Century Comic #64

Published
September 1961
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

"Great scott! Superman is being drawn up into that fantastic ray--and a fantastic creature is emerging in his place!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #118 (June 1961)
The Creature that Was Exchanged For Superman
Show/hide 1. The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vathgar (Alien from Xeron); Skran (Alien beast)

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #118 (June 1961)
The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman
Also printed
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #206 (October 1971)
The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #101 ([September 1973?])
The Creature that was Exchanged for Superman
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([October] 2008)
The Creature That Was Exchanged For Superman

Synopsis

A mysterious ray makes Superman disappear and he is replaced with an invulnerable alien beast.

Notes

Klein/Reed say Paris inks

Show/hide 2. The Charge of Aquaman's Sea Soldiers (Aquaman and Aqualad) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 3. Island Fortress (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #8 (March-April 1953)
Show/hide 4. The Fightin' Redhead (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Frank Giacoia, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-American Western (DC, 1948 series) #126 (June-July 1952)
 (Originally a Foley of the Fighting 5th story)
Show/hide 5. The Most Dangerous Man on Earth Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #129 (June 1961)
Also printed
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #10 (April-May 1971)
Show/hide 6. The Mad Woman of Metropolis (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #26 (July 1961)
Also printed
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #77 (October 1967)
 (80 Page Giant G39)
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #5 ([June 1968?])

Synopsis

Meigs' men try to convince Lois she is going insane to get revenge for her helping put their boss in prison.

Show/hide 7. Monkey Business on the Briny Deep (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Irwin Hasen, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #10 (July-August 1952)
Show/hide 8. Gorilla City (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Congo Bill (DC, 1954 series) #6 (June-July 1955)
Also printed
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) ([October] 1990)
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1992 series) ([March] 1992)

Synopsis

Congo Bill and Janu are taken as captives to a village populated by intelligent gorilas, but discover they are not what they appear.

Show/hide 9. Battle for Mesa City (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #71 (June-July 1953)
Also printed
United States
Johnny Thunder (DC, 1973 series) #3 (July-August 1973)
Show/hide 10. The Invisible Space-Dog Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Paul S. Newman, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #130 (July 1961)
Show/hide 11. The Day that Vanished Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #25 (October 1952)

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Darren

AusReprints ID

  • 1265

Entry created

  • 31/01/2004

Cover added

  • 01/05/2010

Index completed

  • 01/05/2010

Last updated

  • 21/08/2019