The Hundred Comic Monthly #6

Published
March 1957
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Wyoming Kid) Cover, 1 page

"100 Pages!"

Featuring

Feature
The Wyoming Kid
Genre
Western

Credits

Art
Peter Chapman

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First published in this issue
Based on
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #59 — The Men Who Stole Roads (page 5)

Notes

Art credit from Kevin Patrick.

Show/hide 1. Professor Eureka (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

"The lost city should be in this vicinity. Keep digging."

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 2. Varsity Vic (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"Ho hum.. Vic, you still in bed?"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

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First print
Unknown

Notes

It is extremely uncommon for a Boltinoff strip to be on the main first page, as is the case for this issue.

Show/hide 3. The Men Who Stole Roads (The Wyoming Kid) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Wyoming Kid
Genre
Western

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Howard Sherman
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #59 (July-August 1952)
The Men Who Stole Roads
Show/hide 4. The Big-Game Butterfly Hunter (Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Ed Smalle
Editing
Whit Ellsworth

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #215 (April 1956)
The Big Game Butterfly Hunter
Show/hide 5. The Racketeer's Revenge (A Casebook Mystery: Test your wits against a criminal) Comic story, 3.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Casebook Mystery: Test your wits against a criminal
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Bill Ely
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (Managing Editor)
Mort Weisinger (story editor)
George Kashdan (story editor)

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #70 (May-June 1954)
The Racketeer's Revenge
Show/hide 6. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Yes mom? Don't forget to stop at the bakery for bread on the way home!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 7. Blabber Mouse (Blabber Mouse) Comic story, 4 pages

"Where have you been all day, Blabber? Conspiring with the tomcat?"

Featuring

Feature
Blabber Mouse
Genre
Funny animals

Credits

Art
Rube Grossman
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)

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First print
United States
Funny Stuff (DC, 1944 series) #72 (May-June 1953)
Blabber Mouse

Synopsis

Blabber Mouse decides to reform from telling secrets to Tomcat, but experimenting with invisible ink in a junior chemistry kit proves even more dangerous.

Show/hide 8. The Secret of the Space-Bomb Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
France Herron
Art
Carmine Infantino
Editing
Julius Schwartz

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First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #32 (June-July 1956)
The Secret of the Space-Bomb!
 
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #32 (June-July 1956)
Show/hide 9. The Tom Thumb Aquaman (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor)
Jack Schiff (managing editor)
Mort Weisinger (story editor)
George Kashdan (story editor)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #230 (November 1956)
The Tom Thumb Aquaman
Show/hide 10. The Fireworks of Prophecy Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #51 (June 1956)
The Fireworks of Prophecy
Show/hide 11. First Come! (Liz) Comic story, 6 pages

"Oh, Liz, I'm so excited Danny invited me to the dance tomorrow night!"

Featuring

Feature
Liz
Genre
Teen

Credits

Art
?

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 12. The Hotrods of Space! (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 5.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

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First print
Unknown [Id: 4.118472-Html]
Also printed
United States
Pulp Fiction Library: Mystery in Space (DC, 1999 series) ([September] 1999)
The Hotrods of Space!
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #186.
Show/hide 13. Hi! Kids! Davy Crockett (Davy Crockett) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Hi! Kids! Be sure to buy your copy of the great Davy Crockett comics! ---On sale NOW!"

Details

Printed
1957?
Genre
Western
More...
Hi! Kids! Davy Crockett

Notes

This is one of a set of similar advertisements each advertising one of the range of KG Murray comics.

Show/hide 14. The Sky Sleuths! (Manhunters Around The World) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Manhunters Around The World
Genre
Detective

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti

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First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #118 (July 1951)
Show/hide 15. The Hour of Hoaxes (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

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First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #235 (September 1956)
The Hour of Hoaxes
Show/hide 16. Buzzy (Buzzy) Comic story, 6 pages

"Oh, what a lovely sport shirt!"

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen

Credits

Art
?

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First print
Unknown

Synopsis

Susie buys a medium shirt for Buzzy's birthday.

Show/hide 17. The Telecast from the Future Comic story, 5.66 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
George Papp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

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First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #6 (October 1956)
Show/hide 18. Untitled Comic story, 0.3 pages

"Bah! Don't sleep!"

Featuring

Genre
Humour

Credits

Art
?

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First print
Unknown

Synopsis

Counting sheep to get to sleep, but the fence is too high.

Show/hide 19. The Cowboy Magician (The Vigilante) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Vigilante
Genre
Western

Credits

Script
France Herron
Art
Dan Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #145 (June 1950)
The Cowboy Magician
Show/hide 20. The Dodo and the Frog (The Dodo and the Frog) Comic story, 4.66 pages

"Wow!! Look at that!!"

Featuring

Feature
The Dodo and the Frog
Genre
Funny animals

Credits

Art
?

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First print
Unknown

Synopsis

A reward for beating a famous bullfighter attracts the attention of Fenimore and Dunbar during a trip south of the border to Mexico.

Show/hide 21. Hi! Kids! Hopalong Cassidy (Hopalong Cassidy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Hi! Kids! Be sure to buy your copy of the great Hopalong Cassidy comics! ---On sale now!"

Details

Printed
1957 to 1959
Genre
Western
More...
Hi! Kids! Hopalong Cassidy

Notes

There is a series of "Hi! Kids!" advertisements, covering most of the KG Murray line of comics.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2024

Entry created

  • 23/11/2004

Cover added

  • 28/12/2011

Index completed

  • 28/12/2011

Last updated

  • 20/11/2014