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

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

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

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. The Big Gun on Saddletop Mountain (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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First print
United States
Hopalong Cassidy (DC, 1954 series) #109 (January 1956)
Show/hide 2. Chota, Television Star (Congo Bill) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Congo Bill (DC, 1954 series) #3 (December 1954-January 1955)
Show/hide 3. 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

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #48 (April 1956)
The Boy without a Super-Suit
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #48 (April 1956)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
The Boy Without a Super-Suit
Show/hide 4. 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
Teen

Notes

Titled "Reformed Wolfie" in GDC.

Show/hide 5. The Impossible Deliveries (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ralph Mayo, 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) #191 (August 1953)
Show/hide 6. Untitled (O'Malley) Comic story, 0.5 pages

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

Featuring

Feature
O'Malley
Genre
Humour
Show/hide 7. Calling All Cats (Blabber Mouse) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blabber Mouse
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

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Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #16 ([September 1957?])
Show/hide 8. I Talked With the Dead (The Ghost Breaker) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost Breaker
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #122 (November 1951)
Also printed
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #80 (February 1969)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Phantom Stranger (DC, 2006 series) #1 ([October] 2006)
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Dish washer wanted/Umm-m!"

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Notes

Titled "Dishwasher" in GCD.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Lora) Comic story, 0.5 pages

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

Featuring

Feature
Lora
Genre
Humour

Notes

Titled "Date with Harold, Captain of the Baseball Team" in GCD.

Show/hide 11. The Pictures of Peril (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #82 (May-June 1956)
Show/hide 12. Rex, Cavalry Flagbearer (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 13. 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
Show/hide 14. Gold Coast Cops (Manhunters Around The World) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Manhunters Around The World
Genre
Spy

Credits

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

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #61 (November-December 1952)
Show/hide 15. The Dream Lamp Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
John Prentice , line art
 
Leonard Starr , line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #1 (February-March 1956)
Also printed
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #4 (July-September 1969)
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Little Morton) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Are ya' all through, daddy?."

Featuring

Feature
Little Morton
Genre
Humour

Credits

Art
Phil Berube, line art

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #101 (October 1946)
Also printed
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #15 (September 1956)
Show/hide 17. 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)

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First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #141 (November 1948)
No title recorded
Show/hide 18. 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
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #29 (September-October 1956)
Also printed
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #1 (October-December 1968)
Show/hide 19. Clark Kent, Runaway (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 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!
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #27 (August-September 1953)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
Clark Kent, Runaway!
Show/hide 20. 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
Show/hide 21. Waikiki Slippons (Glamour Outfits) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Glamour Outfits

Status

This issue includes help from

  • David Studham

AusReprints ID

  • 1444

Entry created

  • 05/06/2004

Cover added

  • 12/11/2020

Index completed

  • 15/09/2009

Last updated

  • 12/11/2020