Star Comics #v2#5
(June 1939)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Homer Butts / 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
Great pitchin', Homer---
Genre
humor
Characters
Homer Butts

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.

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

FAX (Funny And Xiting) / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock ?
Pencils
Martin Filchock
Inks
Martin Filchock
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm a sucker when it comes to pretty nurses!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

News stories with cartoon illustrations.
Credited as "A Filchock Feature."

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

Diana Deane in Hollywood / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tarpe Mills
Pencils
Tarpe Mills
Inks
Tarpe Mills
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is said that justice is blind...

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

Davy Jones / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Wood
Pencils
Ed Wood
Inks
Ed Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Davy Jones and Butch are marooned...
Genre
humor

[Big Sale Today] (Table of Contents: 5)

Topsy - Turvy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Phantom Rider / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On learning that the Indians are taking the warpath...
Genre
western-frontier

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

I'm the Guy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know which stars to believe!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Polly Tix the parrot

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

Bib and Tucker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a quarter...
Genre
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Joe M'Gee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm having a pipe dream...
Genre
humor

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

Bows An' Arrows / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To-night's program is dedicated to Bear Cave Corners.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Star Jokes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the cooler manner

Indexer Notes

Text jokes with three spot illustrations. Red tint only (not full color).

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

Jest Jokes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bad Signs
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Text jokes with three spot illustrations. Red tinted only.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

King Kole's Kourt / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can not tell a lie...
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Last Pirate / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Burgos
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
England and France are at war.
Genre
adventure

Vacation Cowgirl (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
B. W.
Inks
B. W.
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Black and Tan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy--Ah sho' do wish some business would come along!
Genre
humor
Characters
Black; Tan
Synopsis
They knock down the wrong house.
Reprints

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

Dash of the 100th Century / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Wood
Pencils
Ed Wood
Inks
Ed Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dash and Sloppy Pete ordered the Earth-Headquarters...
Genre
humor; science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Eddie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey--boss--I'm president of the Office Boys' Union--
Genre
humor

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

Speed Silvers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I suppose you're Speed Silvers---
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Speed Silvers

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.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lemme have some soup
Genre
humor
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Great pitchin', Homer---"]
    Homer Butts
  3. 2. ["I'm a sucker when it comes to pretty nurses!"]
    FAX (Funny And Xiting)
  4. 3. ["It is said that justice is blind..."]
    Diana Deane in Hollywood
  5. 4. ["Davy Jones and Butch are marooned..."]
    Davy Jones
  6. 5. [Big Sale Today]
    Topsy - Turvy
  7. 6. ["On learning that the Indians are taking the warpath..."]
    Phantom Rider
  8. 7. ["I don't know which stars to believe!"]
    I'm the Guy
  9. 8. ["Here's a quarter..."]
    Bib and Tucker
  10. 9. ["I'm having a pipe dream..."]
    Joe M'Gee
  11. 10. ["To-night's program is dedicated to Bear Cave Corners."]
    Bows An' Arrows
  12. 11. ["In the cooler manner"]
    Star Jokes
  13. 12. ["Bad Signs"]
    Jest Jokes
  14. 13. ["I can not tell a lie..."]
    King Kole's Kourt
  15. 14. ["England and France are at war."]
    Last Pirate
  16. 15. Vacation Cowgirl
  17. 16. ["Boy--Ah sho' do wish some business would come along!"]
    Black and Tan
  18. 17. ["Dash and Sloppy Pete ordered the Earth-Headquarters..."]
    Dash of the 100th Century
  19. 18. ["Hey--boss--I'm president of the Office Boys' Union--"]
    Eddie
  20. 19. ["I suppose you're Speed Silvers---"]
    Speed Silvers
  21. 20. ["Lemme have some soup"]
    Joe Dokes
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