Century Comic #74

Published
August 1962
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 Alien Indian Chief! (Tomahawk) Cover, 1 page

"Abandon the fort! Those renegade Indians have a new leader--a strange alien being with fantastic powers!"

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter

Credits

Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #79 (March-April 1962)
The Alien Indian Chief!
Show/hide 1. The Alien Indian Chief (Tomahawk) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Historical; science fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Hungry Wolf (villain); Brave Bear

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter
Art
Fred Ray, line art
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #79 (March-April 1962)
The Alien Indian Chief
Show/hide 2. Super-Mite (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #60 (April 1962)
Super-Mite!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superadventure Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1959 series) 1966-7 (1966-7)
Super-Mite
Show/hide 3. The Mystery of the Sorcerer's Squad Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #118 (January 1962)
The Mystery of the Sorcerer's Squad
Also printed
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #157 (May-June 1974)
The Mystery of the Sorcerer's Sqaud
Show/hide 4. The Man Who Hunted Congo Bill (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Congo Bill (DC, 1954 series) #3 (December 1954-January 1955)
The Man Who Hunted Congo Bill!
Show/hide 5. Menace from the World of Make-Believe (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #30 (March 1953)
Menace From The World of Make-Believe
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Peter Puptent Explorer) Comic story, 1 page

"What a dense jungle!"

Featuring

Feature
Peter Puptent Explorer
Genre
Humour
Characters
Peter Puptent

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #56 (June 1961)
No title recorded
Show/hide 7. The Beam That Transformed Men Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mort Meskin, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #121 (April 1962)
The Beam That Transformed Men
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Dexter) Comic story, 1 page

"Here I go! Now to gain momentum--"

Featuring

Feature
Dexter
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #166 (November 1961)
No title recorded
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #29 ([February 1962?])
Untitled
Show/hide 9. Island of the Giants (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #13 (January-February 1954)
Island of the Giants
Show/hide 10. The Widow in Black (Superman's girl Friend Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; The Playboy Poisoner; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Clark Kent

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #32 (April 1962)
The Widow in Black!
Also printed
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #95 (September-October 1969)
The Widow in Black!
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #8 ([June 1971?])
The Widow in Black
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #8 ([June 1971?])
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #121 ([September 1977?])
The Widow in Black
Show/hide 11. The 7 Wonders of the Old West (Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd
Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Irwin Hasen, penciller
 
, penciller (Hopalong)
 
Bob Lander, inker
 
, inker (Hopalong)
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jimmy Wakely (DC, 1949 series) #16 (March-April 1952)
The 7 Wonders of the Old West!
Also printed
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #27 ([May 1966?])
The 7 Wonders of the Old West
 
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #27 ([May 1966?])

Notes

This story was originally a Jimmy Wakely feature. The lead character has been redrawn as Hopalong Cassidy.

Show/hide 12. Aquaman's Secret Teacher (Aquaman and Aqualad) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman and Aqualad
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Captain Bean; Mabel

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #299 (January 1962)
Aquaman's Secret Teacher
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
Aquaman's Secret Teacher
Show/hide 13. The Case of the Suspicious Signature (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Animal; detective-mystery

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #17 (September-October 1954)
The Case of the Suspicious Signature!
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Homer) Comic story, 1 page

"Hi, Homer. Let's have something to eat!"

Featuring

Feature
Homer
Genre
Humour
Characters
Homer

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #125 (May 1962)
No title recorded
Show/hide 15. The World without Tomorrow Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Julius Schwartz (as policeman)

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, line art
Text
Sid Greene, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #139 (April 1962)
The World Without Tomorrow

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1899

Entry created

  • 25/10/2004

Cover added

  • 29/10/2009

Index completed

  • 29/10/2009

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019