(August 1940)

Centaur, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-06-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Corporation of America
Editing
?

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.

Aman Breaks Loose Just Before the Atom Smasher Fires (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Lew Glanzman (signed as Glanz)
Inks
Lew Glanzman (signed as Glanz)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing-Man [John Aman]; Zona Henderson

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (credited as Samuel Decker)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (credited as Samuel Decker)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zona Henderson the ace girl crime investigator...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Zona Henderson; Amazing-Man [John Aman]; The Great Question
Synopsis
The Great Question's men are robbing arsenals.

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

Minimidget / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Kolb (signed) (credited as John F. Kolb)
Inks
John Kolb (signed) (credited as John F. Kolb)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Minimidget and Ritty, the super-midgets, were projected to the year 3000, by a time destroying machine - invented by Mr. Miles.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Minimidget; Ritty; Bill Miles; Tota; Big Boy
Synopsis
Minimidget and Ritty come across a crooked mayor in the year 3000 abusing slaves.

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

Iron Skull / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Gilman (credited)
Inks
Sam Gilman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I tell you, Llaslo, thru this Iron Skull I could produce a tribe of robots that would rule the world!
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
The Iron Skull; Llaslo
Synopsis
A mad scientist plans to use the Iron Skull's blood to bring robots to life.

Indexer Notes

Title and art credit from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

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

Dr. Hypno / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Thomas (credited)
Inks
Frank Thomas (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The mental transposition of animals is the latest of Dr. Hypno's startling accomplishments!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dr. Hypno; Wun; Colonel Marché; Potter; Collette Marché
Synopsis
Dr. Hypno has to find the kidnapped daughter of Colonel Marché.

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

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Father Neptune, the Shark's "Pop", told him a story of his youth and about an island in a mountain.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Father Neptune; The Shark; Oug; Zog
Synopsis
The surviving inhabitants of the island bring Martians to Earth.

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

Death For One (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Duke Carey (credited)
Pencils
Lew Glanzman ? (signed as G)
Inks
Lew Glanzman ? (signed as G)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing Man [John Aman]; Zona Henderson; Dr. Edward McCarth
Synopsis
Amazing Man is invited to see a scientist bring a dead woman back to life.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Lou Mougin, June 2009.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It looks like I'm going to be offered a ride!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mighty Man; Bill Green; Goldie; Jones
Synopsis
Mighty Man is nearly run over by a trucker and learns of a truck-hijacking plot.

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

Reef Kinkaid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Lubbers (credited)
Inks
Bob Lubbers (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, they say the native porters suddenly deserted - and left the expedition stranded!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Reef Kinkaid; Kobo; Doctor Lang; Marion Lang
Synopsis
Reef leads an expedition to the lost world to rescue a previous expedition.

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

Zardi / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A legend long whispered among world travelers...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Zardi; Nogi; Jherd; Joe; Jeffry Agnew
Synopsis
Zardi investigates the theft of an Egyptian coin.

Indexer Notes

Title from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Aman Breaks Loose Just Before the Atom Smasher Fires
    Aman, the Amazing Man
  2. 1. ["Zona Henderson the ace girl crime investigator..."]
    Aman, the Amazing Man
  3. 2. ["Minimidget and Ritty, the super-midgets, were projected to the year 3000, by a time destroying machine - invented by Mr. Miles."]
    Minimidget
  4. 3. ["But I tell you, Llaslo, thru this Iron Skull I could produce a tribe of robots that would rule the world!"]
    Iron Skull
  5. 4. ["The mental transposition of animals is the latest of Dr. Hypno's startling accomplishments!"]
    Dr. Hypno
  6. 5. ["Oh boy! Let's win this train"]
  7. 6. ["Father Neptune, the Shark's "Pop", told him a story of his youth and about an island in a mountain."]
    The Shark
  8. 7. Death For One
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  9. 8. ["It looks like I'm going to be offered a ride!"]
    Mighty-Man
  10. 9. ["Yes, they say the native porters suddenly deserted - and left the expedition stranded!"]
    Reef Kinkaid
  11. 10. ["A legend long whispered among world travelers..."]
    Zardi
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
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