Five-Score Comic Monthly #42

Published
October 1961
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

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded Cover, 1 page

"Featuring "The Giant Who Stole Mountains!""

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art

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Printed in
Strange Adventures 129, June 1961
Show/hide 1. The Giant Who Stole Mountains Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Original
Strange Adventures 129, June 1961
Show/hide 2. The Jackpot of Crime Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Detective

Credits

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

Reprint history

Original
Big Town 30, November-December 1954
Show/hide 3. Great Ant Circus Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

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

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Based on
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #30 (March 1953)
Great Ant Circus
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #84 (November 1970)
Great Ant Circus!
First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #30 (March 1953)
Great Ant Circus
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #70 ([August 1971?])
Great Ant Circus
Based on
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #70 ([August 1971?])
Great Ant Circus
Original
Strange Adventures 30, March 1953
Printed in
Justice League of America 84, November 1970
Show/hide 4. The Trail of Three Killers (The Cowboy Marshal) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Cowboy Marshal
Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art [as Ed Smalle Jr.]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Assistant Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Art Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

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First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #35 (September-October 1952)
The Trail of the Three Killers!
Show/hide 5. The Toy Soldier War (A Space Museum Story) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Space Museum Story
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Original
Strange Adventures 130, July 1961

Notes

This story is followed by a full page ad: The Mystery Book Guild.

Show/hide 6. Beware the Bogus Beggars (Mr District Attorney) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr District Attorney
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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Original
Mr. District Attorney 28, July-August 1952
Show/hide 7. Prisoners of the Wizard's Maze Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #44 (May 1961)
Prisoners of the Wizard's Maze!
Show/hide 8. Desert Double-Cross (The Cowboy Marshal) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Cowboy Marshal
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art [as Ed Smalle Jr.]
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Assistant Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Art Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

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First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #42 (November-December 1953)
Desert Double-Cross
Show/hide 9. Secret of the Crime Chest Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

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Original
House of Mystery 112, July 1961
Show/hide 10. Steve Wilson's Lucky Day (Big Town) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Detective

Credits

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

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Original
Big Town 35, September-October 1955

Notes

This story is followed by a full page advertisement: Adventurers Club

Show/hide 11. Don't Touch Me or You'll Die Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

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

Reprint history

Original
My Greatest Adventure 57, July 1961
Show/hide 12. The Case of the Secret Six (Mr District Attorney) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr District Attorney
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Mr. District Attorney 27, May-June 1952

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2737

Entry created

  • 03/09/2005

Cover added

  • 03/09/2005

Index completed

  • 03/09/2005

Last updated

  • 25/09/2019