(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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
The Arrow; 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:

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

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

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

Genre:
humor

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

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)

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)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Sheep's Clothing (Table of Contents)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Lesson 1 (Table of Contents)

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)

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)

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

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

Genre:
humor

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

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)

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)

Spots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Egbert / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
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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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