(May 1940)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1940-02-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Centaur Publications, Inc.
Editing
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Issue Notes

The pay-record for this issue were used for credit identification. Records were kept by Lloyd Jacquet, head of "Funnies, Inc." who packaged this issue. Pay-record data provided by Robert Wiener.

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 451773.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Eye / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Eye
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by pay record.

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

The Eye Sees / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our story opens near the bitter root mountain border...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by pay record.

Magnetic Mine Menace (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Indexer Notes

duotone.
The pay-records state Harry Frances Campbell was paid for this work. Previous indexer thought it was the work of Tex Blaisdell.

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

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

Script
Sam Gilman
Pencils
Sam Gilman
Inks
Sam Gilman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tick!

Indexer Notes

duotone.
Credits confirmed by pay record.

How To Be an Amateur G-Man (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab [as Fred Wood]
Pencils
Fred Schwab [as Fred Wood]
Inks
Fred Schwab [as Fred Wood]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

duotone.
Pay-records confirm credit.

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

TNT Dodd- Ace G-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Pazmiño
Pencils
Vic Pazmiño
Inks
Vic Pazmiño
Colors
?
Letters
Vic Pazmiño ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'The One Thousand and One' is a vast organization...

Indexer Notes

duotone.
credits via pay-records.

Detection Notes (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Terry Gilkison
Pencils
Terry Gilkison
Inks
Terry Gilkison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

credit from pay-record.

Muddy Evidence (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Compton
Pencils
Harry Francis Campbell (1 illustration)
Inks
Harry Francis Campbell (1 illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

duotone.
Credit for artist confirmed, and for writer from the pay-record.

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

Dean Masters, D.A. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's a picture of Tony Disilver, Doc.

Indexer Notes

credits confirmed by pay records.

Clever Clues (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Gilkison [as Terson]
Pencils
Terry Gilkison [as Terson]
Inks
Terry Gilkison [as Terson]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Puzzles.
Credits confirmed from pay-records.

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

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
Capt. Forsyth is still before the Maginot Line.

Indexer Notes

duotone.
Credits confirmed by pay-records.

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

Masked Marvel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Thompson
Pencils
Ben Thompson
Inks
Ben Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A transport plane, loaded with passengers...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

credits confirmed by pay-sheet.

Crime Crushers (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Terry Gilkison
Pencils
Terry Gilkison
Inks
Terry Gilkison
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

text page.
creidts confirmed by pay-sheet.

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

Spark O'Leary- Radio Newshawk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Pearson
Pencils
Charles Pearson
Inks
Charles Pearson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spark has just been broadcasting...

Indexer Notes

credits confirmed by pay-sheet.

Bullets Have Fingerprints (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; crime

Indexer Notes

fact page.
Credits confrimed by pay-sheet.

[Amazing-Man] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Amazing-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Eye
  2. 1. ["Our story opens near the bitter root mountain border..."]
    The Eye Sees
  3. 2. Magnetic Mine Menace
    Dean Denton
  4. 3. ["Tick!"]
    Dan Dennis- F.B.I.
  5. 4. How To Be an Amateur G-Man
  6. 5. ["'The One Thousand and One' is a vast organization..."]
    TNT Dodd- Ace G-Man
  7. 6. Detection Notes
  8. 7. Muddy Evidence
  9. 8. ["That's a picture of Tony Disilver, Doc."]
    Dean Masters, D.A.
  10. 9. Clever Clues
  11. 10. ["Capt. Forsyth is still before the Maginot Line."]
    Spy Hunters
  12. 11. ["A transport plane, loaded with passengers..."]
    Masked Marvel
  13. 12. Crime Crushers
  14. 13. ["Spark has just been broadcasting..."]
    Spark O'Leary- Radio Newshawk
  15. 14. Bullets Have Fingerprints
  16. 15. [Amazing-Man]
    Amazing-Man
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