Five-Score Comic Monthly #4

Published
August 1958
Page count
100
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

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Show/hide Cover I was a Prisoner of the Sea! Cover, 1 page

"100 pages "Purvis can no longer breath the are in our atmosphere, Professor! He must live under water--or he's doomed!" Featuring "I was a Prisoner of the Sea!""

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #10 (May-June 1958)
Show/hide 1. I Was a Prisoner of the Sea Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #10 (May-June 1958)
Show/hide 2. I Made Time Stand Still Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

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

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #21 (May-June 1958)
Show/hide 3. The Midget Earthman of Jupiter Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #91 (April 1958)
Show/hide 4. The Boy Who Killed Superman (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 5. The Girl in the Glass Sphere Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 6. The Gorilla Conquest of Earth Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #69 (June 1956)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
Show/hide 7. We Were Doomed by the Metal-Eating Monster Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

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

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #21 (May-June 1958)
Show/hide 8. Aquaman Joins the Navy (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #232 (January 1957)
Show/hide 9. Earth--Planetary Bomb Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
John Giunta, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #92 (May 1958)
Show/hide 10. Charades on the Moon Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, penciller
 
John Giunta, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #43 (April-May 1958)
Show/hide 11. I Stole the World's Biggest Diamond Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #61 (December 1957-January 1958)
Show/hide 12. The Ice-Age Menace Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #92 (May 1958)
Show/hide 13. I Battled the Duplicate Men Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

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

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #20 (March-April 1958)
Show/hide 14. The Man Who Saved the Solar System Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #25 (May 1958)
Show/hide 15. Flash Facts (Flash Facts) Comic story, 1 page

"The fastest moving thing on earth is a tidal wave. It can travel at the rate of 1000 miles per hour."

Featuring

Feature
Flash Facts
Genre
Fact

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2225

Entry created

  • 04/02/2005

Cover added

  • 04/02/2005

Index completed

  • 30/03/2010

Last updated

  • 29/10/2011