Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly #12

Published
May 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 The Glitter of Doom! Cover, 1 page

"Those eyes! …glittering like diamonds…!"

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-supernatural

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

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First published in this issue
Based on
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #58 — The Glitter of Doom (page 1)
Show/hide 1. The Glitter of Doom Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-supernatural

Credits

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

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #58 (January 1957)
The Glitter of Doom
Show/hide 2. Valley of the White Giants (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Rex; Wells Hartford

Credits

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

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #31 (January-February 1957)
Valley of the White Giants
Show/hide 3. The Invaders from the 4th Dimension (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Dr. Huston (intro, villain)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, 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) #238 (December 1956)
The Invaders From The 4th Dimension
Show/hide 4. Clean Sweep (Buzzy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Humour; teen

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Buzzy (DC, 1945 series) #72 ([July-August 1956])
Clean Sweep!
Show/hide 5. The Courtship of Tubby Watts (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #207 (December 1954)
The Courtship of Tubby Watts!
Show/hide 6. Superman--Substitute Teacher (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #100 (September 1955)
Superman--Substitute Teacher

Synopsis

Superman accidentally gets called upon to be a substitute teacher in order to protect his secret identity.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"The fellow who robbed the cashier is hiding there!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #94 (September 1955)
Untitled
Show/hide 8. The Amazing Inventions of Hiram Thistle Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #41 (February 1954)
The Amazing Inventions of Hiram Thistle
Show/hide 9. Clue of the Secret Seven (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) #31 (January-February 1957)
Clue of the Secret Seven

Synopsis

Bobo joins a boys club.

Show/hide 10. The Polka Dot Bandit Goes Straight (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #183 (December 1952)
The Polka Dot Bandit Goes Straight
Show/hide 11. Untitled Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I can't understand it! Every time John starts working in the garden he winds up fishing instead."

Featuring

Genre
Humour

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 12. Untitled (The Dodo and the Frog) Comic story, 6 pages

"Hey! What's the idea of riding that bicycle backwards?"

Featuring

Feature
The Dodo and the Frog
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Art
Otto Feuer, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Larry Nadle, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Funny Stuff (DC, 1944 series) #67 ([July-August 1952])
"Hey! What's the idea of riding that bicycle backwards?"

Synopsis

Fenimore wants to sell Dunbar as a two-headed dodo.

Show/hide 13. Myra Colby Bradwell (1831-1894) (A Woman to Remember) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Woman to Remember
Genre
Biography

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, penciller [as Robert Oksner]
 
John Giunta, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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Based on
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #43 (September-October 1950)
Myra Colby Bradwell  (Feature renamed)
First print
United States
Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #41 (October-November 1956)
Myra Colby Bradwell (1831-1894)

Synopsis

Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #43 (September-October 1950) - Myra Colby Bradwell

Notes

This printing is probably sourced from Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #41 (October-November 1956).

Show/hide 14. The Aqua-Cop of the Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, 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)
The Aqua-Cop of the Sea
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Umm - A pretty doll in distress!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 16. Janu, Jungle God (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Assistant Editor
 
George Kashdan, Assistant Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #223 (December 1956)
Janu, Jungle God
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #12 ([May 1957?])
Show/hide 17. Untitled (Leave It To Binky) Comic story, 8 pages

"Want to bet, Allergy, that Mr. Clickheel, the milkman knows more about horses than your brother Binky?"

Featuring

Feature
Leave It To Binky
Genre
Teen

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 18. Earth Detective for a Day (John Jones, Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
John Jones, Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller , scripter
Art
Joe Certa, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #238 (December 1956)
Earth Detective for a Day
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
Earth Detective for a Day

Synopsis

The Earth Mars comet takes away Jones' powers for two hours


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1868

Entry created

  • 17/10/2004

Cover added

  • 25/03/2016

Index completed

  • 09/02/2009

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019