(June 1939)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-04-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Centaur Publications, Inc.
Editing
Lloyd Jacquet
Color
color cover; color interior
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 416822.


The Pyramid Of Death (Table of Contents)

Dean Denton / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Francis Campbell (signed)
Inks
Harry Francis Campbell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dean Denton

Pyramid of Death (Table of Contents: 1)

Dean Denton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Francis Campbell
Pencils
Harry Francis Campbell
Inks
Harry Francis Campbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dean Denton

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

Spy Hunters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Lochlan Field
Pencils
Lochlan Field
Inks
Lochlan Field
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bixby...Bixby!!!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Forsyth; Sergeant MacLean

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

Dan Dennis, F.B.I. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Gilman [as Gilman] (signed)
Pencils
Sam Gilman [as Gilman] (signed)
Inks
Sam Gilman [as Gilman] (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Washington-Centre of the nation's crime-fighting machine......
Characters
Dan Dennis; Inspector Joe Tickner; Chop Quiderio (villain); Achmet (villain, huge giant)
Synopsis
Dan is sent to New York to break up a dangerous dope ring and discovers an old smuggling racketeer posing as a fortune teller....and he smells a rat!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Printed in black and white.

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

Crane of Scotland Yard / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Inspector Crane speaking...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Crane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Printed in duotone.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dan Dix, Ship Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Brousek
Pencils
George Brousek
Inks
George Brousek
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the first rays of the morning sun...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dan Dix

Indexer Notes

Printed in duotone.

Shark (Table of Contents: 6)

Dave Dean / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Daniels (credited)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Racing Against Doom (Table of Contents: 7)

Capt. Steve Ransom / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Arthur Hoffman
Pencils
Arthur Hoffman
Inks
Arthur Hoffman
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Steve Ransom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Printed in black and white.

Murder Story (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lloyd Jacquet [as Lloyd Victor]
Letters
typeset

Boomerang (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ryan
Inks
Dick Ryan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Printed in duotone.

Muss 'Em Up (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Hammer Donovan; Captain Spencer; Fen Soo (Donovan's servant); Mike Morelli (villain); Tony (villain, death); Curley [aka as Curly] (villain, death); Hophead Harry (villain)
Synopsis
Hammer Donovan is called back onto the Police force, with no legal limitations, to track down a notorious killer and his gang that have been bumping off cops, and whose identity and whereabouts are being protected by the underworld.
Reprints

A Slight Error (Table of Contents: 11)

Lucky Coyne / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel ?
Inks
Creig Flessel ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Lucky Coyne
Reprints

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

Gabby Flynn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Ernst (signed)
Pencils
Ken Ernst (signed)
Inks
Ken Ernst (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm kind to dumb animals...
Characters
Gabby Flynn
Reprints

[J. Edgar Hoover] (Table of Contents: 13)

Detection Notes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wallace Baldwin (signed)
Pencils
Wallace Baldwin (signed)
Inks
Wallace Baldwin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Fact page.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Pyramid Of Death
    Dean Denton
  2. 1. Pyramid of Death
    Dean Denton
  3. 2. ["Bixby...Bixby!!!"]
    Spy Hunters
  4. 3. ["Washington-Centre of the nation's crime-fighting machine......"]
    Dan Dennis, F.B.I.
  5. 4. ["Inspector Crane speaking..."]
    Crane of Scotland Yard
  6. 5. ["As the first rays of the morning sun..."]
    Dan Dix, Ship Detective
  7. 6. Shark
    Dave Dean
  8. 7. Racing Against Doom
    Capt. Steve Ransom
  9. 8. Murder Story
  10. 9. Boomerang
  11. 10. Muss 'Em Up
  12. 11. A Slight Error
    Lucky Coyne
  13. 12. ["I'm kind to dumb animals..."]
    Gabby Flynn
  14. 13. [J. Edgar Hoover]
    Detection Notes
This issue was most recently modified by:
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