(March 1940)

Centaur, 1939 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-01-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Corporation of America
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Sequence notes for this issue revised per Darci, 12/1/2007.

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Second class permit. Copyright number 445032.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Aman the Amazing-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Amazing Man [John Aman]
Reprints

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

Aman the Amazing-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Allen L. Kirby
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Making his escape from an underground hospital...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing-Man [John Aman]; The Council; Paul (villain); un-named Nazi pilot (villain); The Great Question (villain)
Synopsis
Aman takes over a German aircraft and heads towards Tibet, safely dumping the pilots on the way but losing the ship in a freakish accident. He is rescued by the villagers of Kahar in an almost unknown region in central Asia on a high plateau near the Himalayas. Summoned by the Great Question, Aman makes it to the Council chambers in Tibet to await his fate.
Reprints
Keywords
Kahar

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin (May 2009).

Ranch Dude (Table of Contents: 2)

Ranch Dude / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

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

Magician From Mars / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta; Michael Mirando
Inks
John Giunta; Michael Mirando
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Returning from a short trip...
Characters
The Hood (introduction; Villain)
Synopsis
Jane vs. a hooded villain.

Indexer Notes

Title and character info from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

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

Iron Skull / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Newspapers taunted the police...

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

The Test of the Stolen Records (Table of Contents: 5)

Aman the Amazing-Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lane Browne
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing Man [John Aman] (origin details); The Great Question (villain)

Indexer Notes

Title, character info and synopsis from Lou Mougin (May 2009).

Story takes place during Aman's childhood.

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

Minimidget / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John F. Kolb
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Ritty! Where are you going?

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

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

Chuck Hardy; Land Beneath the Sea / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Thomas
Pencils
Frank Thomas
Inks
Frank Thomas
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The triumphant return of Chuck and Jerry...

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

The Haunted House (Table of Contents: 8)

Mighty Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
Giant Mighty Man vs. crooks in a "haunted" house.

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

The Shark / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Lew Glanzman
Pencils
Lew Glanzman
Inks
Lew Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Up until the present, the Shark has devoted...

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

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

Were You Born in March? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joseph A. Kalife
Inks
Joseph A. Kalife
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Data from Howard Keltners Golden Age Index.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  2. 1. ["Making his escape from an underground hospital..."]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  3. 2. Ranch Dude
    Ranch Dude
  4. 3. ["Returning from a short trip..."]
    Magician From Mars
  5. 4. ["Newspapers taunted the police..."]
    Iron Skull
  6. 5. The Test of the Stolen Records
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  7. 6. ["Hello, Ritty! Where are you going?"]
    Minimidget
  8. 7. ["The triumphant return of Chuck and Jerry..."]
    Chuck Hardy; Land Beneath the Sea
  9. 8. The Haunted House
    Mighty Man
  10. 9. ["Up until the present, the Shark has devoted..."]
    The Shark
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Were You Born in March?
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich
  • Andrew Shor
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
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