Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly #20

Published
January 1958
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 Jungle Eskimo! Cover, 1 page

"Featured story The Jungle Eskimo!"

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
, line art
 
Howard Sherman, original line art

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First published in this issue
Based on
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #233 — The Jungle Eskimo (page 4)
Show/hide 1. The Jungle Eskimo (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #233 (October 1957)
The Jungle Eskimo
Show/hide 2. The Super Tales of Lana Lang (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

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
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) #60 (October 1957)
The Super Tales of Lana Lang

Synopsis

Lana tells an African chief tales of Superboy, so that he won't kill her father and her for entering the forbidden House of Masks.

Show/hide 3. The Magic Lantern Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Art
Bill Ely, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #65 (August 1957)
The Magic Lantern
Show/hide 4. Interplanetary Baby-Sitter! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Fischetti, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #35 (December 1956-January 1957)
Interplanetary Baby-Sitter
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 2 pages

"Here is the famous tomb of Tut-Ankah!"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
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 6. The Return of the Mask (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

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First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #49 (July 1957)
The Return of the Mask
Show/hide 7. The Case of the Chimpanzee's Camera! (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) #34 (July-August 1957)
Show/hide 8. The Dodo's Swap Shop (The Dodo and the Frog) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Dodo and the Frog
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 9. Hi! Kids! Hundred Comics Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

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

Details

Printed
1958?
More...
Hi! Kids! Hundred Comics

Notes

The "Hi! Kids!" theme was used for advertisements across the range of KG Murray comics.

Show/hide 10. Follow the Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Charles Paris, inker [as Bob Kane]
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #109 (August 1957)
Follow the Batman
Show/hide 11. If the Oceans Dry Up! (Just Imagine) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Just Imagine
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Real Fact Comics (DC, 1946 series) #5 (November-December 1946)
If the Oceans Dry Up!
Also printed
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #7 (November-December 1957)
If the Oceans Dry Up!
Show/hide 12. Rex, M.D.! (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
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) #35 (September-October 1957)
Rex, M.D.!
Show/hide 13. The Riddle of the Glass Bubble Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Mort Meskin, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #18 (October 1957)
The Riddle of the Glass Bubble
Also printed
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #160 (November-December 1974)
The Riddle of the Glass Bubble
From GCD
rep from Tales of the Unexpected #18.
Show/hide 14. The Ex-King of the Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 5.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #176 (May 1952)
The Ex-king of the Sea!
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"He's lying on a bed of spikes!"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #18 (November-December 1957)
Sunburn
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #317 (February 1964)
Moolah the Mystic
Show/hide 16. Mean Acting! (Buzzy) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen

Credits

Art
Graham Place, line art

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First print
United States
Buzzy (DC, 1945 series) #71 (May-June 1956)
Mean Acting

Synopsis

Buzzy and Boppo get mixed-up about their dates.

Show/hide 17. The Scarecrow Sheriff! (Pow-Wow Smith Indian Law Man) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pow-Wow Smith Indian Law Man
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Frank Giacoia, inker
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #66 (November-December 1957)
The Scarecrow Sheriff
Show/hide 18. The Radioactive Invasion of Earth! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #84 (September 1957)
The Radioactive Invasion of Earth

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1894

Entry created

  • 24/10/2004

Cover added

  • 29/01/2012

Index completed

  • 29/01/2012

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019