Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly #6

Published
November 1956
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14048

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman, Johnny Quick, Green Arrow) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman, Johnny Quick, Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art
Colours
, colourist
Show/hide 1. 111 Postage Stamps All Different for Only 1/- (Seven Seas Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Stamps
Show/hide 2. The Big Gun on Saddletop Mountain! (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Hopalong Cassidy (DC, 1954 series) #109 (January 1956)
The Big Gun on Saddletop Mountain!
Show/hide 3. Coyote Dance! Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Assistant Editor

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First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #60 (November-December 1956)
Coyote Dance!
Show/hide 4. Chota, Television Star (Congo Bill) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor [attributed]

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First print
United States
Congo Bill (DC, 1954 series) #3 (December 1954-January 1955)
Chota, Television Star!
Show/hide 5. The Boy Without a Super-Suit (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Grandpa Kent (off stage)

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #48 (April 1956)
The Boy without a Super-Suit
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
The Boy Without a Super-Suit

Synopsis

When Superboy is out of town, the people set up an elaborate scheme that requires all kids, except Clark, to dress in Superboy costumes.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Buzzy) Comic story, 6 pages

"Hi, Buzzy! What say we drop in at the sugar bowl and have an ice cream soda--on me."

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Humour; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Wolfert the Wolf; Susie Gruff

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
 
Graham Place , penciller
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
, original editor [attributed ] (actual)

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First print
United States
Buzzy (DC, 1945 series) #66 (August 1955)
No title recorded

Synopsis

Wolfie tries to trick Buzzy into canceling his date with Susie.

Show/hide 7. The Impossible Deliveries (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 5.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #191 (August 1953)
The Impossible Deliveries
Show/hide 8. Untitled (O'Malley) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Police boys club Sgt. O'Malley boxing instruct..."

Featuring

Feature
O'Malley
Genre
Humour
Show/hide 9. Calling All Cats (Blabber Mouse) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blabber Mouse
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Dodo and the Frog (DC, 1954 series) #80 (September-October 1954)
Calling All Cats!
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #16 ([September 1957?])
Calling all Cats
Show/hide 10. I Talked With the Dead! (The Ghost Breaker) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost Breaker
Genre
Occult
Characters
Doctor Terry Thirteen, the Ghost-Breaker (intro)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #122 (November 1951)
I Talked with the Dead
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Phantom Stranger (DC, 2006 series) #1 ([October] 2006)
I Talked with the Dead!

Notes

This feature reprints the first Ghost-Breaker feature.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Dish washer wanted/Umm-m!"

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Lit-Win, scripter
Art
Lit-Win, line art
Text
Lit-Win, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #136 (January 1949)
Untitled
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Lora) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Gee, Lora--you're so lucky to be going out with Harold tonight!"

Featuring

Feature
Lora
Genre
Teen
Characters
Lora; Betty; Harold

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Leave it to Binky (DC, 1948 series) #10 (August-September 1949)
No title recorded
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #51 (September 1956)
Untitled

Synopsis

Lora tries to pique the interest of Harold, the captain of the school baseball team.

Show/hide 13. The Pictures of Peril (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow (origin)

Credits

Writing
David Wood , scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
George Papp, line art
 
, inker
Text
Pat Gordon , letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #82 (May-June 1956)
The Pictures of Peril

Synopsis

Green Arrow's origin recapped. Not the same as any other version.

Show/hide 14. Rex, Cavalry Flagbearer (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 9.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure; animal

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #25 (January-February 1956)
Rex, Cavalry Flagbearer!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
Rex, Cavalry Flagbearer!
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Misnamed Animals) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"The Bearcat is neither a bear nor a cat, it is the common name given a Mongoose (Binturong)..."

Featuring

Feature
Misnamed Animals
Genre
Non-fiction; animal

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #24 (November-December 1955)
Bearcat, Koala, Silverfish
Show/hide 16. Gold Coast Cops (Manhunters Around The World) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Manhunters Around The World
Genre
Detective-mystery

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Fischetti, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #61 (November-December 1952)
Gold Coast Cops!
Show/hide 17. The Dream Lamp Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #1 (February-March 1956)
The Dream Lamp
Also printed
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #4 (July-September 1969)
The Dream Lamp  (splash panel modified)

Synopsis

Cyrus Perkins experiences his adventures through the help of a "dream lamp."

Show/hide 18. Untitled (Little Morton) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Are ya' all through, daddy?."

Featuring

Feature
Little Morton
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Phil Berube, scripter [signed]
Art
Phil Berube, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #101 (October 1946)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #9 (July-August 1950)
Untitled
 
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #15 (September 1956)
Untitled
Show/hide 19. Untitled (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Z...Z...Z... Z...Z...Z…"

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Humour
Characters
Daffy; Doodle

Credits

Writing
Lit-Win, scripter
Art
Lit-Win, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #141 (November 1948)
No title recorded
Show/hide 20. The Scientific Crook-Catcher (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Animal

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #29 (September-October 1956)
The Scientific Crook-Catcher
Also printed
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #1 (October-December 1968)
The Scientific Crook-Catcher!

Synopsis

In a tale he personally narrates Bobo disguises himself as a human in order to capture Larry the Lynx. Bobo quote: "The things I do in the interest of science."

Show/hide 21. Clark Kent, Runaway! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 9.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #27 (August-September 1953)
Clark Kent, Runaway!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
Clark Kent, Runaway!
Show/hide 22. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"All set for the helmet, Shorty?"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #60 (September-October 1949)
"All set for the helmet, Shorty?"
Also printed
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #30 (January-February 1961)
No title recorded
Show/hide 23. Waikiki Slippons (Glamour Outfits) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Glamour Outfits

Status

This issue includes help from

  • David Studham

AusReprints ID

  • 1444

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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