Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly #15

Published
August 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
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Battle of the Tree-Tops (Tomahawk) Cover, 1 page

"Featured story: The Battle of the Tree Tops"

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western

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First published in this issue
Based on
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #65 — Battle of the Treetops (page 9)
Show/hide 1. Battle of the Treetops! (Tomahawk) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western; period

Credits

Art
Fred Ray, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #65 (July-August 1953)
Battle of the Treetops
Show/hide 2. The Thundering Earth! (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #20 (March-April 1955)
Show/hide 3. Dangerous Journey to Earth! (Space Cabby) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Space Cabby
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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Also printed
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #34 (October-November 1956)
Dangerous Journey to Earth
Show/hide 4. The Great Jungle Animal Count (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [as Whit Ellsworth]

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #227 (April 1957)
The Great Jungle Animal Count
Show/hide 5. Leave it to Binky (Leave It to Binky) Comic story, 8 pages

"Allergy! Why is Dopey's paw tied? Did he hurt it?"

Featuring

Feature
Leave It to Binky
Genre
Teen

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 6. Roy Raymond's Greatest Challenge (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 5.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective

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) #240 (February 1957)
Roy Raymond's Greatest Challenge
Show/hide 7. Little Pete (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Whew! This is heavy!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
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 8. Lionel and his Lions (Lionel and His Lions) Comic story, 2 pages

"I hear Jo-Jo is leaving the circus with the dog act."

Featuring

Feature
Lionel and His Lions
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 9. The Amazing Visions of Abel Innes Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Mort Meskin, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #4 (May-June 1957)
The Amazing Visions of Abel Innes
Show/hide 10. No Rodeo for Redstone! (Rodeo Rick) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rodeo Rick
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #63 (May-June 1957)
No Rodeo for Redstone
Show/hide 11. Mystery of the Talking Fish! (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Adventure

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) #32 (March-April 1957)
Mystery of the Talking Fish

Synopsis

Bobo builds a homemade bathysphere. Bobo quote: "It took me a whole week to build it!"

Show/hide 12. The Evil King of the Sea! (Aquaman) Comic story, 5.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, 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) #181 (October 1952)
The Evil King of the Sea!
Show/hide 13. Hi! Kids! Super Adventure Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

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

Details

Printed
1957? to 1959?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Hi! Kids! Super Adventure

Notes

There was a series of "Hi! Kids!" advertisements, covering most of KG Murray's comic line at the time.

Show/hide 14. The Ink that Mastered Men's Minds Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Creig Flessel , line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #42 (September 1955)
The Ink That Mastered Men's Minds

Synopsis

A man accidentally gets magic ink that will command anyone to do whatever he wants them to.

Show/hide 15. The Witch's Statues Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Art
Mort Meskin, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #12 (April 1957)
Show/hide 16. Big Help (Buzzy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen

Credits

Art
George Storm, line art

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First print
United States
Buzzy (DC, 1945 series) #75 (January-February 1957)
Show/hide 17. The Watchdogs of the Universe Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, 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) #62 (November 1955)
The Watchdogs of the Universe!
Also printed
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #5 (June-July 1970)
The Watchdogs of the Universe
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
The Watchdogs of the Universe
From GCD
from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #62 (November 1955)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1873

Entry created

  • 19/10/2004

Cover added

  • 18/08/2011

Index completed

  • 18/08/2011

Last updated

  • 26/10/2013