Century Comic #81 Century Plus Comic

Published
March 1963
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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/577722

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Captain Sykes' Deadly Missions! (Aquaman) Cover, 1 page

"The gas that made those fish huge and hostile has affected Aqualad--and he's attacking me!"

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

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First print
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #2 (March-April 1962)
Captain Sykes' Deadly Missions!
Show/hide 1. Captain Sykes' Deadly Missions, Chapter 1 (Aquaman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #2 (March-April 1962)
Captain Sykes' Deadly Missions, Chapter 1

Synopsis

Aquaman and Aqualad must find two treasures for Captain Sykes or he won't release the ship he has captured.

Show/hide 2. Chapter 2: Prisoners of Pecos Island (Aquaman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #2 (March-April 1962)
Chapter 2: Prisoners of Pecos Island
Show/hide 3. Chapter 3: The Menace of the Genie-Creature (Aquaman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art

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First print
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #2 (March-April 1962)
Chapter 3: The Menace of the Genie-Creature
Show/hide 4. Oswald! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Curt Carpenter]
Art
Paul Reinman, line art
Text
Ed Hamilton, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

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First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #111 (September 1959)
Oswald!

Synopsis

Oswald can only see his other-worldly girlfriend when he closes his eyes.

Show/hide 5. The Marriage of Tomahawk! (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; the Mask; Lord Gunn; Peggy Gunn

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Art Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #31 (March 1955)
The Marriage of Tomahawk!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Tomahawk (Strato, 1954 series) #9 ([November 1955?])
The Marriage of Tomahawk!

Synopsis

Tomahawk tries to uncover the person in Lord Gunn's household who is being impersonated by the Mask, but Gunn's daughter Peggy is also plotting to be married to Tomahawk.

Show/hide 6. Jimmy Olsen's Super-Birthday! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
John Forte, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

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First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #58 (January 1962)
Jimmy Olsen's Super-Birthday!
Show/hide 7. Out of the Past! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Kermit Lundgren]
Art
Paul Reinman, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

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First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #112 (November 1959)
Out of the Past!
Show/hide 8. Jailbreaks For Sale! (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Art
Alex Toth, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Jimmy Wakely (DC, 1949 series) #14 (November-December 1951)
Jailbreaks for Sale!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #46 ([April 1965])
Jailbreaks for Sale

Notes

The original story was a Jimmy Wakely feature, with the lead character redrawn as Hopalong Cassidy.

Show/hide 9. The Cloak of Kilaui! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter (Brad Everson)
Art
John Forte, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #112 (November 1959)
The Cloak of Kilaui!
Show/hide 10. Mountain Fury (Rex the Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure; animal

Credits

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

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #12 (November-December 1953)
Mountain Fury

Synopsis

Rex and Danny save the life a glider pilot who hates dogs.

Show/hide 11. The Minus-Zero Lens! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Pierce Rand]
Art
Paul Reinman, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #92 (November-December 1960)
The Minus-Zero Lens!
Show/hide 12. The Immortal Lois Lane! (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

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First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #37 (November 1962)
The Immortal Lois Lane!

Synopsis

Lois believes she has been transported into the past where she meets Leonardo da Vinci and battles Lucretia Borgia (a Lana Lang look-alike) for his attentions, eventually becoming the model for his painting of the Mona Lisa.


Notes

This issue has 100 pages and the "Century Plus Comic" masthead has been used in error.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Guy Budziak

AusReprints ID

  • 1901

Entry created

  • 25/10/2004

Cover added

  • 23/06/2018

Index completed

  • 23/06/2018

Last updated

  • 23/06/2018