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It shore wuz nice...
Genre
humor; western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Jess Phoolin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab (signed)
Pencils
Fred Schwab (signed)
Inks
Fred Schwab (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Could ya lend me two bits...
Genre
humor; western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Trouble Hunters / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know, Ramrod, we ought to go huntin'...
Genre
western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Medicine Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the greatest preventive...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Jerry Bails' Who's Who doesn't indicate that Gustavson wrote this feature, only illustrated it. However, Paul's son, Terry, indicates that his father also wrote and lettered this feature. So both are added here.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now that's the way I'd rodeo!"]
  2. 1. ["Bottles an' all?"]
    Daffy Dills
  3. 2. ["Arizona's Famous Blood Feud Was Most Desperate in Western History!"]
    True WesterNotes
  4. 3. ["No huntin' ceptin' for Snepp-snivers"]
    Home In the Ozarks
  5. 4. ["Yes, I'm quite a hand at archery."]
    Lyin Lou
  6. 5. [Skull Valley]
    Tenderfoot Mary
  7. 6. Episode One - The Ermine Appears
    The Ermine
  8. 7. Shooting Law and Order
    Rangeography!
  9. 8. ["You can't beat the law!"]
    Wild West Junior
  10. 9. The Law of Caribou County
    'Wild Tex' Martin
  11. 10. ["Come an' get it!"]
    Cowboy Jake
  12. 11. The Plugged Dummy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The Riddle Roundup!
  14. 13. Sunset
  15. 14. The Rodeo Rope Rescue
  16. 15. Comic Cowgals
    How to Draw
  17. 16. ["Sure this is a drug store..."]
    Jess Phoolin
  18. 17. ["Ugh! Snake eyes!"]
    One Buck and Two Bits
  19. 18. Kit Carson
    Famous Frontiersmen
  20. 19. ["He's been here two years..."]
    Daffy Dills
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Crime Doesn't Pay
  22. 21. ["Reckon it's powerful nice of us..."]
    Tenderfoot Mary
  23. 22. ["Boss, can you spare a dime?"]
    Spurs
  24. 23. Red Coat
  25. 24. ["Can't you just ignore that death notice..."]
    Slim Pickens
  26. 25. ["It shore wuz nice..."]
    Two Buckaroos
  27. 26. ["Could ya lend me two bits..."]
    Jess Phoolin
  28. 27. ["You know, Ramrod, we ought to go huntin'..."]
    Trouble Hunters
  29. 28. ["This is the greatest preventive..."]
    Medicine Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony Oliva
  • David Wilt
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
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