The Hundred Comic Monthly #1

Published
October 1956
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
None

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. Janu, the Human Chimp (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Ed Smalle
Editing
Whit Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #207 (August 1955)
Show/hide 2. I Discovered a "Million Dollar Mountain" Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
Frank Giacoia ?

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #7 (January-February 1956)
Show/hide 3. Shorty (Shorty) Comic story, 2 pages

"I want to get a good seat at the ball game!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

Begins: "I want to get a good seat at the ball game!"

Show/hide 4. The Bad Luck Archers (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 5. Buzzy (Buzzy) Comic story, 6 pages

"I'd better make sure I have my thesis with me before I leave for school -- yep, I've got it all right!"

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen

Credits

Art
?

Notes

Begins: "I'd better make sure I have my thesis with me before I leave for school -- yep, I've got it all right!"

Show/hide 6. The Comanche Conspiracy (The Wyoming Kid) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 7. Casey the Cop (Casey The Cop) Comic story, 2 pages

"Hello, Sarge. Casey reporting - what's new?/We just got a tip that Muggsy O'Doul is at the ball park!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey The Cop
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #104 ([April 1968?])

Notes

Begins: "Hello, Sarge. Casey reporting - what's new?" "We just got a tip that Muggsy O'Doul is at the ball park!"

Show/hide 8. The Mystery of the Stolen Worlds (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney
Editing
Whit Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #215 (April 1956)
Show/hide 9. The Man of a Hundred Hoaxes (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #230 (April 1956)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #36 ([April 1968?])
Show/hide 10. A Tall Story (The Dodo and the Frog) Comic story, 4 pages

"Hello, Dopey! What're you doing?"

Featuring

Feature
The Dodo and the Frog
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Art
?

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Dodo and the Frog (DC, 1954 series) #80 (September-October 1954)

Notes

Begins: "Hello, Dopey! What're you doing?"

Show/hide 11. The Day the Earth Split in Two Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 12. Gadget Boom in Camelot (Shining Knight) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shining Knight
Genre
Historical

Credits

Script
Don Cameron
Art
Ramona Fradon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #165 (June 1951)
Show/hide 13. The Man Who was Aquaman's Double (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #177 (June 1952)
Show/hide 14. Misnamed Animals (Misnamed Animals) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"You'll look in vain for a Sea Butterfly flying over water, for the creature is a marine Mollusk..."

Featuring

Feature
Misnamed Animals
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Art
?

Synopsis

Information on Sea Butterfly; Fire Brat; and Glass Snake.

Notes

Begins: "You'll look in vain for a Sea Butterfly flying over water, for the creature is a marine Mollusk..."

Show/hide 15. Time to Snooze (Peter Panda) Comic story, 6 pages

"As our story opens, we find Peter Panda returning to town after a long trip..."

Featuring

Feature
Peter Panda
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Art
?

Reprint history

First print
United States
Peter Panda (DC, 1953 series) #11 (April-May 1955)

Notes

Begins: As our story opens, we find Peter Panda returning to town after a long trip..."

Show/hide 16. The Cartoon that Came to Life Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 17. The Vigilante vs. The Prairie Troubadour (Vigilante) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Vigilante
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Bob Brown
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (Managing Editor)
Mort Weisinger (story editor)
George Kashdan (story editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #164 (January 1952)
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #49 ([February 1968?])
Show/hide 18. Indian Talk (Indian Talk) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"On a clear day, the Plains Warrior could relay a message by smoke over 100 miles in a few minutes."

Featuring

Feature
Indian Talk
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Art
?

Synopsis

Information on smoke signals, mirror signals and sign language.

Notes

Begins: "On a clear day, the Plains Warrior could relay a message by smoke over 100 miles in a few minutes."


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 1876

Entry created

  • 20/10/2004

Cover added

  • 20/10/2004

Index completed

  • 17/06/2009

Last updated

  • 20/12/2016