All Favourites, The 100-Page Comic #5

Published
October 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 Island of the Enchantress! Cover, 1 page

"Great scott! That Girl must be Circe--and she's transformed Pete into a merman!"

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

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First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #7 (November-December 1957)
The Island of the Enchantress!
Show/hide 1. The Island of the Enchantress Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

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First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #7 (November-December 1957)
The Island of the Enchantress
Also printed
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #105 (February-March 1968)
The Island of the Enchantress
Show/hide 2. The Tom Thumb of the Frontier (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western; period

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Brown, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original editor
 
George Kashdan, original editor

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First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #52 (November 1957)
The Tom Thumb of the Frontier
Show/hide 3. Mystery of the Moon Man (Big Town) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Manny Stallman, penciller
 
John Giunta, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Big Town (DC, 1951 series) #48 (November-December 1957)
Show/hide 4. Secret of the Sea Monster (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #193 (October 1953)
Show/hide 5. The Interplanetary Olympics (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Reena; Hippolyte; Wonder Woman of Mercury; Wonder Woman of Venus; Wonder Woman of Jupiter

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter [credited as Charles Moulton]
Art
Harry Peter, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #91 (July 1957)
The Interplanetary Olympics!

Notes

The Wonder Woman of Jupiter in this issue is not the same character who appeared in last issue.

Show/hide 6. Superstition Day Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #61 (April 1957)
Show/hide 7. Mystery of the Runaway Meteor Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Sy Barry, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #27 (August-September 1955)
Also printed
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #12 (August-September 1971)
Show/hide 8. Million-Pound Snapshot (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
 
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) #24 (November-December 1955)
 (Million-Dollar Snapshot)
Show/hide 9. The Town Crier of Peril (Robin Hood Tales) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin Hood Tales
Genre
Adventure (action)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Robert Kanigher, editor

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First print
United States
Robin Hood Tales (DC, 1957 series) #12 (November-December 1957)
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Fran) Comic story, 1 page

"Can I help you miss?"

Featuring

Feature
Fran
Genre
Humour

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First print
United States
Girls' Love Stories (DC, 1949 series) #17 (May-June 1952)
Also printed
United States
Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #44 (April-May 1957)
Show/hide 11. The Amazing Contest at Stovepipe Creek (The Nighthawk) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Nighthawk
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, Assistant Editor

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First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #66 (November-December 1957)
Show/hide 12. The D.A.'s TV Rival (Mr District Attorney) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr District Attorney
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Mr. District Attorney (DC, 1948 series) #60 (November-December 1957)
Show/hide 13. Radio Active (Pinky and Winky) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pinky and Winky
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Art
Rube Grossman , line art

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First print
Unknown  (Leading Screen ?)
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Indian Album) Activity, 2 pages

"Boys and girls! Here is another indian picture-writing puzzle for you to figure out."

Featuring

Feature
Indian Album
Genre
Western-Frontier

Notes

Information on picture writing, with a picture puzzle to solve.

Show/hide 15. Congo Bill's Last Flight (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #168 (May 1952)
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Sagebrush Sam) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Nothing like the wide open spaces. Isn't it be-yoo-tiful?"

Featuring

Feature
Sagebrush Sam
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 17. Untitled (Nature Facts to Amaze your Friends) Comic story, 2 pages

"The Hooded Merganiser lays perfectly round thick-shelled ivory-white eggs."

Featuring

Feature
Nature Facts to Amaze your Friends
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Martin Naydel, scripter
Art
Martin Naydel, line art

Notes

Facts on Hooded Merganser; Pigeon; Shrew; Elephant; Boat-Billed Heron; Kangaroo; and Rhinoceros.

Show/hide 18. Untitled (Indian Games) Comic story, 1 page

"A popular pasttime amongh the Pueblo Indians was the kick race, in which two contestents ran barefoot, kicking a small stick in front of them..."

Featuring

Feature
Indian Games
Genre
Non-Fiction

Notes

Information on Kick Race; Chichitane; Tsaxhwa; and Ring and Pin.


Status

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AusReprints ID

  • 2021

Entry created

  • 23/11/2004

Cover added

  • 11/08/2018

Index completed

  • 26/03/2005

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019