Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly #13

Published
June 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

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Show/hide Cover The Gold Stampede (The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited] (originla credited editor)
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #19 — The Gold Stampede! (page 1)
Show/hide 1. The Gold Stampede (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed as Julie Schwartz] (actual)

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #19 (January-February 1955)
The Gold Stampede!

Synopsis

Danny, Rex and Major Dennis perform at Gold City's annual charity fair. Rex rides a bull, then spots four men. "Funny - they're all smoking pipes!" They eject tear gas from their pipe stems and rob the charity money! Rex turns away stampeding bulls with the tear gas, then follows the men to town and drops a "Gold Nugget Hotel" sign on top of them!

Show/hide 2. Star Salesman Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
Sid Gerson, scripter
Art
Irwin Hasen, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #46 (July 1954)
Star Salesman
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Leave It To Binky) Comic story, 9 pages

"My term as class president is expiring! Elections for the next class president will be held Friday!"

Featuring

Feature
Leave It To Binky
Genre
Teen

Credits

Writing
Hal Seeger , scripter [as Hal Seegar]
Art
Bob Oksner, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Larry Nadle, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Leave it to Binky (DC, 1948 series) #26 (May-June 1952)
No title recorded
Show/hide 4. The Mystery of Cell #4261 Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #3 (March-April 1957)
The Mystery of Cell #4261
Show/hide 5. Pa Kent's Dilemma (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

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #41 (June 1955)
Pa Kent's Dilemma!
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #345 (June 1966)
Pa Kent's Dilemma
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #57 ([November 1966?])
Pa Kent's Dilemma

Synopsis

Ma accidentally drinks a truth serum that causes her to continually blurt out Clark's secret.

Show/hide 6. A Lesson for a Bully (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #233 (February 1957)
A Lesson for a Bully
Show/hide 7. The Captain Who Went Berserk (Captain Compass) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Compass
Genre
Detective-Mystery
Characters
Captain Mark Compass

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Joe Certa, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #224 (October 1955)
The Captain Who Went Berserk
Show/hide 8. The Golden Gorilla (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) #224 (January 1957)
The Golden Gorilla

Synopsis

Congo Bill meets a golden gorilla that seems to be intelligent and has to protect it from hunters.

Notes

This is not the story of the same name in Congo Bill (DC, 1954 series) #1.

Show/hide 9. Build-it-Yourself Spaceship Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #74 (November 1956)
Build-It-Yourself Spaceship
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([June 1957?])
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Business isn't very good these days."

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #8 (March-April 1956)
Lunch Counter
Show/hide 11. The Man Who Stole Teardrops Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #51 (June 1956)
The Man Who Stole Teardrops
Show/hide 12. Dopey's a Dope (Little Allergy) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Allergy
Genre
Teen
Characters
Little Allergy; Bertram Biggs Sr.

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor (listed editor)

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First print
United States
Leave it to Binky (DC, 1948 series) #58 (January-February 1957)
Dopey's a Dope!

Synopsis

Allergy gets into a fight with another kid defending Dopey's honor.

Show/hide 13. Fingers of Flame (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective-Mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen; Dutch Jones (villain, introduction)

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, 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) #237 (November 1956)
Fingers of Flame
Show/hide 14. The Case of Bobo's Bankbook! (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Animal; Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #18 (November-December 1954)
The Case of Bobo's Bankbook

Synopsis

Bobo opens a bank account with his one dollar a week salary, but an error in the bankbook balance sets Bobo investigating. He trails a car and finds a bank clerk held prisoner. Starting the car, Bobo flattens the garage door on the crooks - and gets a $500 reward for his bank account!

Show/hide 15. Aquaman's Undersea Partner (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Topo (introduction, unnamed)

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #229 (October 1956)
Aquaman's Undersea Partner

Synopsis

Aquaman picks one undersea creature to be his special assistant

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"How about taking in a movie with me tonight, Peg?"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #136 (January 1949)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #230 (November 1956)
Untitled
Show/hide 17. Johnny Quick for a Day (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Tinka Elwood; Curve Carver; Jason Dewarr

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Charles Sultan, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #136 (January 1949)
Johnny Quick For a Day

Synopsis

Johnny Quick gives his speed to three people for 24 hours to show them that speed isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Show/hide 18. Untitled (General Little) Comic story, 1 page

"It says here "The Kitchyak warriors used fierce-looking war paint to frighten their enemies.""

Featuring

Feature
General Little
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Irwin Hasen, scripter
Art
Irwin Hasen, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Our Fighting Forces (DC, 1954 series) #5 (June-July 1955)
No title recorded

Synopsis

The boys copy the Kitchyak warriors and scare themselves.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1869

Entry created

  • 17/10/2004

Cover added

  • 14/04/2010

Index completed

  • 14/04/2010

Last updated

  • 02/01/2019