Five-Score Comic Monthly #57

Published
January 1963
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 The Human Totem Poles! Cover, 1 page

"Oh, no! The sacred totem spirits are transforming Jeff! Am I next?"

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #126 (September 1962)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Human Totem Poles Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mort Meskin, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #126 (September 1962)
The Human Totem Poles

Synopsis

An ancient Indian curse transforms intruders into living totem spirits.

Show/hide 2. The Fortune-Hunters of Big Town (Big Town) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Manny Stallman, penciller
 
John Giunta, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Big Town (DC, 1951 series) #36 (November-December 1955)
The Fortune-Hunters of Big Town
Show/hide 3. Dr. Harding's Patient Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Characters
Dr. Harding; Major Jordan; Sam; Larson; Captain Wilson

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Bob Standish]
Art
Ogden Whitney, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #123 (March 1961)
Dr. Harding's Patient
Show/hide 4. Nighthawk's Strange Inheritance (The Nighthawk) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Nighthawk
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Gil Kane, line art
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #58 (July-August 1956)
Nighthawk's Strange Inheritance
Show/hide 5. Enchanted Oasis Comic story, 4 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Emil Gershwin, line art [as Peter Abbott]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #124 (April-May 1961)
Enchanted Oasis!

Notes

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Show/hide 6. The Four-Legged Cop (Mr. District Attorney) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. District Attorney
Genre
Detective-mystery

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) #42 (November-December 1954)
The Four-Legged Cop!
Show/hide 7. The Saga of Jonah Jones Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Characters
Jonah Jones; Effie Jones

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Curt Carpenter]
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #108 (May 1959)
The Saga of Jonah Jones!
Show/hide 8. The Prisoners of Thunder Hill (Big Town) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Manny Stallman, penciller
 
John Giunta, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed]

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First print
United States
Big Town (DC, 1951 series) #36 (November-December 1955)
The Prisoners of Thunder Hill
Show/hide 9. The Spectral Sniper in Kronen Castle Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 10. The House that Was Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Forgione, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #51 (January 1954)
The House That Was
Show/hide 11. The Strong Man of Stag Falls (Tomahawk) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Historical; western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Fred Ray, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Art Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #29 (January 1955)
The Strong Man of Stag Falls!
Show/hide 12. Aliens for Hire (A Spaceman-At-Work Feature) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Spaceman-At-Work Feature
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller , scripter
Art
George Roussos, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #73 (October-November 1962)
Aliens for Hire

Synopsis

Shloob from the planet Jorxia tries to get a job with Peters Interplanetary Employment Agency (which matches aliens with specific jobs based on their otherworldly abilities), but all he can do is deteriorate his molecular structure into fluid, and no one has any call for a "melting man."

Show/hide 13. Super-Market Sleuth (Mr. District Attorney) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. District Attorney
Genre
Detective-mystery

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) #42 (November-December 1954)
Supermarket Sleuth!
Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #57 ([January 1963?])
Show/hide 14. The Convict Defenders of Space Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake , scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #73 (October-November 1962)
The Convict Defenders of Space!
Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #57 ([January 1963?])

Synopsis

Three former space patrolmen convicted of conspiracy are being flown to prison when the transport ship is attacked by the very raider they were supposed to be helping. The convicts stay to help the crew instead of fleeing, and it is finally revealed that only one of them was truly evil and helped to frame the other two.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Amazing Speeds) Comic story, 1 page

"Avalanches in the swiss alps sometimes attain the speed of 100 m/hr..."

Featuring

Feature
Amazing Speeds
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #124 (November 1961)
No title recorded

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1859

Entry created

  • 16/10/2004

Cover added

  • 02/04/2010

Index completed

  • 02/04/2010

Last updated

  • 18/09/2019