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Home Centaur Publishing Amazing Mystery Funnies Amazing Mystery Funnies v2 003 (b&w photocopy-c2c) JVJ-narfstar
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Volume: #2, Issue: #3
Published: March 1939, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing:
Color: Color Cover; Color Interior Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Vol. 2, Number 3. March, 1939. AMAZING MYSTERY FUNNIES is published monthly by Centaur Publications, Inc., 420 De Soto Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri. Editorial and executive offices: 220 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Skyrocket Steele
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Skyrocket Steele Dodge

Foreword, Introduction, Preface, Afterword (1 page) Hello Boys and Girls
Credits: Script: ? [as Uncle Joe] (credited, see notes) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (5 pages) Part 1 - The Professors Enemy!
Featuring: Air-Sub 'DX'
Synopsis: On their way home after the "Air-Sub" has undergone a series of tests, Professor Gray and the crew fly over Curley's land, who immediately issues orders to bring the DX down, but not to destroy it.
Genre: Adventure Science Fiction
Characters: Professor Gray Tim Rita Curley (villain) Kirk (villain)

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Dirk the Demon
Synopsis: Dirk and the Princess arrive for her wedding to Prince Marcus, but they find the place overtaken by men in strange masks. They're captured, but Dirk escapes and frees the royal couple.
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Dirk The Demon [Dirk Cay] Princess Nemo Prince Marcus

Comic Story (7 pages) Vanishing Men
Featuring: Phantom o' the Hills
Synopsis: The Sheriff and his posse chase a group of bank robbers into the hills, where they disappear, which they seem to do every time they commit a crime! When the posse decides to pitch camp and await the outlaws to show themselves, the Sheriff decides to look around, and is spotted by the Phantom making his way to the lair of the bandits!
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Phantom Of The Hills Thunder (Phantom's Horse) Pete (posse Member) Lem (posse Member) Bank Robbers [Joe Rest Un-named] (villains, Some Die) Un-named Sheriff (villain, Bank Robber's Boss)

Text Story (3 pages) Dictator's Mistakes
Synopsis: Dictator Luaram is determined not to let a Professor's invention, an infra-atomic bomb, leave the nation, and, instead, be used by the mad fiend to rule the world! But the wily Professor has an ace up his sleeve to deal with the mad man.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Professor Gardner (super-scientist) Luaram (villain, Dictator Of Almania, Death) Almanian War Cabinet (villains)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Madhouse Murder Mystery
Synopsis: Inspector Farrel is ordered by the Chief to investigate the report of a suicide at the Hillcrest Sanitarium, and pauses to question the nurse on duty when she is suddenly seized by a mysterious hooded figure in black and taken to a dungeon in the sanitarium for an immediate brain transplant.
Genre: Adventure Crime
Characters: "Bull" O'Rourke (Chief Of Detectives) Inspector Chic Farrel (Police Ace Investigator) Bruce Baron (actor, Death) Mary Black (nurse) Dr. Raynard (hospital Staff Member) Hooded Black-Cloaked Figure [Marstar Aka Dr. Delamorte] (villain, Brain Specialist) Quando (Hooded Figure's Assistant)

Comic Story (7 pages) Pay Off For Mr. Ghost
Featuring: Pat O'Day
Synopsis: The Captain ordered Pat to accompany a news reporter over to the Billings place to investigate spooky goings-on, and the pair believe one of Mr. Billing's servants is to blame. However, they discover that all three are in on the plan to scare the Billings' because they haven't been paid, and this investigation would result either in bad publicity for the Billings, or the servant's salaries getting paid.
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Pat O'Day (detective) Un-named Police Captain Jerry Mays (reporter) Mr. Billings Billing's Wife The Ghost [Billing's Butler] Jane (Billing's Maid) Greta (Billing's Cook)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Mysterious Poacher
Featuring: Captain Dale
Synopsis: Captain Dale and his buddy scouted the area for missing animals, and discovered many of them beheaded or missing entirely, and suspect that a poacher was at work.
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Captain Dale Un-named Corporal Charlie Bigmoose (Indian Tracker) Gus Lucas (poacher)

Comic Story (1 page) Fantastic Projects!
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Skyrocket Steele in the Year X (about 2500 A.D.)
Synopsis: Invex reports to Steele that his formula for his new creation, the "Invisa-Ray", has been stolen from the safe. Unknown to either, Steele's girl has taken the formula and uses it on herself in order to trail Vance Roy unawares and see what evil plans he has in store. And what she discovers is too horrible to contemplate: the Yellow Star Army has seized control of the entire planet.
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Skyrocket Steele Dodge Invex (the Invisible Man) Sari Marston (Steele's Girl) Paul Marston (Sari's Brother, Spy For The Red Men Of Venus) Martin (castle Guard) Vance Roy (villain, Mention Only)

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Eddie the Odd
Synopsis: Flung from a meteor and landing on Earth, Eddie is spotted by two large birds, one of whom wants to take Eddie for his kids to play with. But the bird gets tired and drops Eddie into a nudist camp.
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Eddie The Odd Bill (a Bird) Bert (a Bird)

Advertisement (1 page) Thrilling Mystery and Adventure Stories
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: various | Inks: various | Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Wow! The Years Biggest Bargain!
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

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