Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly #11

Published
April 1957
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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Canine Castaway! (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
, line art (Australian)
 
Gil Kane, designer
 
, penciller (Australian)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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First published in this issue
Based on
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #30 — Canine Castaway (page 1)
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"Wow--wasn't it a swell picture!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour; children

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #67 (November-December 1950)
Untitled
Show/hide 2. Canine Castaway (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 7.7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal; adventure

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #30 (November-December 1956)
Canine Castaway

Synopsis

Rex and unnamed reporter fight for their lives while marooned on a south sea island. Rex and unnamed reporter fight for their lives while marooned on a south sea island. Rex quote: "-- the scent of evil"

Show/hide 3. Hi! Kids! Superboy (Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Hi! Kids! Be sure to buy your copy of the great Superboy comics! ---On sale now!"

Details

Printed
1957? to 1959?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Hi! Kids! Superboy
Show/hide 4. The Hidden City! (Congo Bill) Comic story, 5.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #185 (October 1953)
The Hidden City!
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Stevie) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I just though of a swell idea!"

Featuring

Feature
Stevie
Genre
Humour

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First print
Unknown

Notes

Original printings of this series report it is from the Bell Syndicate Inc. Episodes were printed in A Date with Judy and Buzzy.

Show/hide 6. The Super Zoo from Krypton (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
Superboy; Professor Lang; Blacky Stone

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #53 (December 1956)
The Super Zoo from Krypton
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #174 (June 1971)
The Super-Zoo from Krypton
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #8 ([June 1972?])
The Super-Zoo from Krypton

Synopsis

Professor Lang discovers a bunch of eggs from Krypton.

Notes

Subsequent US reprints of this story added a hyphen to retitle the story "The Super-Zoo from Krypton".

Show/hide 7. The Castle of Doom! (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

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First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #215 (January 1955)
The Castle of Doom
Show/hide 8. The Day They Stole My Face Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Ely, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #8 (March-April 1956)
The Day They Stole My Face
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Leave It to Binky) Comic story, 7 pages

"Gee, Binky! I'm on the entertainment committee for the Jr. Hop!"

Featuring

Feature
Leave It to Binky
Genre
Teen
Characters
Bertram "Binky" Biggs; Peggy Baxter; Thurston; Sherwood Van Roy; Marilyn Mason

Credits

Writing
Hal Seeger , scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

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First print
United States
Leave it to Binky (DC, 1948 series) #32 (May-June 1953)
No title recorded

Synopsis

Asking a famous radio singer to sing at a high school event lands Binky in hot water with Peggy.

Show/hide 10. Murder in the Blue Yonder! (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Irwin Hasen, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #14 (March-April 1954)
Murder in the Blue Yonder!
Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #66 ([November 1961?])
Murder in the Blue Yonder!
Show/hide 11. The Alibi Club for Archers! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #192 (September 1953)
The Alibi Club for Archers
Show/hide 12. Untitled Comic story, 0.33 pages

"A plains Indian of long ago measured the length of an arrow by placing one end of the shaft against his breast-bone as he stretched his arms straight out in front of him, with fingers extended."

Featuring

Genre
Fact

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First print
Unknown

Notes

This reprint has had its original title removed and is possibly only part of the original feature.

Show/hide 13. Untitled (The Dodo and the Frog) Comic story, 5.7 pages

"Hiya, Dunbar! What are you doing with all those papers?"

Featuring

Feature
The Dodo and the Frog
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dunbar Dodo; Fenimore Frog

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Otto Feuer, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Larry Nadle, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Funny Stuff (DC, 1944 series) #69 (November-December 1952)
No title recorded

Synopsis

Fenimore inherits a million dollars and Dunbar asks for just one dollar (with a catch).

Show/hide 14. Hi! Kids! Davy Crockett (Davy Crockett) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Hi! Kids! Be sure to buy your copy of the great Davy Crockett comics! ---On sale NOW!"

Details

Printed
1957?
Genre
Western
More...
Hi! Kids! Davy Crockett

Notes

This is one of a set of similar advertisements each advertising one of the range of KG Murray comics.

Show/hide 15. A Totem Pole for Tubby (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 5.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Paul Norris, line art
Text
, 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) #176 (May 1952)
A Totem Pole for Tubby!
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Hollywood Ha-lights) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Oh, my goodness! My throat's so sore, not a sound comes out!"

Featuring

Feature
Hollywood Ha-lights
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Harry Lampert , scripter
Art
Harry Lampert , line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Larry Nadle, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood (DC, 1949 series) #9 (July - August 1950)
"Oh, my goodness!"
Show/hide 17. Ordeal by Fire (John Jones Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
John Jones Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter (John Jones; J'Onn J'Onzz); Burke

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller , scripter
Art
Joe Certa, 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) #239 (January 1957)
Ordeal by Fire
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
Ordeal by Fire

Synopsis

Jones is assigned to the Arson Squad

Show/hide 18. Double Up (Buzzy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen
Characters
Buzzy; Susie Gruff; Homer Gruff; Dora Gruff

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Graham Place, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Buzzy (DC, 1945 series) #71 (May-June 1956)
Double Up

Synopsis

Buzzy and Susie cook up a large batch of spaghetti.

Show/hide 19. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"Can I do something for you sonny?"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor [attributed]
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor [attributed]
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #187 (December 1953)
Untitled

Notes

This reprint appears to be extended to a full page with extra artwork and white space.

Show/hide 20. The Phantom Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #199 (December 1954)
The Phantom Superman

Synopsis

Luthor creates a duplicate of Superman composed of duplicate atoms. Luthor then sends the duplicate to cause disasters and help criminals. Superman discovers the duplicate is not a robot and realizes that Luthor must be behind its creation. After battling the duplicate until its power runs out, Superman trails the energy source back to Luthor and destroys the machine responsible for the creation of the duplicate.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1619

Entry created

  • 31/08/2004

Cover added

  • 26/01/2012

Index completed

  • 26/01/2012

Last updated

  • 17/09/2019