Century Plus Comic #55

Published
December 1960
Page count
116
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Raiders of the Dogiron Herd! (Matt Savage Trail Boss) Cover, 1 page

"Now 116 pages "The only way to break up that Indian attack is by stampeding the herd at them!" Featuring Matt Savage in "Raiders of the Dogiron Hero!""

Featuring

Feature
Matt Savage Trail Boss

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #81 (May-June 1960)
Untitled
 
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #55 ([December 1960?])
Raiders of the Dogiron Herd!
Printed in
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #81 (May-June 1960)
Raiders of the Dogiron Herd
Show/hide 1. Raiders of the Dogiron Herd! (Matt Savage Trail Boss) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 2. The Day Lois Lane Forgot Superman! (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #19 (August 1960)
The Day Lois Lane Forgot Superman!
Also printed
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #68 (September-October 1966)
 (80 Page Giant G-26)
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #4 ([June 1967?])
The Day Lois Lane Forgot Superman
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #27 ([July 1967?])
The Day Lois Lane Forgot Superman
Original
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane 19, August 1960
This version
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane 68, September 1966 (80 Page Giant G-26)

Synopsis

Lois asks a hypnotist to make her forget Superman.

Show/hide 3. The Menace of the Water-Raider! (The Atomic Knights) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atomic Knights

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #120 (September 1960)
Also printed
United States
The Atomic Knights (DC, 2010 series) (April 2010)
The Menace of the Water-Raider!
From GCD
from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #120 (September 1960)
Show/hide 4. The Fox and the Crow (The Fox and the Crow) Comic story, 6 pages

"Da thing I like most is jes' ta sit here with me feet on da table an' do nothin'!"

Featuring

Feature
The Fox and the Crow
Genre
Funny animals

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 5. The Living Paintings Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #5 (September 1956)
The Living Paintings
Show/hide 6. Terror at Thunder Basin! (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
, penciller (Hopalong)
 
John Giunta, inker
 
, inker (Hopalong)
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jimmy Wakely (DC, 1949 series) #17 (May-June 1952)
Terror at Thunder Basin

Notes

The original Jimmy Wakely story has been rebranded with the main character redrawn as Hopalong Cassidy.

Show/hide 7. The Second Deluge! (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #271 (April 1960)
The Second Deluge!
Also printed
United States
The Aquaman Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 (2003)
The Second Deluge
 
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
The Second Deluge!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #271 (April 1960)

Synopsis

Captain Noah predicts a second deluge.

Show/hide 8. The Trail of the Golden Hawks (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #33 (May-June 1957)
The Trail of the Golden Hawks
Show/hide 9. The Rainbow Creature (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #134 (September 1960)
The Rainbow Creature
Also printed
United States
Batman: The Black Casebook (DC, 2009 series) ([June] 2009)
The Rainbow Creature
From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #134 (September 1960)
Show/hide 10. The Charmed Life of Pow-Wow Smith! (Pow-Wow Smith Indian Law Man) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pow-Wow Smith Indian Law Man
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #83 (September-October 1960)
The Charmed Life of Pow Wow Smith
Show/hide 11. The Congorilla of Space (Congorilla) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Superhero; jungle

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) #276 (September 1960)
The Congorilla of Space!
Also printed
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #149 (May 1965)
The Congorilla of Space
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #4 ([August 1965?])
The Congorilla of Space!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (1938) #276 (Sep '60), DC.

Synopsis

Congorilla is transported to another world where he meets an Alien Congorilla much like himself.

Show/hide 12. Flippity and Flop (Flippity and Flop) Comic story, 6 pages

"Things are awfully quiet around her -- Hmm… I wonder--??"

Featuring

Feature
Flippity and Flop
Genre
Funny animals

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 13. The King of Crime! (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Forte, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #47 (September 1960)
The King of Crime!
Also printed
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #95 (September 1966) —80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G25
The King of Crime!  (80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G25)
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #4 ([September 1969?])
The King of Crime
Original
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 47, September 1960
This version
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 95, August-September 1966 (Giant G-25)
From GCD
from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #47
Show/hide 14. Slaves of the Sea-Master! (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, 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) #20 (May 1952)

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2207

Entry created

  • 30/01/2005

Cover added

  • 02/12/2011

Index completed

  • 02/12/2011

Last updated

  • 02/12/2011