(April 1940)

Centaur, 1939 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-02-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Corporation of America
Editing
?
Color
color cover; color interior
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Data from Howard Keltners Golden Age Index.

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 449073.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Amazing-Man [John Aman]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art verification by Blake Bell in Bill Everett Archives #2.

1st appearance of Aman in his distinctive uniform.

Purification! (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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing-Man [John Aman]; Zona Henderson (special investigator for the New Orleans Eagle, introduction); The Council [Professor Nika; others un-named]; The Great Question (villain); Slick (villain, pirate); Garlock (villain, pirate chief); Harper (villain, pirate)
Synopsis
Aman is put to the Test of Fire for purification purposes, then asks if he can return to America. Granted permission, Aman flys until he runs out of gas over the bayous of Louisiana. There he runs into a special investigator for a Louisiana newspaper, who has been captured by a gang of pirates.
Reprints
Keywords
The Green Mist

Indexer Notes

Title and character info from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

The Green Mist is now automatically controlled by the distinctive "A" on Aman's new uniform.

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

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
Late in the year 1971 all Europe once more...
Characters
Drago (introduction; Villain)

Indexer Notes

Title and character info from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

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

Minimidget / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are they all ready, Red?
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

Three-Ring Death (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Duke Carey
Pencils
Lew Glanz [as L. G.] (signed)
Inks
Lew Glanz [as L. G.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

This sequence added per Lou Mougin, May 2009.

How Old is Zardi--This Man Who Does Not Die? (Table of Contents: 5)

Zardi, the Eternal Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Jussen [as Steve] (signed)
Inks
Steve Jussen [as Steve] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zardi (introduction, origin)

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

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

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
This is your last warning...

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
Free once more after escaping the swamp men...

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

War! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
? [as Barry McKay]
Pencils
John Giunta; Michael Mirando
Inks
John Giunta; Michael Mirando
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Hood [Vanza] (Villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title and character info from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

The Coal People (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, May 2009.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  2. 1. Purification!
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  3. 2. ["Late in the year 1971 all Europe once more..."]
    Iron Skull
  4. 3. ["Are they all ready, Red?"]
    Minimidget
  5. 4. Three-Ring Death
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  6. 5. How Old is Zardi--This Man Who Does Not Die?
    Zardi, the Eternal Man
  7. 6. ["This is your last warning..."]
    The Shark
  8. 7. ["Free once more after escaping the swamp men..."]
    Chuck Hardy; Land Beneath the Sea
  9. 8. War!
    Magician From Mars
  10. 9. The Coal People
    Mighty-Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Henry Andrews
  • Craig Delich
  • Andrew Shor
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lee Randall (R.I.P.)
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Peter Croome