Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy #1

Published
April 1955
Page count
24
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (185mm x 260mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Glued spine
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover The River of 1,000 Crocodiles! (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Congo Bill (DC, 1954 series) #2 (October-November 1954)
The River of 1,000 Crocodiles!
Show/hide 1. The River of 1,000 Crocodiles! (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Congo Bill (DC, 1954 series) #2 (October-November 1954)
The River of 1,000 Crocodiles!
Show/hide 2. The Safari of Young Janu! (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Adventure; drama; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Mr. Blake; Chota (monkey); Bombo (elephant)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #195 (August 1954)
The Safari of Young Janu!

Synopsis

When Bill succumbs to jungle fever, Janu helps Blake locate a rare orchid.

Show/hide 3. A Matter of Size! Comic story, 2 pages
Show/hide 4. The Chimp Who Became a King! (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Adventure; drama; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Chota (chimpanzee)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #197 (October 1954)
The Chimp Who Became a King!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1956-57 (1956)
The Chimp Who Became a King

Synopsis

Chota finds an amulet that makes him king of a local village.

Show/hide 5. Primitive Hunter Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Adventure; drama

Credits

Art
John Prentice, line art
Colours
Jack Adler, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #1 (January-February 1955)
My Cargo Was Death!
Also printed
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #1 ([April 1955])
My Cargo was Death!

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2344

Entry created

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