Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly #7

Published
December 1956
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/14060

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman, Batman, Robin, Johnny Quick) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman, Batman, Robin, Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art
Colours
, colourist

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. Prisoners of the Iceberg (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #29 (September-October 1956)
Prisoners of the Iceberg
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #7 ([December 1956?])
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
Prisoners of the Iceberg!
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
 
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #76 ([October 1962?])
Prisoners of the Iceberg

Synopsis

In the arctic Rex and Danny capture atomic spies and rescue Major Dennis from their evil clutches. Rex quote: "Yes-There are a lot of strange characters out here!"

Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (9 January 2008)

Show/hide 2. The Secret of the Stolen Signature (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hopalong Cassidy (DC, 1954 series) #106 (October 1955)
The Secret of the Stolen Signature
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #7 ([December 1956?])
Show/hide 3. Too Many Speed Kings (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Joe Samachson, scripter
Art
Hi Mankin, line art [as Hy Mankin]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Assistant Editor
 
George Kashdan, Assistant Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #189 (June 1953)
Too Many Speed Kings
Also printed
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #205 (April 1971)
Too Many Speed Kings
 
Australia
Giant Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #9 ([January 1972?])
Too Many Speed Kings
Show/hide 4. The Out-of-the-World Club Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Prentice, line art [as J. P.]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #1 (February-March 1956)
The "Out-of-the-World Club"

Synopsis

Ross Rand discovers that the musicians at the new jazz club really are "out of this world."

Show/hide 5. Dunbar the Jungle Man! (The Dodo and the Frog) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Dodo and the Frog
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Larry Nadle, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Comic Cavalcade (DC, 1942 series) #62 (April-May 1954)
Dunbar the Jungle Man!
Show/hide 6. The Dolls of Doom (The Ghost-Breaker) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost-Breaker
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Doctor Terry Thirteen

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #123 (December 1951)
The Dolls of Doom!
Show/hide 7. Incredible Superboy Auction (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #45 (December 1955)
Incredible Superboy Auction
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
Incredible Superboy Auction

Synopsis

After the General Store burns down Pa must raise money and accidentally auctions off all of Clark's Superboy souvenirs.

Show/hide 8. Case of the Fishy Alibi (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Animal; detective

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #15 (May-June 1954)
The Case of the Fishy Alibi!

Synopsis

Bobo gets a reward for catching a killer. Sheriff quote: "Well, I'll be a monkey's uncle, er, what am I saying?"

Show/hide 9. The Return of Robin Hood (Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter (GA writer 2)
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #171 (December 1951)
The Return of Robin Hood
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #242 (November 1957)
The Return of Robin Hood
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Puss ’n Pooch) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Puss ’n Pooch
Genre
Humour
Show/hide 11. The Super-Ape from Krypton (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Perry White; Super Ape; Shir Kahn; Jor-El; Krypton (flashback); Kryptonite; John Trask; Paul Spender

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton , scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor (Superman)
 
George Kashdan, editor (backups)
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #218 (July 1956)
The Super-Ape from Krypton

Synopsis

Shir Kahn sends Kryptonian apes into space to test his rocket, but is too late to escape himself. Super Ape lands on Earth and is raised by apes in the jungle until discovered by Superman.

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 12/06

Show/hide 12. The Man No Prison Door Could Hold (Impossible -- But True) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Impossible -- But True
Genre
Detective

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #177 (November 1951)
The Man No Prison Door Could Hold
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Buzzy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original editor
Show/hide 14. The Plot to Capture the Crown (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Sir Gelwyn; Sir Arnalt; Prince Harold; Gallo Halevy; Florez

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #187 (December 1953)
The Plot to Capture the Crown!

Synopsis

Bill secretly enters a joust in order to secure Prince Harold's crown against plots by the prime minister.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos
  • Mark Muller
  • Grand Comics Database

AusReprints ID

  • 2214

Entry created

  • 31/01/2005

Cover added

  • 14/01/2014

Index completed

  • 20/02/2010

Last updated

  • 22/09/2019