(August 1940)

Centaur, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-06-06
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

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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantoman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantoman

Dive of Death (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantom of the Fair / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantom of the Fair
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, Paul Gustavson's son.

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

Fantom of the Fair / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Earth is torn open...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantom of the Fair
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, Paul Gustavson's son.

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

Ermine / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Filchock
Inks
Maurice Filchock
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Ermine--a mysterious Indian scout---rescues Alice Thorne...
Characters
The Ermine

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Star Ranger Funnies (Chesler, 1938 series) #v2#5

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

Little Dynamite / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's early evening in a great metropolis.
Characters
Ben Trumpson ["Little Dynamite"]
Reprints

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

Air-Sub DX / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get Prof. Gray on the televisor!
Reprints

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

Gordon Fife and the Boy King / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Under the hypnotic influence of Josef...

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

Spy Hunters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Field
Inks
Field
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What time does the match begin, Forsyth?
Reprints

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

The Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Court-martialed because of the dissapearance of government munitions...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Arrow [Ralph Payne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, Paul Gustavson's son.

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

Gabby Flynn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Ernst
Inks
Ken Ernst
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm kind to dumb animals...
Reprints

Tell-Tale Smoke (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett (illustration) (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (illustration) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bob Withers; Ted Johnson; The Boss (villain)
Synopsis
Bob and Ted notice a spiraling smoke coming from the chimney of a shack hidden in the thick scrub-oak of the hill side......a shack that was known to have been unoccupied for months. They decide to investigate, so they land their plane in a clearing, and are promptly shot at!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This sequence is probably out of position in this index.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantoman
  2. 1. Dive of Death
    Fantom of the Fair
  3. 2. ["The Earth is torn open..."]
    Fantom of the Fair
  4. 3. ["The Ermine--a mysterious Indian scout---rescues Alice Thorne..."]
    Ermine
  5. 4. ["It's early evening in a great metropolis."]
    Little Dynamite
  6. 5. ["Get Prof. Gray on the televisor!"]
    Air-Sub DX
  7. 6. ["Under the hypnotic influence of Josef..."]
    Gordon Fife and the Boy King
  8. 7. ["What time does the match begin, Forsyth?"]
    Spy Hunters
  9. 8. ["Court-martialed because of the dissapearance of government munitions..."]
    The Arrow
  10. 9. ["I'm kind to dumb animals..."]
    Gabby Flynn
  11. 10. Tell-Tale Smoke
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Andrew Shor
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
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