Star Comics #v2#7
(August 1939)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-07-06
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

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 3. Second class permit. Copyright number 427068.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Schwab [as Schwab] (signed)
Inks
Fred Schwab [as Schwab] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It takes heavy artillery to win a water pistol fight!
Keywords
automobiles; fire hydrants; water pistols

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

It's the Nuts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gill Fox (signed)
Pencils
Gill Fox; Chas. Devine (signed)
Inks
Gill Fox; Chas. Devine (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will ya sign a testimonial for the Acme Hemp Co., bud?
Genre
humor

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

Homer Butts / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey -- stop posin' and start pitchin'!!
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Homer Butts

Indexer Notes

Gustavson letters credit from Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

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

Jungle Queen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Claire S. Moe
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A child would be able to follow this map.
Genre
adventure; jungle

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

Windy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For the ragman?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

A four-panel feature, Scat, by Filchock, occupies the bottom sixth of one page.

[Thy Evil Spirit, Brutus] (Table of Contents: 5)

Sources of Famous Quotations / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Julius Caesar; Brutus; Cassius; Marc Antony; Octavius
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We loves chicken We loves pie We hope to eat it 'Till we die
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Burgos (signed)
Inks
Carl Burgos (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Count Rocco enroute to France...
Genre
adventure

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

Star Jokes! / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Helping the doctor

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

Tom O'Shanter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That girl of yours is always hungry...
Genre
humor

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

Mr. Whipple / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want sugar, tea, milk, and bread..
Genre
humor

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

Diana Deane in Hollywood / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tarpe Mills (signed)
Inks
Tarpe Mills (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Diana had been modelling gowns...

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

Ad-Ventures at the Circus / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A lusty roar came from the crowd...
Genre
children

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You put him out. I'll put out the lights.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Ann How / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
A. F. Hopkins
Inks
A. F. Hopkins
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The soup is too hot!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When they crowned me I wasn't told that I'd have to wear this thing too!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
100,000 reward for anyone who will explore this new planet
Genre
science fiction

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

Lovey Dovey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're home early tonight, Dovey...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let this be a lesson t'ya!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The door's jammed?
Genre
humor

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

Nibs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now scat!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Toots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ooo! Now we'll see the monkey
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Schwab [as FS] (signed)
Inks
Fred Schwab [as FS] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That razor couldn't cut my beard...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's right. I'm the engineer of this train!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Speed Silvers

Indexer Notes

Gustavson letters credit from Tery Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

My World's Fair Nightmare (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? Morgan (signed)
Inks
? Morgan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It takes heavy artillery to win a water pistol fight!"]
  2. 1. ["Will ya sign a testimonial for the Acme Hemp Co., bud?"]
    It's the Nuts
  3. 2. ["Hey -- stop posin' and start pitchin'!!"]
    Homer Butts
  4. 3. ["A child would be able to follow this map."]
    Jungle Queen
  5. 4. ["For the ragman?"]
    Windy
  6. 5. [Thy Evil Spirit, Brutus]
    Sources of Famous Quotations
  7. 6. ["We loves chicken We loves pie We hope to eat it 'Till we die"]
    Cheerio Minstrels
  8. 7. ["Count Rocco enroute to France..."]
    The Last Pirate
  9. 8. ["Helping the doctor"]
    Star Jokes!
  10. 9. ["That girl of yours is always hungry..."]
    Tom O'Shanter
  11. 10. ["I want sugar, tea, milk, and bread.."]
    Mr. Whipple
  12. 11. ["Diana had been modelling gowns..."]
    Diana Deane in Hollywood
  13. 12. ["A lusty roar came from the crowd..."]
    Ad-Ventures at the Circus
  14. 13. ["You put him out. I'll put out the lights."]
    I'm the Guy
  15. 14. ["The soup is too hot!"]
    Ann How
  16. 15. ["When they crowned me I wasn't told that I'd have to wear this thing too!"]
    King Kole's Kourt
  17. 16. ["100,000 reward for anyone who will explore this new planet"]
    Dash of the 100th Century
  18. 17. ["You're home early tonight, Dovey..."]
    Lovey Dovey
  19. 18. ["Let this be a lesson t'ya!"]
    Wilbur
  20. 19. ["The door's jammed?"]
    Joe McGee
  21. 20. ["Now scat!"]
    Nibs
  22. 21. ["Ooo! Now we'll see the monkey"]
    Toots
  23. 22. ["That razor couldn't cut my beard..."]
    Joe Dokes
  24. 23. ["That's right. I'm the engineer of this train!"]
    Speed Silvers
  25. 24. My World's Fair Nightmare
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