Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly #29

Published
September 1960
Page count
116
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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/868676

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Great Space-Tiger Hunt! Cover, 1 page

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #115 (April 1960)
Untitled [The Great Space-Tiger Hunt!]
Show/hide 1. The Great Space-Tiger Hunt Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #115 (April 1960)
The Great Space-Tiger Hunt!
Show/hide 2. I Was a Prophet of Doom Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Lee Elias, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #44 (June 1960)
I Was a Prophet of Doom
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #74 ([June 1971?])
I Was a Prophet of Doom
Show/hide 3. A Crime is Born (Mr. District Attorney) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. District Attorney
Genre
Detective

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Purcell, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mr. District Attorney (DC, 1948 series) #33 (May-June 1953)
A Crime Is Born
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Doctor Rocket) Comic story, 1 page

"This looks like a strange planet!"

Featuring

Feature
Doctor Rocket
Genre
Humour; science fiction
Code
5579
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Professor Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #2 (June-July 1958)
Untitled
Show/hide 5. The Fantastic Falcon Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #33 (June 1960)
The Fantastic Falcon

Synopsis

Archaeologist Tod Farr discovers a giant falcon in suspended animation. When it is revived, the bird's initial good deeds change to more sinister ones.

Show/hide 6. The Hard-Luck Badge Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #51 (April-May 1956)
The Hard-Lick Badge
Show/hide 7. The Alien Eyewitness Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Ely, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #99 (June 1960)
The Alien Eyewitness
Show/hide 8. The Unseen Clue Comic story, 4 pages
Show/hide 9. King Barney the Ape Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #50 (June 1960)
King Barney The Ape
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #87 ([June 1974?])
King Barney the Ape
Show/hide 10. The Case of the Finders Keepers Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 11. Doom Bombs from Jupiter Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #60 (June 1960)
Doom Bombs From Jupiter
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #75 ([July 1971?])
Doom Bombs From Jupiter
Show/hide 12. The Hermit of Big Town (Big Town) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime

Credits

Writing
Lee Goldsmith, scripter
Art
Jack Lehti, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Big Town (DC, 1951 series) #13 (January-February 1952)
The Hermit of Big Town
Show/hide 13. The Island in the Sky Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Lee Elias, line art
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #33 (June 1960)
The Island in the Sky
Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #29 ([September 1960?])

Synopsis

Aliens come to Earth seeking refuge, but a gang of greedy humans steals the aliens' weapons and nearly starts a war.

Show/hide 14. The Man Who Made Heroes Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #51 (April-May 1956)
The Man Who Made Heroes
Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #29 ([September 1960?])
Show/hide 15. Weapons of Destiny Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 16. The Secret of the Leopard God Comic story, 8 pages

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 1663

Entry created

  • 10/09/2004

Cover added

  • 10/09/2004

Index completed

  • 03/04/2010

Last updated

  • 19/12/2019