Century Plus Comic #56

Published
January 1961
Page count
116
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 Superboy's Greatest Duel (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

"Featuring "Superboy's Greatest Duel!" "You're through, Superboy--finished! You and your puny super-dog can't even destroy our invasion ship! My planet wins another round in our duel for Earth!""

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #277 (October 1960)
Show/hide 1. The Duel for Earth (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #277 (October 1960)
Show/hide 2. Guns of Destiny (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #115 (October-November 1960)
Also printed
Australia
Two Guns for Johnny Thunder (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
Show/hide 3. I Fought the Phantom Army Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
George Roussos, 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) #48 (October 1960)
Show/hide 4. The Race of a Lifetime (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
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #6 (November-December 1952)
Show/hide 5. The Underwater Olympics (Aquaman and Aqualad) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 6. The Last Time I saw Earth Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #10 (October-November 1952)
Show/hide 7. Superman's Flight from Lois Lane (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #20 (October 1960)
Superman's Flight from Lois Lane!
Also printed
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #94 (August 1969)
 
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #94 (August 1969)
Superman's Flight from Lois Lane!
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #63 ([June 1970?])
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #63 ([June 1970?])
Superman's Flight from Lois Lane

Synopsis

Superman decides to go back into the past and start over his life in Metropolis in order to avoid ever meeting Lois Lane. But somehow he can't seem to escape her.

Show/hide 8. The Revenge of the River Demon (Congorilla) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Janu, Congo Bill

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #274 (July 1960)
Show/hide 9. The Idol's Slave Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #103 (October 1960)
Show/hide 10. Shadow of the Underworld (Big Town) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Jack Lehti, penciller
 
Bob Lander, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Big Town (DC, 1951 series) #14 (March-April 1952)
Shadow of the Underworld
Show/hide 11. Spring Time for Big Rufus (The Three Mouseketeers) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Three Mouseketeers
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Three Mouseketeers (DC, 1956 series) #8 (May-June 1957)
Also printed
United States
The Three Mouseketeers (DC, 1956 series) #26 (October-December 1960)
Show/hide 12. Don Caballero meets the Jackal (Don Caballero) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Don Caballero
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Don Caballero; The Jackal

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #61 (October-November 1951)
Don Caballero Meets the Jackal!
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Dr. Floogle) Comic story, 1 page

"Dr Floogle, I'm here from a planet in outer-space to observe earth!"

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Floogle
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "Dr Floogle, I'm here from a planet in outer-space to observe earth!"

Show/hide 14. Secret of the Twelve Eternals (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #19 (April 1952)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1900

Entry created

  • 25/10/2004

Cover added

  • 19/02/2009

Index completed

  • 19/02/2009

Last updated

  • 19/12/2019