The Hundred Comic Monthly #32

Published
May 1959
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Viking Prince) Cover, 1 page

"Staring… The Viking Prince"

Featuring

Feature
The Viking Prince
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
, line art
 
Joe Kubert, original line art

Reprint history

Based on
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #21 (December 1958-January 1959)

Notes

This Australian cover has been redrawn to create line art from the grey-tone original.

Show/hide 1. The Viking and the Firebird (The Viking Prince) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Viking Prince
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Joe Kubert, line art [signed]
Editing
Scott Nybakken, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Viking Prince (DC, 2010 series) (June 2010)
The Viking and the Firebird
Also printed
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #21 (December 1958-January 1959)
The Viking and the Firebird
From GCD
in Viking Prince, The (DC, 2010 series) #[nn] (June 2010)

Synopsis

Jon battles an underwater monster and a bird that make sits nest in a volcano.

Show/hide 2. The Planet and the Pendulum! (Adam Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Adam Strange
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #17 (November-December 1958)
Also printed
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #218 (May-June 1969)
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #59 ([October 1969?])
The Planet and the Pendulum
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #59 ([October 1969?])
 
United States
The Essential Showcase 1956-1959 (DC, 1992 series) ([November] 1992)
The Planet and the Pendulum
 
United States
The Adam Strange Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 ([February] 2004)
The Planet and the Pendulum
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Adam Strange (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([August] 2007)
The Planet and the Pendulum!
Original
Showcase 17, November-December 1958
This version
Strange Adventures 218, May-June 1969
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #17 (November-December 1958)

Notes

There is no "Adam Strage" series logo on this story.

Show/hide 3. The Frontiersman from the Future! (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Fred Ray, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

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First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #59 (November-December 1958)
The Frontiersman from the Future!
Show/hide 4. The Animal Crime Kingdom (John Jones Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
John Jones Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller , scripter
Art
Joe Certa, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #262 (December 1958)
The Animal Crime Kingdom
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
The Animal Crime Kingdom
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #262.

Synopsis

An unnamed gang leader uses animals to commit crimes.

Show/hide 5. The Man with the X-Ray Eyes! (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

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This version
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #262 (December 1958)
The Man With the X-Ray Eyes!
Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #178 (December 1951)
The Man with the X-Ray Eyes!  (Impossible -- But True)
 
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #178 (December 1951)
 
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #10 ([March 1957?])
The Man with the X-Ray Eyes  (Impossible -- But True)
 
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #10 ([March 1957?])
 
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #262 (December 1958)
 (Roy Raymond TV Detective)
 
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #31 ([November 1960?])
The Man with the X-Ray Eyes
 
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #31 ([November 1960?])
From GCD

Notes

This story was originally presented as an "Impossible -- But True" feature. It was rebranded for the reprint in Detective Comics 262.

Show/hide 6. Banishment of Green Arrow! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #195 (December 1953)
The Banishment of Green Arrow
Show/hide 7. Cora the Car Hop (Cora the Car Hop) Comic story, 1 page

"Oh, Cora! Here is your coffee, sir!"

Featuring

Feature
Cora the Car Hop
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #6 (January 1959)
Cora the Car Hop
Show/hide 8. The Friendly Foes of Eagle Mountain! (The Wyoming Kid) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Wyoming Kid
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, Assistant Editor

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First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #52 (July-August 1955)
The Friendly Foes of Eagle Mountain
Show/hide 9. The Interplanetary Gold Fort (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Assistant Editor
 
George Kashdan, Assistant Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #225 (February 1957)
The Interplanetary Fort Knox
Show/hide 10. The Talking Lasso! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Harry Peter, line art [as Harry G. Peter]
Text
Jimmy Wroten, letterer
 
Margaret Wroten, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #88 (February 1957)
The Talking Lasso!

Synopsis

Narrated by the Golden Lasso, a story about some of the people whose lives it has changed.

Show/hide 11. The Surprise Sheriff of Rocky City! (The Trigger Twins) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Trigger Twins
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #104 (December 1958-January 1959)
The Surprise Sheriff of Rocky City
Also printed
United States
Super DC Giant (DC, 1970 series) #S-14 (September-October 1970)
The Surprise Sheriff of Rocky City!
From GCD
from All-Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #104 (December-January 1958-1959)
Show/hide 12. The Menace of Multifax Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Lou Cameron, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #13 (October 1958)
The Menace of Multifax
Show/hide 13. Beware of Imitations Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Notice. Beware of imitations. On certain comics you might see a strip on covers that, at first glance, may be taken to be the same as the strip on this comic. If you look closely, you will find that the imitating strip does not actually say "100 pages". You will find the genuine distinctive 100 page strip shown at left on the covers of, Century, Hundred Five-Score, All Favourites, Mighty, Lot-o-Fun, Supacomic, Bumper Western, Magic Moments, Twin Hearts, Heart to Heart Romances. This strip is your guarantee of full 100 page value. Beware of imitations."

Details

Printed
1959
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Beware of Imitations

Notes

Frew/Tricho publications used a strip that said '4 comics' instead of '100 pages'.

Show/hide 14. The False Face Planet! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Manny Stallman, penciller
 
John Giunta, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #48 (December 1958)
The False Face Planet
Show/hide 15. The Phantom's Skull Ring [Beautifully plated with gold] (The Phantom) Advertisement, 1 page

"Phantom Stick-Pin with Luminous Eyes… Rubber Skill Ring… Golden Stick-Pin… The Phantom's Ring in Silver-Like Metal… Send this coupon now! To The Phantom, 149 Castlereagh St., Sydney…"

Details

Printed
1959? to 1960
Genre
Adventure
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The Phantom's Skull Ring [Beautifully plated with gold]

Notes

149 Castlereagh Street was the address used by Tricho Publications, an indicia publisher in some comics from Frew, the Australian Phantom publishers. It was also the address of several publishers associated with Ayers & James/Magazine Management.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1090

Entry created

  • 01/01/2004

Cover added

  • 14/01/2014

Index completed

  • 01/02/2012

Last updated

  • 13/09/2019