Five-Score Comic Monthly #63

Published
July 1963
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

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Show/hide Cover No title recorded Cover, 1 page

""This drink will make me immortal!" "I've travelled a million years from the future to stop myself from becoming immortal--but I'm too late! Now because I'll live forever--the human race will die! Featuring "The Man Who Lived Forever!""

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art

Reprint history

Printed in
Strange Adventures 145, October 1962
Show/hide 1. The Mysterious Painting Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #3 (April-May 1952)
Also printed
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #57 (November-December 1962)

Notes

Historical/mystery feature about JL Thompson and a painting by Robert Swain Gifford. Feature is on the inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Professor Eureka (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Well, we finished this rocket. Let's get in and try it out!"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "Well, we finished this rocket. Let's get in and try it out!" Feature is on the inside front cover.

Show/hide 3. The Man Who Lived Forever Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Printed in
From Beyond the Unknown 24, September-October 1973
Original
Strange Adventures 145, October 1962
Show/hide 4. The Strange Case of the Three Steve Wilsons (Big Town) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime

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Original
Big Town ?
Show/hide 5. The Boy Lawman (Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 6. The Secret of the Sargasso Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Mystery

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Greg Olivetti]
Art
John Buscema, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #82 (September 1959)
The Secret of the Sargasso
Show/hide 7. The King of Escapes (Mr. District Attorney) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. District Attorney
Genre
Crime

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Original
Mr. District Attorney ?
Show/hide 8. The Strangeness of Mr McGillicuddy Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

Original
Adventures into the Unknown 88, September 1957
Show/hide 9. The Frontier Protection Racket (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western; period

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original editor
 
George Kashdan, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #22 (February 1954)
The Frontier Protection Racket!
Also printed
Australia
Bumper Western Album (Murray, 1978 series) #74 ([July 1980])
The Frontier Protection Racket!
Show/hide 10. Steve Wilson's Night Beat (Big Town) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Crime

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Original
Big Town 29, September-October 1954
Show/hide 11. The Magic Throne Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Ogden Whitney, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #89 (October 1957)
The Magic Throne!
Printed in
Australia
Flight into Peril (Gredown, 1978?) ([1978?])
The Magic Throne!
Also printed
Australia
Tombstone Terror (Gredown/Boraig, 1982?) ([1982?])
 
Australia
Tombstone Terror (Gredown/Boraig, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Magic Throne!
Original
Adventures into the Unknown 89, October 1957
Show/hide 12. Castle Out of the Past (Mysteries of the Unknown) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mysteries of the Unknown
Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Emil Gershwin, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

Original
Forbidden Worlds 101, January-February 1962
Show/hide 13. The Man Who Killed Daredevils (Mr. District Attorney) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. District Attorney
Genre
Crime

Reprint history

Original
Mr. District Attorney ?
Show/hide 14. The Prodigy Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

Original
Forbidden Worlds 59, October 1957

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2791

Entry created

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