Century Comic #66

Published
November 1961
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Ghost Town Gun-Fight! (Johnny Thunder) Cover, 1 page

"Featuring Madame .44--Outlaw Queen-- in "Ghost-Town Gun Fight!""

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #119 (June-July 1961)
Ghost Town Gun-Fight!
Show/hide 1. Ghost-Town Gun Fight! (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 13.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #119 (June-July 1961)
Ghost Town Gunfight
Show/hide 2. Gigantic Annual Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Now--The biggest comic ever printed! 352 pages. Yes kids, it sounds unbelievable, but it's true--a really GIANT SIZE comic that will give you hours and hours and hoursof reading. The value in Gigantic Comic Annual is just simple arithmetic, too. You get more than TEN ordinary comics for the price of only FIVE. See a copy at your newsagents now! Gigantic Annual price 5/-"

Details

Printed
1961
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Gigantic Annual

Notes

Gigantic Annual 3 is composed of re-bound returns of unsold coverless comics from newsagents. Different copies of this issue will have different comics included. The cover artwork is by Australian artist, Hart Amos.

Show/hide 3. Chapter 1: Prisoners of the Aqua-Planet (Aquaman and Aqualad) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman and Aqualad
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #33 (July-August 1961)
Prisoners of the Aqua-Planet
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
Prisoners of the Aqua-Planet

Synopsis

Aquaman and Aqualad meet Mermor, an alien from Venus who was driven to Earth by the tyrant Naeco.

Show/hide 4. Chapter 2: The Alien Creature Ambush (Aquaman and Aqualad) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman and Aqualad
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #33 (July-August 1961)
The Alien Creature Ambush

Synopsis

Aquaman and Aqualad are captured along with Mermor and taken to Venus.

Show/hide 5. Chapter 3: King of the Land Creatures (Aquaman and Aqualad) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman and Aqualad
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #33 (July-August 1961)
King of the Land Creatures

Synopsis

Aquaman helps Mermor and his followers in overthrowing the tyrant Naeco and returns to Earth.

Show/hide 6. The Eagle Hunter! (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #14 (March-April 1954)
The Eagle Hunter!
Show/hide 7. The Bag of Nothing! (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western
Characters
EdHarkins, The Gambler; Grangy Monarch, Outlaw; Paul Sinker, Double Crossing Croupier

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Notes

This story was possibly not a Hopalong Cassidy feature originally.

Show/hide 8. I Invaded the Cult of Calua Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Bill Ely, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #58 (August 1961)
I Invaded the Cult of Calua
Show/hide 9. Doomsday on Earth (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #24 (September 1952)
Doomsday on Earth
Show/hide 10. The Aliens Who Ran My Town Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #58 (August 1961)
The Aliens Who Ran My Town
Show/hide 11. Murder in the Blue Yonder! (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Detective; Animal

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Irwin Hasen, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #14 (March-April 1954)
Murder in the Blue Yonder!
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #11 ([April 1957?])
Murder in the Blue Yonder!
Show/hide 12. Mr. Hobbs' Vacation Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Emil Gershwin, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #104 (January 1959)
Mr. Hobbs' Vacation
Show/hide 13. Wrigley's [Improve your running] [M13] Advertisement, 1 page

"John Treloar, Australian representative at the 1952 Olympic Games, tells how to Improve your running. Brought to you by Arrowmint Gum…"

Details

Printed
1961
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Wrigley's [Improve your running] [M13]

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1898

Entry created

  • 24/10/2004

Cover added

  • 28/01/2012

Index completed

  • 28/01/2012

Last updated

  • 28/01/2012