(November 1938)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52 ?
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Centaur Publications Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indexed from an incomplete scan at digitalcomicmuseum.com (scan is missing first wrap).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (signed) [as API]
Inks:
? (signed) [as API]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; sports

Indexer Notes

The cover is signed, but it's stylized and difficult to read.

["Looks like we're in for a gale, sir!"] (Table of Contents: 1)

Block and Fall / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["-and in conclusion let me say that I stand on my record."] (Table of Contents: 2)

Nutty Fagin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole [as Sassafrass]
Pencils:
Jack Cole [as Sassafrass]
Inks:
Jack Cole [as Sassafrass]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Cole ?

Genre:
humor

["Maybe I shouldn't 'ave taken this job after all!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Boodini the Great / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["In Dutch Kelly's night club..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Gustavson

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
The Arrow [Ralph Payne]; Dutch Kelly; Elaine Parker; Butts; Morley
Synopsis:
The Arrow rescues the kidnapped grown children of a millionaire from a gang of gamblers who are using their debts to force them to commit crimes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

"If he doesn't stop travelin' soon..." (Table of Contents: 5)

Lil Arthur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["What's the charge, officer?"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Good Mornin' Judge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Includes racist depiction of a black man.

["Hi, Sue. Are you alone?"] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Circus and Sue / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Claire S. Moe (credited)
Pencils:
Claire S. Moe (credited)
Inks:
Claire S. Moe (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Magic (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bosco the Magician]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Sheep's Clothing (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Allen (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed) (illustrations)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed) (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Bob Martin; Mrs. Martin (Bob's mother); Harold Busbee; Mister Sam; Gimpy (villain); Chollie [aka The Monk] (villain)
Synopsis:
Bob and Harold plan on going to a masquerade party, but soon find themselves confronted there by two villainous men, intent on robbing the guests of their jewels and money.
Reprints:

["The good looking fellow is me!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

It's Really a Fact! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Ferdie got a licking!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Fibber Ferdie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Fee Nee (signed)
Pencils:
Jay Fee Nee (signed)
Inks:
Jay Fee Nee (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["We must keep going!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Missing Links / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Always in a Sweat (Table of Contents: 13)

Jitney Joe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Gustavson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jitney Joe

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

Lesson 1 (Table of Contents: 14)

Cartooning as a Hobby / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as The Editor]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["I gotta find some way to invest the few dollars I have"] (Table of Contents: 15)

Smart Alec / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["I guess I'll get cooled off"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Jingle Jingle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Gustavson

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

["What a day! What a day for fishin'!"] (Table of Contents: 17)

Egbert the Great / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Pinajian (signed)
Pencils:
Art Pinajian (signed)
Inks:
Art Pinajian (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["I'se gonna write poetry, Sambo!"] (Table of Contents: 18)

Cheerio Minstrels / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Racist depictions. Art credits from Paul Tumey's http://colescomics.blogspot.com

["Oh yes, Spots is a good hunting dog..."] (Table of Contents: 19)

Spots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Spots

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

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

Egbert / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Gustavson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Egbert

Indexer Notes

This sequence may or not be in the issue. It is not in the scan at digitalcomicmuseum.

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Looks like we're in for a gale, sir!"]
    Block and Fall
  3. 2. ["-and in conclusion let me say that I stand on my record."]
    Nutty Fagin
  4. 3. ["Maybe I shouldn't 'ave taken this job after all!"]
    Boodini the Great
  5. 4. ["In Dutch Kelly's night club..."]
    The Arrow
  6. 5. "If he doesn't stop travelin' soon..."
    Lil Arthur
  7. 6. ["What's the charge, officer?"]
    Good Mornin' Judge
  8. 7. ["Hi, Sue. Are you alone?"]
    The Circus and Sue
  9. 8. Magic
  10. 9. Sheep's Clothing
  11. 10. ["The good looking fellow is me!"]
    It's Really a Fact!
  12. 11. ["Ferdie got a licking!"]
    Fibber Ferdie
  13. 12. ["We must keep going!"]
    Missing Links
  14. 13. Always in a Sweat
    Jitney Joe
  15. 14. Lesson 1
    Cartooning as a Hobby
  16. 15. ["I gotta find some way to invest the few dollars I have"]
    Smart Alec
  17. 16. ["I guess I'll get cooled off"]
    Jingle Jingle
  18. 17. ["What a day! What a day for fishin'!"]
    Egbert the Great
  19. 18. ["I'se gonna write poetry, Sambo!"]
    Cheerio Minstrels
  20. 19. ["Oh yes, Spots is a good hunting dog..."]
    Spots
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Egbert
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