Five-Score Comic Monthly #10

Published
February 1959
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 I Was an Outer-Space Frontiersman! Cover, 1 page

"100 pages "Those space renegades I tracked to this fort hide-out have spotted me!" Featuring "I Was an Outer-Space Frontiersman!""

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #22 (July-August 1958)
I Was an Outer-Space Frontiersman
Show/hide 1. I Was an Outer-Space Frontiersman Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 2. The Loneliest Man in the World Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 3. The Man with the Magic Touch Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. Million Pound Ticket (Mr. District Attorney) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. District Attorney
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mr. District Attorney (DC, 1948 series) #63 (May-June 1958)
Million Dollar Ticket
Show/hide 5. The Sign Language of Space Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 6. The Song that Haunted Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #50 (May 1956)
The Song That Haunted
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #74 ([December 1969])
The Song that Haunted

Synopsis

A man takes revenge on Broadway composers using a color organ.

Show/hide 7. Your Sign of Highest Value in Comics! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Your sign of highest value in comics. 100 pages in all these comics! Look for this trade mark on the cover of your comics. It's your guarantee of the most for the least."

Details

Printed
1959
More...
Your Sign of Highest Value in Comics!
Show/hide 8. The All-Seeing Eye Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #12 (April 1957)
The All-Seeing Eye
Also printed
United States
The Jack Kirby Omnibus (DC, 2011 series) #1 (July 2011)
The All-Seeing Eye
From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #12 (April 1957)
Show/hide 9. The Shark With the Human Brain (Aquaman) Comic story, 5.7 pages
Show/hide 10. Hi! Kids! Insist on 100 Pages Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Hi! Kids! When you buy a 2/- comic insist on -100 pages- "Century" "Hundred" "Mighty" "All Favourites" "Five Score" The Best Comics Ever"

Details

Printed
1958? to 1959?
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Hi! Kids! Insist on 100 Pages

Notes

"Hi! Kids!" advertisements were used to promote comics across the KG Murray range.

Show/hide 11. The Man Who Refused to Die! (A True Tall Tale) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
A True Tall Tale
Genre
War

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
 
Mort Weisinger, scripter
 
George Kashdan, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

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Based on
United States
Real Fact Comics (DC, 1946 series) #21 (July-August 1949)
The Man Who Refused to Die
 
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #74 (May 1958)
The Man Who Refused to Die!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #73 ([October 1969?])
The Man Who Refused to Die!
Show/hide 12. Catastrophe County. Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Sid Greene, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #63 (December 1955)
Catastrophe County, USA
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #74 ([December 1969])
Catastrophe County.
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
Catastrophe County, U.S.A.

Notes

The full stop is on the story title and appears to be adapted from the comma in the original title, "Catastrophe County, U.S.A."

Show/hide 13. The Super-Athletes from Outer Space! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 14. The Second Life of Mr. Swan Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bill Ely, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #61 (April 1957)
The Second Life of Mr Swan
Show/hide 15. The Gorilla War Against Earth! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #88 (January 1958)
The Gorilla War Against Earth
Show/hide 16. The Great Underworld Spy Plot (Mr. District Attorney) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. District Attorney
Genre
Detective

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Purcell, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mr. District Attorney (DC, 1948 series) #59 (September-October 1957)
The Great Underworld Spy Plot
Show/hide 17. Warden Willis (Warden Willis) Comic story, 2 pages

"Our new machine is installed, Warden!"

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

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Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #56 ([December 1969?])
Warden Willis
Show/hide 18. The Man with Six Senses Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bill Ely, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #63 (June 1957)
The Man With The Six Senses

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2088

Entry created

  • 23/12/2004

Cover added

  • 30/06/2012

Index completed

  • 30/06/2012

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019