Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly #25

Published
May 1960
Page count
116
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte 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 We Found the Ic-Age Giant! Cover, 1 page

"Now 116 Pages "We Found the Ice-Age Giant!""

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art

Reprint history

Printed in
My Greatest Adventure 40, February 1960
Show/hide 1. We Found the Ice-Age Giant Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #76 ([August 1971?])
Original
My Greatest Adventure 40, February 1960
Show/hide 2. Deluge from Space Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Reprint history

Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #84 ([December 1973?])
The Deluge from Space!

Notes

Science Fiction story

Show/hide 3. The Man Who Stole Steve Wilson's Face (Big Town) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime
Characters
Steve Wilson

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Manny Stallman, penciller
 
John Giunta, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Big Town 39, May-June 1956
Show/hide 4. When You Buy Comics know the score! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Notes

Advertisement fo 116 page comics: All Favourites, Century, Mighty, Five-Score, and Hundred.

Show/hide 5. The Sheriff from Jupiter Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #45 (January 1960)
The Sheriff From Jupiter
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #87 ([June 1974?])
The Sheriff From Jupiter
Original
Tales of The Unexpected 45, January 1960
Show/hide 6. The Magic Hats of M'sieu La Farge Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #2 (April-May 1956)
The Magic Hats of M'sieu La Farge
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #82 ([January 1971?])
The Magic Hats of M'sieu La Farge
Original
Tales of the Unexpected 2, April 1956
Show/hide 7. The Mystery that Edgar Allan Poe Solved Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Historical

Credits

Art
John Prentice, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #95 ([March 1973?])
Original
Gang Busters 49, December 1955-January 1956
Printed in
Detective Comics 417, November 1971

Notes

Mystery story

Show/hide 8. Space Stunts for Sale Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Notes

Science fiction story

Show/hide 9. The Curse of the Forbidden Flora Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Bill Ely, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #29 (February 1960)
The Curse of the Forbidden Flora
Also printed
Australia
Haunted Tales (Murray, 1977 series) #35 (May 1979)
The Curse of the Forbidden Flora
Original
House of Secrets 29, February 1960
Show/hide 10. Public Enemy of the Highway Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy
Show/hide 11. The Secret of the Space-Jewel (A Space Museum Story) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Space Museum Story
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #106 (July 1959)
The Secret of the Space Jewel
 
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #24 (September-October 1973)
The Secret of the Space Jewel
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #91 ([February 1975?])
The Secret of the Space Jewel!
Original
Strange Adventures 106, July 1959
Show/hide 12. The Secret of the Alligator Suitcase (Big Town) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime
Characters
Steve Wilson

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Manny Stallman, penciller
 
John Giunta, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Big Town 39, May-June 1956
Show/hide 13. We Battled the Storm Creature Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 14. The Riddle of the Glass Skyscraper (Big Town) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime
Characters
Steve Wilson

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Manny Stallman, penciller
 
John Giunta, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Big Town 37, January-February 1956
Show/hide 15. Peter Puptent Explorer Comic story, 1 page

"Look at this rare bone I dug up! What a priceless object!"

Featuring

Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "Look at this rare bone I dug up! What a priceless object!"

Show/hide 16. The Wizard's Gift Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Art
Bill Ely, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #95 (February 1960)
The Wizard's Gift
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #82 ([January 1971?])
The Wizard's Gift
 
Australia
Doomsday (KG Murray, 1973 series) #25 ([February 1976?])
The Wizard's Gift
Original
House of Mystery 95, February 1960

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1598

Entry created

  • 27/08/2004

Cover added

  • 04/01/2005

Index completed

  • 04/01/2005

Last updated

  • 14/12/2013