Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly #8

Published
January 1957
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 Happy New Year from "All Favourites"! (Superman; Green Arrow; Batman and Robin; Johnny Quick) Cover, 1 page

"Happy New Year from "All Favourites"!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Green Arrow; Batman and Robin; Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Story is on the inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Three Impossible Targets (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

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Original
Adventure Comics 212, May 1955
Show/hide 3. The Human Super Weapon (Impossible-But True: Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Impossible-But True: Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Dan Barry, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

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Original
Detective Comics 161, July 1950
Show/hide 4. The Case of the Runaway Ostrich (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Detective

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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Original
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog 13, January-February 1954
Printed in
Tarzan 232, August-September 1974
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Buzzy) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

begins "Hi, Binks! Why, Man! You look low!"

Show/hide 6. Captain Kent the Terrible (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

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Original
Superman 89, May 1954
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Giants of the Animal Kingdom) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giants of the Animal Kingdom
Genre
Non-Fiction
Show/hide 8. The Man Who Laughed at Locks Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure (action)

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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Original
Tales of the Unexpected 5, September 1956
Printed in
The Unexpected 130, December 1971
Show/hide 9. The Man Who Wanted To Die A Hero (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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Original
Action Comics 190, March 1954
Printed in
Tarzan 232, August-September 1974
Show/hide 10. Satellite Statistics Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction
Show/hide 11. Defective Detective (Peter Porkchops) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Peter Porkchops
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals
Show/hide 12. The Amazing Safe-Cracker of Twin Rivers (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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Original
Hopalong Cassidy 113, May 1956
Show/hide 13. Rex -- Airline Detective (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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Original
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog 28, July-August 1956
Show/hide 14. Clark Kent's Coach (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #43 (September 1955)
Clark Kent's Coach
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331 (April 1965)
Clark Kent's Coach
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #19 ([November 1966])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #19 ([November 1966])
Clark Kent's Coach
Printed in
Adventure Comics 331, April 1965
Original
Superboy 43, September 1955
Show/hide 15. Under Cover Police (Manhunters Around The World) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Manhunters Around The World
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Art
John Prentice, inker

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Original
World's Finest Comics 60, September-October 1952

Notes

Set in Australia

Show/hide 16. Johnny Quick's New Assistant (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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Original
Adventure Comics 169, October 1951
Show/hide 17. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humour

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2825

Entry created

  • 01/11/2005

Cover added

  • 23/04/2018

Index completed

  • 01/07/2007

Last updated

  • 23/04/2018