Mighty The 100-Page Comic! #9

Published
January 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
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/315402

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Space Ranger) Cover, 1 page

"At last--! The key to the riddle of the Space Sphinx--!"

Featuring

Feature
The Space Ranger
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Brown , line art (Australian reworking)
 
Bob Brown, designer
 
, penciller (Australian reworking)
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #16 (September-October 1958)
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. Riddle of the Lost Race (The Space Ranger) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Space Ranger
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, plotter
 
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Bob Brown, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #16 (September-October 1958)
The Riddle of the Lost Race

Synopsis

Criminals stole a map to reach the Valley of Ice on Saturn. The Space Ranger, Myra, and Cyrll track a gang from Mars to Saturn to Venus. Finally at the Space Sphinx, they uncover the secret of the The Sacred Jewel of the Sea.

Show/hide 2. Dr Appleby's Amazing Invention (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Fred Ray, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #42 (August 1956)
Dr. Appleby's Amazing Invention
Also printed
United Kingdom
Tomahawk (Strato, 1954 series) #20 ([March 1957?])
Dr. Appleby's Amazing Invention
Show/hide 3. The Fountain of Youth Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Writing
Ruben Moreira, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, penciller
Show/hide 4. Mr DA Enemy Agent (Mr District Attorney) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr District Attorney
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Reprint history

Original
Mr District Attorney ? (1950s)
Show/hide 5. The Secret of the Sorcerer's Mirror (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Jack Kirby, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Marvin Stein, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #88 ([January 1972?])
Original
Challengers of the Unknown 3, August-September 1958
Show/hide 6. The Hard-Luck Rodeo (Rodeo Rick) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rodeo Rick
Genre
Western-Frontier

Reprint history

Original
Western Comics ? (1950s)
Show/hide 7. The Man with the Million-Pound Memory (Big Town) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Manny Stallman, penciller
 
John Giunta, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Big Town 47, September-October 1957

Notes

This is a licensed series based on a radio show.

Show/hide 8. Daily Danger (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Harry Peter, line art [as Harry G. Peter]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Wonder Woman 96, February 1958
Show/hide 9. The Monster Maker (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 14 pages
Show/hide 10. The Sorcerer's Asteroid Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Notes

Followed by a one page advertisement for Century, Hundred, Heart to Heart, Twin Hearts, Five-Score, Mighty, All Favourites, and Magic Moment Romances. "Look for the '100-Page' Stip on the cover of the comic you choose. It's your guarantee of the most for the least."

Show/hide 11. The Invisible Raiders (Kit Carson) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kit Carson
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Frontier Fighters 5, May-June 1956

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 27

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 09/03/2014

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 02/09/2019